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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.
Will Myles, 04 Oct 2016
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs Edith Chan as our East Asia Managing Director.
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.
26 Jul 2016
A slow US economy seems to be taking a toll on occupier sentiment in many parts of the United States though demand still rose in the office and industrial segments, according to the Q2 RICS US Commercial Property Monitor.
12 Jul 2016
In observance of World FM Day 2016 held today (July 13), IFMA and RICS commend the 25 million facility management (FM) professionals around the world for the integral role they play in shaping our built environment.
07 Jul 2016
Standards bodies representing land professionals in more than 150 countries met at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome recently to launch a major new initiative aimed at improving land reporting systems.
29 Jun 2016
RICS commends the International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC) and The Appraisal Foundation on the release of A Bridge from USPAP to IVS, a document harmonizing differences between their separate standards, the International Valuation Standards (IVSs) and Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), respectively.
27 Jun 2016
Amanda Clack FRICS is today being inaugurated as the RICS President for 2016-17.
Jeremy Blackburn, 24 Jun 2016
The result of the referendum draws a line under the campaigns of the last few months. The British people have decided that the UK should leave the EU. There now follows a vote in Parliament, and a detailed negotiation for the UK’s exit.
22 Jun 2016
Issued by RICS and CIQS, will fill gap, help ensure consistent services.
17 Jun 2016
Agreement would facilitate joint efforts in numerous areas.
09 Jun 2016
New credential will improve public firms’ financial reporting.
© RICS 2017
© RICS 2017