Intended for use within the UK, this guidance is essential reading for all RICS members asked to advise in relation to renewable energy schemes.
This guidance note provides an effective framework for assessing financial viability, regardless of the regulatory regime in place, or the stage of the economic cycle at which the evaluation is being carried out.
Including a glossary of relevant terms, this note offers guidance for valuers who are instructed to provide market value, or market rent, for properties used as data centres.
This guidance note is also intended to assist the parties themselves, and those acting for them, by making them aware of the procedures likely to be followed and issues involved:
Providing guidance for RICS members who accept instructions for which the Party Wall etc. Act 1996 (the Act) may be relevant.
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...
By analysing five case studies, this paper aims to understand the relationship between the various design features and delivery mechanisms of a large residential scheme, and the end-sales achieved.
Intended to assist surveyors of all levels of expertise, this note provides guidance on advising clients as to how environmental and sustainability issues impact upon all aspects of land, property and construction.
Focuses on the daylight, sunlight and shading encountered in the design, planning and environmental impact assessment of developments.
Assists those appointed to act as arbitrator or as independent expert, and the parties themselves, by making them aware of the procedures likely to be followed.
Provides guidance for property asset managers in the complex challenge of property asset management. It explains how to gain reduced operating costs, better quality accommodation, more productive staff and satisfied customers.
Outlines best practice in the planning and deployment of the measures needed to deliver appropriate and effective security.
This guidance note provides an overview of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process and considers the potential role of members in the process.
This professional statement and guidance note discusses facility management procurement routes and processes open to organisations.
Effective complaint handling is a critical element in the risk management toolkit of all professional firms, both as part of good customer service and also to protect the firm in the event of an unsubstantiated or inflated claim.
This guidance note explains the various steps that need to be considered if a green roof or wall is to be installed on a new building, or retrofitted onto an existing building.
Designed primarily to assist those appointed either by the president of RICS, or directly by the parties to a dispute, to act as an independent expert to determine their dispute.
This paper discusses the valuation of property where the proposed development is of a cleared or greenfield site, or where all existing buildings on a site will be removed in order to construct new ones.
This Code, now in its third edition, has been approved by the Secretary of State and is effective from 1 June 2016. It applies only to residential leasehold properties in England but practitioners operating in other parts of the U...
This document provides guidance for property professionals on how to make more efficient and effective use of buildings and their support services; manage resources more effectively and reduce waste.