IPMS are developed by a group of more than 80 professional and not-for-profit organisations, working together to implement international standards for measuring property.
Focusing on the fundamental question of why projects fail, this guidance outlines some of the most commonly occurring reasons for failure and offers practical solutions in the context of applying the lessons learned.
This guidance note is of interest to surveyors dealing with tenant applications to make alterations at office and industrial properties in England and Wales.
This cross-industry code is intended to promote best practice in the letting and management of private rented sector housing in England.
A form to be used with the RICS Standard form of consultant's appointment, and RICS Short form of consultant's appointment.
The purpose of these Inspection and Reporting Requirements is to assist chartered surveyors to produce Single Survey Reports.
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.
This professional statement applies to the management of both commercial and residential real estate.
Examines the general principles of retention, including areas such as law; reasons for introduction within a contract; levels of retention, and how amounts are deducted, certified or released.
This standard 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 ...
The professional statement sets out the core duties expected of the surveyor-advocate. It applies where you agree (whether in writing or orally) to act as a surveyor-advocate before any tribunal in England, Wales or Northern Irela...
The guidance note offers guidance on fundamental aspects of advocacy practice. It outlines general duties and roles and offers best practice advice on, among other things, case preparation and preliminaries, evidence and documents...
Reviews termination of contract, corporate recovery and insolvency primarily from the perspective of a chartered surveyor with a commensurate level of specialism.
This guidance note is intended for RICS members practising in the infrastructure sector, either providing services to an infrastructure client or working within an infrastructure client organisation.
This RICS guidance note sets out how the role of the commercial manager is both expanding and deepening in the fast evolving field of infrastructure.
With the increased focus on the need for ethical practice and transparency in the commercial property market, this professional statement sets out clearly the responsibilities of commercial property agents to ensure they are worki...
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...
Written specifically for use within the UK, this guidance assists valuers in the valuation of new-build properties.
Valuation of medical centres and surgery premises is concerned with the valuation of surgery premises, including all medical centres and surgeries occupied by doctors and other similar practitioners for medical or health services.
This guidance note summarises what is meant by ‘change’ and how it is valued under JCT, NEC and FIDIC forms of contract.