The RICS Construction and Infrastructure Market Survey measures sentiment among members working in the sector.
This joint guidance from the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS) and RICS provides advice to construction professionals who are RICS members engaged in the practice of project monitoring.
A form to be used with the RICS Scotland Standard form of consultant's appointment and RICS Scotland Short form of consultant's appointment.
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 guidance note is of interest to surveyors dealing with tenant applications to make alterations at office and industrial properties in England and Wales.
This RICS national association valuation standard covers the application of the Red Book in Portugal.
This standard will create clear and consistent guidance for both valuation providers and valuation users. It has been prepared primarily for financial reporting purposes, to comply with International Financial Reporting Standard 1...
This professional statement applies to the management of both commercial and residential real estate.
The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) has made risk management one of the fundamental functions for real estate investment funds. Given the importance of real estate for Europe’s alternative investment fund in...
This guidance note provides assistance to our professionals on the application of the RICS Valuation – Global Standards 2017 (the Red Book) to valuations that have to be provided in compliance with the jurisdiction requirements in...
This issue of the Construction Journal steps back to take a global perspective.
Mitigating risks requires a positive approach and is about learning lessons from past projects, both of which are covered in this edition.
We explore rights of light and consider how insurance can help. We also examine ownership and airspace – a resource increasingly being exploited in crowded and mainly low-rise cities.
This report examines the importance placed on environmental sustainability in the decision-making process of UK fund managers when making property investments.
Red Book 2017, Dutch translation
Summarises what is meant by conflict avoidance and dispute resolution, identifying the key issues that all surveyors should understand in respect of these distinct and substantive areas.
Reviews security and performance documents normally associated with a construction project, noting the main types of document, the parties to them, their purpose and general terms.
This guidance summarises what is meant by ‘acceleration’ in the construction industry; it also looks at how acceleration can be achieved and how it can be valued.
Since June 2015 the UK and global portions of the RICS Red Book have been issued separately.
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.