Building Surveyors publish member guidance note on Design and Specification

The Design and Specification guidance note provides professional practitioners with best practice guidance relevant to the tasks and processes of design and specification for small to medium-size construction projects. Topics addressed in the guidance note include: Design and the lead consultant Principles behind the role Design process management Establishing the project Outline design and specification…

SCSI Members Golf Outing 2015

120 members from the property and land sectors turned out for the SCSI Members Golf Outing 2015 held on Thursday 3 September in The Grange Golf Club, Rathfarnham.  Clement weather prevailed for the afternoon as members played the course following the shotgun start at 1.30pm. Evening dinner was well attended and a great evening was…

SCSI YOUNG SURVEYORS SOCCER TOURNAMENT

On Friday 28th of August on a sunny evening in the Pembroke Wanderer’s Hockey Club on Serpentine Avenue, teams from across the property and construction sectors gathered to play for the YSCSI tournament cup. A festival atmosphere prevailed with both teams and many supporters playing to a lovely music beat. With a doubling of numbers…

New report calls for establishment of a National Housing Authority to address housing crisis

New Authority would be responsible for implementation, direction and co-ordination of housing policy and strategy “New housing at affordable price levels will not be built until it becomes economically viable for builders to do” Report calls for; New National Housing Authority with ‘mandate to deliver homes’ Universal planning standards – Reduced development levies Tax incentives…

SCSI/ The Irish Times Tennis Tournament

Twenty teams from all sub-sectors of the Irish property industry took part in the 2015 SCSI Irish Times Tennis Tournament, which was held last week in beautiful grounds of Lansdowne Lawn Tennis Club – which stands in the shadows of the amazing Aviva stadium. The competition, now in its 26th year, is growing from strength…

Future of Building to be addressed at BMAP Expo

BMAP Expo has been launched to deliver all of the essential information about new faces, new products, new suppliers, regulatory changes and the latest product innovations across the building materials and products sector – all under one roof. The exhibition will take place on the 18th and 19th of November 2015 in the Citywest Hotel,…