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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,
16 Jun 2015
This update represents the halfway point in the calendar year and the closing of RICS Americas' 2014/15 financial year.
The Mid-Atlantic Chapter, which encompasses members in Washington, DC, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Delaware, has had an outstanding first half of 2015.
04 Jun 2015
Mr Benjamin Mire FRICS appeared before the Institution’s independent Disciplinary Panel on Monday 1 & Tuesday 2 June at RICS’ offices in Parliament Square, London.
James Kavanagh MRICS, 02 Jun 2015
We recently held our first Africa summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. It focused on investment and growth opportunities across the land, built environment and property sectors in sub-Saharan economies
Alessandra De Lisio, 01 Jun 2015
On 1 July 2015 RICS Valuer Registration (VR) will be fully implemented in Vietnam.
28 May 2015
The latest BCIS Online featured project is the £23.2m Materials Innovation Factory at Edge Hill in Liverpool (BCIS Online Analysis Nr 31168), submitted by Turner and Townsend.
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.
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