Ash dieback disease hit the headlines in 2012 with predictions of devastation, but then seemed to be forgotten. Yet in the intervening years it has continued to spread and is now threatening millions of trees across the UK.
The UK faces some significant challenges over the next decade sourcing its energy and maintaining security of supply.
This guidance note draws professionals’ attention to specific issues that arise in farm stocktaking valuations, for inclusion in financial statements that are prepared in accordance with UK GAAP.
This guidance note is intended to assist both members and their clients in understanding the main risks and liabilities associated with valuation.
Encompasses the wide range of physical, social, environmental and economic factors relating to sustainability that can impact on value of which valuers should be aware.
This guidance note aims to address several market practices that may differ due to market peculiarities and to clarify potential ‘grey areas’ between the Red Book and the Cyprus law and/or standard practice.
From 3D printing to building information modelling (BIM), digital transformation has permeated almost every aspect of business today, fuelling exponential growth in just-in-time and on-demand delivery processes.
A monthly snapshot of the UK economy, focusing on the construction, housing and commercial property sectors.
These are exciting times at RICS, as we get into the swing of the organisation’s 150th birthday celebrations. But in this anniversary year, we also face the future.
I recently had reason to pass through the London Olympic Park, one of the inspiring green places mentioned in this issue of Property Journal by Kevin Joyce.
The sophistication of the property valuation services provided by valuers in a country has a significant impact on national and global economies. An attempt is made to investigate the property valuation practice using Hong Kong as...
With PropTech becoming more than just a buzzword, we look at the challenges of securing smart buildings against cyber threats, the lessons that the technology industry has for facilities management, and the future of residential p...
The implementation of Building Information Modelling (BIM) is accelerating within architectural practices. However, there is evidence to support the premise that lean construction principles are being underutilised. This research ...
RICS professional experts have drawn up guidelines with the aim of offering assistance to companies and professionals in the valuation sector who are preparing to evaluate a shopping center and its investment
Valuation of medical centres and surgery premises is concerned with the valuation of surgery premises, including all medical centres and surgeries occupied by doctors and other similar practitioners for medical or health services.
The rapid expansion of buy-to-let has created significant challenges for valuers in this market and the purpose of this guidance note is to provide sufficient background information and guidance to ensure consistency in the assess...
RICS property measurement, 2nd edition has an effective date of the 1 May 2018.
Intended for use within the UK, this guidance is essential reading for all RICS members asked to advise in relation to renewable energy schemes.
From the Soviet project to map the world to the use of camera technology in US water management, this issue is concerned with the past and future of land measurement.