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 7th edition includes the following revisions and features: now a professional statement not a guidance note, Common Auction Conditions has been incorporated at the end of the professional statement and revised guidance on gui...
This note offers detailed guidance on the capital and rental valuation of public houses, bars, restaurants and nightclubs.
This guidance note details best practice in the management of commercial property, with particular emphasis on how the person(s) in control of a building should manage, communicate and control income and expenditure.
This guidance note covers commercial multi-let property where there is a service charge. It deals with the handover of financial and supplier information between owners and/ or managers.
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.
This professional statement provides RICS members and RICS regulated firms with mandatory requirements when acting on the open market sale or acquisition of a commercial investment real estate opportunity in the UK in order to avo...
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.
This guidance provides a summary of the purpose and process of both cost analysis and construction project benchmarking.
This guidance focuses on discounted cash flow valuation in the particular context of commercial property investments.
Delays occur on most construction projects, and always have done. At some point during a project, particular parts of the works, or the works as a whole, will not progress as quickly as planned, with the risk that the contractual ...
This guidance note summarises what a final account is and how they are used to establish a final adjustment to the contract price. It is effective from 14 March 2016.
The purpose of this guidance note is to outline the different types of fluctuating price mechanisms available for use within those contracts, selection of the most appropriate mechanism for particular situations, and techniques fo...
This guidance note sets out practical guidance around the health and safety management of most types and configurations of residential properties.
This guidance note supports the work of chartered surveyors who assess risks and give technical advice to those who provide third-party finance on real estate developments.
This cross-industry code is intended to promote best practice in the letting and management of private rented sector housing in England.
This protocol sets out professional standards for the industry and, as a model for best practice, aims to improve protection for all parties to the valuation process.
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 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...
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.