Procurement of facility management

Published October 2020
Effective from January 2021
Reissued December 2023

This professional standard provides guidance on the various factors that need to be considered throughout a procurement process, including activities and key decisions during planning, procurement and post-procurement
The document is aimed at public and private sector property professionals involved in a facility management (FM) procurement process either within their territory or region, or globally. This includes property managers, directors of estates, heads of FM, consultants, RICS-regulated firms acting for a landlord and FM suppliers procuring services from subcontractors. Those managing in-house teams delivering FM services may also find some of the content helpful.

This document was reissued in December 2023 as a professional standard. It had previously been published in October 2020 as a code of practice. No material changes have been made to the document.