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Amanda Clack FRICS, 30 Aug 2017
No one who saw the pictures of the horrific scenes of the Grenfell Tower fire in London can have felt anything other than shock and deepest sympathy for the victims, their families, friends and all those affected.
18 Jul 2017
Following the removal of the cap on university places in 2015, higher education student numbers have continued to expand in the UK, placing pressure on the student accommodation infrastructure.
23 Oct 2017
Combining police stations and fire stations on one site is an innovative trend in the asset management of publicly funded local resources.
07 Sep 2017
The BCIS Online featured project for September 2017, submitted by Selway Joyce Construction Cost Consultants, is the recently tendered £4.8 million conference and community centre in Chichester, West Sussex.
On 7 July 2017, the first meeting of RICS Buildings Fire Safety Group was held. This RICS working group will address concerns and recommendations in response to the Grenfell Tower disaster, with RICS professionals coming together to set out the best possible strategy and counsel.
The average annual running cost of student residences is in the region of £51 to £67 per m2 of gross internal floor area, according to the latest occupancy cost plan published by BCIS.
06 Sep 2017
Private housebuilders' costs rose at almost 5% in the year to 2nd quarter 2017 in response to demand pressures from resource costs.
21 Nov 2017
The way that designers select different components for their buildings has been transformed by the new Life Cycle Evaluator tool launched by the Building Cost Information Service (BCIS).
28 Aug 2015
The process of devolution throughout the UK gives our towns and cities the chance to take hold of their own future, and wield powers and funding to a plan of their own devising. We are being given a real opportunity to bring about long-term change and put property at the centre of this Government’s plans.
Alan Cripps FRICS, 19 May 2017
Our Inclusive Design Working Group recently highlighted a recent Government enquiry which explores how the built environment can improve access and inclusion within the industry.
John Kraus, 09 Jun 2017
When asked what words describe a successful city, experts at the 2017 World Built Environment Forum Annual Summit in Shanghai suggested the following list. Connectivity, capacity, character, resilient, efficient, having identity, healing, inclusive, healthy, bold, leading, authentic.
13 Jun 2017
Private housebuilders' costs rose at over 5% in the year to 1st quarter 2017 in response to demand pressures on resources.
07 Oct 2015
BCIS has taken over the production and publication of price and cost indices previously published by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS).
28 Apr 2017
Cardiff University’s Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC) has received the coveted Project of the Year accolade at the 2017 RICS Awards, Wales.
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