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Past President

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Chief Executive Officer

Office

International investors back with a bang at Mipim September Edition

With two months to go before the opening of the Mipim September Edition, the teams at RX France (formerly Reed Midem) can be reassured. (...)

Territories

British Normandy Memorial inaugurated in Ver-sur-Mer

On the occasion of the ceremonies marking the 77th anniversary of the Allied landings in Normandy, the British Normandy Memorial located in Ver-sur-Mer (Calvados) (...)

Office

France’s office footprint expected to reduce by highest rate in Europe - RICS

France’s office footprint is expected to reduce by 14% over the next two years as a result of the increased prevalence of working from (...)

Career

Amidst transformation, RICS reiterates its commitment to France

Following the announcement of a restructuring plan on 27 November by its CEO Sean Tompkins, the Royal Institution of Chartered Sureveyors (RICS) today reiterated (...)

Finance

RICS confirms its transformation to a "leaner, more agile, digital-first operating model”

Confirming yesterday's report from Business Immo, Sean Tompkins, Global CEO of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), announced today that the organisation “will (...)

Career

To cope with the crisis, RICS is preparing a transformation

To face the financial difficulties caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, RICS is preparing to adopt a transformation plan covering both its operations and the (...)

Retail

"There isn't a great optimism about a market recovery in France"

For its new "Interview" season, BiTV opens its platform to Business Immo Europe and welcomes Simon Rubinsohn, Chief Economist at RICS.  With him, we discuss (...)

Finance

"Pan-European real estate funds are caught in a vicious circle"

Faced with the economic and social changes brought about by the Covid-19 epidemic, pan-European real estate funds have to deal with many uncertainties, particularly (...)

Office

Mipim Awards 2020: France leads the way with eight nominations

The finalists for the Mipim Awards 2020 have been unveiled and France comes first with eight projects presented in Cannes, compared to five from (...)

Finance

LaSalle IM's Mokrane joins BI sister firm iread as Senior Advisor

Mahdi Mokrane, Head of European Research and Strategy at LaSalle Investment Management, is joining Business Immo's sister company iread as Senior Advisor. Iread said Mokrane will collaborate and provide, in particular, his expertise (...)

Finance

Despite global macro concerns, Euro property outlook remains positive - RICS

Despite ongoing global macro concerns, the outlook for European property remains quite positive, with markets maintaining momentum, says the UK-based RICS. In its first quarter (...)

Finance

Over 100 blockchain firms launch new EU association

Over 100 firms from the world of crypto have come together to launch the EU’s International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications, according to RICS.  The (...)

Finance

Hamburg student housing developer, Moscow project among 2019 MIPIM award winners

A Hamburg student housing firm working with wood, a Moscow concert park project, France's Altarea Cogedim, and Frankfurt's old town redevelopment were among MIPIM (...)

Finance

RICS to make anti-corruption guidelines mandatory from September

Global real estate surveyors' group RICS has set out guidelines to combat money laundering, bribery and corruption risks which it will make mandatory for (...)

Office

Office, industrial in Germany to deliver more capital value, rent growth - RICS

Office and industrial property in Germany is expected to deliver further capital value and rental growth over the coming year, says the RICS Global (...)

Office

European real estate continues to shine despite macroeconomic risks - RICS

Europe continued to show strongest momentum of all global real estate markets in third quarter, with German cities, Netherlands, Portugal and some central Europe (...)

Listed

Spanish REIT Hispania’s board approves increased Blackstone takeover bid

Spain's hotels-focused REIT/SOCIMI Hispania said its board has approved the takeover bid made by US wealth giant Blackstone after the latter raised its offer to €18.25 per share (...)

Finance

Property, building groups call on EU to accelerate digital transformation

A number of real estate and building groups in Europe, including the chartered surveyor body RICS, are calling on the European Union to do more (...)

Finance

Growing property investment focus on cities includes Nordics - MSCI/KTI conf.

Institutional real estate investors are gradually shifting focus away from national markets to global cities that are growing and show 'future-proofing credentials', the MSCI/KTI Conference heard. (...)

Finance

Investor, tenant demand for European property stays strong in 1Q - RICS

The European real estate market was still going strong in first quarter in cities like Amsterdam, Berlin, Frankfurt and Paris thanks to strong investor (...)

Finance

Rows of Chinese at London’s World Built Environment Forum show RICS is changing

It was the 60 or so Chinese sitting in rows at this week's World Built Environment Forum in London, noting every word from simultaneous (...)

Finance

Real estate future starts now, RICS World Built Environment Forum hears

The transformative impact of digitalisation plus huge growth in global cities will need a new generation of leaders, the RICS World Built Environment Forum in London (...)

Green

Surging populations, cities, digitalisation sparked WBEF - RICS' Tompkins

RICS' World Built Environment Forum was born from a realisation that many professions needed to come together to provide solutions to surging populations and (...)

Finance

Cities not nations will be defining population unit of this century - RICS WBEF

Cities, not nations, will be the defining population unit of this century, and their ability to create digitally-connected but liveable environments is the key (...)

Health / Senior

MIPIM BLOG Day 3: The Awards – for the ‘creative art’ of real estate in Europe

Live from MIPIM (Cannes) - Day Three-Thursday: Despite the driving rain in Cannes, even more evidence that the scope of European opportunities is widening, yes, and (...)

Finance

Euro area property "enjoying one of its best moments since the crisis" - RICS

Euro area property in the last quarter of 2017 was enjoying one of its best moments since the financial crisis, says UK-based chartered surveyor (...)