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Sector standards

Sector standards apply to specific disciplines within the profession: building surveying, construction, dispute resolution, land, real estate, and valuation.

Governing Council Elections

With recent changes to modernise our governance structure, we're looking for RICS-qualified professionals to fill the new 15 market seats. As a global organisation, these seats help ensure we have a diverse range of voices setting the strategic direction of RICS.

Now is your opportunity to take part in the election of nominated candidates to the market seats in your region. You can place your vote until 21 November 2019.

Find out more about the elections

With up to 70% of the world’s wealth bound up in land and real estate, our sector standards support stable, sustainable growth around the globe.

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Get in touch with the RICS Standards team regarding any queries.

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Shape the world around you

RICS promotes and enforces the highest professional qualifications and standards in the development and management of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure. The work of RICS professionals is hugely varied – watch our video to see how their work shapes our world.