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Laura Lindberg, 19 Feb 2018
Effective identification and management of conflicts of interest is a challenging but essential component of professionalism. For this reason, both the European Union and the national regulatory authorities have recently strengthened the focus on conflicts of interest’s prevention and mitigation.
15 Feb 2018
Mary Ann Reynolds FRICS has been heavily involved in the work of RICS for most of her career. Having been a very active member for over 30 years she is now employed as the County Manager for RICS in Switzerland. One of her past roles as an active member of RICS was as Chairman of CESB and she is also a Licensed Assessor Trainer.
Anna Galiano, Education and Qualification Standards Manager – Europe at RICS, explains the way accredited courses teach RICS standards to their students and how they create transparency and professionalism in real estate.
13 Feb 2018
The second edition of the European Retail Conference took place in Milan on 6 February.
After years of valuation and tax experience in the UK, Nicola embarked on a backpacking trip to Australia, where, after running out of funds, she started her own firm. What was she thinking? Nicola tells us in her own words.
09 Feb 2018
Anna Galiano, RICS Team Manager Accreditation - Educational Standards, participated in the EMPIRE programme to further develop her real estate knowledge.
Sean Ellison, 08 Feb 2018
Mainland Chinese demand has significantly shaped property markets globally, eliciting a response from both professionals and policymakers. This has been particularly true for mainland Chinese purchases of overseas housing, which has reshaped residential property markets across Asia Pacific and beyond.
02 Feb 2018
Maarten Vermeulen CBM FRICS, Regional Managing Director for RICS in Europe, Russia & CIS addresses course leaders about the war for talent.
Our commitment to supporting the next generation of professionals continues in Europe, as we once again attended and supported IREC (International Real Estate Challenge).
30 Jan 2018
Meet Kate Charrington, a residential surveyor with Countrywide, recently elected RICS Matrics Chair in Surrey, and a prolific vlogger on LinkedIn helping to inspire more people to come into surveying from wider and diverse backgrounds. Read Kate’s story.
Simon Rubinsohn, 29 Jan 2018
The Q4 2017 RICS Global Commercial Property Monitor, which has just been released, suggests that sentiment remains generally upbeat across the majority of real estate markets covered by the survey.
18 Jan 2018
With the role of an employer’s agent still seen as ambiguous, Kelvin Hughes introduces a new RICS guidance note designed to clarify matters.
Laura Lindberg, 18 Jan 2018
Moving away from the linear industrial model of ‘take, make, and waste’ to a circular economy, including a resource efficient and sustainable built environment has been one of the main commitments of the current EU Commission, as illustrated by the adoption in 2015 of the Circular Economy Package.
Stephanie Bentley, 16 Jan 2018
Recent years have seen advances in technology that are impacting the built environment and the role of professionals everywhere. The increasing reliance on data and technology for communication and making key business decisions has sparked intense ethical debates.
16 Jan 2018
The traditionally conservative construction industry needs surveyors to take ownership of impending challenges – or face irrelevance, maintains Mark Farmer.
10 Jan 2018
As a child, Country Manager of Turner & Townsend India Ameya Gumaste MRICS was fascinated by how a plan on paper could become a real-life building. He is now responsible for 125 people across India, but how did he get there? Ameya tells us in his own words.
Dan Hughes, 03 Jan 2018
"2017 saw the PropTech space come into its own as a space to be reckoned with and invested in. The space is suddenly overflowing with disruptive start-ups competing for attention."
Dan Hughes, 20 Dec 2017
When building a business, crossing borders is difficult. International growth is restrained by time zones, legal peculiarities, privacy and culture differences and localisation challenges (language, currency, etc.). PropTech companies are of no exception. We asked our partners, MetaProp NYC, how to overcome these challenges so that new companies can thrive.
19 Dec 2017
Director of Arcadis Indonesia, Jakarta, Natalia Pujiyanti was one of the first construction professionals in Indonesia to gain MRICS status. She has worked her way up to become a Director with a passion for sharing knowledge with junior staff, but how did she get there? Natalia tells us in her own words.
14 Dec 2017
Our professional statement ‘Whole life carbon assessment for the built environment’ is one example of our approach to promoting a whole lifecycle view of real estate. The launch of the standard follows our presence at this year´s 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, where we advanced on the commitments made at COP21 Paris to help limit global warming.
Paul Bagust, 08 Dec 2017
It's no secret that technological change is redefining the current economic landscape. At our recent Commercial Property Conference, it was suggested that the application of new technology is having a greater impact on the property market than current political changes. The question is, why?
Laura Lindberg, 07 Dec 2017
In its mission to bring confidence to the real estate industry through ethics and self-regulation for the benefit of society, RICS has identified money laundering as one of the key areas of risk for the reputation of the real estate industry worldwide.
07 Dec 2017
Country Manager at Knight Frank Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Ross Wheble MRICS started out in stocks, but ended up in surveying after a leap of faith from the UK to work in Malaysia. Ross tells us more in his own words.
05 Dec 2017
RICS Global Director of Business Valuation Steve Choi tells us more about the Certified in Entity and Intangible Valuations (CEIV) credential, which aims to instil confidence in the practice of determining fair value in financial reporting.
04 Dec 2017
Much attention has been paid to the benefits of cycling for society and cyclists, but what are the asset management advantages of providing better cycle parking facilities in office buildings?
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