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23 May 2017
The landmark collaboration between the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is, for the first time, offering a combined suite of credentials and professional qualifications for facility management (FM).
22 May 2017
Those in the building community who are delivering smarter, more creative and sustainable buildings, utilising the latest BIM (Building Information Modelling) technology are being given more time to gain industry recognition for their talent and expertise, following the deadline extension for the 2017 RICS BIM4SME Awards, which are free to enter.
16 May 2017
Once a year the global facility management (FM) industry unites to recognise the important role of professionals in the sector. As part of World FM Day (17 May), this week we celebrate the contributions FM makes as a profession that lies at the very heart of any organisation's corporate real estate strategy.
01 May 2017
RICS professionals are urged to help shape a new standard that will inform the way property measurement is undertaken.
21 Apr 2017
As President Donald Trump plans to unveil his infrastructure proposal, perhaps as soon as next month, a new RICS research report sets out how policymakers and the private sector can work in tandem to address the long term infrastructure demands that ensure public works investments realize financial and social benefits.
06 Apr 2017
The 'Valuation firms 2020: Convergence, integration or fragmentation?' workshop at our Summit of the Americas 2017 on May 2 asks a panel of industry leaders what the future of valuation companies will be; and with the recent addition of Cushman & Wakefield, the panel just became even more high-powered.
Jeremy Blackburn, 29 Mar 2017
The triggering of Article 50 has today set Britain on a course to exit the European Union. It is essential now that Government and industry work together to get the best deal possible and ensure our country’s future growth and prosperity — it is everyone’s responsibility to make Brexit work.
21 Mar 2017
Other highlights include Thomson Reuters innovation expert, RICS President Amanda Clack – and the Cubs.
15 Mar 2017
New RICS figures reveal that the UK construction industry could lose almost 200,000 EU workers post-Brexit should Britain lose access to the single market, putting some of the country’s biggest infrastructure and construction projects under threat.
14 Mar 2017
New mandatory requirements on conflicts of interest for land, property, construction and infrastructure industry.
23 Feb 2017
Following the review of international valuation benchmarks, RICS is updating its RICS Valuation – Professional Standards, widely known as the “Red Book”.
16 Feb 2017
Toronto’s Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail should ease congestion
RICS survey finds that US commercial real estate looks fairly strong in 2017 despite uncertainty over new Administration, interest rate rise.
23 Jan 2017
Not a day goes by that chief compliance or chief risk officers are not thinking about the risks of an “ethics-related crisis” and how such an event would impact their business and public perception of their brand.
The International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC), the global standard setter for valuation practice and the valuation profession, has launched IVS 2017, marking an important milestone towards harmonising valuation practice across the world.
19 Jan 2017
Leaders from across Asia and the world will converge in Shanghai, China, to explore solutions for some of the most pressing economic and social issues facing the built environment sector.
10 Jan 2017
New credential to improve quality, consistency and transparency of fair value measurement results in financial reporting.
21 Nov 2016
Today is the launch of the public consultation for the International Construction Measurement Standards (ICMS), which seeks to improve consistency and reduce risk in the global construction industry.
16 Nov 2016
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Australian Property Institute (API) are aware that certain Lender-Clients of Valuer Members have introduced or intend to introduce terms to Valuation Panel Service Agreements which deal with the issue of ownership of the intellectual property (IP) of those Valuers.
07 Nov 2016
RICS is continuing to push for the built environment sector to lead in achieving its global climate change commitments as the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22) gets underway in Marrakech, Morocco, from 7-18 November 2016.
05 Oct 2016
A new career map will be unveiled at the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) World Workplace conference in San Diego this week, as a priority joint output of the landmark global collaboration with RICS.
29 Sep 2016
100-year floods are on the rise. Witness the two catastrophic rain-induced floods this year alone in Louisiana, Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and Hurricane Sandy, which cut a destructive swath through much of the northeast U.S. in 2012. And they’re increasing not just in number but severity as well.
Ontario’s successful approach in addressing a deficit in hospital and other social infrastructure during the past decade under Infrastructure Ontario (IO) will now be focused on delivering historic investments in the province’s public transit and other transportation needs.
26 Sep 2016
A new international measurement standard will offer more clarity and consistency to users of residential property services, whether they’re buying, selling, renting or investing.
28 Jul 2016
Private commercial and industrial construction activity in Canada fell in the second quarter while housing activity moderated, according to the Q2 2016 RICS Canadian Construction Market Survey.
© RICS 2017
© RICS 2017