The RICS Building Survey is the most comprehensive report of its kind and should be used for larger or older properties, or when planning major works.
This publication is intended as a guide for surveyors who carry out reinstatement cost assessments of buildings.
Produced by a cross-professional group specialist panel of associate and chartered surveyors, this guidance deals with easements known as rights of light and outlines current best practice for surveyors in this field.
This guidance note provides a professional practitioner or individual commissioned to undertake a survey with outlined guidance on fulfilling elements of a client's brief, along with unique aspects arising from the myriad of asset...
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.
The delivery of digital systems presents different challenges to commercial managers, given the wide range of technology that is available and the prevailing market conditions in this sector.
Providing guidance for RICS members who accept instructions for which the Party Wall etc. Act 1996 (the Act) may be relevant.
This professional statement applies to the management of both commercial and residential real estate.
Focuses on the daylight, sunlight and shading encountered in the design, planning and environmental impact assessment of developments.
This guidance note is written for any property professional involved in make-good works during or at the end of a lease term. It deals primarily with commercial and industrial premises within Australia, providing advice to lessors...
A form to be used with the RICS Scotland Standard form of consultant's appointment, and RICS Scotland Short form of consultant's appointment.
Paragraph 5.8.1 of the information paper has been updated in light of industry developments since its original publication in 2012.
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.
This guidance note is the result of a collaboration between RICS and IFMA. It sets out a coherent, consistent approach to planning the provision of FM. It also reflects the competences required to pursue the qualification credenti...
This global adaptation defines cash flow forecasting, before giving guidance on producing a useful forecast, explaining how to use it to assess progress on site, and analyse actual expenditure against forecast expenditure.
This Chinese translation defines cash flow forecasting, before giving guidance on producing a useful forecast, explaining how to use it to assess progress on site, and analyse actual expenditure against forecast expenditure.
This guidance note sets out practical guidance around the health and safety management of most types and configurations of residential properties.