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.
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.
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...
This paper examines the current thinking, state-of-the-art applications and predictions surrounding AI to uncover many examples of how it will transform the way we work and how we can exploit it to improve the quality of the built...
The use of big data is becoming a key basis of competition and growth for professional firms, and it is already affecting every area of business activity including real estate, construction and the built environment.
Many of the roles that will exist in 2030 will combine skills in ways not imagined today. It’s been clear from employers of all types that a stronger emphasis on technology is going to be needed as an enabler of business performan...
This research assesses the impacts of extending permitted development rights for office to residential conversions in England. Utilising an in-depth case study approach, this research sought to determine whether enhanced freedom t...
Policy and standards for promoting the delivery of low and zero carbon new homes in England.
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 report offers the perspectives of global real estate investors on the theme of risk management.
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...
The availability of adequate affordable housing is a concern for all Asian countries.
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 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.
This report examines three different aspects of housing taxation, in terms of their neutrality, fairness, transparency, efficiency and practicality.
Regional responses to a changing context in housing associations and market renting in the North East and North West of England.
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.
This paper identifies the most recent and important advances in technology and shows how they are relevant to the surveying profession.