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11 May 2018
Twenty of the East of England’s most impressive property schemes battled it out for top honours at last night’s 2018 RICS Awards, East of England where the North West Cambridge Development took the overall, esteemed ‘East of England Project of the Year’ title.
Scott McMillan, FRICS, is Advisor In The Office Of The Managing Director at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Scott is not only a well-respected and highly experienced facilities management executive, but a member of IFMA and a Chartered Electrical Engineer too.
10 May 2018
Over 35 of the South East’s most impressive and community beneficial property schemes battled it out for top honours at last night’s 2018 RICS Awards, South East where the Command of the Oceans Project took the overall, esteemed ‘Project of the Year’ title.
Tony Mulhall MRICS, 10 May 2018
Those involved with planning applications as decision makers or applicants will be aware of how central development viability appraisals have become in determining planning and affordable housing obligations.
House prices at a national level dipped marginally in April, while they continue to fall in London and the South East in particular, according to the April 2018 RICS UK Residential Market Survey.
Gary Strong FRICS, 09 May 2018
Gary Strong looks at the value of automatic fire suppression systems, in an article based on a recent submission to the London Assembly consultation on installing or retrofitting sprinklers in all buildings.
09 May 2018
Emma Wharton, FRICS, is Client and Customer Director for the Palace of Westminster’s Restoration and Renewal Programme at the UK Parliament.
Renting is not just a young person’s game. Ahead of his appearance as a panellist at the upcoming RICS Residential Property Conference, David Bond, Head of PRS & Build to Rent of PRSim provides an update on the changing face of renters.
08 May 2018
RICS Data Services are working with the European Commission’s Directorate General for Energy (DG ENER) to maintain and update the EU Building Stock Observatory (BSO).
04 May 2018
Over 23 of the East Midlands’ most impressive and community beneficial property schemes battled it out for top honours at last night’s RICS Awards 2018, East Midlands where the Get Busy Living Centre project took the overall ‘East Midlands’ Project of the Year’ title.
Gary Strong FRICS, 03 May 2018
Despite rapid globalisation, with investment flowing across borders, money pouring into built assets and increasing numbers of different professionals operating across the world, the industry currently lacks a consistent set of high-level principles for design, construction and management of buildings for fire safety.
Martin McAuley, 03 May 2018
The government has committed to ensuring that everyone in the UK will have access to universal high-speed broadband through a Universal Service Obligation.
John Hughes FRICS, 03 May 2018
A member recently commented that our profession should do more to enhance our image; that we need to be more visionary if we are to live up to our “public advantage” responsibilities.
03 May 2018
Over 22 of the West Midlands’ most impressive and community beneficial property schemes battled it out for top honours at last night’s RICS Awards 2018, West Midlands where the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire project took the overall ‘West Midlands’ Project of the Year’ title.
Louise Weale, 02 May 2018
It's clear that no part of our industry will be unaffected by the technological changes we're seeing across the sector.
01 May 2018
The subject of mental health and wellbeing in the property industry will be under the spotlight at four symposium-style events being run by LionHeart.
New research report, published by RICS, highlights benefits, implications, and losses for public authorities and communities by extending permitted development rights.
Christian Cubitt, 30 Apr 2018
Following Sajid Javid's latest move, the UK has, once again, got a new Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government.
30 Apr 2018
The BCIS assumptions for the future of construction labour cost inflation used in our current forecasts are set out below:
Collecting, analysing, modelling and interpreting cost data allows industry to make better informed decisions regarding projects and assets, and identify areas for improvement.
28 Apr 2018
Over 45 of the North West’s most impressive and community beneficial property schemes battled it out for top honours at last night’s RICS Awards 2018, North West where the Mersey Gateway Project took the overall, esteemed ‘Project of the Year, North West’ title.
26 Apr 2018
We look back at the best World Built Environment Forum Summit yet. Where innovators and global influencers arrive in one place to determine the future direction of the built environment.
In Commercial Real Estate (CRE), which forms part of the Global Corporates division at Lloyds Bank, they want to create the best customer experience, so it is critical that all their real estate colleagues are able to undertake the most relevant and effective training.
David Morgan, 26 Apr 2018
In a dramatic and emotionally charged speech at the Welsh Labour Conference, First Minister Carwyn Jones announced he would be standing down this Autumn.
The divide in the commercial property market between retail property and the industrial sector is growing, according to the Q1 2018 RICS UK Commercial Property Market survey.
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