RICS has announced Richard Burnett FRICS, director at Montana Management, as the new chair of the RICS Scotland board. Having served on the Scotland board for several years, Richard Burnett has now taken over as chair from John Edwards FRICS (July 2019 – July 2020). He will continue the focus
Bodies representing over 13,000 skilled and trainee construction and property professionals in Scotland have today called on the Scottish Government to implement a gradual re-opening of non-essential building sites, within the parameters of health and safety requirements, as soon as possible.
John Edwards FRICS has been announced as the new chair of the RICS Scotland board. Having served on the Scotland board since 2013, PMP director John Edwards has now taken over from Ian Fergusson FRICS who served as chair from July 2018 – June 2019.
Mackintosh at the Willow in Glasgow has been named Project of the Year, Scotland, at the RICS Awards 2019, Scotland, which celebrate the top, community-led built projects from across the country and the talent behind them. Image courtesy of Clark Contracts and Fraser Duff at Alexander Fraser Photogr
The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has called for the Scottish Government to prioritise alternative solutions, including self-build, in order to boost supply and affordability. According to the latest Housing Statistics for Scotland, the Scottish housing market’s chronic undersu
Ian Fergusson, managing partner of Shepherd Chartered Surveyors and chairman of RICS Scotland, is participating in a charity fundraising mission this Saturday when he will spend the night in a sleeping bag in Princes Street Gardens as part of the RICS Sleep in the Park Team. Speaking in advance of t
RICS Scotland will hold a parliamentary reception early next year as a working group formed to tackle the quality of Scotland’s tenement buildings prepares to publish its first report. Over the last year, the issue of tenement repair and maintenance has been rising up the Scottish parliamentar
The Caithness-Moray Electricity Network Reinforcement project The search is on to find Scotland’s standout built projects which are having a significant positive impact on their local communities following the opening of entries for the RICS Awards 2019, Scotland.
RICS Matrics Edinburgh & South committee look forward to welcoming guests to this year’s annual dinner which is being held at The Principal Edinburgh George Street on September 27. The evening promises to be a lively and entertaining night and is the ideal opportunity to socialise with industr
John Hughes RICS President John Hughes FRICS will today address RICS professionals to celebrate the positive impact the profession has had on Scottish society over the last 150 years and discuss how members can continue to add value to the global built environment.
A team of industry professionals are joining RICS Scotland next week as they walk 154km from Milngavie to Fort William along the world famous West Highland Way. The ‘West Highland Way Warriors’ will undertake the challenge over just five days as they raise money for property industry charity Lan
RICS, as part of its Pledge 150 campaign, has joined forces with Social Bite’s Sleep in the Park to help reduce homelessness among young people in Scotland. Corporate teams and RICS members can now take part in any of the Sleep in the Park events, across Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee and Aberdeen wit