The planning and development pathway is a wide-ranging specialist area that is concerned with both the highly strategic policy issues as well as more operational aspects of land and real estate use and development.
The report presents an analysis of the exercise of PD rights in England since 2010 and an initial estimate of the direct financial costs and benefits of permitted development to the public sector.
This research assesses the impacts of extending permitted development rights for office to residential conversions in England. Utilising an in-depth case study approach, this research sought to determine whether enhanced freedom t...
This research investigates how Building Information Modelling (BIM) can provide benefit by demonstrating the links between built asset maintenance spend and added value to the organisational performance.
With India experiencing a construction boom, and with an estimated 66% of property stock required by 2030 yet to be built, this timely piece of research investigates the perceived market demand, value premiums and workplace produc...
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 insight paper provides an introduction to MEES and the potential impact of the regulations on UK property management and valuation.
This report aims to develop an understanding of what best practice looks for land-use planning on the urban fringe.
This report examines the importance placed on environmental sustainability in the decision-making process of UK fund managers when making property investments.
This guidance note is designed for use by land, engineering and measured building surveyors who are acting in an advisory capacity and by survey knowledgeable clients who specify their own surveys.
This insights report provides evidence about the extent, usage and implications of new permitted development rights.
The report analyses how building related data, including physical, performance and financial information, is currently being captured and managed by key sector representatives.
How can the benefits of new money flowing into rural areas be maximised and how can potential negative externalities be mitigated?
Fire features prominently again in this issue, which covers RICS input into the Hackitt Review, how to select fire detection technology, and the options for evacuation.
This regenerative landscapes report highlights the need and the means for rebuilding carrying capacity across rural, urban and other cultural landscapes, with a significant emphasis on water.