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12 Feb 2015
Collaboration in the construction industry can help to align the incentives of clients and suppliers. But even with the best will in the world communication and coordination can be difficult to achieve, particularly for complex projects.
15 Sep 2014
Using the Bay Area, California as a case-study, this report draws on an improved understanding of how cities can be better financed to meet challenges over the short and long-term - economic, social and environmental.
09 Sep 2014
This research investigates the barriers to participation in farmers’ markets by the wider farming community in South Australia (SA) with a particular focus on small to medium sized primary producers.
28 Aug 2014
An overview of the performance of the built environment and related professions in Sub-Saharan Africa.
16 Jul 2014
Using Istanbul as a case-study, research develops a method that estimates the impact environmental disasters have on house prices.
01 Jul 2014
Research into how Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) will allow surveyors to produce more accurate and reliable measurements in less time and dual-polarisation measurements can improve scientific applications of multipath sensing.
17 Jun 2014
The research investigates the implicit pricing of property attributes by developing a model for office properties within the Central London market.
16 Jun 2014
The report investigates inefficiencies in China’s affordable social housing sector (ASH), identifies causal factors and recommends possible policy solutions.
30 Oct 2013
The research provides an updated position on the global PPP market and the role PPP could occupy in redressing the global infrastructure investment gap.
01 Jul 2013
This report presents a timely and credible evidence base to enable RICS to inform and guide members and other key stakeholder groupings on the challenges and opportunities afforded by PPPs.
20 Mar 2013
This research seriously questions the effectiveness of empty property rates (EPR) in reducing the prevalence of empty commercial and industrial properties. It argues that they have in fact restricted economic growth.
22 Feb 2013
The RICS/IPD Valuation and Sale Price Report 2012, studies data from the 2011 IPD Annual Index for French, German, Netherlands and UK markets and compares this against the sale prices of commercial property in those markets.
The RICS/IPD Valuation and Sale Price Report 2012, studies data from the 2011 IPD Annual Index for the UK and compares this against the sale prices of UK commercial property.
05 Sep 2012
This report looks at chartered surveyors’ knowledge and understanding of both direct and indirect impacts of flooding on SMEs.
19 Jun 2012
This report explores the issues arising from the transition of Section 106 (S106) to the new Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) system.
12 Jun 2012
This report provides an understanding of the importance and influence of land leverage on a number of property issues and policies.
30 May 2012
The report describes the experiences and viewpoints of different participants and assesses the advantages and disadvantages of the participation process employed in the historic village of El Gourna, Egypt.
18 May 2012
The report reveals that private tenants across England and Wales are more likely to incur higher energy bills than homeowners.
14 May 2012
Location, location, location; as relevant to governments and their investment plans as it is to the most informed private investment bodies. This paper seeks to highlight that global economic realities must shape Government investment decisions by location.
08 May 2012
This research paper on local empowerment and strategic co-ordination reviews changing practices in infrastructure planning at the sub-regional level in England.
19 Apr 2012
The research collects data from a GNSS receiver mounted on the Snowdon Mountain Railway train, to improve airborne kinematic GNSS positioning.
28 Mar 2012
This report examines the impact the economic reforms have had on cost management practices in the Chinese construction industry.
14 Mar 2012
The report examines Display Energy Certificate (DEC) data from over 60,000 buildings to build a picture of how climate change affects operating costs and investment decisions in the UK commercial property sector.
12 Mar 2012
The research enhances the assessment of glacial change to refine understanding of climate trends, supporting development of sustainable engineering strategies for the UK.
18 Nov 2011
RICS study indicates a likely demand-supply gap of 44 million core professionals in India by 2020.
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