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Stephanie Bentley, 16 Jun 2017
With questions still being asked around whether Building Information Modelling (BIM) Level 2 is necessary for businesses success, it’s clear that there is still some way to go before there is sufficient understanding of how BIM will help businesses achieve digital transformation. This was the view of Director of BIM Strategy and Development at Atkins and Chair of the UK BIM Alliance Anne Kemp at our recent BIM Conference.
04 May 2017
Construction has justifiably earned a reputation as one of the most conflict and dispute ridden of all industries. And despite the efforts to promote a less adversarial culture on our building sites, evidence suggests that disputes are becoming more protracted.
Jeffrey Matsu, 29 Mar 2017
After nearly half a century of matrimony, the UK has made it official — so long EU, hello world. Seeking to be a free agent unencumbered by the need to compromise or "harmonise" the Government has acted decisively to pursue the will of its people.
Dan Hughes, 11 May 2017
The industry has so far been underserved by technology, but this is beginning to change.
28 Apr 2017
There has been a huge transformation in where the industry is at over the last 12 months. Data and technology is starting to play a much bigger role in the work of a professional and there has been a move towards more data driven approaches.
Stephanie Bentley, 18 May 2017
Innovative enhancements in technology and changing customer demands are impacting the way businesses operate. There are as many opportunities for real estate professionals as there are threats but as a traditionally slow moving industry, a degree of patience is needed as businesses move forward to meet new demands.
Dave Ramsey, 19 Jun 2017
We're committed to developing a suite of data standards to help the digital world interact with data that represents information created by its professionals. We need your help.
Dan Hughes, 24 Apr 2017
Last Wednesday, we hosted the first event as part of the Tech Affiliate Program (TAP). Industry leaders from both large and small technology companies serving the built environment came together to help increase awareness of the impact of technology on the industry.
Simon Rubinsohn, 16 Dec 2015
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Neil Shah, 23 Feb 2017
With increased attention on infrastructure investment in both Canada and the U.S., we recently invited Global RICS President, Amanda Clack FRICS, on a tour of the region that focused on the latest thinking and developments in North American infrastructure.
05 Jun 2017
In 2013, the projected growth in London’s population led to the demand for Transport for London (TfL) to expand the capital’s rail network and open up areas for new development to increase access to jobs and social opportunities.
Dan Hughes, 03 Jan 2018
"2017 saw the PropTech space come into its own as a space to be reckoned with and invested in. The space is suddenly overflowing with disruptive start-ups competing for attention."
Neil Shah, 19 Nov 2015
Please join me in welcoming Neil Axler, John Glynn and Ade Okuwoga to the RICS Americas board.
Dr Clare Eriksson , 04 Jul 2017
What are the impacts of technology and innovation on the built environment? How can our industries adjust to increasing design and project complexity while ensuring progress is made towards environmental sustainability? How do we attract the best and brightest into our industries? And how do we equip them to take on the biggest challenges facing our industries in the next 30 years?
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.
21 Mar 2017
Other highlights include Thomson Reuters innovation expert, RICS President Amanda Clack – and the Cubs.
17 Jun 2016
Agreement would facilitate joint efforts in numerous areas.
10 Jul 2017
Real estate and construction industry leaders convene in Havana to discuss the new opportunities in the region.
29 Mar 2017
The triggering of Article 50 has today set Britain on a course to exit the European Union. It is essential now that Government and industry work together to get the best deal possible and ensure our country’s future growth and prosperity — it is everyone’s responsibility to make Brexit work.
Neil Shah, 26 May 2015
The results of the Governing Council elections for 2015 have been announced.
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