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Rob Mahoney FRICS, 22 May 2015
The results of the elections to Governing Council for 2015 have been declared. Voting closed on 15 May and the votes have been counted by the independent election agents, Electoral Reform Services. The results have also been verified by two scrutineers appointed by Governing Council.
21 May 2015
In our recently launched report entitled “Futures: Our Changing World,” one of the areas we focus on is how to win the war for talent in today’s environment and looking ahead at what’s to come.
On April 15, the New York Chapter hosted a roundtable discussion on the RICS US Commercial Property Monitor.
Terence Brocklehurst is a senior quantity surveyor with the East Riding of Yorkshire Council, with 39 years’ quantity surveying experience in both the private and public sectors.
19 May 2015
The European Banking Authority (EBA) is, towards the end of 2015, to consult on draft Regulatory Technical Standards to underpin the definition of Mortgage Lending Value (‘MLV’) that was originally contained in the Capital Requirements Directive, but which can now be found under article 4 (74) of EU regulation 575/2013.
12 May 2015
Our Summit of the Americas introduced topics from across the industry that bind the profession as one: how technology is transforming our way of working, the influence of globalization on investment trends, or the war for talent, we all found common ground over the three days, through sessions and networking.
Alexander Aronsohn FRICS, 08 May 2015
This month we will publish an update to the Code of Measuring Practice (often referred to as the 'COMP'). What are the reasons for these changes and what do they mean for chartered surveyors?
29 Apr 2015
Stephen Hinson FRICS is an APC assessor and panel chairman who has helped APC professional by evaluating their preliminary reviews and providing guidance prior to their final assessment interview.
28 Apr 2015
An international conference entitled “Valuation in Today’s Market: Challenges and Solutions” has been held by RICS Russia and CIS in Moscow.
21 Apr 2015
The 35th edition of the BCIS Building Maintenance Price Book is now available.
The £55billion a year spent on building maintenance* makes a significant contribution to the economy, accounting for over 3% of GDP.
17 Apr 2015
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) Output Price Indices (OPI) have not been published since September 2014. BIS has suggested that they could be updated by reference to the ONS implied output price indicators. BCIS has calculated a continuation series on this basis for the OPI, including COPI and IOPI.
Housebuilders’ construction cost inflation has been matched by rises in house prices over the past two years so that development budgets have recovered from the pressures experienced in the early part of the recession.
Kim Bailey, 16 Apr 2015
Prior to her new role as Director of Business Delivery, Jennifer Welch undertook a six-month secondment in Ghana as Director of RICS in West Africa.
15 Apr 2015
On March 24, a group of Toronto RICS members and colleagues gathered at the historic Steamwhistle Brewery in one of the city’s newest and most vibrant neighborhoods, commonly referred to as ‘SouthCore.’
14 Apr 2015
Welcome to spring! For us in the North East it has been a long wait. The temperature in Toronto did not go over 0C (32F) all February. For the Americas, April is an especially exciting time as the "Summit of the Americas", our flagship event, will be taking place in Los Angeles from the 22nd to the 24th.
13 Apr 2015
RICS in Brazil recently held a very successful International Property Tax Conference in the country’s capital, Brasília.
26 Mar 2015
We’re very pleased to announce the re-institution of the University Accreditation program in the Americas.
23 Mar 2015
RICS Prairies Chapter hosts premiere annual event
James Kavanagh MRICS, 19 Mar 2015
RICS Land Group has been busy on the international front. Here's a snapshot of our recent activities.
Simon Rubinsohn, 12 Mar 2015
RICS UK Residential Market Survey, February 2015
10 Mar 2015
RICS London Regional Board welcomed over 30 careers advisors and 15 students to Parliament Square on Friday for a careers education seminar this week.
27 Feb 2015
Full house for RICS Tri-State Chapter event in Manhattan.
23 Feb 2015
Peter Smith FRICS recently hosted the U.S. Board in Miami, for a meeting on the trajectory of the region
We release the amount of CPD-compliant members in the Americas, and offer words of encouragement for 2015
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