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  • Artificial intelligence: What it means for the built environment
    Property technology

    Artificial intelligence: What it means for the built environment

    “The time is ripe, even overdue, to take a cold, hard look at what a highly disruptive technology could do to the industry.” From the design and construction of a building through to managing and maintaining it, artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly being integrated into core business strategies and impacting the work of surveyors of all disciplines and their fellow professionals.

  • BIM for Project Managers
    Project management

    BIM for Project Managers

    We are pleased to announce the launch of our new paper - BIM for Project Managers - which provides market insight into organisational strategic issues and the role and functions of project managers in BIM implementation.

  • Global Trends in Data Capture and Management in Real Estate and Construction
    Sustainability

    Global Trends in Data Capture and Management in Real Estate and Construction

    As part of our participation at the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23), the annual United Nations (UN) member summit on climate change, we have launched a new report which that pulls together insights gained from members of the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (Global ABC). The Global ABC is made up of UN member states and sector leaders in the building sector, including RICS.

  • The technological revolution and the future of residential property
    Property technology

    The technological revolution and the future of residential property

    The way business is conducted is changing. Many of the roles that will exist in 2030 will combine skills in ways not imagined today. It’s been clear from employers of all types – big and small, public and private – that a stronger emphasis on technology is going to be needed as an enabler of business performance.