Tag Archives: RICS

Affordability, viability and clarity – the impact of valuation on supply of affordable housing

Author: Fiona Sawyer, Professional Support Lawyer, Planning, London Viability is at the heart of the extent to which private developers can be expected to bridge the gap between demand for and supply of affordable housing. In April this year, in … Continue reading

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How is IPMS measuring up?

Authors: Nick Turner, Partner, Alice Dockar, Partner and Olivia Rolleston, Associate (Australia), Real Estate, London Despite prevailing market practice indicating a preference by developers/landlords to continue to use the 6th edition (2007) of the RICS Code of Measuring Practice (CoMP), RICS will … Continue reading

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Commercial Service Charges – the RICS consults on proposed mandatory requirements

Authors: Matthew Bonye, Partner and Head of Real Estate Dispute Resolution and Judith Smyth, Associate, Real Estate Dispute Resolution, London Commercial property practitioners and stakeholders have just under a week left to have their say on the draft text of the … Continue reading

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Introduction of the new International Property Measurement Standard

Author: Alice Dockar, Partner, Real Estate, London In England and Wales developers and corporate occupiers are used to measuring floor areas from practical completion of a building by reference to the "net internal area" as defined in the RICS Code … Continue reading

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