Webinar | Methods of Measurement Technical Information Paper (G180426)

12:00pm Thursday, 26 April 2018
1:00pm Thursday, 26 April 2018
API Webinar

The IPMSC was formed in May 2013 after meeting at the World Bank in Washington DC.  It aims to bring about the harmonisation of global property measurement standards through the creation and adoption of agreed international standards for the measurement of buildings.  

IPMSC is working to produce international standards that will enable different classes of buildings to be measured on a transparent basis.  IPMS will promote market efficiency through greater confidence between investors and occupiers by providing consistent property measurement including for transactions and valuations.

Key points that will be covered in this seminar:  

  • Why the need for International Property Measurement Standards (IPMS)?
  • Who is the International Property Measurement Standards Coalition (IPMSC)?
  • Application of the IPMS
  • Method of Measurement TIP and its relation to IPMS
  • Use of IPMS
  • Definitions
  • Office Buildings
  • Residential Buildings
  • Industrial Buildings
  • Retail Buildings
  • Phase In
  • What is expected of API Members?


Allen Crawford FAPI

Read more about the Presenter

Fellow Australian Property Institute
Fellow Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Registered Urban Valuer QLD
Registered Non-Urban Valuer QLD
Licensed Real Estate Agent QLD
Licensed Auctioneer QLD
Specialist Retail Valuer QLD

Mr Allen Crawford commenced in the property industry in 1973.   He currently holds the position of Managing Director, Chesterton Valuations (Qld) Pty Ltd trading as Chesterton Corporate Property Advisors and is also an Executive Director of Chesterton International (Qld) Pty Ltd.

He is currently an Assistant Member of the Valuers Registration Board (QLD), Vice Chair of the Standard Setting Committee for the International Property Measurement Standards, Member of the Australian Property Standards Committee for the API, and a Member of the Property Advisory Committee for Bond University.

Mr Crawford was on Divisional Council of the API from 2008 to 2016 and chaired the Queensland Professional Board of the API for the same period.  He has written and delivers, at the University of Sunshine Coast, a 2 day course, on behalf of the API, on rental concentrating on retail.  He was a member of the Heritage Committee under the Heritage Buildings Protection Act 1990.  He was also nominated by the Real Estate Institute of Queensland to sit on the Queensland Government Advisory Panel for the re-drafting of the Property Agents and Motor Dealers Act.

Mr Crawford has been a specialist valuation lecturer at QUT particularly service stations, but also heritage and aged care.  He has also lectured on valuation at Finsia.  He has provided assistance to University of Queensland in the setting of and presentation of valuation assignments including compulsory acquisition as well as lecturing and sitting on the moot court.

He has written numerous valuation industry papers, received formal recognition from the API for his contribution to discounted cash flow standards.  He regularly presents papers in professional forums including valuation, accounting and legal, both in Australia and Internationally.


11:45amLog In*
12:00pmPresentation begins
1:00pmPresentation concludes
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