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Neil Shah, 22 Nov 2015
The New York office has recently moved: below is the new suite number where you'll find RICS staff in New York.
Neil Shah, 19 Nov 2015
Please join me in welcoming Neil Axler, John Glynn and Ade Okuwoga to the RICS Americas board.
07 Apr 2017
This week, RICS, representing the International Property Measurement Standards Coalition (IPMSC), collected the award for Best International Collaborative Project at the annual British Expertise International awards ceremony in London.
07 Jun 2017
Our Dispute Resolution Service has worked in partnership with a coalition of leading construction and engineering professional bodies, and two major employers in the infrastructure space, to launch the new Conflict Avoidance Pledge. The Pledge will be officially launched in London in November.
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.
Zsolt Toth, 11 Apr 2017
We welcome the publication of the ECB’s guidance on non-performing loans (NPLs) which requires adherence to either the RICS Red Book or the European Valuation Standards (EVS).
Gillian Charlesworth, 03 May 2017
At the second of its new format annual strategy meetings, Governing Council agreed further steps in ensuring the future of RICS as a global professional body, fit for the 21st century and able to equip future generations of professionals. This report sets out the meeting highlights, priorities and actions agreed by Council.
26 May 2017
Valuation continually evolves, it’s a market sensitive discipline and anything that affects the market needs to be reflected in the valuations that support important lending and business decisions. If anyone is in any doubt how significant real estate valuation is, the property led global financial crisis provides an abject lesson.
17 May 2017
Infrastructure programmes are extraordinarily complex: they can take many years, have many stakeholders and often have to be executed while connected infrastructure is still in public use. For this reason, being a commercial manager is perhaps as much about controlling risk as it is about controlling cost.
Dan Hughes, 11 Apr 2017
“Technology and the availability of data is changing property investment.” This was the unanimous view of a panel made up of thought leaders on our stand at MIPIM.
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.
Gillian Charlesworth, 18 Apr 2017
Over 5,448 professionals responded to the latest survey.
25 May 2017
ReValue is an EU funded three-year project of which RICS is a part of. It involves a number of specialist companies (valuers, accountants, academics, technology companies etc) from across Europe who are collaborating in research and consulting with stakeholders in the wider secured lending, valuation and sustainability industries.
23 Jun 2017
RICS Governing Council has taken a number of decisions to better equip it to set our strategy and ensure the appropriate level of oversight that our profession and external stakeholders would expect. Amongst the changes are a move to two Council meetings a year, timed to fit with our cycle of planning and performance reporting.
Mark Walley, 24 Feb 2017
The slump in economic growth in Africa over the past five years has been a setback, but it should not cloud the bigger picture of a youthful continent that will supply the global workforce of the future and is well-equipped to create dynamic solutions to the fastest rate of urbanisation in the world. Roz Wrottesley reports from the 2017 RICS Africa Summit in Johannesburg.
Simon Rubinsohn, 27 Oct 2016
Q3 shows promise in U.S. commercial property, regardless of current political uncertainty ahead of the 2016 Presidential Election.
Dan Hughes, 01 Jun 2017
Data and technology is changing the way professionals carry out their roles and is impacting on the sector at large. This includes implications for valuers and investors, changing the way that property valuations are carried out and informing business decisions on property investment.
28 Mar 2017
Day two of the World Built Environment Forum Annual Summit in Shanghai saw the focus shift from geopolitics and macro trends towards cities that are resilient and smart, as well as the market dynamics driving investment into China and the factors drawing Chinese capital abroad.
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.
RICS’ Southern California Chapter held its first Development Series event in Los Angeles on November 20, 2014, featuring Korean Air’s huge and innovative Wilshire Grand Center.
10 Apr 2014
A team of RICS student members from the Real Estate master's program at the Georgetown School of Continuing Studies (Washington, D.C.) recently won the top prize in MIT's 2014 CASE Competition.
23 Jan 2015
Dear Members,I hope that your New Year has started well.
Michael Zuriff, 12 Dec 2014
In 2014, RICS has continued to develop its regulatory function to strengthen confidence in the profession.
31 Mar 2017
As of 31 March 2017, firms wishing to be regulated by us will need to ensure that at least one of their principals is a qualified professional (MRICS, FRICS and AssocRICS). The current requirement allows for firms to be regulated if the principal is any class of member.
13 Jul 2017
Axiare Patrimonio, the first quoted real estate investor in the Iberian Peninsula, becomes the first real estate company in Spain to be regulated by RICS.
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