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  • Data & technology: A new way of managing property
    Property technology

    Data & technology: A new way of managing property

    Technology moves fast – but the property industry does not. This is the essential paradox at the heart of PropTech. While technology has proved a disruptive force in other industries from music making to taxi hailing, the property industry’s insistence on long leases is not what occupiers want.

  • The European Central Bank acknowledges the RICS Red Book
    Valuation

    The European Central Bank acknowledges the RICS Red Book

    We welcome the publication of the ECB’s guidance on non-performing loans (NPLs) which requires adherence to either the RICS Red Book or the European Valuation Standards (EVS).

  • Opportunity driven by technology
    Property technology

    Opportunity driven by technology

    “Technology and the availability of data is changing property investment.” This was the unanimous view of a panel made up of thought leaders on our stand at MIPIM.

  • Fuelling a surveying career around the world
    Quantity surveying & construction

    Fuelling a surveying career around the world

    What would you do after being rejected for a place on your dream project management postgraduate course? How about enrol on a quantity surveying course, get a job with AECOM, move to Canada and oversee the management, design and construction of petrol stations in one of the biggest countries in the world? Kerhys Sterling describes her inspirational journey into surveying.

  • Climate refugees, stress and paradigm shifts
    Land use

    Climate refugees, stress and paradigm shifts

    There can be no denying that climate change is real. Perhaps for those of us lucky enough to live in geographies that have avoided some of its more devastating impacts it can seem abstract, but for those parts of the world least able to deal with the effects, the consequences have been disastrous.

  • Data and tech companies: make a TAP commitment
    Property technology

    Data and tech companies: make a TAP commitment

    We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Tech Affiliate Program, which gives companies the chance to build a professional profile and receive annual benefits while helping to increase awareness of the impact technology has on the industry.

  • Preliminary reviews - what you need to know
    APC

    Preliminary reviews - what you need to know

    Stephen Hinson FRICS is an APC assessor and panel chairman who has helped APC professional by evaluating their preliminary reviews and providing guidance prior to their final assessment interview.