Hear from the experts on the latest developments in surveying.
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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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Ursula Hartenberger, 25 Apr 2018
How we are turning SDGs into action.
24 Apr 2018
The continent has undergone momentous changes in the 150 years since RICS was founded, and surveyors were as critical to its past as they are to its future.
18 Apr 2018
Lawrence Melton is the CEO and President of The Building People, a global real estate and FM operations organisation he founded in 2013 with the ambition of driving efficiency, investment and performance for its clients. He has more than 20 years’ experience working in FM for the Federal Government, including a long term at the White House.
17 Apr 2018
The rapid advancement of technology is impacting the day to day role of professionals working in the built environment sector, which in turn is changing the skills profile necessary for those entering the industry.
John Kraus, 12 Apr 2018
The built environment is changing - are you ready to harness its potential?
12 Apr 2018
Studies have shown that millennials are expected to have an enormous impact on the housing market. Associate Dean and Director of the School of Real Estate, RICS School of Built Environment, Sunil Agarwal FRICS explains why it is critical for us to understand the way they think to ensure we don't alienate future home buyers.
Tony Mulhall MRICS, 11 Apr 2018
Bruce Katz a former Director at the Brookings Institution, a Washington think-tank on matters urban and governance, was in London earlier this week. Railing against populism and the sclerotic nation state he declared that from an early age he was ‘brainwashed to believe in hierarchy’.
04 Apr 2018
Disruptive technology displaces an established technology and shakes up the industry, or is so ground-breaking that it creates an entirely new one. As US firms are acquiring Australian construction technology companies, we look at the current market for property technology (PropTech).
27 Mar 2018
By mastering the full capabilities of technology, such as BIM, at a city level, we are able to create a completely customisable built environment. CEO, Southeast Asia, Savills, Chris Marriott FRICS explains why digitisation is going to change the lives of 90% of the real estate profession.
24 Mar 2018
Every RICS professional must complete 20 hours of CPD, including 10 formal hours, by December 31 each year. This is most commonly done through training, however, there are several other ways to earn your hours.
23 Mar 2018
Mediation is growing rapidly in popularity as a dynamic and multi-faceted practice in many countries, which has been increasingly integrated into both new and existing legislation.
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