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Surveyors Journal, Volume 10, Number 1, Spring 2020

CONTENTS

  • President’s message - THIS IS A CHALLENGE LIKE NO OTHER, BUT WE WILL EMERGE STRONGER TOGETHER.
  • Editorial - PROFOUND CHANGE: IT’S IMPOSSIBLE JUST NOW TO FORECAST THE IMPACT OF THE CURRENT CRISIS.
  • Business news - A ROUND-UP OF MEMBER & PROFESSION NEWS
  • Positive for surveyor salaries - THE SCSI’S REMUNERATION AND ATTITUDES SURVEY 2019 HAS POSITIVE FINDINGS ABOUT SALARY AND EMPLOYMENT EXPECTATIONS IN THE SECTOR.
  • The power of representation - NEW SCSI CEO SHIRLEY COULTER SPEAKS ABOUT HER AIMS FOR THE SOCIETY, AND THE IMPORTANCE OF PROFESSIONAL MEMBER ORGANISATIONS.
  • Conveyancing delays costly - THE SCSI’S ANNUAL RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY REVIEW & OUTLOOK REPORT COLLECTED THE VIEWS OF SURVEYORS ALL OVER THE COUNTRY ON THE RESIDENTIAL SECTOR.
  • Change is coming - PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD ARE TURNING TO THE COURTS FOR URGENT ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE, AND THE IMPACT OF THIS WILL BE FELT IN THE PROPERTY MARKET.
  • Airbnb and gentrification - PHD RESEARCH CARRIED OUT IN TU DUBLIN LOOKS AT THE IMPACT OF AIRBNB RENTALS IN DUBLIN AND COMES TO SOME WORRYING CONCLUSIONS.
  • Warehouse evolution - TRENDS IN THE IRISH AND EUROPEAN INDUSTRIAL AND LOGISTICS PROPERTY MARKET
  • Making safe - THE IMPORTANCE OF HEALTH AND SAFETY DOCUMENTATION IN GEOMATIC SURVEYING CANNOT BE OVERESTIMATED.
  • Off the Laois - PORTLAOISE HAS SEEN A LOT OF RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT IN RECENT YEARS AND LAOIS COUNTY COUNCIL AND OTHERS ARE NOW LOOKING AT WAYS TO IMPROVE THE TOWN FOR THE PEOPLE LIVING THERE.
  • Space, surveyors and students - AN EXCITING NEW PROJECT, ARISING FROM AN SFI DISCOVER AWARD, OFFERS SURVEYORS THE OPPORTUNITY TO INSPIRE THE NEXT GENERATION TO JOIN THE PROFESSION.
  • Construction in 2020 - THE 10TH ANNUAL GMIT INTERNATIONAL CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE TOOK PLACE IN MARCH, WITH OVER 350 DELEGATES ATTENDING SESSIONS THROUGHOUT THE DAY.
  • Society news - SURVEYOR MAKES EXTRAORDINARY FIND; ICMS FOR GLOBAL CONSISTENCY; COVID-19 SCSI MEASURES;
  • Surveyor profile - SOUTH AFRICAN QUANTITY SURVEYOR COUPLE GERHARD AND FRANCONETTE HOELL TOOK THE HUGE STEP OF MOVING TO ANOTHER CONTINENT AND ARE NOW ENJOYING LIFE IN WEXFORD.
  • The last word - AFTER GENERAL ELECTION 2020, HERE IS A REMINDER OF SOME OF THE PARTIES’ MAIN PROPOSALS TO SOLVE THE HOUSING CRISIS.

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Surveyors Journal, Volume 7, Number 4, Winter 2017

In this edition, we ask residential surveyors around the country to give us their views on the housing market. We interview Conor Skehan as he steps down from the Housing Agency. We also feature the SCSI’s report on the cost of apartment building, and outline developments in registration of title and Valuer Registration. The YSCSI have share their views on technology, and we also look at Right to Light, and how best to pass on years of experience to newer surveyors.

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Surveyors Journal, Volume 7, Number 3, Autumn 2017

In this edition of the Surveyors Journal, we have an interview with SCSI President Colin Bray. Colin will be speaking at the Society's Survey, Innovation and Technology roadshows in September, and this issue previews these fantastic events. Our features ask important questions about whether there is a housing bubble in Dublin, and whether our buildings are fire safe. We also feature the SCSI's annual salary survey, and our pre-Budget submission, two crucial policy documents that members should be aware of.

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Surveyors Journal, Volume 7, Number 2, Summer 2017

In this edition of the Surveyors Journal, we have an interview with John Moran, who had some provocative things to say at our National Conference. We've also got a report from the Conference, and features on condensation, and landlord and tenant disputes. We look at the PSRA audit process, and offer an analysis of the Teagasc/SCSI Land Market Review and Outlook Report 2017. Finally, The Last Word asks if allowing one-off housing is inherently unfair in societal terms.

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Surveyors Journal, Volume 7, Number 1, Spring 2017

In this edition, we have an interview with IDA CEO Martin Shanahan, who will be speaking at our upcoming National Conference on March 31. There's also a preview of the Conference and details on how to register. We've got features on the SCSI's commercial and residential property outlook reports, and articles on asset valuation, using surveying skills to help the environment, and employing drones in surveying work. Finally, The Last Word asks if offsite construction is the key to solving the housing crisis.

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Surveyors Journal, Volume 6, Number 4, Winter 2016

In this edition, we have a report from the Society's 2016 Annual Conference in Croke Park, including an in-depth interview with keynote speaker James Maddock on the future of the sector. We also feature articles on boundary disputes and gender diversity in construction. Our 'Benefits Tree' shows the range of services available to SCSI members, and we also look at the international organisations the SCSI works with.

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Surveyors Journal, Volume 6, Number 3, Autumn 2016

This edition of the Surveyors Journal features an initial assessment of the impact of Brexit on the UK property sector from the RICS, and reports on both the SCSI Salary and Benefits Report 2016 and the Guide to House Rebuilding Costs. We have analysis of the Government's new housing plan from SCSI members, and a look at the state of play in surveying courses round the country, as well as an article on why surveyors should embrace the IPMS.

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Surveyors Journal, Volume 6, Number 1 Spring 2016

In this edition, we have an in-depth interview with the CEO of the Property Services Regulatory Authority, Maeve Hogan. We also have summaries of the Society's reports on residential and commercial property, information on the new Business Leasing Code for Landlords and Tenants, articles on the implications of the new International Property Measurement Standards, and a feature on flood mapping.

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Surveyors Journal, Volume 4, Number 1, Spring 2014

Highlights of the Spring 2014 edition include: Changes To Building Regulations; Redevelopment Of Dublin’s South Georgian Core; Radon And Its Effects; Changes In Appointing Surveyors As Professional Receivers; New Regulations and Livestock Markets; Proposed Vacant Site Levy; Case Law On Dilapidations; The Use Of UAVs in Surveying; The Irish Architectural Archive and Why Property And Construction Sectors Need A Sustainable Footing.