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James Kavanagh MRICS, 26 Nov 2015
As data becomes more readily available, it’s critical that we’re prepared to understand its potential and to use it effectively to manage our societies, economies and the environment.
Gillian Charlesworth, 26 Nov 2015
Governing Council met in Paris 23-24 November to discuss strategy and oversight. A week ahead of the UN Climate Summit, the focus was on sustainability.
23 Nov 2015
As the holiday season is upon us, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and those who have helped to shape our business.
Neil Shah, 22 Nov 2015
The New York office has recently moved: below is the new suite number where you'll find RICS staff in New York.
20 Nov 2015
Take advantage of the holiday break to get on track with your CPD.
Neil Shah, 19 Nov 2015
Please join me in welcoming Neil Axler, John Glynn and Ade Okuwoga to the RICS Americas board.
James Kavanagh MRICS, 13 Nov 2015
The final piece of the international standards jigsaw was put into place last week with the agreement and launch of the International Land Measurement Standard (ILMS) coalition by an initial grouping of 13 international and national bodies.
02 Nov 2015
The Rugby World Cup ended this weekend with New Zealand defeating Australia in a thrilling final. The RICS Fantasy Rugby league was no less enthralling with James Gale securing the top spot just five points ahead of runner up Jacob Reynolds.
Lory Paterson, 29 Oct 2015
Chief Economist of the World Bank and President of Harvard University Dr Lawrence H Summers will headline our premiere international real estate event — Summit of the Americas: DC2016 — in Washington this April.
22 Oct 2015
Are you considering an investment? Maybe you're thinking of buying a villa in a nice sunny country? A new 'Guide to Buying a Property in Spain' released at Barcelona Meeting Point 2015 has all the information you'll need and much more.
Dr Clare Eriksson , 21 Oct 2015
The call for abstracts for COBRA 2016 is now open. COBRA is our annual construction, building and real estate research conference. Next year's event will be held in Toronto, Canada on 19-22 September 2016.
James Kavanagh MRICS, 20 Oct 2015
The Capturing Reality Forum will be supported by an exhibition of 40 stands displaying the world’s leading manufacturers, software developers and service providers of 3D imaging, laser scanning and LiDAR products. And at this year's event we will be focussing on issues around smart cities.
Will Myles, 18 Oct 2015
RICS became aware on 16th October that there had been a data attack on its Hong Kong-based ricsasia.org website, which is used to enrol delegates for RICS events in Asia.
Gillian Charlesworth, 15 Oct 2015
Over 6,000 members of the profession responded to the latest survey. Below you'll find the highlights and attached you'll discover an infographic that covers the key results.
13 Oct 2015
Technology presents major opportunities for improving project performance but it will have little impact without the buy-in of people and project teams, argues Anna Thompson from Turner & Townsend.
Two different standards now govern real estate and business valuation transactions in the U.S. For those involving only U.S. actors, the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), developed by the congressionally-chartered Appraisal Foundation, holds sway. However, for transactions involving foreign investors, International Valuation Standards (IVS) – created by the International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC) to provide an international, cross-border valuation method – provide guidance.
25 Sep 2015
BCIS has taken over the production and publication of price and cost indices previously published by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS).
Jeanie Chan, 14 Sep 2015
For the fifth year running, we’ll bring together professionals with achievements in land, property, construction and the built environment of the city.
Mary Ann Reynolds, 04 Sep 2015
An RICS member was called in to measure a possible world record – the world’s longest loom band.
01 Sep 2015
We release the amount of CPD-compliant members in the Americas, and offer words of encouragement for 2015
24 Aug 2015
RICS has elevated the Americas World Regional Regulatory Advice Panel (Americas WRRAP) to full board status.
Tom Pienaar, 18 Aug 2015
RICS and International Monetary Fund (IMF) are embarking on a significant training agreement, which will lead to their Facilities Management (FM) staff being reviewed and assessed for the appropriate route to RICS membership.
Jeanie Chan, 03 Aug 2015
We're pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Tony Ho as Managing Director of RICS in East Asia. Mr Ho assumed office on the 1st of August 2015.
28 Jul 2015
In 2014, the amount of space occupied by the U.S. Government went down, but running costs went up. Why?
BCIS has produced a guide on how to use the June 2015 release of BCIS online. The BCIS platform gives access to a huge amount of data and tools. The guide explains how to get started and where to look for the most popular data.
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