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22 Apr 2016
87% of China’s 1.3 billion-strong population live in 241 small and medium-sized cities and towns. China is facing a significant sustainability challenge to reallocate resources between different city-tiers and plan future developments.
20 Apr 2016
Please see below what the media said about our conference.
Lawrence Summers headlines, many valuation leaders share expertise.
Gillian Charlesworth, 14 Apr 2016
Our Governing Council met in Washington DC from 6–7 April to discuss strategy. This was first meeting of the Council dedicated solely to strategy, and followed on immediately from our inaugural World Built Environment Forum in Washington and the RICS/CRE Global Cities Symposium in Stanford, California.
08 Apr 2016
A website that will act as a repository of best practice standards when it comes to helping government and the construction industry achieve value and efficiencies throughout the project lifecycle has gone live.
Jeffrey Matsu, 05 Apr 2016
Lawrence Summers challenged professionals at the World Built Environment Forum to ensure that real estate does more to drive sustainable growth.
Dr Sean Tompkins, 04 Apr 2016
Dr Lawrence H Summers, former US Treasury Secretary, told built environment professionals that the sector needs to do more to make real estate assets work harder to stimulate sustainable growth.
Violetta Parylo, 31 Mar 2016
We would like to apologise for an administrative error regarding the date on which the direct debit monies should have been collected from our members’ bank accounts for subscription payments. This human error affected approximately 8,000 accounts.
Martin J Brühl FRICS, 18 Mar 2016
The fourth annual RICS Summit of the Americas is taking place at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC from April 3-5, 2016, during the world renowned Cherry Blossom Festival, which draws more than 100,000 visitors each year.
18 Mar 2016
Our 2016 annual general meeting will take place on Monday 27 June 2016 at 1700 hours BST at the Royal Garden Hotel, 2 – 24 Kensington High St, London W8 4PT, UK. All Fellows (FRICS), Professional Members (MRICS) and Associates (AssocRICS) are eligible to attend and vote.
17 Mar 2016
The publication of the International Property Measurement Standards (IPMS) created a new globally applicable standard in measurement practices to ensure that property assets are measured in a consistent and more transparent way.
On the final full day at MIPIM 2016, we’ve been focusing on the future, particularly property technology and diversity. Because common standards de-risk markets and allow professionals to grasp new opportunities.
16 Mar 2016
Carmel Haynes, our Member Services Manager - Caribbean & Florida, and Ben Elder FRICS, our Global Director of Valuation, met with over 200 members, non-members, and candidates from the Valuation sector across four Caribbean territories in late February/early March.
The Americas training hub is launching in spring 2016.
On the second day of MIPIM 2016, we've been talking about urbanisation. Because common standards help to implement new approaches vital to future success in a world of rapid urbanisation.
15 Mar 2016
It’s the first day of MIPIM 2016, and we’ve been focusing on promoting responsible business. Because common standards help to strengthen the reputation of professionals within an increasingly global profession.
14 Mar 2016
As part of a major governance review, RICS Governing Council has decided to test a merger of the two roles of Honorary Secretary and Honorary Treasurer, roles held by senior members of the profession.
Dr Sean Tompkins, 09 Mar 2016
On Sunday 12 June 2016, The Mall in St James’s Park in London will be transformed into the largest ever street party to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s patronage of over 600 charities and organisations on the occasion of her 90th birthday.
02 Feb 2016
In 2015, China Chairman Xi’s visit to Britain promoted the relationship between China and the UK, and at the beginning of 2016 our Chief Executive Officer Sean Tompkins paid his first visit to China.
15 Jan 2016
Join us for an exclusive event on the future of global cities.
12 Jan 2016
Carmel Haynes, Member Services Manager for the Caribbean and Florida, describes how RICS involvement in global initiatives is translating at a Chapter level in the region.
08 Jan 2016
Elizabeth Champagne, RICS Chapter Chair for Northern California, welcomes you to the RICS New Year with a review of 2015, and a few helpful reminders for the coming weeks.
15 Dec 2015
Christmas is a time to give thanks - and I have many people to thank.
James Kavanagh MRICS, 14 Dec 2015
Over 80 of our professionals and land experts joined us on a rainy Tuesday evening for a lecture covering the importance of tenure, and to see Paul Munro-Faure FRICS honoured with the 2015 RICS Michael Barrett award.
12 Dec 2015
The Board continues to push ahead with initiatives related to recognition and awareness – such as continuing discussions with educational establishments, other associations and broader groups who will lend support our activities in the Prairies.
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