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RICS 150th Anniversary

This year is the 150th anniversary of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) an organisation that can trace its origins back to 1868. From humble beginnings with a group of 20 railway oriented surveyors who came together to form the Institution of Surveyors to today a truly worldwide organisation of some 125,000 members. The

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Torwood Street Investment

Torbay Council invests in 32m transformational scheme Torbay Council and developers THAT Group are delighted to confirm that the 32m development on Torwood Street, Torquay will start on site in mid-September. The contract sees a mixed development in the popular harbour side location and represents a big step forward for Torquay’s town centre regeneration. It

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Local Authority Property Investments

I had the pleasure recently of attending the Spring South West branch meeting of the Association of Chief Estates Surveyors (ACES). ACES membership is formed from leading property managers in the Public Sector. A topical subject which often arises in these meetings is the growing trend of local authorities investing in commercial property. It goes

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How you can change your business with effective communication

Motivational speaker Nigel Risner will be inspiring businesses at the Knowledge Network event on 15 June and sharing how to create impact through better communication. Nigel’s workshops and keynote speeches are results-oriented, challenging his listeners to expand their horizons, embrace the opportunities that await them and dare to dream of achievements which seemed impossible before.

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