Knight Frank

Knight Frank: Scottish commercial property investment up one-third on 2020 during H1

Investment in Scottish commercial property increased by more than one-third (35%) compared to the same period last year during the first six months of 2021 as the market continued its recovery from the pandemic, according to analysis from Knight Frank.

Published 23 July 2021

Knight Frank: Edinburgh office take-up surges in Q2 as economy re-opens

Edinburgh office take-up increased nearly 80% in the second quarter of 2021 compared to the first three months of the year as the economy began to emerge from lockdown, according to new analysis from Knight Frank.

Published 12 July 2021

BNP Paribas to move Glasgow office to 177 Bothwell Street

BNP Paribas, one of the world’s largest banking groups, has agreed a deal to move its Glasgow operations to HFD Group’s 177 Bothwell Street.

Published 28 June 2021

Aberdeen Chamber signs up for long-term commitment at Moorfield's Energy Park in Aberdeen

Moorfield Group, the owner and landlord of Aberdeen Energy and Innovation Parks, has recently agreed a new long-term lease with Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce.

Published 24 June 2021

Alasdair Steele: Pandemic underlines the enduring investment appeal of resilient retail parks

Alasdair Steele, head of Scotland commercial at Knight Frank, discusses the investment appeal of retail parks in the UK.

Published 22 June 2021

Savills and Knight Frank appointed as joint agents for Aberdeen’s largest innovative office project

LaSalle Investment Management has appointed Savills and Knight Frank to jointly market one of Aberdeen’s largest and most ambitious office projects.

Published 20 May 2021

Neptune Energy’s Aberdeen HQ sold in city’s biggest office deal since pandemic began

Aberdeen’s 16 North Esplanade West has been sold in the biggest investment deal in the city for 18 months.

Published 20 May 2021

Knight Frank appoints Scott Hogan as new industrial and logistics lead for Scotland

Commercial property consultancy Knight Frank has appointed Scott Hogan to lead its industrial and logistics practice in Scotland.

Published 29 April 2021

Paisley’s Renfrew Road retail park units sold to US investor for over £12 million

London & Scottish Property Investment Management has completed on the sale of two properties at Renfrew Road Retail Park in Paisley for a price in excess of £12 million to an unnamed US investor.

Published 27 April 2021

Knight Frank: Property sector can support electric vehicles boom in Scotland

A rapid rise in the number of electric vehicles (EVs) in Scotland presents an opportunity for the country’s property sector to contribute to the national drive for net zero and revive the hard-pressed retail sector, according to the latest research from Knight Frank.

Published 26 April 2021

Knight Frank: Commercial rent disputes in Scotland reach new low during pandemic

The number of commercial rent disputes between occupiers and landlords in Scotland referred to a third party for determination halved in the 12 months to the end of February 2021, according to new analysis from Knight Frank.

Published 21 April 2021

Knight Frank: Edinburgh office market off to a positive start in 2021

Edinburgh’s office market got off to a positive start in 2021, despite ongoing lockdown measures restricting deal activity, according to analysis from Knight Frank.

Published 14 April 2021

Edinburgh industrial estate sold in £8.5m deal

Stenhouse Mill Wynd, a multi-let industrial estate in Edinburgh, has changed hands in a deal worth around £8.5 million.

Published 8 March 2021

Knight Frank report names Edinburgh as a future global urban hotspot

Edinburgh’s growing status as a hub of innovation and the quality of life it has to offer places the city among the world’s most aspirational future urban hotspots, according to Knight Frank’s latest Wealth Report.

Published 3 March 2021

Knight Frank: Investment in Scottish commercial property drops in 2020

Investment in Scottish commercial property dropped to £1.2 billion in 2020 as lockdown measures and economic uncertainty curbed deal-making, according to the latest data released by Knight Frank.

Published 21 January 2021