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  • Environment

    Big data, smart cities, intelligent buildings – surveying in a digital world

    Big data is a term used to refer to large, complex data sets that cannot be analysed using traditional data analysis techniques. 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.

  • Value of natural capital — the need for chartered surveyors

    Value of natural capital — the need for chartered surveyors

    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 professional valuation perspective.