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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.
10 Jul 2017
Real estate and construction industry leaders convene in Havana to discuss the new opportunities in the region.
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?
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.
13 Oct 2015
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.
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.
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