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.
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.
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...
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 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 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.
What are the benefits and challenges of an increasing use of data in the commercial property market?
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 research examines the use of the lower accuracy UAV data where high accuracy data from the terrestrial laser scanner is available but has incomplete coverage.
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.
How can the benefits of new money flowing into rural areas be maximised and how can potential negative externalities be mitigated?
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.
Property services, along with frontline services, are now firmly in the spotlight for sharing or integration in some form. RICS commissioned a research project to understand the pace of change of shared property services in the pu...