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27 Jan 2015
Momentum seems to be shifting up a gear in some parts of the global commercial property market although the conditions vary considerably. Results show Japan continues on an upward trend despite the recession but it’s the United States (US) that shows some of the strongest momentum. Brazil’s results continue to decline while Russia appears to be feeling the effects of a raft of economic pressures. The outlook for India is, however, optimistic going forward.
09 Jan 2015
The RICS Global Valuation Professional Group Board (GVB) has appointed its first chair based outside of the UK. Mike Steur FRICS is based in Sydney, Australia. He took up his position on 1 January 2015 and takes over from Mark Gerold.
08 Jan 2015
As a result of high-level talks between RICS and the National Land Agency of Jamaica, the NLA has agreed to two important RICS standards initiatives: the International Property Measurement Standard and Valuer Registration.
11 Dec 2014
Real estate association exec enters directly as Fellow.
10 Dec 2014
An international coalition of professional organisations has been launched this week with the aim of developing and implementing the first set of globally recognised ethics standards for property and related professional services.
25 Nov 2014
RICS survey finds planning, regulatory constraints still key burden
21 Nov 2014
Speaker, participants discuss various countries and cultures, lessons learned.
IPMS: Office Buildings brings consistency to the measurement of commercial property space.
Simon Rubinsohn, 13 Nov 2014
UK house price growth slows to May 2013 momentum as demand slips for fourth consecutive month
29 Oct 2014
Organisations representing property and related professional services from around the world met at the United Nations in New York on 21-22 October 2014 to establish the International Ethics Standards Coalition (IESC).
28 Oct 2014
Precedent-setting ruling published after urging by RICS, others.
21 Oct 2014
We are proud to announce the appointment of Mr TC Chetty as its new Country Manager for South Africa. Mr Chetty joins the organisation today and will lead RICS through the next stage of its strategic development in the country.
From 21 to 24 October 2014, organisations from around the world will meet at the United Nations (UN) in New York to discuss the creation of an international code of ethics for the real estate industry.
01 Oct 2014
RICS, CIQS Ontario chapters host Sept. 25 event at Toronto’s Humber College.
20 Sep 2014
Valuation professionals from all over the world now have the opportunity to earn a certificate in international Business Valuation offered using RICS’ flexible distance learning platform.
17 Sep 2014
On 23 September 2014 RICS Chief Executive Officer Sean Tompkins will join governments, business leaders and civil society organisations at a special meeting to speed up progress on a global climate change agreement.
10 Sep 2014
The South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession (SACQSP) and RICS have signed an memorandum of understanding signifying mutual recognition of professional competence.
01 Sep 2014
The latest RICS Global Commercial Property Monitor shows how Spain, Portugal and Ireland – some of the economies most affected by the 2008 crisis – are now experiencing a very positive turnaround in sentiment, in both the occupier and investment commercial property markets.
Simon Rubinsohn, 08 Aug 2014
The cost of farmland in the UK rose by 3% in the first half of 2014 to £9,594 an acre, according to the RICS/RAU Rural Land Market Survey for H1 2014.
31 Jul 2014
Providing increased confidence in Caribbean property valuations
30 Jun 2014
Louise Brooke-Smith today (30 June 2014) becomes President of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Louise is the first female President in the Institution’s 146 year history. She will give her inaugural speech tomorrow (1 July) during RICS’ Governing Council meeting in London.
23 Jun 2014
Steven Tolson FRICS has been appointed as Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Scotland Chairman. A Fellow of the institution, Steven has been an active member at national and international level.
11 Apr 2014
For the first time, valuation professionals from multiple asset classes have the opportunity to take an international Business Valuation training which aids their development in gaining the required technical knowledge used by professional business valuers worldwide.
10 Apr 2014
The average number of houses sold per chartered surveyor jumped to its highest level in six years during the first three months of 2014 as increasing numbers of buyers looked to test the housing market right across the country, says the RICS March Residential Market Survey.
Tom Pienaar, 25 Feb 2014
Activity and workloads in the construction sector continued to increase during the final part of last year, with confidence remaining strong for 2014, says the latest RICS Canadian Construction Market Survey.
© RICS 2015
© RICS 2015