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Scottish commercial property investment volumes pick up during Q3

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.

Published 19 October 2020

David Findlay: Why collaboration is key for valuations in uncertain times

David Findlay, associate for valuations at Knight Frank Glasgow, discusses the lifting of material uncertainty clauses from commercial property.

Published 25 September 2020

Simon Capaldi: The office as we knew it may be dead; long live the office of the future

Simon Capaldi, office agency partner at Knight Frank Edinburgh, gives his thoughts on what businesses may want from their offices post-lockdown.

Published 7 September 2020

New Canongate office scheme opens up to offers

A prime site with detailed planning consent for a new office scheme on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile has been placed on the market by developer Summix Capital.

Published 25 August 2020

Knight Frank: Edinburgh offices placed well to weather economic downturn

Edinburgh’s office market is in a strong position to weather the UK’s first recession in 11 years, according to analysis from Knight Frank.

Published 19 August 2020

Andrew Hill: Why offices are much more than just a workplace

Andrew Hill discusses why offices are still going to be important to businesses and staff, despite the working from home (WFH) boom.

Published 18 August 2020

Simon Capaldi: COVID-19 will accelerate the evolution of business’ approach to office-based working

Social distancing has turned our lives upside down and at short notice businesses adapted to remote working, moving office life into the home.

Published 1 July 2020

Andrew Hill: Why it’s more important than ever for landlords and tenants to collaborate

Andrew Hill, lease advisory partner at Knight Frank's Edinburgh office, details the importance of collaboration between landlords and tenants during the coronavirus crisis.

Published 16 June 2020

Knight Frank bolsters central belt team with seven new promotions

Knight Frank has announced seven new promotions across its commercial operations in Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Published 11 June 2020

Knight Frank: Property investors to go off-market following coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus crisis will have a significant impact on the Scottish commercial property market, but it will also see more investors look for off-market deals in 2020, according to Knight Frank.

Published 10 June 2020

Edinburgh offices resilient in Q1 but occupiers adopt ‘wait and see’ approach

Office take-up in Edinburgh showed resilience in the first quarter of 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic began to take hold, according to analysis from Knight Frank.

Published 9 April 2020

Edinburgh named global hotspot for wellbeing in Knight Frank study

Scotland’s capital is one of the world’s top 20 major cities for wellbeing, according to a new study from Knight Frank.

Published 4 March 2020

Growing appetite for ‘ground rents’ boosts Scottish hotel investment levels

Scotland’s prime cities have been named among the most active areas for UK hotel investment last year thanks in part to the growing prominence of ground leases, new analysis has revealed.

Published 19 February 2020

Scottish commercial property investment exceeds £2 billion in 'uncertain' 2019

Investment in Scottish commercial property remained resilient despite a dip in volumes amid political and macro-economic challenges, according to new analysis from Knight Frank.

Published 27 January 2020

Alastair McCoan: Don't let dilapidations leave a business move in disrepair

Alastair McCoan, building consultancy partner at Knight Frank Glasgow, discusses how businesses can avoid being hit with a large dilapidations bill when making an office move.

Published 23 January 2020