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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
Lorraine Howells MRICS, 23 Feb 2015
The Alternative Investment Fund Management Directive (AIFMD), introduced by the European Union for implementation by July 2013, lays down a requirement for fund assets to be valued at least once a year, and for this valuation to be based on a fully documented methodology.
21 Feb 2015
RICS Recruit is the leading jobs board for members of the profession, with more than 115,000 potential candidates.
20 Feb 2015
I'd like to give all North America members an update on the tremendous growth of IPMS since it's birth, right here in Washington DC, in 2013.
BCIS has analysed the National Infrastructure Plan 2014 (NIP 2014)*, published in December 2014. The NIP has been used as a proxy for our infrastructure output forecast.
The latest BCIS Special Report* shows that total annual occupancy costs of converted hospital facilities can range from approximately £12,000 to almost £18,000 per 100m2 of floor area.
The reporting logs for our online database include the total contract value of projects tendered in a period. Idle curiosity, and here at BCIS we are nothing if not curious (though never idle of course), made us ask ‘what proportion is that of total projects?’
Bushell Raven Ltd was created in 1986 and specialises in providing construction cost consultancy and project management services to private clients, developers and contractors. The firm was originally based in Northamptonshire but relocated to Cumbria in 2008.
The Department of Health (DoH) has submitted 89 ProCure21+ projects totalling over £500 million in contract value for analysis and publication as elemental cost analyses in BCIS Online*. This will boost the sample sizes of health related projects available to BCIS subscribers.
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