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    Land Market Review and Outlook 2016

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    Housing Development Monitor

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Valuing Change

This guidance note summarises what is meant by ‘change’ and how it is valued under the RIAI, Public Works, NEC and FIDIC forms of contract. Change is specifically defined within the standard forms of contract. This note offers guidance for the main Forms of Contract in most regular use.

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Retention

This guidance note looks at the general principles of retention, including law; reasons for inclusion within a contract; retention levels and how amounts are deducted, certified or released. The guidance note also reviews common issues including financing; insolvency, and defects rectification.

Construction

The Construction section comprises of three Professional Groups, Building Surveyors, Project Management Surveyors and Quantity Surveyors.

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Land

The Land sector comprises of four professional groups, Geomatic Surveyors, Mineral Surveyors, Planning and Development Surveyors and Rural Surveyors.

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Property

The Property sector comprises of five Groups: Commercial Agency, Property & Facilities Management, Residential Agency, Valuation, and Art & Antiques Surveyors.

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Arts and Antiques Surveyors

are experienced in advising clients on the valuation, sale, purchase and management of antiques and fine arts and are able to advise on storage, security, conservation and restoration, shipping and packaging

Building Surveyors

have an interest in all aspects of building surveying for residential and commercial property and provide professional advice on building structures, cost of essential repairs, leases and dilapidations

Commercial Agency Surveyors

are property professionals who with an interest in all types of Commercial Property. Members work in both the private and public sectors

Geomatics Surveyors

map the built and natural environment to provide accurate spatial data which facilitates planning, development and conservation

Minerals Surveyors

specialise in providing professional advice in the life cycle of minerals and waste developments ranging from initial site assessment through the period of extraction or infilling to site restoration and the final ‘after use’

Planning and Development Surveyors

are involved in a broad variety of work including assessment of land and property use requirements and development, regeneration appraisal and related planning implementation processes in the public and private sector

Project Management Surveyors

liaise with statutory agencies and act as the client’s representative when dealing with external regulatory organisations to facilitate the smooth running of the construction project to its successful conclusion

Properties and Facilities Management Surveyors

are property management professionals with an interest in all aspects of residential, commercial and industrial property management

Quantity Surveyors

provide professional project management and construction cost expertise to clients on a range of public and private construction projects

Residential Agency Surveyors

operate in all areas of residential property practice and provide professional expertise in relation to the sales, valuation and letting of residential property

Rural Agency Surveyors

are land and property professionals with an interest in all aspects of rural affairs

Valuation Surveyors

work in all types of asset valuation including general valuation as well as compensation bases, investment appraisal, performance measurement, rating valuation and property funding and financing

Chartered Surveyors - "The Days"

Considering a career in surveying? Take a look at this video to see the diversity in the profession.

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Becoming a member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland means you have achieved the regulated high professional standard and are competent in all areas of your work in the property and construction industry. You are gaining a valuable professional qualification in addition to your academic qualification and an elite professional standing within the industry.

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  • The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland's Chartered Surveyor qualification is a mark of quality assurance
  • By becoming a member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland you gain a portable, globally-recognised qualification
  • Being a member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland is the gateway to senior management roles and increased earning potential