Vienna’s pied-a-terre market sparks investor interest

Vienna is attracting a new type of buyer; investors targeting the city’s pied-a-terre market, where attractive yields are on offer in key up-and-coming districts. Read full article

Start-up costs for techies in London are the highest in the world

Start-up costs for techies in London are the highest in the world. Read full article

The Monday Note

The FTSE 100 closed on Friday at 6,909.4, up 199 points on a week earlier, in part thanks to a rally for house building companies. Read full article

Global Briefing

The latest news, views and analysis on the world of prime property

UK coastal hotspots

by Oliver Knight
It’s well documented that that living by the sea comes at a cost and our research shows that a clear premium is paid by buyers for houses in close proximity to the coast.

Sentiment rebounds but household expectations remain muted

by Oliver Knight
Households across the UK perceive that the value of their home rose in August, according to the latest House Price Sentiment Index (HPSI) from Knight Frank and IHS Markit.

Commercial Briefing

Providing in-depth analysis of the commercial property market

The Retail Note

by Stephen Springham
Encouraging rather than spectacular retail sales figures from the ONS for April.

The Monday Note

by James Roberts

The FTSE 100 closed on Friday at 6,156.3, up 18 points on a week earlier, with concerns the US may raise interest rates weighing on sentiment.

The Rural Bulletin

News and insight for rural property owners, investors and farmers

The EU: Should we stay or should we go? Let us know

by Andrew Shirley

As the EU referendum debate hots up little has been said about the impact on the rural economy.

Stamp Duty Land Tax: The mixed-use rate

by Andrew Shirley

Tom Barrow, head of our rural valuations team, has put together this interesting note on the mixed-use rate for Stamp Duty Land Tax.

The Wealth Report 2016

The global perspective on prime property and wealth

Knight Frank Luxury Investment Index update 2016

by Andrew Shirley

One of my most interesting tasks each year is to update our Luxury Investment Index (KFLII) and take a look at the performance of things like classic cars, fine wine and art. What’s not to like!

Reach for the sky: the Knight Frank Skyscraper Index

by James Roberts

Asian towers dominate Knight Frank’s Skyscraper Index, with Hong Kong boasting the most expensive skyscraper space in the world.