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    Real Cost of New Housing Delivery Report

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    C19 Protocol for PSP & Valuers 

    This is a consolidated practical guide on how to safely manage business continuity during the COVID-19 pandemic to safely engage with clients and members of the public.

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  • Surveyors Journal

    The Surveyors Journal

    Summer 2020

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SCSI Guide to a More Sustainable Home

Consideration and implementation of sustainability focussed design principles in the home helps the homeowner to save energy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and save money with reduced utility bills. View our guide for more information on design elements that both home builders and existing homeowners can undertake to create more energy-efficient, sustainable homes.

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Surveying Safely - Covid 19 Protocols for Construction & Land

The Covid-19 virus is having a significant global impact on people’s health, economies, and the way we live and work. It is impacting on many professionals and trades that we deal with every day. As Surveying professionals whose work involves direct contact with clients and consumers whether in an office or through visits to a site and buildings, the virus is causing significant uncertainty for many, especially as government guidance in many countries evolves daily.


The Construction section comprises of three Professional Groups, Building Surveyors, Project Management Surveyors and Quantity Surveyors.

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The Land sector comprises of four professional groups, Geomatic Surveyors, Mineral Surveyors, Planning and Development Surveyors and Rural Surveyors.

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The Property sector comprises of five Groups: Commercial Agency, Property & Facilities Management, Residential Agency, Valuation, and Art & Antiques Surveyors.

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Arts and Antiques Surveyors

are experienced in advising clients on the valuation, sale, purchase and management of antiques and fine arts and are able to advise on storage, security, conservation and restoration, shipping and packaging

Building Surveyors

have an interest in all aspects of building surveying for residential and commercial property and provide professional advice on building structures, cost of essential repairs, leases and dilapidations

Commercial Agency Surveyors

are property professionals who with an interest in all types of Commercial Property. Members work in both the private and public sectors

Geomatics Surveyors

map the built and natural environment to provide accurate spatial data which facilitates planning, development and conservation

Minerals Surveyors

specialise in providing professional advice in the life cycle of minerals and waste developments ranging from initial site assessment through the period of extraction or infilling to site restoration and the final ‘after use’

Planning and Development Surveyors

are involved in a broad variety of work including assessment of land and property use requirements and development, regeneration appraisal and related planning implementation processes in the public and private sector

Project Management Surveyors

liaise with statutory agencies and act as the client’s representative when dealing with external regulatory organisations to facilitate the smooth running of the construction project to its successful conclusion

Properties and Facilities Management Surveyors

are property management professionals with an interest in all aspects of residential, commercial and industrial property management

Quantity Surveyors

provide professional project management and construction cost expertise to clients on a range of public and private construction projects

Residential Agency Surveyors

operate in all areas of residential property practice and provide professional expertise in relation to the sales, valuation and letting of residential property

Rural Agency Surveyors

are land and property professionals with an interest in all aspects of rural affairs

Valuation Surveyors

work in all types of asset valuation including general valuation as well as compensation bases, investment appraisal, performance measurement, rating valuation and property funding and financing

Chartered Surveyors - "The Days"

Considering a career in surveying? Take a look at this video to see the diversity in the profession.

Why Become a Surveyor?


Becoming a member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland means you have achieved the regulated high professional standard and are competent in all areas of your work in the property and construction industry. You are gaining a valuable professional qualification in addition to your academic qualification and an elite professional standing within the industry.

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  • The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland's Chartered Surveyor qualification is a mark of quality assurance
  • By becoming a member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland you gain a portable, globally-recognised qualification
  • Being a member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland is the gateway to senior management roles and increased earning potential