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22 Jun 2017
Companies should be interested in the future. After all, they are going to spend every day doing business there.
Dan Hughes, 20 Jun 2017
We are pleased to announce that our partners, MetaProp NYC, have published the Q4 results of the Global Real Estate Technology Confidence Index 2016.
Sean Ellison, 20 Jun 2017
The lastest RICS Hong Kong Residential Market Survey shows that sentiment surrounding the housing market has maintained positive momentum in May 2017. However, despite remaining bullish on prices and rents, respondents' expect tighter credit conditions over the next quarter.
Dave Ramsey, 19 Jun 2017
We're committed to developing a suite of data standards to help the digital world interact with data that represents information created by its professionals. We need your help.
Ben Elder FRICS, 19 Jun 2017
RICS Valuation — Global Standards 2017 has undergone an essential update.
19 Jun 2017
What’s the critical difference between being a quantity surveyor, a project manager in construction, or a commercial manager in infrastructure? Richard Graham FRICS, leader of our new distance learning course in Infrastructure Commercial Management, outlines how students will learn a new set of skills that augment their existing construction-based capabilities.
Laura Lindberg, 19 Jun 2017
We had a say on important topics affecting the property industry as reflected in our media coverage and social media outreach. Our view on Brexit with regards to the impact of the negotiations was of media interest this spring, together with our experts’ comments on commercial property trends and our professional groups’ insights on proptech.
Stephanie Bentley, 16 Jun 2017
With questions still being asked around whether Building Information Modelling (BIM) Level 2 is necessary for businesses success, it’s clear that there is still some way to go before there is sufficient understanding of how BIM will help businesses achieve digital transformation. This was the view of Director of BIM Strategy and Development at Atkins and Chair of the UK BIM Alliance Anne Kemp at our recent BIM Conference.
Laura Lindberg, 14 Jun 2017
This spring we were in the headlines of leading European media with regards to global standards on conflict of interest, valuation and property measurement.
12 Jun 2017
Stakeholders exist in multiple forms across construction, but the scale, longevity and critical public role of infrastructure means that the commercial manager must deal with a much more complex ecosystem.
John Kraus, 09 Jun 2017
When asked what words describe a successful city, experts at the 2017 World Built Environment Forum Annual Summit in Shanghai suggested the following list. Connectivity, capacity, character, resilient, efficient, having identity, healing, inclusive, healthy, bold, leading, authentic.
Stephanie Bentley, 08 Jun 2017
For some time, the use of data and technology has allowed the assessment and understanding of building sustainability performance to be refined and used to deliver greater value in property development and operation. For example, advanced modelling of thermal performance at the design stage creates more efficient buildings during operation.
08 Jun 2017
What does it take to make it as a commercial manager in infrastructure? Richard Graham FRICS, leader of the new RICS distance learning course in Infrastructure Commercial Management gives us his view on the skills and attributes that students will need in order to succeed in the sector.
06 Jun 2017
Mythbust alert - PropTech is not a new concept; with the integration of new technology available to us, it is fascinating, but it's not new.
05 Jun 2017
Will the policies of President Donald Trump derail the sector’s efforts to avoid catastrophic climate change? We hear three expert viewpoints.
In 2013, the projected growth in London’s population led to the demand for Transport for London (TfL) to expand the capital’s rail network and open up areas for new development to increase access to jobs and social opportunities.
Laura Lindberg, 01 Jun 2017
PROVADA is the most important meeting point for developers, investors, financiers, advisers, housing corporations, city officials and end-users in the Dutch real estate sector, taking place in the RAI in Amsterdam.
31 May 2017
A panel of senior valuation professionals examined the status of the Certified in Entity and Intangible Valuations (CEIV) credential and discussed next steps for the business valuation industry at the recent RICS Summit of the Americas. See what they agreed based upon their frank assessment of the profession.
Claudia Conway, 30 May 2017
“The way we interact with the built environment is changing”, claims Phillip Ross, CEO UnGroup.
25 May 2017
Stakeholders in North American infrastructure must take decisive actions to reform the policies and practices that helped to create its decline over the past quarter century. This is the focus of our new research paper - Infrastructure Management: Current Practices and Future Trends - focused in North America.
What's the value of high ethical standards and what are the challenges of maintaining organisational ethics standards? A group of market leaders discussed this question at our Summit of the Americas: Chicago 2017.
The increasing use of data in building information modelling and other applications requires robust cyber defence measures, warn Emma Vigus and Philip Tansley.
Stephanie Bentley, 25 May 2017
It is estimated that by 2050, there will be 50 billion people living on the planet and 50 mega cities; movement of people, pollution and resources will become a massive challenge. No company, government or individual can solve these problems alone; geography, mapping and Geographic Information Systems have never been so important.
23 May 2017
We asked four senior executives from Heathrow, RIBA, CIOB and the Valuation Office Agency how they went about making diversity and inclusion a strategic priority in their firms and what positive outcomes they have seen since doing so. Here's what they had to say.
Amanda Clack FRICS, 19 May 2017
"The price of greatness is responsibility," Sir Winston Churchill once said. Sigmund Freud, meanwhile, asserted: "Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility." As surveyors, we are free to operate without statutory regulation because we consistently demonstrate responsible professionalism. We are equipped to deal with the dilemmas that can bring.
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