The EU referendum: The sooner the better

The Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney, has called for any future EU membership referendum to take place as soon as possible. Read full article

Stress Testing your Rural Estate

Regardless of your political allegiances, David Cameron’s recent election victory makes the political outlook for the next five years slightly easier to predict, writes James Del Mar. Read full article

Business News and Markets

The FTSE 100 handed back some of its post-election bounce last week. Read full article

Global Briefing

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

Knight Frank reaction to UK General Election result

07 May 2015 by Liam Bailey

David Cameron’s Conservative Party look set to secure sufficient parliamentary seats to create a working majority, which ought to boost market confidence. However the lack of a significant majority, even with potential coalition allies, points to risks during the forthcoming five year parliamentary term, which could test the resilience of the new government.

The post-election ‘expectation gap’ in prime London

07 May 2015 by Tom Bill

Following the Conservative Party general election victory, several short-term outcomes are likely in the prime London residential market.

Commercial Briefing

Providing in-depth analysis of the commercial property market

Retail and the recovery

20 March 2015 by James Roberts

For office and industrial property the new cycle is firmly underway, and investor interest has broadened to engulf the near entirety of both sectors.

Asia Pacific office vacancy rates tighten further

04 March 2015 by Knight Frank

Knight Frank’s Asia-Pacific Prime Office Rental Index increased 0.5% in the last quarter of 2014, slower than the 1.3% and 0.9% registered in Q3 2014 and Q4 2013, respectively.

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.