Office take-up in Aberdeen almost doubled between the second and third quarters of 2021, as a sustained lift to the oil price and occupiers returning to the workplace helped buoy activity, according to analysis from Knight Frank.
Glasgow has been named among Europe’s top green cities for real estate, living up to its name as the ‘dear green place’ ahead of the UN’s COP26 climate change summit arriving in the city next month, according to a new report from Knight Frank. The independent global property
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. The independent commercial property consultancy
Alasdair Steele, head of Scotland commercial at Knight Frank, discusses the investment appeal of retail parks in the UK. About a year ago, at the height of the first lockdown, few people might have predicted that the humble retail park would be among the ‘winners’ – for lack of a b
Commercial property consultancy Knight Frank has promoted Matthew Park as a partner in its Aberdeen office. Matthew has been with Knight Frank since 2013, joining as a senior surveyor from DM Hall. He has more than 15 years’ experience working in the commercial property market in the nort
Simon Capaldi, office agency partner at Knight Frank Edinburgh, on returning to the office and how the transition may take shape. One year ago, some commentators were proclaiming the ‘death of the office’. Now, with vaccination programmes well underway, most people I speak to say th
Commercial property consultancy Knight Frank has appointed Scott Hogan to lead its industrial and logistics practice in Scotland. Currently based in Aberdeen, Mr Hogan will relocate to the central belt to take up the newly created, nationwide role as the sector experiences a boom in activi
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.
The number of commercial rent disputes between occupiers and landlords in Scotland that 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. The independent commercial property consultancy obtained figures
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.
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. However, Scotland proved its resilience as the most popular UK destination for overseas investment
Edinburgh’s office market proved highly resilient during a challenging 2020, with take-up nearing 500,000 sq. ft. and demand remaining strong, according to analysis from Knight Frank. The independent commercial property consultancy found that 490,585 sq. ft. of office space was transacted over
Investment volumes in Scottish commercial property staged a recovery between July and September 2020, buoyed by the best third quarter for office deals in five years, according to analysis from two separate reports. Analysis from Knight Frank found that the COVID-19 pandemic saw investment leve
David Findlay, associate for valuations at Knight Frank Glasgow, discusses the lifting of material uncertainty clauses from commercial property. Over the past couple of decades, the property sector has grown accustomed to dealing with uncertainty: the dotcom bubble popped at the turn of the millenni