UK Volume 20 Knight Frank Superbrands UK Annual Vol.20 Its flagship publication, The Wealth Report, launches via 30 events around the world with press coverage in top-tier media and an extensive social media reach. Other key reports include: Urban Futures, exploring global affordability; Private View, showcasing exquisite homes and luxury lifestyle interests; and (Y)our Space, presenting the future trends shaping global occupational markets. Furthermore, Knight Frank regularly features in both local and national media around the world. In 2018, it was quoted in almost 40,000 pieces of press globally by the likes of the FT, The Times and The Wall Street Journal, as well as on broadcast channels BBC and Sky. In recognition of the ongoing challenges faced by the residential sector, Knight Frank recently rolled out training accredited by The Institute of Customer Service, committed to building upon the firm’s legacy and strengthening the exceptional service its customers receive, every time. Brand Values At the heart of Knight Frank are its people, clients and communities. It forms long-term relationships with clients to provide considered advice and personalised solutions on all areas of property across key residential and commercial markets. Supported by market- leading research and innovative technology, Knight Frank aims to ensure the quality of its service differentiates it from the competition. )staFlisLed in 18ćĄ Knight Frank is the world’s leading independent property consultancy with a mission to ‘connect people and property, perfectly’ . Its residential and commercial teaQs JorQ enduring relationsLips witL Glients to assist witL all property reUuireQents from first homes to ne[ office headUuarters and [orld famous landmarks Market Knight Frank’s independent partnership sets it apart from its competitors. Its unique structure enables a vision committed to long- term growth and delivering industry-leading services and market-leading advice to clients. Product With more than 18,000 people in 523 offices across 60 territories, Knight Frank’s four core global service lines – residential, valuations, global capital markets as well as occupier services and commercial agency – assist with clients’ property requirements around the world. On the residential side, Knight Frank is involved with some of the world’s most prestigious homes. It offers a wide range of services including sales, lettings, residential development and consultancy, and counts more than 70 offices within its UK network. Its UK commercial network, comprising two central London offices and 10 regional offices, provides investment, agency and professional consultancy services across core sectors including offices, retail, logistics and industrial, hotels, student property and healthcare. Achievements In 2018, awards won by Knight Frank included UK Residential Agency of the Year and Lettings Agency of the Year at the RESI Awards, and Professional Agency of the Year at the Property Week Awards. Recent key transactions include: bringing the Northern Hemisphere’s tallest building, 111 West 57th Street in New York, to market; letting homes to more than 2,000 overseas students in the UK; leasing London’s landmark Adelphi building to tenants including Condé Nast, Spotify and The Economist; acting on one of London’s largest ever townhouse sales for a reported £95m; and negotiating the largest ever single letting in Irish State history to Salesforce. The firm’s global corporate responsibility programme, Building Foundations, continues to grow. It is guided by five key areas: workplace, governance and ethics, environment, charity and community as well as marketplace. In 2017, Knight Frank’s biennial Day of Giving raised a record £400,000 for charity and saw employees around the world support their local communities. In addition, Knight Frank’s Respect, Diversity & Inclusion steering group strives to ensure that employees are respected for being themselves in the workplace. The initiative hosts a series of regular events and communications to engage with employees and covers six key categories: age, disability, ethnicity and religion, gender, LGBT+ as well as working parents. Recent Developments 2018 saw the expansion of the market-leading Private Office based in London. Dedicated to transacting the world’s finest properties, the specialist group of global property experts delivers a bespoke and personal service to private clients, family offices and wealth advisers around the world. Knight Frank’s global presence is strengthened by part-owned and associate offices around the world as well as a number of strategic alliances. The latter includes: a joint venture with ZIEGERT in Germany; Santos Knight Frank in the Philippines; Bayleys in association with Knight Frank in New Zealand; and Newmark Grubb Knight Frank and Douglas Elliman Knight Frank in the USA. Promotion Every year, Knight Frank’s research teams produce numerous market-leading reports. Brand History 1896 Knight Frank & Rutley is founded and completes its first sale in Conduit Street, London. 1922 Chartwell in Kent is bought for Sir Winston Churchill. 1980 The company is involved with the £93m sale of Britannic House to BP, the UK’s biggest property deal. 1981 Douglas Elliman Knight Frank sells Pan-American World Airways Intercontinental Hotels Corporation to Grand Metropolitan for US $500m. 1996 ‘Rutley’ is dropped to become Knight Frank. 2008 The company moves its Global HQ to 55 Baker Street, London. 2010 Knight Frank is appointed on The Shard. 2011 The Knight Frank website launches in 21 languages as well as a new property app, which is listed in The Daily Telegraph Top 10 property apps. 2015 Knight Frank is instructed to sell 231 super-prime residences in the Royal Atlantis on the Palm Jumeirah, Dubai. 2018 Knight Frank is instructed to sell Australia’s largest privately owned cattle enterprise, spanning 5.5 million hectares. 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