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10 Feb 2017
Our sincere condolences go out to the family, friends, and colleagues of Harris Hollans PhD, MRICS, who passed away on Saturday, February 4, 2017.
Mike Swain, 10 Feb 2017
New York is one of the smartest and most visited cities in the world. Therefore, to build a new area from scratch on an old rail yard in west Manhattan which rivals places like Madison Avenue, Times Square and Central Park as places to live, work and play might seem a crazy ambition.
27 Jan 2017
Tri-State Chair for three consecutive years and an active volunteer, Christopher Turner MRICS has been appointed to US Country Chair.
25 Jan 2017
The "Next Gen" program was launched in fall 2016 and aims to provide a route for the next generation of RICS professionals who currently have four years or less of experience.
Skills. Data. Collaboration. Investment. Technology. These are some of the major themes identified by a senior group of industry figures for UK infrastructure, over the next decade and beyond.
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.
20 Jan 2017
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Claudia Conway, 09 Jan 2017
The founders of the internet couldn’t have imagined what it would become and do to the world, this was the opening line from Ted Maulucci, Chief Information Officer for the Tridel Group of Companies, at our our annual construction, building and real estate research conference.
20 Dec 2016
RICS and CIQS held their 4th Annual Construction and Project Management Seminar on Thursday, November 17 in Toronto, Ontario. A sold-out event, this year's seminar focused on Ontario’s Construction Lien Act and the challenges that firms face in working within the boundaries of the increasingly obsolete legislation. The event included dinner and numerous opportunities for attendees to network with industry peers from throughout Ontario and beyond.
18 Dec 2016
Read about some of our most popular events from around the Americas in recent months.
Dan Hughes, 08 Dec 2016
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.
08 Dec 2016
As part of its smart city programme, China has created 400 smart cities and 20 “national smart city pilots”. The Chinese government reports on the status of the programme in annual white papers, however, these have shown that progress has slowed due to the absence of an overarching planning process and multiple, inconsistent standards.
Peter Bolton King FRICS, 07 Dec 2016
The International Ethics Standard (IES) Coalition has published its final standard. RICS has played a leading role both within the Coalition and the standards setting committee.
01 Dec 2016
The Alternative Investment Fund Management Directive (AIFMD), introduced by the European Union for implementation by July 2013, lays down a requirement for fund assets to be valued at least once a year, and for this valuation to be based on a fully documented methodology.
27 Nov 2016
We will begin 2017 with a new Managing Director for Oceania following the recent appointment of Stephen Albin to the role.
21 Nov 2016
The past few months have been a whirlwind in Southern California since I assumed the role of Chapter Chair in July and I am surprised to find Thanksgiving already upon us and the imminent inauguration of a new President in the very near future.
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.
20 Nov 2016
With this message, I want to take the opportunity to look back and reflect on what went well in 2015/16 and where we'll focus our efforts in the year ahead.
I am excited to announce that we have added two new members to the Chapter Board, Rob Wilson and Steve Hadden.
As the Prairies Region chair, it is my role to ensure that the goals of RICS are advanced in a professional, inclusive manner.
31 Oct 2016
We welcome three outstanding RICS professionals who have recently joined us as Americas Board members.
The 21st Conference to the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change — or COP21 for short — was held in Paris last December. It hosted the historic signing of the "Paris Agreement", which, for the first time, saw all nations commit to address the effects of climate change.
27 Oct 2016
The RICS Tri-State chapter held its first NYC-based Development Series event on October 26 in Midtown Manhattan.
IFMA and RICS recently came together at IFMA’s World Workplace conference in San Diego to launch our collaboration and the new define.fm campaign.
Simon Rubinsohn, 27 Oct 2016
Q3 shows promise in U.S. commercial property, regardless of current political uncertainty ahead of the 2016 Presidential Election.
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