Today’s business news and markets

Business news and markets: as it happened November 24, 2014. Read full article

‘Specialist’ property sectors tipped for investment boost

Top UK institutional funds could increase their investment to ‘specialist’ sectors by between 3-5% over the next twelve months. Read full article

The right side of the park

Some of the most expensive residential property in the world surrounds London’s Hyde Park. Read full article

Global Briefing

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

The right side of the park

14 November 2014 by Tom Bill

Some of the most expensive residential property in the world surrounds London’s Hyde Park. The 625-acre area of green space is the epicentre of the prime central London residential market and properties located close to the park can achieve large premiums.

UK residential market update in four charts

13 November 2014 by Grainne Gilmore

A more challenging domestic and global economic outlook means the immediate threat of interest rate rises has receded. However political uncertainty in the lead-up to next year’s General Election is weighing on property price growth.

Commercial Briefing

Providing in-depth analysis of the commercial property market

Raft of new retailers drives London rents to record highs

07 November 2014 by Knight Frank

The Central London retail market shows no signs of slowing, with a raft of new domestic and international retailers recently taking space and more expected to do so in the coming months.

Speed of letting increases for new City schemes

05 November 2014 by Knight Frank

The time taken to let new and refurbished buildings in the City has fallen dramatically over the last 24 months.

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.