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.
This guidance note provides an overview of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process and considers the potential role of members in the process.
RICS guidance note on Environmental Risks and Global Real Estate - 1st edition, published November 2018.
This professional statement sets out mandatory requirements that inform the practitioner on what must be included within financial viability assessments and how the process must be conducted.
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.
ILMS is a land measurement standard and a due diligence framework that enables evidence-based assessment of land and property.
Intended for use within the UK, this guidance is essential reading for all RICS members asked to advise in relation to renewable energy schemes.
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.
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.
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 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.