The last few months have epitomised that the only constant is change – and this issue has a lot to say on the topic.
With PropTech becoming more than just a buzzword, we look at the challenges of securing smart buildings against cyber threats, the lessons that the technology industry has for facilities management, and the future of residential p...
Fire features prominently again in this issue, which covers RICS input into the Hackitt Review, how to select fire detection technology, and the options for evacuation.
We explore rights of light and consider how insurance can help. We also examine ownership and airspace – a resource increasingly being exploited in crowded and mainly low-rise cities.
How do construction professionals ensure their projects make a positive contribution to the health and well-being of the end-users? And what about the health and well-being of the professionals themselves?
Risks as varied as fire, corruption and climate change are addressed in this issue, which looks at how built environment professionals can deal with each of these.
What can surveyors do to address the housing crisis? The first of our new-look issues examines the problem from a number of perspectives
Whether it’s the hazards of the outback or identifying fire risks, surveying safely is our watchword this issue.
The way most people search for a new home has changed radically since the rise of the internet, but most people in the UK still buy and sell through a high-street estate agent – how long will this remain the case? Can the low-fee ...
This issue brings together all kinds of everything concerning sustainability in the built environment, from the changing face of buildings in India to tips for improving energy usage in commercial property.
How can the circular economy help address housing shortages and sustainability? This issue reflects on the question, and also casts its eye over telecommunications and tenancy.
The role of the valuer as we know it is headed for extinction, according to some – but this issue highlights RICS research suggesting that the profession is looking at evolution rather than the end of the road.
If you were looking for two words to sum up 2016, conflict and change would fit the bill pretty well, provided you were limiting yourself to the more polite options.
These are exciting times at RICS, as we get into the swing of the organisation’s 150th birthday celebrations. But in this anniversary year, we also face the future.
I recently had reason to pass through the London Olympic Park, one of the inspiring green places mentioned in this issue of Property Journal by Kevin Joyce.
Doing the right thing is on the agenda this issue, from countering corruption and plastic waste to achieving gender balance.