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18 Oct 2017
Lloyds Banking Group launched the first-of-its-kind initiative to support clients to reduce CO2 emissions from their real estate assets in March 2016. With the built environment responsible for almost 40% of energy consumption, as well as 36% of carbon emissions in the UK, incentivising and supporting green improvements for real estate clients is a priority area for Lloyds.
16 Oct 2017
The RICS has launched an insight paper today which explores the impact of using artificial intelligence (AI) in the built environment, and the urgent need for industry professionals to understand how it will influence their role, as the future will rely less on human labour and more on technology.
Sander Scheurwater, 12 Oct 2017
For the third time, we organised a RICS Futures Forum at Expo Real, this year discussing in which direction we are heading in valuation. Our aim is to stimulate the debate between valuers and their clients on the continued added value of valuations going forward.
10 Oct 2017
Trends and perspectives in Facility Management were discussed at one of our four expert panels at Expo Real, the International Trade Fair for Property and Investment in Munich.
This year RICS has supported IREC (International Real Estate Challenge) 2017 in a big way by lending our time and resources to help shape the minds of young students across Europe.
Judith Gabler, 10 Oct 2017
Happy to share some of my impressions from Munich: Expo Real is the place to be in October if you’re part of the international real estate network. It is one of the most dynamic and business focussed fairs in Europe.
Amanda Clack FRICS, 09 Oct 2017
Unusually, by the time I hand over the Presidency, I will have been in office for nearly 17 months. This has been an incredible period of my life, and it has been a real honour to represent our profession around the world, working with our fabulous staff teams.
09 Oct 2017
Could you contribute to your profession at the highest level? We’re now inviting our professionals to form part, through election, of our Governing Council, the decision-making body that sets the long-term direction of RICS.
Stephanie Bentley, 05 Oct 2017
New technologies are upending our understanding of how we liaise and communicate with clients. Over the last 12 months, we have seen a shift in attitude as the industry has moved from scepticism and worry about the impact of technology, to acceptance that their business needs to embrace disruption and change.
Amanda Clack FRICS, 05 Oct 2017
Having completed a year trialling the new role of Secretary I’m sad to announce that Bill Gater FRICS has reluctantly decided to step down a year early from that role and will be spending more time on his business interests.
Laura Lindberg, 02 Oct 2017
National banks and banking associations from various markets, such as the Central Bank of Greece, the Central Bank of Hungary and the Czech Banking Association have already underlined the importance of IVS and the adjustment of real estate valuation in their markets in accordance with the Red Book (RICS Valuation Standards). Now it is the Central Bank of Cyprus, the country’s largest commercial bank and one of the few left standing after the 2013 crisis, that joins this trend in favour of reducing financial risk through transparency and accountability.
02 Oct 2017
RICS launches the Pride in The Profession: Celebrating 150 years of surveying successes campaign, calling on its more than 125,000 professionals around the world to celebrate and to nominate outstanding contributions that the profession has made to society over the past 150 years.
Alessandra De Lisio, 29 Sep 2017
As soon as you sign-up to qualify as an RICS professional, you are required to comply with our strict rules of conduct and ethical standards. They are tailored to protect your clients, minimize the risks associated with your practice and safeguard the reputation of the whole profession. We review them periodically to align with the social, technical and legislative developments and we issue guidelines to help RICS professionals to comply with them.
29 Sep 2017
Την ευκαιρία περαιτέρω ενημέρωσης σχετικά με το σύστημα Valuer Registration (VR) και τη διαδικασία αναθεώρησης των κανονισμών (Regulatory Review) είχαν εκτιμητές ακινήτων και άλλοι φορείς μέσω παρουσίασης που πραγματοποίησε το RICS Κύπρου, την Παρασκευή, 22 Σεπτεμβρίου στο Αμφιθέατρο της Κεντρικής Τράπεζας Κύπρου.
The new redesigned isurv has launched today, with improved layout and functionality, making it easier to locate and digest the information that matters to you.
26 Sep 2017
With the use of technology in surveying growing and research showing that children aged 12 to 15 are spending an average of 13 hours a week gaming, could playing Minecraft or having a gaming background be new criteria on your graduate or apprenticeship applications?
Sean Ellison, 26 Sep 2017
China has been a key pillar in supporting global investment flows into property in recent years. Overseas real estate investment from China has grown rapidly since 2012, as shown in Chart 1.
25 Sep 2017
We would like to build a strong foundation by helping to support your students and their future in the profession.
21 Sep 2017
Als Resultat einer intensiven Überprüfung und Beratung gelten seit dem 1. August 2017 geänderte Anforderungen für das Senior Professional Assessment der RICS.
Stephanie Bentley, 21 Sep 2017
Recent years have seen advances in technology that are impacting on all areas of the economy and the real estate industry is of no exception. Whilst it is true that some technology is being developed simply for technology’s sake, others are adding real value to the work of a professional.
20 Sep 2017
Quality assuring the way our candidates are assessed is paramount to ensuring global consistency. In order to safeguard ongoing quality assurance in our culturally and linguistically diverse European region, it was agreed with the Continental Europe Education Standards Board (CESB) to introduce cross-border Final Assessment auditing.
Judith Gabler, 19 Sep 2017
Unter dem Motto „Cross-Border Investments: Märkte, Assets, Chancen“ lud die RICS zur 1. DACH-Konferenz nach Wien ein. Mein persönliches Fazit: Gastgeber RICS Österreich legte die Latte für künftige Veranstaltungen hoch.
18 Sep 2017
We welcome new members from diverse backgrounds. We have developed a number of qualifying paths to enable individuals - from students graduates with RICS accredited degrees through to professionals with years’ of relevant experience in land, property and construction - to gain full professional status in the sector.
RICS strives to continue development and implementation of higher standards in real estate education. We have been reviewing the processes that are in place to ensure that we have a robust and workable global accreditation system.
15 Sep 2017
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