RICS



Surveyors remain cautious despite housing market rebound

The Scottish housing market saw a rebound in interest and activity during July but surveyors remain ...

Published 13 August 2020

RICS reiterates call for new Amberfield land classification

A new land classification of Amberfield would reduce costs for developers and enable SMEs and self/c ...

Published 6 August 2020

RICS calls for offices to be converted to housing as commercial sector demand falls

As the global pandemic continues to take its toll, RICS has said the Scottish Government should enab ...

Published 30 July 2020

England: Planners and architects react to ‘disgraceful’ extension of permitted development rights

Plans by the UK Government to extend new ‘rights’ to alter or replace buildings across E ...

Published 23 July 2020

Surveyors expect government measures to boost housing market

Expectations for activity in the Scottish housing market are improving as more new buyer enquiries a ...

Published 9 July 2020

School building action plan proposed by CICV Forum

The Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has submitted a proposed building action pl ...

Published 7 July 2020

Building federations sign up to RICS Conflict Avoidance Pledge

The Scottish Building Federation (SBF) and the National Federation of Builders (NFB) have announced ...

Published 6 July 2020

RICS issues COVID-19 guidance to prepare for Scottish residential property inspections

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has issued new guidance for professionals operat ...

Published 26 June 2020

Lockdown sees increase of newly qualified surveying professionals

The number of people embarking on a career in surveying continues to rise during UK lockdown, accord ...

Published 16 June 2020

RICS: New buyers looking for green spaces as Scottish property market prepares to open

Following the reopening of the housing market in England May 13, the May 2020 RICS Residential Marke ...

Published 11 June 2020

Hew Edgar: Scottish route map good for construction but housing market fears remain

RICS head of UK government relations and city strategy Hew Edgar urges the Scottish Government to ...

Published 26 May 2020

Construction sector welcomes long-awaited return to work but further clarity sought

The first tentative steps to get the construction sector in Scotland back to work have been widely s ...

Published 22 May 2020

CICV Forum signs up to Conflict Avoidance Pledge

The CICV Forum has added its name to a growing campaign for more collaborative working by signing up ...

Published 18 May 2020

RICS calls on Scottish Government for clarity on housing market

RICS has called on the Scottish Government for clarity on when the house buying and selling process ...

Published 14 May 2020

Fast-track adjudication for low-value disputes welcomed

The Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has welcomed the launch of a new fast-track ...

Published 13 May 2020