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17 Feb 2017
If infrastructure professionals Dr Philippa Stratford and Liam Hewitt prove anything, it's that there isn't one definitive path into the surveying profession. One was working with the UN in Cambodia and looking for career change after having a family. The other? A Lego addict aiming to turn his passion into a career.
Les Pickford, 13 Feb 2017
Katy Dowding has worked on some huge projects, including private finance initiative (PFI) schemes for the £352m refurbishment of the Ministry of Defence's headquarters in Whitehall and the £1bn redevelopment of Barts and The Royal London hospitals in London.
Claudia Conway, 10 Feb 2017
From a simple bus stop in a small community to mega developments in big cities, infrastructure has a transformative effect on the people that use it. This couldn’t be more evident in the densely populated cities across India, where population profiles include the very wealthy, as well as the very poor, and all of whom would hugely benefit from access to new developments, such as rapid transit.
Dan Hughes, 07 Feb 2017
From smart buildings and machine learning, to wellbeing trackers and virtual reality, data and technology is having a significant impact on all aspects of our lives - including the spaces where we work.
06 Feb 2017
Jessica Austen discovered the world of surveying while at sixth form summer school. She has since completed a week's work experience at CBRE and secured a position with them as an apprentice surveyor. Jessica tells us more about the importance of outreach in schools in her own words.
31 Jan 2017
Faster than a ship, China's recently launched direct rail freight service to London, takes just two weeks to arrive and tells an important story of trade and globalisation.
30 Jan 2017
Government investment in highways has climbed to around £5 billion per year over the next four years. We spoke to Commercial Director at Highways England Mark Ollerton to discuss the skills challenge his organisation faces.
Top Trump or hot air? Head of Valuation & Advisory Services for JLL Michael Welch MRICS and Project Director for Skanska Infrastructure Development Chris Guthkelch FRICS debate the Trump administration and its impact on the US infrastructure spending.
Laura Lindberg, 26 Jan 2017
We're starting the new year, highlighting some exclusive media coverage on what RICS, as an international professional body, is bringing to the different European markets.
Will Myles, 19 Jan 2017
One of the world’s largest financial institutions will be demanding the Red Book when it commissions valuations of its portfolio.
19 Jan 2017
With the constantly evolving demands of work, how do workers ensure they are paid on time — or at all? This is where the concept of a payment standard can come into play.
Neil Shah, 28 Jul 2016
I’m proud to announce that Peter Smith FRICS is now the new Chair of the Americas World Regional Board as of July 1, 2016.
Marcia Ferrari, 23 Jun 2016
Held in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico the event is geared towards the next generation of public-sector real estate professionals.
Michael Zuriff, 24 May 2016
On May 10, the White House held an event on resilience in the built environment, titled “Resilient Building Codes,” and RICS was very honored to participate as a member of the Resilient Building Coalition.
Lory Paterson, 29 Apr 2016
On April 26th, our Toronto members got an exclusive look at a landmark office development in in the city's Downtown West, the Queen Richmond Centre West at 134 Peter Street.
26 Apr 2016
I am looking forward to welcoming delegates to the 5th Annual Caribbean Valuation and Construction Conference from Wednesday, November 9 to Thursday, November 10, 2016 in Rodney Bay, Gros Islet, St Lucia.
Neil Shah, 25 Apr 2016
The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) announced on April 12 a landmark collaboration which promises to transform the US$1 trillion global facility management (FM) industry.
John Hughes FRICS, 21 Apr 2016
I’m writing this article from our wonderful global headquarters building in London. Throughout the office I keep hearing great comments about the Summit of the Americas and the first World Built Environment Forum.
Michael Zuriff, 20 Apr 2016
As many of you are aware, RICS is a member of the International Valuation Standards Coalition (IVSC).
18 Feb 2016
At the upcoming Summit of the Americas DC2016, RICS Canada Board Member Justin George will explore the complexities and challenges of mixed-use development with a panel of experts comprising senior partners of “The Wharf” development in South West Washington, D,C.
Neil Shah, 25 Jan 2016
I'm pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the role of Americas’ world regional board chair.
Neil Shah, 05 Jan 2016
Happy New Year and best wishes for a healthy and prosperous 2016! We have a lot to be thankful for and a lot to look forward to this year.
Simon Rubinsohn, 16 Dec 2015
Shape our commentary to the market by participating in our construction market survey, which closes January 15.
Michael Zuriff, 15 Dec 2015
I'm pleased to announce that applications are now open for the Americas Regulatory Sub-Board.
John Hughes FRICS, 12 Dec 2015
As we come to the end of the year, I'd like to reflect on the significance of our profession, and how a rapidly changing industry is calling for a sharp, up-to-date membership.
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