This guidance note provides an effective framework for assessing financial viability, regardless of the regulatory regime in place, or the stage of the economic cycle at which the evaluation is being carried out.
Intended for use within the UK, this guidance is essential reading for all RICS members asked to advise in relation to renewable energy schemes.
Including a glossary of relevant terms, this note offers guidance for valuers who are instructed to provide market value, or market rent, for properties used as data centres.
This guidance note is the result of a collaboration between RICS and IFMA. It sets out a coherent, consistent approach to planning the provision of FM. It also reflects the competences required to pursue the qualification credenti...
Focuses on the daylight, sunlight and shading encountered in the design, planning and environmental impact assessment of developments.
This guidance note sets out best practice guidelines for surveyors and clients on the use of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) in land surveying and mapping.
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.
By analysing five case studies, this paper aims to understand the relationship between the various design features and delivery mechanisms of a large residential scheme, and the end-sales achieved.
Written as a starting point in the subject, this note provides guidance on the dangers of asbestos to health and business, protecting professional indemnity (PI) insurance, complying with legislation, and implementing an effective...
This guidance note sets out practical guidance around the health and safety management of most types and configurations of residential properties.
This guidance note explains the various steps that need to be considered if a green roof or wall is to be installed on a new building, or retrofitted onto an existing building.
Outlines best practice in the planning and deployment of the measures needed to deliver appropriate and effective security.
This professional statement and guidance note discusses facility management procurement routes and processes open to organisations.
Provides guidance for property asset managers in the complex challenge of property asset management. It explains how to gain reduced operating costs, better quality accommodation, more productive staff and satisfied customers.
By advising on best practice, this guidance is intended to assist all those connected with the request, purchase and production of surveys and mapping material.
This paper discusses the valuation of property where the proposed development is of a cleared or greenfield site, or where all existing buildings on a site will be removed in order to construct new ones.
This Code, now in its third edition, has been approved by the Secretary of State and is effective from 1 June 2016. It applies only to residential leasehold properties in England but practitioners operating in other parts of the U...
The physical extent of property ownership and rights of use are basic attributes of land and buildings and are capable of being evaluated by property professionals. Uncertainty of the extent of ownership and its associated rights ...
This professional statement sets out mandatory requirements that inform the practitioner on what must be included within financial viability assessments and how the process must be conducted.
ILMS is a land measurement standard and a due diligence framework that enables evidence-based assessment of land and property.