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  • Leaders in infrastructure spell out the next decade's top themes
    Infrastructure

    Leaders in infrastructure spell out the next decade's top themes

    Skills. Data. Collaboration. Investment. Technology.

    These are some of the major themes identified by a senior group of industry figures for UK infrastructure, over the next decade and beyond.

  • Airbnb: A home away from home
    Commercial property

    Airbnb: A home away from home

    In a presentation made prior to the 2016 RICS Inaugural World Built Environment Forum, Chip Conley, Airbnb’s Head of Global Hospitality Strategy traces the growth of Airbnb from 2008 when it was founded. Two of the three co-founders had the idea when they offered airbeds and homemade breakfast in their living room to three guests who were unable to find accommodation anywhere else. Today, Airbnb is operating in two million homes and 34,000 cities in 190 countries.

  • Valuations in accordance with the Alternative Investment Fund Management Directive
    Valuation

    Valuations in accordance with the Alternative Investment Fund Management Directive

    The Alternative Investment Fund Management Directive (AIFMD), introduced by the European Union for implementation by July 2013, lays down a requirement for fund assets to be valued at least once a year, and for this valuation to be based on a fully documented methodology.