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Neil Shah, 22 Nov 2015
The New York office has recently moved: below is the new suite number where you'll find RICS staff in New York.
Neil Shah, 19 Nov 2015
Please join me in welcoming Neil Axler, John Glynn and Ade Okuwoga to the RICS Americas board.
Gillian Charlesworth, 03 May 2017
At the second of its new format annual strategy meetings, Governing Council agreed further steps in ensuring the future of RICS as a global professional body, fit for the 21st century and able to equip future generations of professionals. This report sets out the meeting highlights, priorities and actions agreed by Council.
17 May 2017
Infrastructure programmes are extraordinarily complex: they can take many years, have many stakeholders and often have to be executed while connected infrastructure is still in public use. For this reason, being a commercial manager is perhaps as much about controlling risk as it is about controlling cost.
Dan Hughes, 11 Apr 2017
“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.
Gillian Charlesworth, 04 Jul 2016
Our Governing Council met in London 27-28 June 2016. This was the second meeting of a new-style Council, with alternate meetings focussing on strategy formulation and oversight. The new approach will position us as the leading body in our sector, while protecting our reputation by having oversight over a number of risks and gaining assurance that risks are managed to an acceptable level.
Simon Rubinsohn, 27 Oct 2016
Q3 shows promise in U.S. commercial property, regardless of current political uncertainty ahead of the 2016 Presidential Election.
28 Mar 2017
Day two of the World Built Environment Forum Annual Summit in Shanghai saw the focus shift from geopolitics and macro trends towards cities that are resilient and smart, as well as the market dynamics driving investment into China and the factors drawing Chinese capital abroad.
12 Dec 2014
As 2014 comes to a close I wanted to send holiday greetings on behalf of the US Country Board to all our members and friends across the country.
RICS’ Southern California Chapter held its first Development Series event in Los Angeles on November 20, 2014, featuring Korean Air’s huge and innovative Wilshire Grand Center.
10 Apr 2014
A team of RICS student members from the Real Estate master's program at the Georgetown School of Continuing Studies (Washington, D.C.) recently won the top prize in MIT's 2014 CASE Competition.
23 Jan 2015
Dear Members,I hope that your New Year has started well.
Michael Zuriff, 12 Dec 2014
In 2014, RICS has continued to develop its regulatory function to strengthen confidence in the profession.
31 Mar 2017
As of 31 March 2017, firms wishing to be regulated by us will need to ensure that at least one of their principals is a qualified professional (MRICS, FRICS and AssocRICS). The current requirement allows for firms to be regulated if the principal is any class of member.
13 Jul 2017
Axiare Patrimonio, the first quoted real estate investor in the Iberian Peninsula, becomes the first real estate company in Spain to be regulated by RICS.
20 Apr 2016
Lawrence Summers headlines, many valuation leaders share expertise.
Jeffrey Matsu, 05 Apr 2016
Lawrence Summers challenged professionals at the World Built Environment Forum to ensure that real estate does more to drive sustainable growth.
Sean Tompkins, 04 Apr 2016
Dr Lawrence H Summers, former US Treasury Secretary, told built environment professionals that the sector needs to do more to make real estate assets work harder to stimulate sustainable growth.
20 Jul 2017
Why did Lloyds Banking Group make the decision to adopt RICS standards? And what benefits do they bring to their business? We recently met up with David Hughes Head of Solutions, Commercial Real Estate at Lloyds to find out why our standards are so vital to him and the work he does. Read David’s thoughts below.
21 Nov 2016
On November 16, RICS and the International Property Tax Institute (IPTI) hosted the 6th Annual Property Tax Seminar in Downtown Toronto. John Hughes, RICS President-Elect and Jerry Grad, IPTI CEO, opened the morning seminar by welcoming a large crowd of tax professionals and stakeholders from throughout Ontario to the event.
Jan Ambrose, 24 Jan 2017
In a presentation made prior to the 2016 RICS Inaugural World Built Environment Forum, Chip Conley, Airbnb’s Head of Global Hospitality Strategy traces the growth of Airbnb from 2008 when it was founded. Two of the three co-founders had the idea when they offered airbeds and homemade breakfast in their living room to three guests who were unable to find accommodation anywhere else. Today, Airbnb is operating in two million homes and 34,000 cities in 190 countries.
27 Jan 2017
Tri-State Chair for three consecutive years and an active volunteer, Christopher Turner MRICS has been appointed to US Country Chair.
15 Dec 2015
Christmas is a time to give thanks - and I have many people to thank.
21 May 2015
In our recently launched report entitled “Futures: Our Changing World,” one of the areas we focus on is how to win the war for talent in today’s environment and looking ahead at what’s to come.
13 Oct 2015
Two different standards now govern real estate and business valuation transactions in the U.S. For those involving only U.S. actors, the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), developed by the congressionally-chartered Appraisal Foundation, holds sway. However, for transactions involving foreign investors, International Valuation Standards (IVS) – created by the International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC) to provide an international, cross-border valuation method – provide guidance.
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