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15 Aug 2018
RICS provides independent, risk-based regulation of the profession in the public interest.
06 Aug 2018
Looking to 2020 and beyond, we expect a shift in workspace-demand due to the influence of the Generation Y and Z workforce and possible mass adoption of AI. In an RICS-Colliers International report launched at our recent Corporate Real Estate Conference, we investigate key changes that will impact corporate real estate and discuss how occupiers and developers can harness the potential of this change.
01 Aug 2018
The European Commission has published the state of play of the Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance.
30 Jul 2018
It’s been a year since a global coalition of organisations working in the construction sector launched the International Construction Measurement Standards (ICMS) in Canada last July.
23 Jul 2018
RICS regulation is going to undertake its first thematic Review. This is research, with the help of the research company Research by Design, into a specific area of risk in surveying work, practice, or the implementation of a standard.
Ilana B.R. Rosenzweig, 23 Jul 2018
In recent months, we have learnt of situations where RICS quantity surveyors have conducted valuations. This is only permissible if the surveyor is a Registered Valuer, who is competent to perform the work and complies with all RICS' rules and standards.
18 Jul 2018
These 12 competitors represent Sub-Saharan Africa, East Asia and China, Europe, Middle East and Northern Africa, North America, Oceania, South East Asia, South and Central America, South Asia and the UK.
12 Jul 2018
09 Jul 2018
The first RICS PropTech Summit was held on 6 July in Guangzhou. Over 300 professionals from the real estate, construction and property technology sectors gathered to discuss current trends, including intelligent buildings, digital construction, the sharing economy, cooperative working spaces, the Internet of Things (IoT), and artificial intelligence (AI).
28 Jun 2018
After almost 1,200 entries and over two weeks of deliberation, our regional judging panels of experts, RICS professionals and partners have narrowed the list down to a total of just 48 competitors.
The new survey of the profession is now open and we would welcome your views on our current performance and future priorities.
Ilana B.R. Rosenzweig, 23 Jun 2018
“Regulated by RICS” conveys a consistent message of promise and quality to your clients. Firms regulated by RICS have committed to abide by the Rules of conduct for firms and RICS’ globally recognised professional standards. This sets them apart from the rest.
Ilana B.R. Rosenzweig, 27 May 2018
All RICS professionals must undertake and record a minimum of 20 hours of CPD activity each calendar year. Failure to comply with this requirement can have serious ramifications. See what happened to several professionals in 2018 below and learn how to easily avoid the same happening to you in the future.
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.
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.
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.
16 Apr 2018
As of Monday 23 April 2018, we will be closing our offices at Surveyor Court, Coventry and opening our new offices at 55 Colmore Row, Birmingham.
10 Apr 2018
The RICS Japan Commercial Property Professional Group (CPPG) Board recently organised two events in Tokyo to analyse Japan's office and logistic, hotel and retail sectors. Managing Director of Abrils Co. Ltd and RICS Asia Commercial Property Professional Group Member Yuko Tomizuka MRICS shares his professional insights.
Alexander Aronsohn FRICS, 03 Apr 2018
On 1 May 2018, the RICS Property Measurement Professional Statement 2nd Edition becomes mandatory for all our professionals and regulated firms.
23 Mar 2018
Last week, Ms An Nguyen MRICS was voted woman of the future for property, construction and infrastructure at the RICS-sponsored Women of the Future Awards Southeast Asia. Before flying back to Hanoi, we caught up with An and asked what this achievement means to her.
Technology is changing the interaction between the built environment and people. Indeed, the topic of "smart" buildings has been a key focus of the smart cities dialogue. We gathered professionals together last week at our inaugural Smart Buildings Conference to discuss smart developments, sustainable building and the adoption of new technology.
22 Mar 2018
From April 2018 the publication dates for the Price Adjustment Formulae Indices (PAFI), the General Building Cost Index (GBCI), and related series have been revised following a change to the release timetable for data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
16 Mar 2018
During the third day at MIPIM, RICS continued its series of events dedicated to the impact of new technologies in the property profession.
15 Mar 2018
Day two continued to see new technologies at the centre of MIPIM discussions, with Maarten Vermeulen FRICS, RICS Managing Director for Europe presenting the findings of RICS' research paper: “Artificial Intelligence: what it means for the built environment”.
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