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27 Feb 2015
Full house for RICS Tri-State Chapter event in Manhattan.
25 Feb 2015
The Building Cost Information Service (BCIS) is currently consulting the Civil Engineering industry on proposed changes to the Price Adjustment Formulae Indices (PAFI) used on Civil Engineering projects. PAFI is used to reimburse contractors on long term projects/frameworks where their original tender price is adjusted in line with inflation.
24 Feb 2015
A message to all North American chapter members from LA2015 Summit Chair, Ann Gray FRICS
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.
19 Feb 2015
Eric Allen, Director/Commissioner of Land Valuations for the National Land Agency, walks members through the NLA's decision to support the implementation of RICS global standards such as Valuer Registration
18 Feb 2015
Since its launch in November 2014, governments and organisations around the world have expressed their support for the first international property measurement standards, IPMS: Office Buildings.
Ben Elder FRICS, 16 Feb 2015
In our November 2014 update we explained the further development of a new global APC framework which aims to reduce the current 20 pathways to a total of seven.
Louise Brooke-Smith FRICS, 04 Feb 2015
It was a privilege to formally welcome Mary Dhonau OBE as HonRICS in recognition of her exceptional contribution to flooding issues.
03 Feb 2015
Uche Obi FRICS, Senior Valuer for the Cayman Islands Government, relays his experience with the Valuer Registration program since its full implementation in July 2014
29 Jan 2015
RICS Tri-State Chapter sponsors January 15 event in Manhattan.
26 Jan 2015
As of March 5, 2015, the Valuer Registration program will go into full effect for RICS valuers within the Caribbean region
Elizabeth Stair FRICS, CEO of the National Land Agency of Jamaica, announces the decision of Jamaica's NLA to officially endorse IPMS for Offices
24 Jan 2015
Gareth David, BC Chapter Chair, gives an update on upcoming events and initiatives in your region
Recently involved in the JLL-RICS educational program, Jon Ramscar tells us about his career and why he chose RICS
23 Jan 2015
The RICS Chapter in the Cayman Islands is gearing up for its flagship event, the 2nd annual Property & Construction Conference under the theme: “Building Sustainable Communities”, to be held on the March 5, 2015 at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort.
Joe Martin DMS FRICS MCMI, 23 Jan 2015
The Education Funding Agency (EFA) has selected the Building Cost Information Service All-in Tender Price Index* for use within their funding calculations to adjust for inflation.
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