Momentum to continue in Specialist Sector investment

Total investment into the specialist sectors will increase by 10% year on year to reach £14.3 billion by the end of 2016. Read full article

Rents in London’s skyscrapers rising faster than in any other global city

Rents in London’s skyscrapers are rising faster than those in any other global city. Read full article

Hong Kong prime office: active Grade-A relocation continues

The lack of available space continued to limit Grade-A office leasing activities in core business areas last month. Read full article

Global Briefing

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

Mainstream markets outperform prime in Sydney and Melbourne

26 April 2016 by Michelle Ciesielski

Despite vast capital growth in Sydney and Melbourne prime residential markets over the seven-year period to December 2015; overall the broader mainstream markets have significantly outperformed.

Scotland property transaction tax receipts down 26%

21 March 2016 by Grainne Gilmore

Land and Building Transaction Tax (LBTT) revenues for residential transactions in Scotland totalled £201 million in 2015-16, figures released today by Revenue Scotland show.

Commercial Briefing

Providing in-depth analysis of the commercial property market

The Monday Note

22 February 2016 by James Roberts

The FTSE 100 rose by 243 points last week to close on Friday at 5,950.2, its best weekly performance this year.

Abu Dhabi Office Research Report H2 2015

15 February 2016 by Knight Frank

With regional unrest and global economic headwinds, we are seeing reduced interest and take-up from international companies looking to locate in Abu Dhabi.

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

05 February 2016 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

02 February 2016 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 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.