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18 Jan 2018
Our response to an article on the statue planning application in the press.
The UK housing market continued to display a lack of momentum in December, with buyer interest edging lower. Changes to Stamp Duty for first time buyers is having little immediate effect, according to the December 2017 RICS UK Residential Market Survey.
17 Jan 2018
A new global competition to encourage students and young people to find solutions to the issues facing the world’s rapidly expanding cities has been launched today.
15 Jan 2018
Following Carillion entering liquidation, we respond.
11 Jan 2018
We have opened an exhibition to celebrate our 150th anniversary, as well as the significant contribution the surveying profession has made to local communities and the wider built environment over the past 150 years.
Abdul Choudhury, 11 Jan 2018
RICS has been concerned for some time about the impact of Brexit on construction, particularly as positions harden.
22 Dec 2017
The RICS annual housing market forecast shows a flat national prediction for 2018. But the forecast highlights growth in some regions counterbalanced by price declines in others.
19 Dec 2017
In an effort to reduce the number of people experiencing homelessness during winter – and the Christmas season - RICS has joined forces with property industry charity, LandAid to launch a campaign to deliver more bed spaces for young homeless people across all 12 UK regions.
Le-Anne Lim, 18 Dec 2017
As regulators pay ever-closer attention to fair value measurement processes and the US Securities and Exchange Commission leads the call for a more robust qualification process for business valuation, we respond with the launch of the Certified in Entity and Intangible Valuations (CEIV) credential at the RICS Business Valuation Conference.
14 Dec 2017
The UK housing market remains flat at a headline level in the run up to Christmas, according to the November 2017 RICS UK Residential Market Survey.
Alongside today's release of the RICS UK Residential Market Survey we take a look at the devolved regions' housing market.
05 Dec 2017
The International Chamber of Commerce in the UK (ICC United Kingdom) has signed the Conflict Avoidance Pledge today, committing to work proactively with industry partners to avoid conflict by identifying, promoting and utilising conflict avoidance methods.
Lewis Johnston, 22 Nov 2017
In the run-up to the budget Phillip Hammond suggested he would be leading a concerted Government effort to deliver 300,000 homes a year. While some industry concerns have been taken into account, overall today’s announcements don’t match up to that ambition.
20 Nov 2017
The Pledge150 campaign will see RICS partnering with property industry charity LandAid, to lead the built environment sector in raising £2.25m for the provision of 150 bed spaces across all 12 UK regions by December 2018. The kick-off event raised £127,000 towards the £2.25m target.
Northern Ireland’s construction sector stagnated for a second successive quarter as a lack of public spending continued to impact on the industry, according to the latest RICS and Tughans Northern Ireland Construction & Infrastructure Market Survey.
A pick-up in infrastructure activity was the main bright spot in the Welsh construction sector during the third quarter of the year, according to figures from our latest RICS Construction & Infrastructure Market Survey.
18 Nov 2017
A young director at one of the largest real estate advisory firms has won the highly-esteemed ‘UK Young Surveyor of the Year’ title - and the prize of a new car - for his outstanding achievements in the property industry at the 2017 RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards (YSOYA).
17 Nov 2017
At a special charity fundraising event, The Duke of Cambridge helped launch the RICS Pledge150 project which aims to raise money to help end youth homelessness. Read his speech below.
16 Nov 2017
The Duke of Cambridge will, on Friday 17 November, attend the launch event for the RICS Pledge150 campaign at its Headquarters in Parliament Square.
Workloads in UK construction and infrastructure continued to rise in Q3 2017, according to the latest RICS UK Construction and Infrastructure Market Survey, with 22% more respondents seeing a rise in workloads of the quarter, with a steady pace of growth.
09 Nov 2017
The Welsh housing market looks set for a positive end to the year, the latest RICS Residential Market Survey suggests.
Northern Ireland surveyors are optimistic about the housing market into 2018, the latest RICS and Ulster Bank Residential Market Survey suggests.
The UK housing market continued to stutter in October with both demand from buyers and agreed sales declining once more, while price trends are now flat. With most UK regions showing a flat or negative trend in newly agreed sales, momentum in the market is likely to remain subdued in the near term, according to the October 2017 RICS UK Residential Market Survey.
08 Nov 2017
To meaningfully support the global climate agenda, the real estate and construction sector must develop a more systematic, coherent and aligned approach to data management.
02 Nov 2017
The Remembrance Centre at the National Memorial Arboretum (NMA) scooped the top ‘UK Project of the Year’ title at this year’s industry leading RICS Awards Grand Final, making it the second year in a row that a West Midlands built project has won the prestigious accolade.
© RICS 2018
© RICS 2018