What's new?

Spring/summer 2022

Red Book guide

Red Book guide has been comprehensively updated throughout in line with the most recent edition of Red Book Global Standards/IVS, as well as the new Rules of Conduct. 

Agricultural and rural property

Author Charles Cowap has updated this section throughout.

Commercial property: investment valuations

This section has new information about Sustainability and ESG considerations, in line with Red Book Global Standards.

Core valuation issues

Author Anthony Banfield has updated this section throughout with new information on core valuation principles and conflicts of interest.

Dispute resolution: arbitration

This section has been updated with information on the Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act 2022.

Doctors' surgeries

This section has been updated with the latest stats and new information on the Estates and Technology Transformation Fund.

Garden centres

Author Simon Quinton Smith has updated this section throughout with the impact of COVID-19 on the market.

Golf courses

This section has seen updates largely reflecting the continued market impact of COVID-19.

Hotels

This section has up-to-date statistics for Independent analysis of the information and performance benchmarking.

International property tax

Author Steve Hile has added new information on property tax in Iceland, and updated current details for Thailand.

Machinery and business assets

New author Andrew Slevin has brought this section up to date in line with Red Book Global Standards requirements. 

Nightclubs

This section has been updated to include information on the Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act 2022.

Public houses

This section has seen minor updates and a new worked example valuation.

Residential valuation

This section has been comprehensively rewritten to bring the information up to date, including an entirely new case study.

Restaurants

Author David Sutcliffe has updated this section to reflect the effect COVID-19 business support measures may have on the valuation process.

Retail property

Author Chris Hessel has reviewed this section in light of the new edition of Red Book Global Standards and provides an overview of the latest market issues affecting the sector.

Student accommodation

This section has been updated throughout by author Huw Forest along with the student accommodation valuation checklist.

Taxation of real estate

This section has been updated to reflect changes in VAT, Residential Property Developer Tax and the Qualifying Asset Holding Company regime.

Valuing real estate developments

This section has new information about Sustainability and ESG considerations, in line with Red Book Global Standards.


RICS initiatives

iConsult

See iConsult for professional guidance drafts.