Hear from the experts on the latest developments in surveying.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
25 Aug 2017
We recently met with two professionals to discuss the potential skills shortage which the industry is facing. To stimulate debate, we posed the following statement - never mind millennials, we should recognise the ability of experienced surveyors to learn and adapt. Discuss.
Sean Ellison, 23 Aug 2017
The July Hong Kong Residential Market Survey shows that sentiment surrounding the housing market continues to moderate, however, it remains positive.
22 Aug 2017
Whenever exam results are announced, young people inevitably think about their future and options, but how many are looking at a future in surveying?
Stephanie Bentley, 22 Aug 2017
Changes in working environments are well documented – a more mobile workforce, a more connected workforce, and the continued blurring of the boundaries between work and home life. The exponential rise of co-working spaces is testament to the growing appeal of workspaces that are able to flex to accommodate these changing needs.
Sean Ellison, 21 Aug 2017
Corporate debt in China has expanded at an unprecedented rate since the onset of the global financial crisis, to now surpass that of Japan in the late 1980s. Although concerns of a major credit event have subsided of late, the threat of one continues to loom large over the Chinese economy.
18 Aug 2017
The world of valuation extends far beyond the land we walk and live on, in fact, it extends right out to sea. Meet Captain Ed Geary FRICS, chartered surveyor, maritime enthusiast and valuer of some of the world’s most elaborate ships, both above and below the sea.
17 Aug 2017
Een inspirerende zoektocht naar 20 betaalbare woonplekken voor kwetsbare jongeren in Amsterdam!
Mark Walley, 17 Aug 2017
As the only representative for the built environment institutions, we were recently invited to join Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer in forming a high-level business delegation for the second UK-Brazil Economic and Financial Dialogue (EFD).
Martin Burns, 14 Aug 2017
Adjudication is a generic term for a range of procedures by which differences of opinion are referred to independent third parties, known as adjudicators. These adjudicators review evidence and/or make investigations, and then make decisions, which determine the outcome of disputes.
© RICS 2017
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