Hear from the experts on the latest developments in surveying.
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20 Jun 2018
Whatever their actual job title, clerks of works perform a vital role in construction projects writes Rachel Morris.
Robert Jackson , 20 Jun 2018
The view from the Middle East outlines how RICS' public consultation will boost the profession while minimising exposure to financial crime.
18 Jun 2018
Some say it’s the era of retail apocalypse as some of the United States’ most prominent retailers are shuttering stores and out of the 1,200 malls across the country, just 50% are expected to be in business by 2023.Some say it’s the era of Digitally Native Vertical Brands (DNVBs) whose rapid expansion meant the number of store openings versus closures were actually up in 2017.
15 Jun 2018
With productivity proving a persistent issue, Anthony Walker explains how data can best be harnessed to boost output.
With the opening of the RICS’ public consultation on a new professional statement to help property professionals and regulated firms address the risks posed by bribery and corruption, money laundering and terrorist financing, we take a deeper look at the threat of Anti-Money Laundering in the UK and why there is a collective necessity to tackle it.
With the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards newly in effect, Daniel Montlake and Sivan Gelb examine their potential impact on the market.
12 Jun 2018
Many contradictory predictions are being made about the impact of artificial intelligence in the workplace. Chris Hoar investigates some of the threats and opportunities for professionals.
11 Jun 2018
Organisations are subject to continual change, yet their facilities often remain static, impeding progress that is critical to business success. We ask Dave Wilson, FRICS, IFMA Fellow and Director of Effective Facilities Ltd, how facilities managers can manage change to ensure that it bridges the gap between what an organisation has and what it needs.
08 Jun 2018
In our 150th year, we're recognising the achievements and contributions of the profession, past and present.
Resilient design and building will become the key to a city’s success. It has already become a critical topic to be addressed in the industry and the need for responsible stewardship at all levels of influence cannot be overstated.
04 Jun 2018
Real Estate Appraisal and Advisory Services
Meet Julie Fittock, a Chartered Surveyor (GP) working for Cushman and Wakefield, as part of a team contracted to carry out Property Portfolio Management for the London Borough of Bromley.
28 May 2018
How prepared are we for an emergency? We saw that Toronto is a resilient city when a van-driver struck several pedestrians on Yonge street. Our collective hearts broke when we learned of the deaths of our neighbours. But in the light of this devastation, we saw our strength.
24 May 2018
The following article was written by a student volunteer who attended the RICS Summit Series Americas 2018 stop in New York.
11 May 2018
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.
Neil Shah, 10 May 2018
The future is digital and as more of our daily tasks are automated, the value we bring to the profession is the experience and judgement we have earned in our careers.
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.
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.
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.
Ursula Hartenberger, 25 Apr 2018
How we are turning SDGs into action.
18 Apr 2018
Lawrence Melton is the CEO and President of The Building People, a global real estate and FM operations organisation he founded in 2013 with the ambition of driving efficiency, investment and performance for its clients. He has more than 20 years’ experience working in FM for the Federal Government, including a long term at the White House.
17 Apr 2018
The rapid advancement of technology is impacting the day to day role of professionals working in the built environment sector, which in turn is changing the skills profile necessary for those entering the industry.
John Kraus, 12 Apr 2018
The built environment is changing - are you ready to harness its potential?
12 Apr 2018
Studies have shown that millennials are expected to have an enormous impact on the housing market. Associate Dean and Director of the School of Real Estate, RICS School of Built Environment, Sunil Agarwal FRICS explains why it is critical for us to understand the way they think to ensure we don't alienate future home buyers.
Tony Mulhall MRICS, 11 Apr 2018
Bruce Katz a former Director at the Brookings Institution, a Washington think-tank on matters urban and governance, was in London earlier this week. Railing against populism and the sclerotic nation state he declared that from an early age he was ‘brainwashed to believe in hierarchy’.
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