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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.
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.
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.
Jeffrey Matsu, 05 Apr 2016
Lawrence Summers challenged professionals at the World Built Environment Forum to ensure that real estate does more to drive sustainable growth.
Sean Tompkins, 04 Apr 2016
Dr Lawrence H Summers, former US Treasury Secretary, told built environment professionals that the sector needs to do more to make real estate assets work harder to stimulate sustainable growth.
Jan Ambrose, 24 Jan 2017
In a presentation made prior to the 2016 RICS Inaugural World Built Environment Forum, Chip Conley, Airbnb’s Head of Global Hospitality Strategy traces the growth of Airbnb from 2008 when it was founded. Two of the three co-founders had the idea when they offered airbeds and homemade breakfast in their living room to three guests who were unable to find accommodation anywhere else. Today, Airbnb is operating in two million homes and 34,000 cities in 190 countries.
13 Oct 2015
Two different standards now govern real estate and business valuation transactions in the U.S. For those involving only U.S. actors, the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), developed by the congressionally-chartered Appraisal Foundation, holds sway. However, for transactions involving foreign investors, International Valuation Standards (IVS) – created by the International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC) to provide an international, cross-border valuation method – provide guidance.
Claudia Conway, 09 Jan 2017
The founders of the internet couldn’t have imagined what it would become and do to the world, this was the opening line from Ted Maulucci, Chief Information Officer for the Tridel Group of Companies, at our our annual construction, building and real estate research conference.
Mike Swain, 10 Feb 2017
New York is one of the smartest and most visited cities in the world. Therefore, to build a new area from scratch on an old rail yard in west Manhattan which rivals places like Madison Avenue, Times Square and Central Park as places to live, work and play might seem a crazy ambition.
17 Mar 2016
The publication of the International Property Measurement Standards (IPMS) created a new globally applicable standard in measurement practices to ensure that property assets are measured in a consistent and more transparent way.
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.
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