RICS hosts the annual COBRA conference, a key event for presenting and discussing the latest industry research.
The latest conference papers from COBRA are available below. All papers were subject to review at both the abstract and full paper stage, to ensure relevance, rigour and topicality.
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20 Sep 2016
The paper aims to capture the perspectives of key decision makers in BIM implementation for FM in Australia and Singapore.
This paper develops a strategic model to assist with the identification and management of risks associated with business development and innovation within construction organisations.
This research sets out to critically review the role of standard forms of contract, and in particular to compare FIDIC with NEC, as they are among the most popular contracts in the world.
This paper uses the asset value enhancement model to look at strategic partnering in construction.
This paper reports on the development of a methodology utilising a mixed-method approach to evaluate IEQ in residential homes – green and conventional.
This paper looks at how to help market participants form judgements about the state of the property market cycle and especially when bubble territory is approaching.
This paper explores changes in householders’ perceptions towards EPCs after being introduced to thermal images as a visual aid.
This paper analyses office-building retrofits at the city scale reported in the 2013 1200 Buildings Retrofit Survey.
This paper discusses these two issues and suggest that the enactment of the proposed apology legislation is welcomed by the major stakeholders.
This paper determines how often South African property valuers are currently recording GBFIs during inspections of commercial properties and to determine property valuers’ perceptions as to how much value GBFIs add to commercial properties.
This paper looks at the introduction of statutory adjudication in meeting the objective of Sir Michael Latham in quick dispute settlement solving cash-flow problems.
This paper looks at the theory and practice in energy regulations for houses.
This paper discusses property valuation and market data with some insights on the situation in Ghana to provide the context for the study.
This paper engages with a complex market associated with the provision of world class sports venues, focusing on Formula 1 (F1).
This paper reviews the law of negligent valuation and explores the legal status of compliance with professional guidance in evidencing ‘reasonable’ care.
This paper presents financial statement analyses of Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) across multiple sectors of the UK Private Finance Initiative (PFI) programme.
The purpose of the research is to obtain a better understanding of adjudicators’ jurisdiction in the context of the built environment.
This paper reviews the investment performance of residential property that is located under flight paths to track capital returns over an extended time period.
This paper investigates the back-ground to the current position and uses case studies and interviews with residents of a number of estates where these service charges are payable to determine how this is working in practice.
This paper looks at whether payment processes in the construction industry have been improved to the benefit of supply chain cash flow.
This paper examines if there are ways for building design to be improved to account for fire protection system malfunctions.
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