UK Volume 22 Superbrands UK Vol. 22 Savills plc is a global real estate services provider with more than 600 offices and associates throughout the Americas, the UK, continental Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. Its 38,000-strong workforce combines entrepreneurial spirit and a deep understanding of specialist property sectors with high standards of client care Market Savills has an international network of more than 600 offices and associates across the UK, continental Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa, the Middle East and the Americas. With 132 strategically located offices throughout the country, Savills has a substantial national footprint and is the largest multi-service property advisory business in the UK, providing more sector specialisms than any of its competitors across the commercial, residential, rural and energy sectors. Product During its 166-year history, Savills has grown from a family firm of chartered surveyors into an international property services group. Servicing all aspects of the residential, rural and commercial property markets, the firm continues to adapt its offer to cater for a diverse and evolving client base. Achievements Earlier this year, Savills was named The Times Graduate Employer of Choice for Property for the 15th consecutive year, a position that it has held since the category’s inception in 2007. The firm also climbed the Top 100 Graduate Employers list by 19 places to 66th, achieving its best ranking to date, after placing 85th last year. Savills also won an award for Best Content Marketing at the Property Marketing Awards for its Re:Imagining Retail#2 campaign, an in-depth look at Retail repurposing and Sustainable repurposing, in a sector that has faced considerable challengers recently. Towards the end of 2020, the firm won a number of accolades including, Global Real Estate Adviser of the Year at the EG awards for the second time in three years. Furthermore, the Operational Capital Markets Division was named Agency Team of the Year for an unprecedented third year in a row at The Student Accommodation Awards. The division also achieved the title of Alternatives Team of the Year at the Property Awards and Residential Consultancy of the Year at the Resi Awards. Recent Developments Savills is always seeking to identify opportunities that will strengthen the business for the future, through acquisitions, organic growth and strategic staff hires. The Group acquired T3 Advisors, a leading Real Estate advisor in the Life Science and Technology sectors in North America and further strengthened its market leading position in Spain by acquiring a property management business from Knight Frank. Over the year, Savills has continued to embed and build on its Environmental, Social and Governance strategy as a business. Its strategy maps out its journey towards nine of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to which Savills has aligned itself. The firm recognises the need for urgent action in addressing the climate crisis and rapidly transitioning to a greener, safer and more resilient economy. It is committed to continually improving the impacts that its operations have on the environment, managing the climate-related risks and working together with its clients, suppliers and local communities towards delivering a more sustainable future. In 2020, Savills took a significant step forward, committing to deliver net-zero carbon emissions by 2030 as a UK business. In response to the increased public interest in cutting carbon emissions, the proposed green-led recovery post Covid-19 and the clear need for action on climate change, environmental protection and social wellbeing, Savills Earth was launched. This brings together the expertise of more than 80 specialists to support and advise clients on their sustainability, energy and carbon strategies. Promotion Savills research capability stretches across continents and all sectors of real estate, providing clear and useful market knowledge, which adds value to its clients’ interests. Savills not only presents information on the major markets but also adds original insights,