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14 Sep 2017
There is an increasingly mixed picture across the UK housing market, according to the August 2017, UK Residential Market Survey. Although the headline level shows a return to growth, sentiment is less positive in prime central London and to a lesser extent the wider South East, alongside the North and East Anglia.
Kim Bailey, 13 Sep 2017
Ten firms that utilise BIM technology to create smarter, more creative buildings were recognised at the 2017 RICS BIM4SME Awards, where Willmott Dixon Interiors won the esteemed ‘Best Overall BIM Project’ for their work on 39 Victoria Street in Westminster, London.
11 Sep 2017
RICS has today launched an updated version of the UK residential real estate agency, RICS professional statement.
06 Sep 2017
Sir Michael Burton, a Judge of the High Court of England and Wales from 1998–2016, and the President of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal, has been appointed Chair of the RICS Conduct and Appeal Committee.
24 Aug 2017
Subdued demand for farmland, coupled with falling land prices and a lack of new supply across the rural sector, sees calls for more post-Brexit clarity from respondents to the RICS/RAU Rural Land Market Survey H1 2017.
17 Aug 2017
We've issued a fresh call to female A-level talent to consider a career in the land, property and construction sectors, and help meet increasing demand for a more diverse workforce and profession, whilst bridging the skills gap.
10 Aug 2017
Record low stock numbers, political uncertainty and the aftermath of tax changes are obstacles hindering the UK housing market, according to the RICS UK Residential Market Survey, with price growth and sales activity subdued during the month of July.
27 Jul 2017
Nearly half of construction workers think the sector's pay gap between men and women will be lower than the national average within a year.
Occupier demand is declining in the office and retail sectors of the UK commercial property market, but conditions in the industrial segment remain firm, according to the Q2 2017 RICS UK Commercial Property Market Survey.
25 Jul 2017
A universal system that enables global comparison of construction project costs launches today. RICS will begin preparation of a global professional statement in cost prediction, incorporating ICMS, later this year and expect publication in 2019.
20 Jul 2017
Workloads have slowed across all sectors of the construction industry as Brexit delays investment, according to the Q2 2017 UK RICS Construction and Infrastructure Market Survey. Anecdotal evidence from respondents suggests that uncertainty regarding Brexit is weighing on investment decisions, alongside the political turmoil generated from last month’s general election.
13 Jul 2017
House price inflation dropped further in June, according to the latest RICS UK Residential Market Survey. At the same time there's little encouragement for sales activity with agreed sales declining alongside new buyer enquiries and new instructions.
01 Jul 2017
RICS and the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) are pleased to announce a landmark collaboration that promises to transform the US$1 trillion global facility management (FM) industry.
27 Jun 2017
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Scotland has appointed Peter Haggarty FRICS as its new chairman.
Our Edinburgh office has become the first workplace in Scotland to be awarded the prestigious Fairplace Award®.
Kim Bailey, 22 Jun 2017
We're calling on construction firms across the UK to help tackle the skills shortage in the industry by helping some of their community’s most vulnerable people get back into work.
08 Jun 2017
Enquiries from new buyers, new instructions from those wanting to sell, and agreed sales in the housing market, have once more declined in May, according to the latest RICS UK Residential Market Survey. In addition, price growth also lost momentum and is predicted to slow further over the next three months.
05 Jun 2017
RICS and BBA recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) outlining their commitment to work together to maintain high standards in commercial property valuation and ensure a sustainable supply of valuation services.
26 May 2017
More than 30 of Northern Ireland’s most impressive and community-beneficial property schemes battled it out for top honours at the RICS Awards 2017, Northern Ireland, last night, with North Belfast’s Girdwood Community Hub claiming the overall ‘Project of the Year’ award.
25 May 2017
51 of London’s most impressive and community-beneficial property schemes battled it out for top honours at last night’s 2017 RICS Awards, London, where Fitzrovia’s Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour was awarded the overall ‘Project of the Year’ title.
23 May 2017
The landmark collaboration between the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is, for the first time, offering a combined suite of credentials and professional qualifications for facility management (FM).
22 May 2017
RICS have introduced new mandatory requirements on conflicts of interest for the UK land, property, construction and infrastructure industry.
Kim Bailey, 20 May 2017
The transformation of Oldham’s grade II listed Town Hall into a quality family entertainment and dining destination scooped three accolades at the 2017 RICS Awards, North West including the overall 'Project of the Year' title.
19 May 2017
A pioneering 10-year project connecting the UK’s carbon research with Australia, US and Amazonian research wins Project of the Year at the RICS Awards 2017, West Midlands.
18 May 2017
Forty seven of the South East’s most impressive and community-beneficial property schemes battled it out for top honours at last night’s 2017 RICS Awards, South East, where British Airways I-360 in Brighton awarded the overall ‘Project of the Year’ title.
© RICS 2017
© RICS 2017