IPMS are developed by a group of more than 80 professional and not-for-profit organisations, working together to implement international standards for measuring property.
UK agriculture is at a break point, according to this issue’s lead article, while reports from Africa look at the challenges the continent faces in creating sustainable cities, and the impact of the recent drought in Cape Town.
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.
District Heating is highly prominent in its potential to provide low carbon heating supply to UK residential buildings. This has provided the impetus to further investigate the practicalities of implementing District Heating on UK...
RICS Strategic FM case studies.
This joint guidance from the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS) and RICS provides advice to construction professionals who are RICS members engaged in the practice of project monitoring.
A form to be used with the RICS Scotland Standard form of consultant's appointment and RICS Scotland Short form of consultant's appointment.
This guidance note is also intended to assist the parties themselves, and those acting for them, by making them aware of the procedures likely to be followed and issues involved:
This paper examines the existing legislation and current practice of public procurement in Turkey and construction procurement specifically. The paper presents useful information by giving necessary definitions, explaining princip...
Quarterly reports in order to help improve pub rental transparency in the UK by better disseminating pub lease transactional information.
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.
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.
RICS property measurement, 2nd edition has an effective date of the 1 May 2018.
The UK faces some significant challenges over the next decade sourcing its energy and maintaining security of supply.
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...