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...
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.
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.
The bases of value contained with the Code of measuring practice, 6th edition applies to all building classes except offices and residential buildings.
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...
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:
Since June 2015 the UK and global portions of the RICS Red Book have been issued separately.
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 insight paper provides an introduction to MEES and the potential impact of the regulations on UK property management and valuation.
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.
The research evaluates property valuation practices in Sub-Saharan Africa using Ghana as a case-study.
In-depth insights on specific markets, sectors and developments.
This report examines the importance placed on environmental sustainability in the decision-making process of UK fund managers when making property investments.
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?
The rationale behind updates in the final version and highlights significant changes to ensure you can quickly identify what you must do differently to remain compliant.
This guidance note identifies additional matters that valuers need to take into account when valuing natural resource wasting assets, such as mineral deposits, landfill and waste disposal sites.
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...