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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).
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.
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.
Dan Hughes, 11 Apr 2017
“Technology and the availability of data is changing property investment.” This was the unanimous view of a panel made up of thought leaders on our stand at MIPIM.
Gillian Charlesworth, 18 Apr 2017
Over 5,448 professionals responded to the latest survey.
10 Jul 2017
Real estate and construction industry leaders convene in Havana to discuss the new opportunities in the region.
01 May 2017
RICS professionals are urged to help shape a new standard that will inform the way property measurement is undertaken.
18 Aug 2015
A variety of arbitration mechanisms have become popular over the last few years in order to reduce costly litigation.
20 Oct 2015
One of the best initiatives that RICS has undertaken in recent years
04 Aug 2017
So, who’s taking the lead with augmented reality, drones, BIM and blockchain? Here’s your answer…
27 Jul 2017
Construction is one of the largest industries in the world economy with an estimated $10 trillion spent in the sector every year.
Neil Shah, 14 Jul 2017
According to Publilius Syrus, Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
Meet the drone-flying, BIM-using, forward-thinking, user-experiencing, dog-walking, AR-dwelling, blockchaining, continually thinking, scenario-designing, wax jacket-wearing, value-adding, data-wrangling, change-embracing surveyor of the future. Recognise yourself in there?
Dan Hughes, 09 Aug 2017
It's been well documented that technology is changing the nature of the real estate industry. It's leading to a much greater focus on flexibility over long leases, service over product and transparency over inefficiency. With this in mind, we're working with the profession to identify and address the risks and opportunities that technology presents. Stay updated with this work and get involved in the direction we take.
Laura Lindberg, 28 Jul 2017
In July, the media outlets all over Europe used our market insights as a basis for their stories, whereas the topic of firms regulation was prominent in the Spanish media.
20 Jul 2017
Resolving contract disputes in the building industry can be time consuming, especially if a process for resolving such disputes has not been established at the outset.
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