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20 Oct 2015
One of the best initiatives that RICS has undertaken in recent years
Michael Zuriff, 20 Oct 2015
Following on last month’s update on the Regulatory activities across the Americas, we wanted to provide an glimpse of where RICS is going over the next year.
We are delighted to announce that we have two new members joining the BC Chapter Board. The new members are Helen Markey and Brian Gay. I am excited by what they bring to the board as we move forward with our new year.
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.
Michael Zuriff, 08 Sep 2015
So far 2015 has been a year of tremendous activity for the regulatory function in the Americas. While you may not have been directly touched by our team, you can take comfort in the fact that Regulation protects the designation you worked so hard to obtain.
01 Sep 2015
We release the amount of CPD-compliant members in the Americas, and offer words of encouragement for 2015
24 Aug 2015
RICS has elevated the Americas World Regional Regulatory Advice Panel (Americas WRRAP) to full board status.
Lory Paterson, 24 Aug 2015
Over the spring, the British Columbia chapter brought more than 100 members and non-members to its event for those in the business of raising and managing capital in the field of commercial real estate at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
20 Aug 2015
As the summer winds down, our Mid-Atlantic chapter is gearing up to ensure that the next Summit of the Americas, to be held in Washington, DC from April 3-5, 2016, will be a “don’t miss” networking and CPD opportunity.
18 Aug 2015
A variety of arbitration mechanisms have become popular over the last few years in order to reduce costly litigation.
28 Jul 2015
Former NFL player, Casey Merill FRICS relays lessons learned from his career as a professional athlete, and how he applies these to the workplace.
In 2014, the amount of space occupied by the U.S. Government went down, but running costs went up. Why?
Neil Shah, 24 Jul 2015
Our latest RICS Canada Construction Survey (for Q2 2015) shows that the overall outlook is better than one quarter ago, with infrastructure projects providing the biggest boost and respondents demonstrating considerable optimism for the coming year.
22 Jul 2015
Are you a Member in good standing?
On Thursday, July 16, the RICS Prairies Chapter took an exclusive tour of the new Mosaic Centre in Edmonton, AB.
20 Jul 2015
“What is a Quantity Surveyor?” is a question that is often asked, even amongst those in the built environment.
Michael Zuriff, 17 Jul 2015
A question among many members in regions outside of the UK is how to comply with Red Book when other national standards are in place.
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.
25 Jun 2015
On Friday, June 19, more than 100 real estate professionals gathered in Toronto to hear a presentation and panel discussion on International Property Measurement Standards.
Michael Zuriff, 22 Jun 2015
The last six or seven years provided us with a unique view on managing risk.
22 Jun 2015
On behalf of the BC Chapter board, I would like to extend a warm welcome to all of our chapter members as we look forward to the summer.
The Toronto Chapter of the RICS continues to hum along, bringing members and non-members together for some very successful recent events.
19 Jun 2015
We are nearly halfway through the year and the period has been very eventful for the Prairies Chapter.
18 Jun 2015
Dear Members and colleagues,
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