The Retail Note

After an initial (and predictable) Brexit dip, consumer confidence rallied in August. Read full article

The Tuesday Note

The FTSE 100 edged down 21 points last week to close at 6,838.0 on Friday, albeit on falling volumes ahead of the bank holiday weekend. Read full article

Rare hop farm opportunity could help beat commodity price blues

The price of most agricultural commodities remains in the doldrums, but the demand for British grown hops is outstripping demand. 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.