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RICS reports demand for green and sustainable buildings are rising but costs slowing progress

Occupier demand for sustainable buildings in the UK has risen, and global appetite for green buildings is on the rise, but legislative uncertainty and lack of measurement is holding industry back from making a real impact on net zero targets. ...

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RICS FM survey predicts growth in sustainability and maintenance management over the next year

The results of the Q3 2023 RICS Facilities Management Survey points to widespread demand growth over the quarter, although the pace of increase does appear to have cooled somewhat. Over the coming year, sustainability management is anticipated to see the ...

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Lord Michael Bichard appointed as a RICS Interim Senior Independent Governor

The RICS Governing Council has announced the appointment of Lord Michael Bichard as an Interim Senior Independent Governor. It follows the recommendations made in Bichard’s Review into the RICS’ Purpose, Governance and Strategy. As per recommendation 30 of the Bichard ...

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Latest RICS Commercial Property Survey signals a more cautious tone, although occupier demand is still increasing

The cost of living crisis and BoE interest rate hikes have caused a cautious tone across the commercial property market, with 43 per cent of respondents now reporting that the market is entering the early stages of a downturn.  This ...

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RICS reports demand for UK office space is mounting as occupiers plan return

The start of 2022 saw a jump in new tenants looking to rent UK commercial property, with the uplift particularly prevalent in prime office spaces, according to the RICS Commercial Property Market Survey, Q1 2022. Respondents to the survey saw ...

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Major industry bodies get behind new decarbonisation standard for FM industry

SFMI and BAM FM have announced that five industry bodies have been helping to develop a framework for a standardised approach for the FM community to measure the emissions generated by its services, and support organisations with their zero carbon ...

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