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17 Mar 2016
The publication of the International Property Measurement Standards (IPMS) created a new globally applicable standard in measurement practices to ensure that property assets are measured in a consistent and more transparent way.
16 Mar 2016
Carmel Haynes, our Member Services Manager - Caribbean & Florida, and Ben Elder FRICS, our Global Director of Valuation, met with over 200 members, non-members, and candidates from the Valuation sector across four Caribbean territories in late February/early March.
The Americas training hub is launching in spring 2016.
15 Jan 2016
Join us for an exclusive event on the future of global cities.
12 Jan 2016
Carmel Haynes, Member Services Manager for the Caribbean and Florida, describes how RICS involvement in global initiatives is translating at a Chapter level in the region.
08 Jan 2016
Elizabeth Champagne, RICS Chapter Chair for Northern California, welcomes you to the RICS New Year with a review of 2015, and a few helpful reminders for the coming weeks.
15 Dec 2015
Christmas is a time to give thanks - and I have many people to thank.
12 Dec 2015
The Board continues to push ahead with initiatives related to recognition and awareness – such as continuing discussions with educational establishments, other associations and broader groups who will lend support our activities in the Prairies.
RICS has been in talks with the AICPA and ASA to move forward an exciting new initiative for the business valuation industry.
11 Dec 2015
We have had a very busy and successful 2015 in the Caribbean.
As many of you know, Toronto has had a very busy year this year.
I want to take a moment to wish you and your families the very best during this holiday season.
2015 has been a year of continuing growth and change for the SoCal Chapter.
23 Nov 2015
As the holiday season is upon us, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and those who have helped to shape our business.
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.
20 Nov 2015
Take advantage of the holiday break to get on track with your CPD.
Neil Shah, 19 Nov 2015
Please join me in welcoming Neil Axler, John Glynn and Ade Okuwoga to the RICS Americas board.
Lory Paterson, 29 Oct 2015
Chief Economist of the World Bank and President of Harvard University Dr Lawrence H Summers will headline our premiere international real estate event — Summit of the Americas: DC2016 — in Washington this April.
James Kavanagh MRICS, 20 Oct 2015
The Capturing Reality Forum will be supported by an exhibition of 40 stands displaying the world’s leading manufacturers, software developers and service providers of 3D imaging, laser scanning and LiDAR products. And at this year's event we will be focussing on issues around smart cities.
13 Oct 2015
Technology presents major opportunities for improving project performance but it will have little impact without the buy-in of people and project teams, argues Anna Thompson from Turner & Townsend.
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.
01 Sep 2015
We release the amount of CPD-compliant members in the Americas, and offer words of encouragement for 2015
24 Aug 2015
RICS has elevated the Americas World Regional Regulatory Advice Panel (Americas WRRAP) to full board status.
28 Jul 2015
In 2014, the amount of space occupied by the U.S. Government went down, but running costs went up. Why?
22 Jul 2015
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