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24 Feb 2017
More than a decade ago, the former Dean of the NYU Schack Institute, Ken Patton, and myself, Barden Prisant FRICS, President of International Art Advisors, coined the term “Iconomics”- an exploration of how one can use traditional valuation methodologies when evaluating items of iconic status.
Mark Walley, 24 Feb 2017
The slump in economic growth in Africa over the past five years has been a setback, but it should not cloud the bigger picture of a youthful continent that will supply the global workforce of the future and is well-equipped to create dynamic solutions to the fastest rate of urbanisation in the world. Roz Wrottesley reports from the 2017 RICS Africa Summit in Johannesburg.
Ben Elder FRICS, 23 Feb 2017
If you are an RICS professional working in valuation, we need your expertise. We recently launched a public consultation for the new global edition of the RICS “Red Book” which will reflect a number of changes in line with International Valuation Standards (IVS) launched last month.
23 Feb 2017
The RICS Tri-State Chapter hosted their 3rd Annual International Investment Panel on Thursday, February 9.
The winter 2017 edition of our regular RICS SoCal Chapter Networking and CPD events was held in conjunction with CCIM on Thursday, February 2 in Downtown Los Angeles.
The Florida Chapter held an exclusive tour of a major infrastructure project in the Orlando area last December, that of the Orland Airport Expansion.
14 Feb 2017
Here's what the Americas media had to say about RICS in January 2017.
13 Feb 2017
China may be the initiator of the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative, but infrastructure projects of this nature are not possible without international standards.
Unbelievable diversity, vast opportunities and incredible people – these are what make global agriculture so interesting, but there are challenges everywhere. Robert Moore was awarded a Nuffield Farming Scholarship to learn about agricultural practices around the world. Here he shares his experiences.
Like most good ideas, One Belt, One Road – China’s key international strategic project – is both simple and based on extremely powerful forces.
10 Feb 2017
Our sincere condolences go out to the family, friends, and colleagues of Harris Hollans PhD, MRICS, who passed away on Saturday, February 4, 2017.
Mike Swain, 10 Feb 2017
New York is one of the smartest and most visited cities in the world. Therefore, to build a new area from scratch on an old rail yard in west Manhattan which rivals places like Madison Avenue, Times Square and Central Park as places to live, work and play might seem a crazy ambition.
27 Jan 2017
Tri-State Chair for three consecutive years and an active volunteer, Christopher Turner MRICS has been appointed to US Country Chair.
25 Jan 2017
The "Next Gen" program was launched in fall 2016 and aims to provide a route for the next generation of RICS professionals who currently have four years or less of experience.
Skills. Data. Collaboration. Investment. Technology. These are some of the major themes identified by a senior group of industry figures for UK infrastructure, over the next decade and beyond.
Jan Ambrose, 24 Jan 2017
In a presentation made prior to the 2016 RICS Inaugural World Built Environment Forum, Chip Conley, Airbnb’s Head of Global Hospitality Strategy traces the growth of Airbnb from 2008 when it was founded. Two of the three co-founders had the idea when they offered airbeds and homemade breakfast in their living room to three guests who were unable to find accommodation anywhere else. Today, Airbnb is operating in two million homes and 34,000 cities in 190 countries.
20 Jan 2017
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19 Jan 2017
Here's what the Americas media had to say about RICS in December 2016.
Claudia Conway, 09 Jan 2017
The founders of the internet couldn’t have imagined what it would become and do to the world, this was the opening line from Ted Maulucci, Chief Information Officer for the Tridel Group of Companies, at our our annual construction, building and real estate research conference.
04 Jan 2017
Simon Longstaffe MRICS, a leading quantity surveyor now working as a Regional Director for Faithful+Gould, tells us about a pioneering project which aims to bring global consistency to the way construction costs are measured.
20 Dec 2016
RICS and CIQS held their 4th Annual Construction and Project Management Seminar on Thursday, November 17 in Toronto, Ontario. A sold-out event, this year's seminar focused on Ontario’s Construction Lien Act and the challenges that firms face in working within the boundaries of the increasingly obsolete legislation. The event included dinner and numerous opportunities for attendees to network with industry peers from throughout Ontario and beyond.
18 Dec 2016
Read about some of our most popular events from around the Americas in recent months.
16 Dec 2016
Here's what the media had to say about RICS in November, 2016.
Dan Hughes, 08 Dec 2016
We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Tech Affiliate Program, which gives companies the chance to build a professional profile and receive annual benefits while helping to increase awareness of the impact technology has on the industry.
08 Dec 2016
As part of its smart city programme, China has created 400 smart cities and 20 “national smart city pilots”. The Chinese government reports on the status of the programme in annual white papers, however, these have shown that progress has slowed due to the absence of an overarching planning process and multiple, inconsistent standards.
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