The Monday Note

The FTSE 100 closed on Friday of 6,375.2, an increase of over 40 points on the week as concerns over geo-political threats eased. Read full article

Black Friday – a dark day for UK retailing

Black Friday is upon us again. Read full article

The Autumn Statement and Spending Review

Key announcements: The Office for Budget Responsibility has revised upwards its GDP forecasts for 2016 (2.4%) and 2017 (2.5%). Read full article

Global Briefing

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

How do property costs and taxes compare when buying an investment property abroad?

23 November 2015 by Liam Bailey

Our inaugural Global Tax Report, produced in conjunction with EY, assesses the impact of property and tax costs for a foreign investor who purchases a US$1m and US$10m property in 15 key cities around the world.

Knight Frank releases new residential market forecast for 2016 to 2020

13 November 2015 by Liam Bailey

The merits of London as a place to do business, which has a direct knock-on effect for the prime sales and lettings markets, has become a live issue in recent weeks.

Commercial Briefing

Providing in-depth analysis of the commercial property market

Madrid leads the Global Cities

15 October 2015 by James Roberts

Advanced economy cities to lead office rental growth in the coming years.

Capital markets opportunities

16 October 2015 by James Roberts

We expect advanced industrial nations to drive the global economy in the next three years; with the global cities in those nations offering the strongest opportunities for real estate investors.

The Rural Bulletin

News and insight for rural property owners, investors and farmers

Isle of Man rental opportunity sparks significant interest

05 November 2015 by Andrew Shirley

Large farms rarely come up for rent on the Isle of Man, so we knew there would be plenty of enquiries for Ballamoar Farm when we advertised it in Farmers Weekly.

Prolific salmon fishery exceeds expectations

19 November 2015 by Andrew Shirley

A flurry of competitive sealed bids, multiple offers and one very happy buyer later, The Redbrook Fishery in Monmouthshire achieved an uplift in excess of 60% on its guide price of £200,000, when sold last week.

The Wealth Report 2014

The global perspective on prime property and wealth

Knight Frank Luxury Investment Index update 2015

24 October 2015 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

12 March 2015 by James Roberts

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