E-commerce sales are forecast to rise from 27% to 30% by 2025, resulting in an additional £37 billion worth of online retail sales. With every billion pounds of online retail sales requiring around 320,000 sq ft of urban logistics space,
Knight Frank’s preliminary data shows that take up of warehouse space in Q3 2021 totalled 15.7 million sq ft, bringing the total amount of space leased this year to 46.9 million sq ft. This is 27% above the Q1-Q3 2020
The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has opened its first pop-up retail shop at No.17 the High Street in Wimbledon Village, offering a range of official products to tennis fans between now and the end of The Championships.
Today’s referendum result will have far reaching repercussions for the UK and indeed the global economy and property markets, argues James Roberts, chief economist at Knight Frank
Knight Frank has been appointed to acquire a flagship boutique for luxury watch manufacturer Seiko.
Established in 1881, by founder Kintaro Hattori, Seiko has been at the forefront of technological watch innovation for 135 years. It is one of the only
Tesco has returned to the black, reporting pre-tax profits of £162m for the year to 27 February 2016 and a 0.9% increase in like-for-like sales in the fourth quarter, the first positive sales growth in three years.
Founded in 2013 by a group of university friends, Black Sheep Coffee introduced the world’s first speciality grade Robusta coffee to the UK, followed by a number of unique brand products including the Black Sheep Bullet Proof Coffee, Cold Brew
Stephen Springham, partner in commercial research, suggests Christmas was a non-event for UK retailers
The expected has now been officially confirmed – the UK retail sector did not have a good Christmas.
Recent reporting and general newsflow from many (but not
Tesco, the fallen supermarket giant, is beginning to find its feet, according to Stephen Springham, head of Knight Frank retail research.
Commenting on the retailer's Christmas trading performance, Springham said: "Tesco, like Morrisons, has defied the doom mongers. Trading performance over
Morrisons has reported a 0.2% increase in like-for-like sales (excluding fuel) for the nine weeks to 3 January 2016, encouraging researchers and paving the way for the further differentiation from its main rivals to win back shoppers.
Adam Chapman, head of Knight Frank’s automotive team, considers the impact of dropping fuel prices on petrol forecourt property values
Oil tumbled to its lowest level for nearly 12 years last week, raising the prospect of further falls in fuel prices
Clintons, the leading retailer of greeting cards and gifts, is pleased to announce the appointment of the Knight Frank retail team to supply all property services to its 415 branch retail group across the UK and Ireland.
Stephen Springham, head of Knight Frank retail research, questions the merits of retailers' Christmas trading statements for providing an insight on profitability
Calmer waters economically, but mounting headwinds elsewhere – it will not be plain sailing for the UK retail market in 2016.
On the one hand, the picture is positive. The macro economy is in a healthy state going into the New
Knight Frank has appointed James Fairweather as a Salaried Partner, to join the Central London tenant representation team.
Stephen Springham, head of retail research, Knight Frank, claims Black Friday is really just a glorified promotion day
Profit profiles are changing in the UK grocery market as superstores make floor space work harder and online profitability declines.
According to Knight Frank, the main channels of growth in the grocery market have ironically now become the least profitable,
Against a largely positive consumer backcloth, Knight Frank predicts that UK shopping centre investment volumes for the year are set to surpass £5bn, the second best outturn since 2006. Buoyed by a strong September, retail sales volumes grew by 4.7%
Knight Frank has appointed tech specialist James Nicholson as partner, to lead the newly established Central London Tech and Creative team. Nicholson brings with him a depth of experience and knowledge in the creative sectors and has a focused interest
Baker Street, W1 is experiencing a significant change in its retail landscape, with a recent influx of high profile food and retail offers, impacting on existing rental levels, according to property firm Knight Frank. This demand has pushed rental levels to
Retailers with international ambitions must adapt to local market needs if they are to reap the rewards across global cities, according to Knight Frank which today issued Global Cities : The 2016 Report. This year’s report examines the future of real
Nomination, the Italian jewellery company, is opening its first standalone flagship shop in the UK, on South Molton Street close to Oxford Street. The 500sq ft unit over Ground and basement floors has been taken on a 10-year term. Nomination,
Central London retail space is forecast to increase by 8% by 2020, with the current retail development pipeline around the seven new Central London Crossrail stations totalling c.2.3m sq ft. This comprises 40 schemes and is the equivalent of 1,000
Discount retailers are currently expanding aggressively and are significantly changing the out-of-town retail landscape, according to Knight Frank’s recent out-of-town retail and leisure research report. Leading discount retailers have some of the highest profit margins within the retail sector. Customers
Retailer demand will continue to be driven primarily by the structural changes being brought about by the internet, while the sluggish economic outlook will dampen overall activity, according to the latest retail research by property firm, Knight Frank. Central London