Focusing on the fundamental question of why projects fail, this guidance outlines some of the most commonly occurring reasons for failure and offers practical solutions in the context of applying the lessons learned.
ICMS Explained, a user guide for the below International Construction Measurement Standards, is a technical document that sets out the purpose, context and philosophy of ICMS. This practical resource will equip quantity surveyors ...
RICS property measurement, 2nd edition has an effective date of the 1 May 2018.
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.
This guidance note highlights international high-level principles around how to implement and use BIM in the design, construction and operation of our built environment.
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...
In-depth insights on specific markets, sectors and developments.
Comparing the two of the most popular mainstream cost management systems in the world promoting construction cost management consultants to better understand complex client needs.
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 paper is the result of a research and engagement project conducted by RICS and the rail industry. It aims to assess the future nature of the supply chain process within rail infrastructure and is a direct response to the UK g...
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.
What would you do? This edition scrutinises a range of issues around ethics, conduct and corruption, and we ask a number of construction professionals what they would do.
This global adaptation defines cash flow forecasting, before giving guidance on producing a useful forecast, explaining how to use it to assess progress on site, and analyse actual expenditure against forecast expenditure.
This guidance provides a summary of the purpose and process of both cost analysis and construction project benchmarking.