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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.
Dr Clare Eriksson , 10 Aug 2015
The call for abstracts for COBRA 2016 is now open. COBRA is our annual construction, building and real estate research conference. Next September's event will be held in Toronto, Canada.
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.
When preparing a life cycle cost study, one of the key pieces of information is an assumption on how long components will last before they need to be replaced. At the early stage of a project, before the components have been specified, a benchmark figure is required – referred to as a reference service life. BCIS provides such benchmarks in its Component life database*.
23 Jul 2015
The economic turmoil in some parts of the world over the last few weeks seems to have done little to dampen the sentiment of RICS members, globally.
Alan Cripps FRICS, 22 Jul 2015
The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) came into effect on 6 April 2015. Tony Baker FRICS looks at the implications for surveyors.
22 Jul 2015
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On Thursday, July 16, the RICS Prairies Chapter took an exclusive tour of the new Mosaic Centre in Edmonton, AB.
25 Jun 2015
On Friday, June 19, more than 100 real estate professionals gathered in Toronto to hear a presentation and panel discussion on International Property Measurement Standards.
Gillian Charlesworth, 23 Jun 2015
We are pleased to announce Stephen Haddrill as the new independent chair of our global Regulatory Board.
22 Jun 2015
On behalf of the BC Chapter board, I would like to extend a warm welcome to all of our chapter members as we look forward to the summer.
The Toronto Chapter of the RICS continues to hum along, bringing members and non-members together for some very successful recent events.
Paul Bagust, 22 Jun 2015
In a competitive, global business environment, it is increasingly recognised that facilities management (FM) has a strategic role to play in the experience of the end user of buildings and facilities, and ultimately the success of the organisations operating from them.
19 Jun 2015
We are nearly halfway through the year and the period has been very eventful for the Prairies Chapter.
From Tuesday 30 June, you may notice some new changes to the BCIS site. A number of developments have been made to the design to improve your experience the next time you use BCIS services.
18 Jun 2015
Dear Members and colleagues,
Members of the RICS Florida Chapter were given a unique opportunity to participate in a guided tour of the new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science last April, which is currently under construction in downtown Miami.
Dear RICS Caribbean Members & Colleagues,
© RICS 2015
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