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 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 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:
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...
In-depth insights on specific markets, sectors and developments.
This insight paper reviews the broad topic of environmental valuation from the perspective of a practising valuer, land manager or estate manager. This paper approaches the field of economic valuation of the environment from a pro...
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?
Fire features prominently again in this issue, which covers RICS input into the Hackitt Review, how to select fire detection technology, and the options for evacuation.
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.
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 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.
Building control surveying gives its professionals the opportunity to work on a huge range of building types as part of a normal day.