Hear from the experts on the latest developments in surveying.
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John Kraus, 23 Mar 2018
The built environment is changing - are you ready to harness its potential?
23 Mar 2018
Mediation is growing rapidly in popularity as a dynamic and multi-faceted practice in many countries, which has been increasingly integrated into both new and existing legislation.
John Hughes FRICS, 22 Mar 2018
In 2007, the proportion of the world’s population that lived in cities passed 50% for the first time. Urban populations are now set to grow by over two billion people in the next 30 years.
22 Mar 2018
David McCullogh, Chair of RICS' Leaders Forum on Fire Safety, weighs up initial industry submissions to the Hackitt Review and considers the future of building control.
21 Mar 2018
Bradley Parker stresses the importance of fire protection in a maintenance schedule.
19 Mar 2018
Charles Ostroumoff is a Director of Arca Property Risk Management. He talks about the benefits of his RICS status and how being qualified in both finance and real estate helps him talk authoritatively in both worlds.
Matt Farman assesses the possible fallout from the Grenfell Tower fire for professional indemnity insurance.
Stephanie Bentley, 19 Mar 2018
Changes in working environments are well documented – a more mobile workforce, a more connected workforce, and the continued blurring of the boundaries between work and home life. The exponential rise of co-working spaces is testament to the growing appeal of workspaces that are able to flex to accommodate these changing needs.
15 Mar 2018
Following the Grenfell Tower fire, Anthony Taylor and Richard Edwards offer a detailed rundown of the roles and responsibilities for ensuring safety.
08 Mar 2018
After years of valuation and tax experience in the UK, Nicola embarked on a backpacking trip to Australia, where, after running out of funds, she started her own firm. What was she thinking? Nicola tells us in her own words.
Director of Arcadis Indonesia, Jakarta, Natalia Pujiyanti was one of the first construction professionals in Indonesia to gain MRICS status. She has worked her way up to become a Director with a passion for sharing knowledge with junior staff, but how did she get there? Natalia tells us in her own words.
Managing Director, East and South-West China at Colliers International Lina Wong MRICS was the real estate industry’s first female MD for Shanghai and now manages more than 200 professionals in one of the key cities in global real estate, but how did she get there? Lina tells us in her own words.
02 Mar 2018
How do cities such as Christchurch, New Zealand, which has suffered major natural disasters, attract the people, investment and entrepreneurs they need to rebuild their economies? We asked Chief Executive Officer of Development Christchurch Limited (DCL) Rob Hall FRICS how the city is regenerating after the earthquakes in 2010 and 2011.
01 Mar 2018
The retail and logistics real-estate sector needs to be aware of the impact that the autonomous vehicles revolution will have, write Ian Craig and Mary Liu.
27 Feb 2018
The future of the built world is here, and it’s full of drones, robots and 3D printers.
Stephanie Bentley, 27 Feb 2018
Feedback from our conferences, survey results and anecdotal claims from our professionals have shown that ‘PropTech’ is a topic on which the industry at large would like to know more.
23 Feb 2018
Maureen Ehrenberg FRICS, CRE, is President of Global Integrated Facilities Management (IFM) at JLL. An internationally recognised expert in the facility management field, Ehrenberg provides strategic direction and expertise to a team of over 30,000 who currently manage more than 1.5 billion square feet of property globally. She also holds a seat on the IFMA board, where she was Global Chair in 2016.
A 62-storey residential tower, Empire Melbourne, has been delivered two months ahead of its completion date. In response to a recent article about this in the Australian Financial Review, Probuild's Estimator and Cost Planner Shannon McKenzie MRICS explains how applying production methods used in the automotive industry helped achieve this.
Claudia Conway, 21 Feb 2018
Propteq Europe 2018 brought together suppliers and users of technology in real estate from across Europe and beyond – over 270 delegates from 37 countries. Informal discussion groups highlighted the burning issues in the industry and a number of themes echoed throughout the day.
21 Feb 2018
Singapore has gone through a remarkable transformation from British colonial trading port 200 years ago, to first-world economy in little over 50 years. Now, with government setting its sights on the next frontier, award-winning architect, academic, author and TV presenter Jason Pomeroy explains what challenges Singapore may face as it plans to become the world’s first "smart nation".
Lory Paterson, 16 Feb 2018
The second stop in the RICS Summit Series powered up in San Francisco. Though the overall themes were the same (resilience, new technology, infrastructure and mitigating the bubble), what came to mind when pondering the future of cities in San Francisco was vastly different than the conversation that bubbled up in Houston.
Sean Ellison, 08 Feb 2018
Mainland Chinese demand has significantly shaped property markets globally, eliciting a response from both professionals and policymakers. This has been particularly true for mainland Chinese purchases of overseas housing, which has reshaped residential property markets across Asia Pacific and beyond.
30 Jan 2018
Meet Kate Charrington, a residential surveyor with Countrywide, recently elected RICS Matrics Chair in Surrey, and a prolific vlogger on LinkedIn helping to inspire more people to come into surveying from wider and diverse backgrounds. Read Kate’s story.
Simon Rubinsohn, 29 Jan 2018
The Q4 2017 RICS Global Commercial Property Monitor, which has just been released, suggests that sentiment remains generally upbeat across the majority of real estate markets covered by the survey.
24 Jan 2018
We caught up with Neil Shah, RICS Regional Managing Director of the Americas, to learn about the global network and how the various global events build engagement between industry professionals.
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