RICS' response to COVID-19
In the space of a few weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has radically altered the way we live and work. Policies designed to safeguard public health during the pandemic have necessarily affected many of the topics that isurv covers, and the rapid pace of developments means that information provided on isurv for business as usual may not be applicable in the current crisis. However, RICS is committed to providing guidance and information during this challenging time.
New isurv section: Blockchain
The March update of the isurv Commercial property channel sees the introduction of a new section on blockchain, written by Jonathan Price. This section looks at how blockchain has been adopted in the commercial property sector as part of the wider proptech trend.
Valuation of intellectual property rights
This guidance note discusses the valuation of intellectual property, a subset of intangible assets. Its purpose is to expand on IVS and Red Book Global Standards in order to clarify the legal, functional and economic characteristics that should be considered and reported on in an IP valuation.