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 ...
This paper is a call to action that delivers insights from industry leaders on the current environment, while offering guidance on how to influence and restore this central pillar of economic growth.
RICS property measurement, 2nd edition has an effective date of the 1 May 2018.
The bases of value contained with the Code of measuring practice, 6th edition applies to all building classes except offices and residential buildings.
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 guidance note highlights international high-level principles around how to implement and use BIM in the design, construction and operation of our built environment.
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.
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 covers the valuation of intellectual property (IP), a subset of intangible assets. Its purpose is to expand on the IVS 2013 and the Red Book in order to clarify the legal, functional and economic characteristics...
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 insight paper provides an introduction to MEES and the potential impact of the regulations on UK property management and valuation.
This report examines the importance placed on environmental sustainability in the decision-making process of UK fund managers when making property investments.
The valuation profession is likely to face significant changes in coming years in terms of how the valuation process is managed, the role of the valuer, as well as the added value to clients.
Since June 2015 the UK and global portions of the RICS Red Book have been issued separately.
This report examines the drivers, challenges, opportunities and benefits of using big data analytics (BDA) for FM and how to develop a methodological framework to implement BDA into FM organisations.
The research evaluates property valuation practices in Sub-Saharan Africa using Ghana as a case-study.
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...
How can the benefits of new money flowing into rural areas be maximised and how can potential negative externalities be mitigated?