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Dan Hughes, 05 Apr 2017
Technology moves fast – but the property industry does not. This is the essential paradox at the heart of PropTech. While technology has proved a disruptive force in other industries from music making to taxi hailing, the property industry’s insistence on long leases is not what occupiers want.
Dan Hughes, 17 Mar 2017
“Technology provides huge opportunities for professionals if it is appropriately used and embraced.” This was one of the views that came out of a fascinating panel discussion on the third day of MIPIM.
Paul Bagust, 15 Mar 2017
After a fantastic day launching the new RICS Conflicts of Interest Professional Statement to great recognition and market support, today was the day for facilities management to take centre stage and compete with the sunshine for an audience.
20 Apr 2016
Lawrence Summers headlines, many valuation leaders share expertise.
21 Mar 2017
The COBRA conference, which was due to take place in August 2017, is now being rescheduled to align with the Annual Summit of the World Built Environment Forum in April 2018.
12 Dec 2014
As 2014 comes to a close I wanted to send holiday greetings on behalf of the US Country Board to all our members and friends across the country.
23 May 2016
Here's what the media had to say about RICS from April 15 to May 15, 2016.
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.
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.
25 May 2016
University accreditation in the Americas has relaunched over the last year and RICS is delighted by the recent interest expressed by several universities in the region.
Lory Paterson, 29 Oct 2015
Chief Economist of the World Bank and President of Harvard University Dr Lawrence H Summers will headline our premiere international real estate event — Summit of the Americas: DC2016 — in Washington this April.
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.
27 Oct 2016
IFMA and RICS recently came together at IFMA’s World Workplace conference in San Diego to launch our collaboration and the new define.fm campaign.
Paul Bagust, 06 Oct 2016
Yesterday, we joined the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) at World Workplace in San Diego. Over a thousand professionals attended the opening session to hear IFMA President & CEO Tony Keane and RICS Chief Executive Officer Sean Tompkins discuss the collaboration.
28 Jul 2015
In 2014, the amount of space occupied by the U.S. Government went down, but running costs went up. Why?
During the week of April 25, Brazil hosted an array of events that were geared towards gleaning insight from top professionals in the field, as well as connecting with prominent members and non-members within the Brazilian market.
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.
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.
24 May 2016
Hosted by RICS and ULI, the international conference ULI/RICS Mexico Summit 2016 brought together top executives from the real estate market on May 19, at the Torre Mayor in Mexico City.
23 Jan 2015
Dear Members,I hope that your New Year has started well.
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