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.
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...
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.
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 professional statement applies to all RICS members involved with the sale, letting, leasing and management of real estate, whatever the form of tenure by which it is held or occupied.
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...
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.
This professional statement applies to the management of both commercial and residential real estate.
If the Ground Rent is subject to a review and the landlord and tenant cannot agree on the new Ground Rent, they can make an application to RICS DRS to appoint a dispute resolver.
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 insights report provides evidence about the extent, usage and implications of new permitted development rights.
This guidance note should be used as a source of reference for quantity surveyors (QS) or cost managers when BIM has been implemented in the life cycle of a project.
Property services, along with frontline services, are now firmly in the spotlight for sharing or integration in some form. RICS commissioned a research project to understand the pace of change of shared property services in the pu...
This guidance provides a summary of the purpose and process of both cost analysis and construction project benchmarking.
The Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 provides for the terms of a renewal lease to be determined by the courts. PACT is a procedure whereby the determination of all or some of the terms for a renewal lease are (with the consent of both...