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.
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 ...
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 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.
RICS property measurement, 2nd edition has an effective date of the 1 May 2018.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 insights report provides evidence about the extent, usage and implications of new permitted development rights.
The report analyses how building related data, including physical, performance and financial information, is currently being captured and managed by key sector representatives.
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.