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.
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.
From 3D printing to building information modelling (BIM), digital transformation has permeated almost every aspect of business today, fuelling exponential growth in just-in-time and on-demand delivery processes.
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...
This insight paper provides an introduction to MEES and the potential impact of the regulations on UK property management and valuation.
The research evaluates property valuation practices in Sub-Saharan Africa using Ghana as a case-study.
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.
This report examines three different aspects of housing taxation, in terms of their neutrality, fairness, transparency, efficiency and practicality.
Regional responses to a changing context in housing associations and market renting in the North East and North West of England.
This report examines the importance placed on environmental sustainability in the decision-making process of UK fund managers when making property investments.
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.
What are the benefits and challenges of an increasing use of data in the commercial property market?
This insights report provides evidence about the extent, usage and implications of new permitted development rights.
This insight paper discusses the opportunities, rapidly developing applications and compliance challenges of using drones in a surveying environment.
Although real estate and property factor prominently in discussions related to financial stability and the management of economic cycles, little consensus has emerged as to how better to detect, prevent or treat the fallout from i...