The Tuesday Note

The FTSE 100 closed on Friday at 6,247.9, up 60 points on a week earlier, as investors speculated that shares have become over-sold. Read full article

Changing of the Guard

The growth of international retailers in Australia   By: Paul Savitz, Associate – Research, Knight Frank Australia Figure 1: Just 37 of the top 250 international retailers are in Australia                       The representation of international retailers in Australia is minimal, however with expansion prospects in Europe and North America becoming increasingly limited, a growing number of retailers are coming to our shores. Read full article

Black Friday is already upon us

It’s August, the sun is shining (almost), what better time to start thinking about Christmas (less than 150 shopping days to go)? Read full article

Global Briefing

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

Global House Price Index records weakest growth in four years

01 September 2015 by Kate Everett-Allen

Global house prices shifted marginally in the year to June 2015 rising by only 0.1%. Lingering concerns over the Eurozone economy, jitters in global stock markets and discussions of when, not if, a US rate rise occurs is impinging on growth.

Canary Wharf: A prime residential district

25 August 2015 by Grainne Gilmore

The growth of Canary Wharf to become one of Europe’s largest financial services employment clusters in the last 20 years has overshadowed its emergence as a leading prime London residential market.

Commercial Briefing

Providing in-depth analysis of the commercial property market

The EU referendum: The sooner the better

22 May 2015 by James Roberts

The Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney, has called for any future EU membership referendum to take place as soon as possible. We are inclined to agree.

Air pockets ahead after close run election

8 May 2015 by James Roberts

The slender parliamentary majority means the commercial property industry should expect air pockets caused by political uncertainty.

The Rural Bulletin

News and insight for rural property owners, investors and farmers

The big threats and opportunities for rural landowners

24 July 2014 by Andrew Shirley

Knight Frank’s rural property experts round-up the key threats and opportunities that estate owners should be investigating now.

How diversification is boosting the amenity, environmental and economic potential of a Cotswold farm

24 July 2014 by Andrew Shirley

The Rural Bulletin finds out how a range of enterprises managed by Knight Frank’s Paddy Hoare are boosting the amenity, environmental and economic potential of a Cotswold farm.

The Wealth Report 2014

The global perspective on prime property and wealth

Knight Frank Luxury Investment Index update 2014

24 October 2014 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 2014 by Oliver Knight

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