RICS property measurement, 2nd edition has an effective date of the 1 May 2018.
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.
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.
The RICS Futures programme explores the implications of key drivers for change to 2030, from mass urbanisation and the emergence of real estate as an investment class, to the rise of the worldwide middle class and the revolutionar...
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 ...
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 guidance note highlights international high-level principles around how to implement and use BIM in the design, construction and operation of our built environment.
This insight paper provides an introduction to MEES and the potential impact of the regulations on UK property management and valuation.
In-depth insights on specific markets, sectors and developments.
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.
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.
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.
How can the benefits of new money flowing into rural areas be maximised and how can potential negative externalities be mitigated?
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 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...
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.
This guidance provides a summary of the purpose and process of both cost analysis and construction project benchmarking.