Savills is No. 1 agent for Central London investment says Estates Gazette

02 February 2017

Savills has come top of Estates Gazette’s Central London investment league table for the fourth consecutive quarter making it the number one agent for 2016.

According to Estates Gazette, Savills completed over £4.66 billion worth of transactions in 2016 in Central London, placing it significantly ahead of Cushman & Wakefield, JLL, CBRE and Knight Frank who were ranked in 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th place respectively.

Key deals in 2016 for the firm include: acquiring Kaupthing’s 50% stake of 1 & 2 Fitzroy Place, W1 on behalf of Ashby Capital for £271.1 million;  the purchase of WeWork’s European HQ at Moor Place, EC2 from Brookfield on behalf of Kingboard Chemical Holdings for £271 million;  advising a private Middle Eastern investor on the acquisition of Regis House, EC4 from Aberdeen Asset Management for £105 million and purchasing 30 Crown Place, EC2, home of Pinsent Masons LLP,  on behalf of BCDH for  £204 million.

Stephen Down, head of the Central London investment team at Savills, comments: “London remains an international market place for investment capital with £15.90 billion deployed into its commercial property market in 2016, 45% above the 20-year long term average, and through our cross border client base Savills was at the forefront of this activity. We plan to build on this in 2017.”

 
 

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Stephen Down

Stephen Down

Head of
Central London and International

Savills Margaret Street

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Kirsty Moseley

Kirsty Moseley

Associate Director
Commercial Marketing & Press

Savills Margaret Street

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