ICYMI: RICS confirms relocation

EG brings you a few highlights from yesterday’s news, in case you missed the daily round-up


TOP STORY: RICS to move to Birmingham

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has confirmed it is to take space on two floors of 55 Colmore Row in Birmingham.

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UK CITIES: Will a Liverpool city centre resi bubble lead to trouble?

Liverpool is ranked by LSH as the UK’s third most potent PRS market and, not surprisingly, there is plenty of PRS development on the way. But it comes at a time where there are more than 11,000 units in the development pipeline and more than 2,500 either for sale or under construction, according to sales and letting agency City Residential.

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NEW YORK REAL ESTATE TECH WEEK: What does it feel like to be microchipped? Magnus Svantegard on why he has gone full proptech

Last week, Swedish proptech entrepreneur Magnus Svantegård from Datscha had a microchip implanted into his hand by a tattoo artist in Stockholm. It was part of an optional programme at Swedish co-working space Epicenter, where members can choose to be chipped to more efficiently use the space. He spoke to EG about the implantation process and why he thinks others should consider following suit.

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DIVERSITY: How to be a property mentor

Manchester-based developer Capital & Centric is tackling the problem of a lack of diversity in the industry with its own mentoring programme to inspire young people from varied backgrounds to start a career in regeneration. Now, co-founder Tim Heatley wants to work with other property companies to roll out the Regeneration Brainery concept around the country.

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MAINLY FOR STUDENTS: Why it pays to think outside the box when looking for a job

Discover tips and advice on how students can enhance their employability skills.

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