Ash dieback disease hit the headlines in 2012 with predictions of devastation, but then seemed to be forgotten. Yet in the intervening years it has continued to spread and is now threatening millions of trees across the UK.
The UK faces some significant challenges over the next decade sourcing its energy and maintaining security of supply.
These are exciting times at RICS, as we get into the swing of the organisation’s 150th birthday celebrations. But in this anniversary year, we also face the future.
I recently had reason to pass through the London Olympic Park, one of the inspiring green places mentioned in this issue of Property Journal by Kevin Joyce.
The rapid expansion of buy-to-let has created significant challenges for valuers in this market and the purpose of this guidance note is to provide sufficient background information and guidance to ensure consistency in the assess...
With the increased focus on the need for ethical practice and transparency in the residential property market this RICS professional statement sets out clearly the responsibilities of residential property agents to ensure they are...
From the Soviet project to map the world to the use of camera technology in US water management, this issue is concerned with the past and future of land measurement.
What can surveyors do to address the housing crisis? The first of our new-look issues examines the problem from a number of perspectives
This cross-industry code is intended to promote best practice in the letting and management of private rented sector housing in England.
This professional statement applies to all RICS members involved with the sale, letting, leasing and management of real estate, whatever the form of tenure by which it is held or occupied.
The RICS Condition Report should be used for a conventional house, flat or bungalow built from common building materials and in reasonable condition.
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 joint guidance from the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS) and RICS provides advice to construction professionals who are RICS members engaged in the practice of project monitoring.
Provides a clear, flexible framework for practitioners to develop their own services the public can trust, consistent with the quality standards expected from RICS members.
UK agriculture is at a break point, according to this issue’s lead article, while reports from Africa look at the challenges the continent faces in creating sustainable cities, and the impact of the recent drought in Cape Town.
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...
There is a revolution going on in the development and application of satellite technology, and much of it is highly relevant to surveyors.