RICS Scotland

Built environment bodies call for increased co-ordination to unlock vision for building communities

Scotland's built environment professional bodies have issued a joint statement calling on new ways of working that embed resilience into how our places function and develop over time.

Published 9 March 2021

RICS unveils Richard Burnett as new Scottish chair

RICS has announced Richard Burnett FRICS, director at Montana Management, as the new chair of the RICS Scotland board.

Published 19 August 2020

Professional bodies call for gradual re-opening of Scottish sites

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.

Published 24 April 2020

Social housing tender prices 'largely unchanged' for last three quarters

Tender prices for social housing in Scotland fell by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter of 2019 but rose by 4.3% compared with the same period a year earlier, according to new figures.

Published 18 October 2019

RICS unveils new Scotland chair and board members

John Edwards FRICS has been announced as the new chair of the RICS Scotland board.

Published 15 July 2019

Mackintosh at the Willow, Glasgow, is named Scotland’s ‘Project of the Year’

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.

Published 3 May 2019

RICS: Alternatives required to deliver government housing targets

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.

Published 27 February 2019

Shepherd managing partner to take part in Sleep in the Park

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.

Published 5 December 2018

RICS Scotland to host parliamentary reception on tenement maintenance

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.

Published 28 November 2018

Blog: Time to manufacture a stronger construction sector in Scotland

Hew Edgar calls for dedicated legislation to help tackle the growing obstacles which hinder the sustainable growth of Scotland’s construction sector.

Published 22 November 2018

Search to find Scotland’s standout community property projects

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.

Published 3 October 2018

RICS Matrics Edinburgh Annual Dinner

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.

Published 18 September 2018

RICS President: The time is now to future proof Scotland’s built environment

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.

Published 10 September 2018

West Highland Way Warriors prepare to put best foot forward for LandAid

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.

Published 31 August 2018

RICS joins Social Bite’s Sleep in the Park to help fight youth homelessness in Scotland

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.

Published 30 August 2018