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24 May 2018
As part of our 150th anniversary campaign, Alain McKinney MRICS introduces the innovative new neighbourhood appearing on Auckland’s waterfront.
23 May 2018
Principal Consultant at Turner & Townsend Peter Morton's five reasons why mastering BIM is the natural next step for the experienced project manager looking to progress their career.
22 May 2018
Associate Director, Project Management, at CBRE Hong Kong Ryan Wong MRICS was awarded Young Surveyor of the Year at the RICS Awards Hong Kong 2018. He was commended for "diversifying his team's portfolio and strengthening client relations", but what else helped him achieve this accolade? Ryan tells us in his own words.
21 May 2018
RICS is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year and as part of this, staff are attempting to achieve a Guinness World Record.
John Hughes FRICS, 18 May 2018
Our top governance body, Governing Council, met in London last month for the first of its two annual meetings, to look at future strategy.
Jeanie Chan, 18 May 2018
The RICS Hong Kong Annual Conference 2018 gathered nearly 500 business executives, property professionals and policymakers to examine Hong Kong’s potential to drive Greater Bay Area (GBA) development.
Michelle Manley, 18 May 2018
Last night, we celebrated the people, projects and teams that are shaping the built environment at our New Zealand Awards night.
16 May 2018
RICS is consulting on a new standard designed to help property professionals and regulated firms address the risks posed by bribery and corruption, money laundering and terrorist financing.
14 May 2018
We speak to Executive Director at Knight Frank Paul Hart FRICS about how backpacking and a shortage of surveying talent in Hong Kong led to nearly 30 years working and living in the "Pearl of the Orient".
11 May 2018
Scott McMillan, FRICS, is Advisor In The Office Of The Managing Director at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Scott is not only a well-respected and highly experienced facilities management executive, but a member of IFMA and a Chartered Electrical Engineer too.
10 May 2018
We are making changes to the rules and guidance of our Designated Professional Body (DPB) scheme.
Gary Strong FRICS, 09 May 2018
Gary Strong looks at the value of automatic fire suppression systems, in an article based on a recent submission to the London Assembly consultation on installing or retrofitting sprinklers in all buildings.
09 May 2018
Now in its twelfth year, the annual RICS and Macdonald & Company Asia Salary & Benefits Survey is the most comprehensive survey undertaken for the property sector.
08 May 2018
RICS is committed to the promotion of industry innovation, and held the RICS Awards China on 4 May, for the second consecutive year, to celebrate the highest levels of professionalism.
04 May 2018
Real estate investment trusts (REIT) are a relatively recent phenomenon in Asia — covering, at best, the last few decades. Nevertheless, Asian markets have caught up very quickly, and possess such huge potential that they will one day leapfrog their predecessors. Group CEO of ARA Asset Management John Lim explains why.
Gary Strong FRICS, 03 May 2018
Despite rapid globalisation, with investment flowing across borders, money pouring into built assets and increasing numbers of different professionals operating across the world, the industry currently lacks a consistent set of high-level principles for design, construction and management of buildings for fire safety.
John Hughes FRICS, 03 May 2018
A member recently commented that our profession should do more to enhance our image; that we need to be more visionary if we are to live up to our “public advantage” responsibilities.
28 Apr 2018
The most attractive cities in Asia Pacific for development and investment are Sydney and Melbourne, according to the latest edition of 'Emerging Trends in Real Estate', published by the Urban Land Institute and PwC.
27 Apr 2018
As technology continues to shift employment patterns, and the skills required to succeed, is the industry ready to adapt and flourish?
26 Apr 2018
We look back at the best World Built Environment Forum Summit yet. Where innovators and global influencers arrive in one place to determine the future direction of the built environment.
Ilana B.R. Rosenzweig, 26 Apr 2018
From 1 May 2018, RICS Property Measurement Professional Statement 2nd Edition becomes mandatory for all RICS professionals and regulated firms. But, what does this mean from a regulation perspective and how can you ensure that you or your firm remain compliant?
Sean Ellison, 26 Apr 2018
The RICS Global Commercial Property Monitor indicates that momentum in most commercial property markets across Asia Pacific was positive in the first quarter of 2018. Despite concerns over valuations in some markets, respondents indicate that momentum is likely to increase over the next 12 months.
25 Apr 2018
Global leader in facilities management Kath Fontana FRICS has been elected to the role of Senior Vice President of RICS.
Ursula Hartenberger, 25 Apr 2018
How we are turning SDGs into action.
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