Knight Frank is one of the world’s largest global real estate consultancy. Founded in London in 1896, its global network today encompasses 500 offices in 60 territories and more than 19,000 employees. The firm manages over $817-billion worth of commercial, agricultural and residential real estate annually.
Location data is at the core of operations and services at Knight Frank, and is used to understand spatial, demographic, economic and other factors affecting the property markets. This is done, for example, by producing multi-criteria site evaluations and client-facing interactive mapping.
Knight Frank has an award-winning geospatial team that provides answers to various questions about property market using GIS and other cutting-edge data visualizations.
“Real estate sector has been slow to adapt to all the opportunities technology provides. Although many bright minds are pushing boundaries and adding value, true value can only really be unlocked if everyone is involved in feeding into and using the data and technologies,” says Dewi Spijkerman, Senior Geospatial Analyst at Knight Frank.