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14 Aug 2018
Following his review of different facade types, Diego Alves looks at the performance of modern systems during fires.
Stephanie Bentley, 13 Aug 2018
We have pools of information larger than any library mankind has ever built at our finger tips; communication with anyone in any location in the world can happen instantly; new modes of production with robotics and 3D printing are available for very reasonable costs; and finance and banking models are being transformed through digital currencies.
09 Aug 2018
Governments around the world are doing more than ever to combat corruption and money laundering, however, money laundering, bribery and corruption still pose a significant economic, social and legal threat to economies and financial systems worldwide.
06 Aug 2018
Significant trends – rapid urbanisation, climate change, resource scarcity – weigh ever heavier on our built and natural environments.
Partner at Kensington Swan Henry Brandts-Giesen considers the privacy implications of extending anti-money laundering legislation.
01 Aug 2018
Recent political scandals have impacted public trust in Brazil’s public institutions. Political corruption has resulted in mismanaged infrastructure projects impacting viability of public transportation, waste, water, energy and other public services.
Sean Tompkins, 30 Jul 2018
Fundamental disruption to long-established status-quos within the built and natural environments is changing the industry at a rate faster than ever before. As a professional body, we have a responsibility to lead, through both ideas and actions.
25 Jul 2018
Bribery and corruption remains a problem in India, in part due to an eco-system that makes professionals especially vulnerable to financial crimes.
18 Jul 2018
The continent of Africa is going to take up a bigger and bigger share of the planning and development agenda in the coming decades, with its phenomenal projected population growth, rapid urbanisation and complex problems.
Chris Nicholl FRICS, 03 Jul 2018
Around the world, governments, organisations and professionals are faced with the challenge of identifying and mitigating the risks posed by corruption, bribery, money laundering and terrorist financing.
Sean Ellison, 28 Jun 2018
Official data shows that tighter credit conditions are beginning to act as a drag on the Chinese economy, but what affect is this having on real estate companies?
26 Jun 2018
What are the implications of the Greater Bay Area (GBA) on Hong Kong’s 2030+ city strategy? This was a question tackled by Arcadis’ Global Director of Cities Mr John Batten at our recent Hong Kong Annual Conference, who elaborated on the subject from four key areas.
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.
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