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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 ensure 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
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
It is crucial that we have your correct information, as you are aware it is not only important for marketing purposes but also to help keep our records up-to-date.
14 Sep 2017
As Germany becomes the latest country in Europe to make valuer registration mandatory, we look at how the programme is raising the profile of valuers and the profession.
In today's fast-paced and highly competitive environment, the gap between relevance and obsolescence has the potential to grow wider every day. Organisations and individuals need to constantly adapt, anticipating new challenges and trends, and the best way to do so is through learning.
Mikael Wadsten, 13 Sep 2017
RICS Sveriges värderingsgrupp arrangerade ett frukostseminarium den 5 september som främst behandlade Beställarhandledningen och International Property Measurement Standard (IPMS).
Alessandra De Lisio, 12 Sep 2017
When they started building the Channel Tunnel in 1988, engineers couldn’t know that they were creating one of the seven wonders of the modern world. But they should have known that it would cost £4.6 billion. They didn’t. Due to an 80% forecast error, their engineering masterpiece became the most over-budget construction project in the world.
11 Sep 2017
Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica) appears differently throughout each of the four seasons, meaning it can be a constant thorn in a homeowner’s side.
There is still time and space to participate in the International Real Estate Challenge (IREC). IREC is just around the corner, with 7 universities already signed up to join this coming January.
Maarten Vermeulen FRICS, 11 Sep 2017
With the summer holidays behind us, I thought this a good time to share some developments at RICS, as we continue towards our core aim of fostering market and stakeholder trust in our profession’s standards and the way we implement and enforce these through our qualifications, assurance and regulatory actions.
What’s the critical difference between being a quantity surveyor, a project manager in construction, or a commercial manager in infrastructure? Richard Graham FRICS, leader of our new distance learning course in Infrastructure Commercial Management, outlines how students will learn a new set of skills that augment their existing construction-based capabilities.
08 Sep 2017
From humble beginnings on Southport's building sites to the relocation of Christie’s auction house in New York, Jonathan Andrew MRICS explains why moving to work in the US was the best decision he ever made in his own words.
07 Sep 2017
The Continental Europe Education Standards Board (CESB) is a selected group of 13 RICS members from multiple countries who all contribute their vast experience within the profession and academia. In this interview, we talk to Pol Tansens, MRICS, who is one of our newest CESB members.
Country Manager Marc Ménage MRICS shares his views on the world of surveying and what this means in France.
Judith Gabler, 06 Sep 2017
Director of Operations, Europe and Regional Manager, DACH Judith Gabler explains to Course Leaders why quality member growth via top class education is still one of our high strategic priorities.
05 Sep 2017
Voorburg, 5 september 2017 – RICS in Nederland publiceert vandaag de tweede, herziene versie van de professionele richtlijn ‘Duurzaamheid en taxatie van commercieel vastgoed’, die oorspronkelijk dateert uit 2013.
The results for Q2 2017 show that Hungary and the Czech Republic continue to post the strongest overall results.
04 Sep 2017
Według najnowszego badania RICS dostępność powierzchni na wynajem w II kw. rosła bardziej umiarkowanie niż na początku roku. Po raz pierwszy od 2014 wskaźniki dotyczące popytu były zasadniczo zbliżone do wskaźników podaży, sygnalizując bardziej zrównoważony trend na rynku.
31 Aug 2017
Na een succesvol event van de Young RICS in het najaar van 2015 over de ADAM Tower heeft het bestuur wederom een event georganiseerd over Amsterdam Noord. Dit keer gericht op de transformatie van dit gehele stadsdeel, een gebied waar veel over gesproken wordt en waar veel op ‘vastgoed gebied’ gebeurd.
Scans of heritage buildings that used to take weeks can now be done in hours thanks to mobile-mapping technology. Senior Project Manager for Oxford Archaeology Jamie Quartermaine relates his experience of scanning three such buildings in Israel in just two days.
Sean Ellison, 31 Aug 2017
As I've written before, China has a debt problem; however, given the magnitude of the issue, concern does not appear to be widespread.
Amanda Clack FRICS, 30 Aug 2017
No one who saw the pictures of the horrific scenes of the Grenfell Tower fire in London can have felt anything other than shock and deepest sympathy for the victims, their families, friends and all those affected.
© RICS 2017
© RICS 2017