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Stepping into the Role of Educator in Quantity Surveying

Stepping into the Role of Educator in Quantity Surveying

Ever wonder what it’s like to be an educator in Quantity Surveying?

In Praise of the Intelligent Client

In Praise of the Intelligent Client

The construction industry is about to embark to the most transformational shift since the invention of the passenger lift unleashed the potential for high-rise buildings

How to Mass-Motivate the Environmentally-Concerned?

How to Mass-Motivate the Environmentally-Concerned?

Big data can now detect what your target audience wants, and what messages will motivate them most.

Cost Overrun of Iconic Buildings: Managing Construction Cost Through BIM

Cost Overrun of Iconic Buildings: Managing Construction Cost Through BIM

A discussion on cost control and cost over runs on iconic buildings. The speaker explores a number of themes in looking to understand reasoning for cost overruns and potential...

Passive House Design and Common Sense

Passive House Design and Common Sense

Low-Energy Home Design Is Quickly Becoming the New Normal! Warren Schmidt of Ryder Architecture discuss' the why passive house question and what lead us to this point.

The Heights – Canada’s Largest Passive House Building

The Heights – Canada’s Largest Passive House Building

A discussion on the largest passive house building project in Canada and the challenges faced. “A Passive House is special because it is a more comfortable building to live in...

The Young Quantity Surveyors (YQS) Program

The Young Quantity Surveyors (YQS) Program

An introduction to the YQS program, including interview with members from across the globe. The members take us through the benefits to a YQS program and what it means to them.

The New Era of Green Developments – An Interview with David Suzuki and Sarika Cullis Suzuki

The New Era of Green Developments – An Interview with David Suzuki and Sarika Cullis Suzuki

Understanding how our built environment affects the world around us and what changes will need to be made with respect to physical construction and building policies...

The Next Generation of Quantity Surveyors & Construction Estimators

The Next Generation of Quantity Surveyors & Construction Estimators

A Lot of Fresh New Ideas for the Industry!

Overcoming Professional Challenges – An Interview with Jon Montgomery – Towards Green Buildings

Overcoming Professional Challenges – An Interview with Jon Montgomery – Towards Green Buildings

The interview explores strategies used by an Olympic athlete for overcoming challenges that are applicable to, sport, life and work.

What Is ICMS?

What Is ICMS?

“It's cost categorization for all the costs that go into a project to build something – any infrastructure project. And we are defining infrastructure in the widest possible way – so building, roads, and cities...”

The Official Launch of the ICMS Standards – PAQS 2017

The Official Launch of the ICMS Standards – PAQS 2017

A new global standard for transforming construction cost.

International Construction Measurement Standards

International Construction Measurement Standards

How do you price a construction project? It's done differently all over the world!

Explore CIQS – Canada’s Construction Economists

Explore CIQS – Canada’s Construction Economists

See why the Professional Quantity Surveyor (PQS) and Construction Economist Certified (CEC) are key members of the project team.

The Project Manager

The Project Manager

D​id you know that a Professional Quantity Surveyor (PQS) could be a Project Manager?

What’s the Difference Between a CEC and PQS?

What’s the Difference Between a CEC and PQS?

Have you ever wondered what’s the difference between a Professional Quantity Surveyor (PQS) and a Construction Estimator Certified (CEC)?

Why Hire a Quantity Surveyor?

Why Hire a Quantity Surveyor?

Find out why you need to hire a Professional Quantity Surveyor on your next construction project.

The Construction Estimator

The Construction Estimator

Discover why being a Construction Estimator Certified is much more than just reading specifications

Why is Quantity Surveying Rewarding?

Why is Quantity Surveying Rewarding?

Learn why a CIQS designation is really rewarding and how your contribution will last for the community that you're building

How CIQS Membership Benefited Me?

How CIQS Membership Benefited Me?

Find out how CIQS membership benefited me and how it was a good gateway to get into the front door of various companies

The Loan Monitor

The Loan Monitor

Do you know what a Loan Monitor really does? It's not accounting. You need a someone that understands the entire project.

The PQS Career Path

The PQS Career Path

Discover the career path of a Quantity Surveyor. Learn the basic skills and see what it takes to become a senior member of the team.

PQS Mentorship

PQS Mentorship

Can CIQS help me find a mentor? YES WE CAN!

The Cost Planner

The Cost Planner

Are you good with numbers? Can you visualize the end product at an early stage and work out the cost? You have the traits of a quantity surveyor in the role of The Cost Planner!!

The Process of Cost Planning

The Process of Cost Planning

How does the process start? When should you engage a PQS to provide Cost Planning services?

Why Have a PQS Designation?

Why Have a PQS Designation?

Kick start your career journey today - Find out why having a PQS Designation is really rewarding, in every sense of the word!

What Is a Quantity Surveyor?

What Is a Quantity Surveyor?

Watch why you need a Quantity Surveyor on your next construction project.

Why Should You Become a Quantity Surveyor?

Why Should You Become a Quantity Surveyor?

Watch why you should choose Quantity Surveying for your career path.

Vancouver 2020: Road to 100% Renewable

Vancouver 2020: Road to 100% Renewable

Our panelists discuss the vision behind Vancouver’s Greenest City pledge, where we are now and where we want to be, i.e. the objective of moving towards green.

Économiste en construction: Un choix de carrière stimulant!

Économiste en construction: Un choix de carrière stimulant!

Découvrez un choix de carrière stimulant! Devenez économiste en construction.

Pourquoi devriez-vous engager un économiste en construction?

Pourquoi devriez-vous engager un économiste en construction?

Découvrez pourquoi vous devriez engager un économiste en construction pour votre prochain projet de construction

Qu'est-ce qu'un économiste en construction?

Qu'est-ce qu'un économiste en construction?

Un économiste en construction évalue la rentabilité des projets de construction, de la conception à l'achèvement des travaux.

Pourquoi devenir un économiste en construction?

Pourquoi devenir un économiste en construction?

Êtes-vous celui qui aime faire en sorte que ces rêves deviennent une réalité?

 

 

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