Idea to help solve housing crisis in Cape Town shortlisted.

With green building becoming a crucial part of developing smarter and more sustainable African cities, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is pleased to announce the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) as a key participant and sponsor of RICS Summit Africa 2018, set for Sandton this month.

RICS (the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) has launched the Cities for our Future Challenge, calling on young people to come up with fresh, new ideas to help tackle the most pressing problems affecting cities in Africa and around the world.

The Africa Summit of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has entrenched itself as an annual event and will reconvene for the fourth consecutive year in Sandton Central, Johannesburg, in May.

A decade after the global financial crisis, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Investment Risk Forum (IRF) - which comprises more than 40 of the world’s most influential real estate investors - has found that diminishing returns are driving real estate investment diversification.

Inaugurated this month (November 2017) in Toronto, Canada, new Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors President, John Hughes (FRICS*), emphasises the fact that infrastructure is vital to the successful growth of sustainable cities.

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has launched their ‘Pride in The Profession: Celebrating 150 years of surveying successes’ campaign, calling on its professionals around the world to celebrate and to nominate outstanding contributions that the profession has made to society over the past 150 years.

Despite rapid globalisation with investment funds flowing across borders and money pouring into constructed assets, the construction profession has until now, lacked a common language and framework for classifying and reporting construction costs.

Once a year, the global facility management (FM) industry unites to recognise the important role of professionals in the sector.

As part of their aim to professionalise the property industry more broadly.

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