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22 Mar 2018
The Miami Summit was the third of seven conferences in the Summit Series in the Americas and it was tinged with a political undercurrent. While in Houston and San Francisco future planning was optimistic, any talk of the future is more uncertain in Florida where sea level rise threatens to wipe out most of the state. Action is required and the key to gaining momentum when the stakes are high is knowledge sharing.
From April 2018 the publication dates for the Price Adjustment Formulae Indices (PAFI), the General Building Cost Index (GBCI), and related series have been revised following a change to the release timetable for data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
16 Mar 2018
During the third day at MIPIM, RICS continued its series of events dedicated to the impact of new technologies in the property profession.
15 Mar 2018
Day two continued to see new technologies at the centre of MIPIM discussions, with Maarten Vermeulen FRICS, RICS Managing Director for Europe presenting the findings of RICS' research paper: “Artificial Intelligence: what it means for the built environment”.
14 Mar 2018
Day one at MIPIM saw RICS explain how we are leading the debate on the future of the industry on a global scale. Here’s a round-up from the first day.
Jeffrey Matsu, 09 Mar 2018
Harnessing the creative energy of tech savvy youth into productive careers in the built environment will help us deliver the industrial transformation that society urgently requires to tackle issues related to the economy, environment and social mobility.
05 Mar 2018
RICS will use the influential platform at the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference in Washington D.C. to canvass for further input on the ground-breaking International Land Measurement Standards (ILMS).
02 Mar 2018
When the subject of resilience came up in San Francisco, there was no major hurricane or weather event to bring a sense of immediacy to the subject. Rather, those in attendance brought up climate change as the underlying cause of all the extreme weather we’re experiencing globally to predict the most likely threats to the region.
28 Feb 2018
Governing Council election result: Strategic seat for Land
Alexander Aronsohn FRICS, 26 Feb 2018
The third building class in the series of International Property Measurement Standards (IPMS) has been released.
26 Feb 2018
The RICS Regulatory Board is considering changes to firm regulation.
23 Feb 2018
San Francisco is ground zero for tech start-ups but the intersection of technology and real estate is, at this point, underdeveloped. New technology creates more sources of data – harnessing this new data will be a game changer for the industry.
19 Feb 2018
We have reviewed our pathways to professional qualification, which will launch on 1 August 2018. We’re publishing the new content now so, if you’re a candidate, employer, assessor or have an interest in RICS assessments, you can see the changes.
08 Feb 2018
Challenges, Opportunities and Experience SharingThe Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the International Property Tax Institute are pleased to announce the 7th Annual Caribbean Valuation and Construction Conference, to be held in Montego Bay, Jamaica.
How will new technology impact how we write and enforce contracts? Drones, sensors, artificial intelligence (AI) and other emerging technologies are collecting more data than has ever been available before. With the right process, this data can be used to monitor costs, shipments, schedule around delays and in the overall management of construction projects.
Michael Zuriff, 08 Feb 2018
At the 4th annual RICS International Investment Panel in New York Tuesday night, four real estate investment leaders met to discuss their insights and strategies for the global real estate market. It was sponsored by Herrick Feinstein LLP.
02 Feb 2018
How will emerging technologies impact how I do my job? This was an underlying question that came up frequently in Houston at the first stop of the RICS Summit of the Americas 2018.
Last week, we launched our first event in the RICS Summit of the Americas 2018 – a series of events visiting seven cities across the region to mark our 150th anniversary.
The RICS Summit of the Americas 2018 launched in Houston this week and has six more stops in cities throughout the Americas over the next few months. We’re inviting students and recent grads from local colleges and universities to attend the events and join the discussions on the issues that impact the industry today.
Alexander Aronsohn FRICS, 01 Feb 2018
We have updated our Property Measurement Professional Statement to incorporate the International Property Measurement Standards (IPMS): Residential Buildings.
30 Jan 2018
The RICS regulatory board is looking at how we can strengthen the value proposition of firm regulation, and make it easier for clients to identify firms regulated by RICS.
John Hughes FRICS, 24 Jan 2018
Of the many charges levelled against political and business elites, perhaps the most damning is that they have abandoned the interests of society.
24 Jan 2018
Technology has risen up the agenda of most property companies recently. However, whilst there is a lot of noise about it, there is also confusion in the market about what it means and what property professionals should be doing about it.
Nigel Sellars FRICS, 19 Jan 2018
From 1 January 2018, all RICS professionals and regulated firms are now required to follow the global professional statement on Conflicts of Interest, 1st edition.
17 Jan 2018
The BCIS five-year forecast for the facilities management sector sees maintenance cost inflation rising by 2.3% to Q3 2018 and by a further 2.6% to Q1 2019. It is then forecast to rise by between 2.9% and 3.8% over the next three years.
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