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BCQS International Promotes Rick Riyat to Head of Valuations (Cayman Islands & The Bahamas) 

Rick Riyat

Cayman Islands, 15th August 2022 – BCQS International is pleased to announce the promotion of Rick Riyat from Senior Valuation Surveyor to the Head of Valuations (Cayman Islands & The Bahamas). In his new role, Rick will head up the Cayman and Bahamas based valuation teams with specific responsibility for managing the valuation service provision, quality assurance and business development to increase market share.

Rick joined the BCQS team in the Cayman Islands in January 2017. He has over twelve years of experience in the profession and eight years in the Caribbean region, where he has extensive experience providing Market Valuations and Reinstatement Cost Assessments. Before joining BCQS International, Rick worked with another Cayman based valuation company. He is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) & RICS Registered Valuer, having trained and qualified at Sanderson Weatherall Ltd in the UK.

Liam Day, Managing Director for BCQS International, comments, “Rick joined BCQS International over five years ago. He has worked diligently and conscientiously throughout that time, gaining experience in Cayman and several of our other regional offices, including Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, the BVI, Turks and Caicos and The Bahamas.” Continuing, “Rick has demonstrated his commitment to BCQS, and his promotion was the obvious next step in his career progression with the company. We are delighted to announce Rick’s promotion and look forward to working with him as he continues to grow within the company.”

Rick Riyat comments, “I am excited with my new position at BCQS International and welcome the additional responsibilities that this role will entail. I look forward to maintaining our high level of service as our company continues to expand in the field of property and development consultancy across the Caribbean region.”

BCQS International continues to be the market leading property consultancy in the Caribbean. With over 50 years of experience, they have achieved this level of success organically through commitment, focus and investing in the very best people in the region. Succession planning in BCQS is critical in identifying the next generation of business leaders and allowing them to develop with strategic guidance to identify and pursue new opportunities.

About BCQS International

BCQS International Ltd. is a professional property and development consultancy with locations throughout the Caribbean & Latin America. Established in 1969, the company has earned a leadership position in its field, and offers a comprehensive range of services, including cost management, project management, quantity surveying, cost engineering, construction management, valuations/appraisals and feasibility studies, claims consulting and loss adjusting. BCQS projects include prestigious residential properties, large-scale commercial buildings and offices, civic and government buildings, hotels and resorts, airports and hospitals, infrastructure projects and exclusive apartments and condominiums. BCQS is an approved consultant for all the major banks in the region as well as the British Government’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Department for International Development (DFID), the Caribbean Development Bank, and for European Union-funded projects.  


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