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08 Feb 2018
The UK housing market has started the new year off in a similar fashion to the closing stages of 2017, according to the January 2018 RICS UK Residential Market Survey.
01 Feb 2018
RICS has updated its Property Measurement Professional Statement to incorporate the International Property Measurement Standards (IPMS): Residential Buildings.
29 Jan 2018
The consultation on international standard by a coalition of over 30 not-for-profit organisations - International Land Measurement Standards (ILMS) – is now open for comments.
25 Jan 2018
Industrial property is the clear outperformer in the UK Commercial market as retail continues to lag significantly, according to the Q4 2017 RICS UK Commercial Property Market Survey.
19 Jan 2018
Thought leaders emphasize importance of professionalism, adoption of standards and skilled workers as new technology impacts the nature of property management.
18 Jan 2018
The RICS Awards 2018 Hong Kong jury has shortlisted 35 nominations in 13 categories after receiving 60 nominations from a diverse range of sectors within the built industry. Winners will be announced on 23 March 2018 at the RICS Annual Dinner and Awards Hong Kong Presentation Ceremony at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong.
The UK housing market continued to display a lack of momentum in December, with buyer interest edging lower. Changes to Stamp Duty for first time buyers is having little immediate effect, according to the December 2017 RICS UK Residential Market Survey.
17 Jan 2018
A new global competition to encourage students and young people to find solutions to the issues facing the world’s rapidly expanding cities has been launched today.
15 Jan 2018
Following Carillion entering liquidation, we respond.
11 Jan 2018
We have opened an exhibition to celebrate our 150th anniversary, as well as the significant contribution the surveying profession has made to local communities and the wider built environment over the past 150 years.
Le-Anne Lim, 18 Dec 2017
As regulators pay ever-closer attention to fair value measurement processes and the US Securities and Exchange Commission leads the call for a more robust qualification process for business valuation, we respond with the launch of the Certified in Entity and Intangible Valuations (CEIV) credential at the RICS Business Valuation Conference.
14 Dec 2017
The UK housing market remains flat at a headline level in the run up to Christmas, according to the November 2017 RICS UK Residential Market Survey.
04 Dec 2017
To address increasing concerns for fair value measurement for corporate entities and intangible assets, we recently convened leading corporate finance and valuation firms, and statutory bodies at the first RICS Business Valuation Conference.
16 Nov 2017
We will host our first Business Valuation Conference in Hong Kong at the Conrad Hong Kong on Friday 1 December 2017.
09 Nov 2017
The UK housing market continued to stutter in October with both demand from buyers and agreed sales declining once more, while price trends are now flat. With most UK regions showing a flat or negative trend in newly agreed sales, momentum in the market is likely to remain subdued in the near term, according to the October 2017 RICS UK Residential Market Survey.
08 Nov 2017
To meaningfully support the global climate agenda, the real estate and construction sector must develop a more systematic, coherent and aligned approach to data management.
John Hughes FRICS today becomes RICS President 2017-18, at an inauguration in Toronto, Canada.
01 Nov 2017
RICS has released its first professional statement requiring its members to follow requirements for conducting whole-life carbon assessments for construction projects.
31 Oct 2017
The 2017 Q3 Hong Kong Commercial Property Monitor showed that the Occupier Sentiment Index (OSI) and Investor Sentiment Index (ISI) experienced positive momentum, though gains in sentiment were marginal. The OSI rose to seven, one point higher than the previous quarter, and the ISI increased to twelve from eight in Q2.
Jeanie Chan, 19 Oct 2017
RICS and Macdonald & Company released its 11th Annual Salary and Benefits Study for the Asian property sector. The survey revealed that the age group between 25-30 years old received the largest average salary increase, as a result of employers being willing to offer attractive compensation packages to young professionals.
16 Oct 2017
We have 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.
25 Jul 2017
A universal system that enables global comparison of construction project costs launches today. RICS will begin preparation of a global professional statement in cost prediction, incorporating ICMS, later this year and expect publication in 2019.
01 Jul 2017
RICS and the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) are pleased to announce a landmark collaboration that promises to transform the US$1 trillion global facility management (FM) industry.
23 May 2017
The landmark collaboration between the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is, for the first time, offering a combined suite of credentials and professional qualifications for facility management (FM).
16 May 2017
Once a year the global facility management (FM) industry unites to recognise the important role of professionals in the sector. As part of World FM Day (17 May), this week we celebrate the contributions FM makes as a profession that lies at the very heart of any organisation's corporate real estate strategy.
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