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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, 19 Dec 2016
Top Chinese authorities concluded their annual Central Economic Work Conference over the weekend, and in doing so laid out the policy agenda for 2017 in a brief statement. Although more details on policies will likely slowly be released over the coming months leading up to China’s 19th National Congress next year, last weekend’s statement did offer some key insights to short-term policy direction.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Simon Rubinsohn, 27 Oct 2016
Q3 shows promise in U.S. commercial property, regardless of current political uncertainty ahead of the 2016 Presidential Election.
21 Mar 2017
Other highlights include Thomson Reuters innovation expert, RICS President Amanda Clack – and the Cubs.
10 Jul 2017
Real estate and construction industry leaders convene in Havana to discuss the new opportunities in the region.
01 Jul 2017
RICS and the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) are pleased to announce a landmark collaboration that promises to transform the US$1 trillion global facility management (FM) industry.
07 Jun 2016
RICS and MetaProp NYC have joined forces to identify and address the growing global opportunities and challenges posed by real estate technology (RETech) and property technology (PropTech).
Neil Shah, 26 May 2015
The results of the Governing Council elections for 2015 have been announced.
16 Jul 2015
RICS Governing Council met for the first time under its first continental European president, Martin Brühl of Germany, in London on June 29 and 30, with a focus on strategy, engagement and changing for the future.
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