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29 Sep 2016
Disputes in the construction and engineering sector are increasing year on year — both in complexity and cost — and they have a huge impact on the industry and wider economy. The damage caused is not just financial, projects are often delivered behind schedule, over budget and quality is undermined.
22 Sep 2016
RICS and IPTI come together for the fifth year in a row to discuss important property challenges and developments in the public and private sectors, across the Caribbean and the wider Americas-region.
RICS launched its first Major Employer Program in North America this year. Learn more about how your firm can become involved.
25 Aug 2016
Did you know that 19 professionals pushed the boundaries of what’s humanly possible by breaking world records at the Rio Olympics? It’s also been a record breaking year in the world of surveying. Meet the Olympians of our profession; surveyors who’ve made their own attempts at smashing world records.
On 22 August we played host to a visiting high level delegation from the Beijing National Accounting Institute (BNAI) for a two hour briefing conference. As part of an extensive UK programme undertaken by BNAI members, the conference was arranged primarily by our China office in collaboration with the China Appraisal Society (CAS).
23 Aug 2016
Chairman and Editor in Chief of Forbes Media Steve Forbes will deliver the closing keynote address at the flagship World Workplace Conference and Expo, which is brought to you from IFMA in collaboration with RICS and is held in San Diego, California, 5-7 October 2016.
James Kavanagh MRICS, 15 Aug 2016
For the last 29 years geomatics/geospatial surveying students from around the world have come together at the International Geodetic Student Meeting (IGSM) to exchange ideas and make new friends.
20 Jul 2016
Several prominent Americas outlets covered major RICS research, the latest UK Housing Report, as well as RICS views on related issues such as the possible implications of the recent Brexit vote on the housing market.
19 Jul 2016
The last five years have seen unprecedented change in the facility management (FM) profession - and we’ve now reached a critical inflection point.
Paul Bagust, 19 Jul 2016
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.
14 Jul 2016
Unfortunately, due to an administration error within RICS, scheduled subscription direct debit collections for 1 July failed to collect.
08 Jul 2016
Our Data Services team has been appointed by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, to produce construction price level indicators across Europe.
Gillian Charlesworth, 04 Jul 2016
Our Governing Council met in London 27-28 June 2016. This was the second meeting of a new-style Council, with alternate meetings focussing on strategy formulation and oversight. The new approach will position us as the leading body in our sector, while protecting our reputation by having oversight over a number of risks and gaining assurance that risks are managed to an acceptable level.
Sarah Speirs , 29 Jun 2016
‘Building Inclusivity’ is the first report of its kind to look at all aspects of diversity and inclusion in the land, property and construction sector. This data, provided by UK firms committed to changing their diversity profile, allows us to see how we measure up against other sectors and provides a baseline from which we can track our achievements.
Fiona Haggett FRICS, 28 Jun 2016
Following the EU Referendum held on 23 June 2016, the UK electorate has voted to invoke Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty and exit the European Union. I think we can all agree that we are now in a period of uncertainty in relation to many of the factors that impact the property markets, but how do we reflect this in our work?
23 Jun 2016
Here's what the media had to say about RICS from May 15 to June 15 2016.
21 Jun 2016
I hope that as we enter into summer you find yourself refreshed and reinvigorated, ready to use your skills and professionalism in this changing market place with innovation in mind and an entrepreneurial spirit at heart.
I’m very proud of members this year, who have been engaged and have participated in a host of great events. More about the year we’ve had so far is below.
RICS is hosting IPMS workshops around North America this summer, find out if there’s one coming to you.
Warm summer greetings to our Mid-Atlantic members! As with many organizations in the DMV, we are slightly less active over the summer months, but plans are in the works for outstanding events coming up in the fall, so stay tuned!
On behalf of the Prairie Region’s RICS Chapter, I am pleased to share our recent RICS tour of Calgary’s Terminal 3 Construction.
Southern California has a booming real estate economy right now. Everyone is so busy it's hard to get work done, let alone consistent meeting attendance, but it's a good problem to have.
I have been working as an offshore surveyor and consultant for over 38 years and based in Calgary for the last 33 of those years.
Sean Tompkins, 19 Jun 2016
On the final day of the fantastic celebrations for the Queen’s 90th birthday we were honoured to be part of The Patron’s Lunch.
James Kavanagh MRICS, 17 Jun 2016
24 delegates from 12 nations took part in the inaugural coalition meeting of International Land Measurement Standard (ILMS), which seeks to improve land reporting efficiency and related economic development.
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