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Dan Hughes, 19 Apr 2017
Residential surveying has experienced a rapid turnaround in the way that surveyors "at the coalface" are undertaking valuation instructions. This is the view of Ali Junkison of Landmark Valuation Services, who explains how the use of technology is changing from mobile technology to automated valuation models (AVMs).
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.
Sean Ellison, 08 May 2017
Results from our Q1 Global Commercial Property Monitor indicate that the dispersion in sentiment across Asia Pacific markets increased in the first quarter. The majority of markets continue to respond to domestic supply and demand conditions, rather than a broad regional trend.
16 May 2017
Last year we had the novel idea of asking what the White House would be worth if it was ever sold on the open market. The idea was to figure out what an asset — with significant historical and political value — could be worth when we use the principles of asset valuation.
Stephanie Bentley, 28 Jun 2017
As the rate of technological change increases, it is up to all professionals to demonstrate their value. Facilities management (FM) professionals are of no exception. At our recent Strategic FM Conference, we heard from industry leaders on some of the latest technology and how FM professionals can remain relevant.
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.
Neil Shah, 25 Apr 2016
The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) announced on April 12 a landmark collaboration which promises to transform the US$1 trillion global facility management (FM) industry.
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.
22 Jun 2017
Companies should be interested in the future. After all, they are going to spend every day doing business there.
Neil Shah, 05 Jan 2016
Happy New Year and best wishes for a healthy and prosperous 2016! We have a lot to be thankful for and a lot to look forward to this year.
Alessandra De Lisio, 26 Apr 2017
The length, costs and uncertainty of litigation is leading to an increased use of mediation to settle disputes out of court. How does it work in practice?
Alexander Aronsohn FRICS, 01 May 2017
Property measurement is evolving especially as the industry and transactions become more international. A new standard that responds to this trend is now open for consultation. We’re urging RICS professionals to help shape this new standard: RICS Property Measurement 2nd Edition Professional Statement.
Laura Lindberg, 19 Jun 2017
We had a say on important topics affecting the property industry as reflected in our media coverage and social media outreach. Our view on Brexit with regards to the impact of the negotiations was of media interest this spring, together with our experts’ comments on commercial property trends and our professional groups’ insights on proptech.
Laura Lindberg, 14 Jun 2017
This spring we were in the headlines of leading European media with regards to global standards on conflict of interest, valuation and property measurement.
Marcia Ferrari, 23 Jun 2016
Held in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico the event is geared towards the next generation of public-sector real estate professionals.
Ben Elder FRICS, 28 Jun 2017
The Red Book is recognised throughout the industry as the leading standard for valuation. Updating it to incorporate changes to the International Valuation Standards (IVS) ensures that it continues to reflect best practice, not just in the way a valuation is done, but also in the way professionals conduct themselves when undertaking this work.
Laura Lindberg, 01 Jun 2017
PROVADA is the most important meeting point for developers, investors, financiers, advisers, housing corporations, city officials and end-users in the Dutch real estate sector, taking place in the RAI in Amsterdam.
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.
Ben Elder FRICS, 26 Jun 2017
RICS Valuation — Global Standards 2017 has undergone an essential update.
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.
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