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Company

Savills

Location

London, United Kingdom

Sector

Real Estate

Profile

Savills

Description

SAVILLS IS A global real estate services provider listed on the London Stock Exchange. The firm has a global network of over 600 offices and associates, employing circa 39,000 people throughout the Americas, the UK, Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. Savills offers more than 300 specialist advisory, management and transactional services to clients worldwide covering all the key segments of residential, office, industrial, retail, leisure, healthcare, rural and hotel property and mixed use development schemes.

Within the UK, Savills has an extensive footprint of 138 strategically located offices and is the largest multi-service property advisory business, providing more sector specialisms than any of its competitors across commercial, residential, rural and energy sectors.

Savills strategy is to be a leading advisor in the key markets in which it operates, delivered by local experts. The firm looks to continually improve the strength of its premium brand, treating every client as an individual and taking time to understand what they need and how best to service them. Savills aim is to deliver value as a leading real estate advisor to private, institutional and corporate clients seeking to occupy, acquire, manage, lease, develop or realise the value of prime residential and commercial property in the world’s key locations. In order to achieve this, the company is committed to geographic and business diversity.

As part of its overall growth strategy, Savills continues to invest across the business by recruiting teams and making individual hires as well as expanding worldwide through acquisitive and organic measures.

Over the last 12 months this has included a long-term commitment to the start-up of Savills India which saw offices open in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore, while expansion has also continued in Asia Pacific, with three new offices in China and a number of significant appointments and hires in teams across Thailand, Singapore and Australia.

Savills has continued the roll out of Workthere.com – its advisory service to corporates seeking flexible office or co-working space – now with a presence in eight countries, most recently launching in New York. Savills has also successfully integrated and rebranded the recently acquired Cluttons Middle East, now with seven offices in five countries. In Europe, the firm hired a new leadership team in Sweden, opened a branded office in Valencia and formed residential associations with Lucas Fox in Spain, ElitBlue in Cyprus and LEXXUS in the Czech Republic.

Meanwhile the company acquired a property agency in Guernsey (Martel Maides), a property services company in East London (Currell), and a London-based workplace consultancy and design studio (KKS).

In recognition of its achievements, Savills has won a number of awards throughout the year in all of its regions. These include the Global Real Estate Adviser of the Year and Residential Real Estate Advisor of the Year at the 2018 Estates Gazette Awards and Sales Adviser and Lettings Adviser of the year at the 2019 Property Week Resi Awards.

Meanwhile, for the 13th consecutive year, Savills was the Times Graduate Employer of Choice in property and the No.1 real estate agent/adviser in the UK Business Superbrands list. On a global level, Savills was awarded European Broker of the Year at the Property Investor Europe Awards, ‘Advisor of the year’ at Prime Property Prize 2019, Residential Team of the Year and Certificate of Excellence for Property Team of the Year at the RICS Hong Kong Awards and, in China, took Best Real Estate Agency and Property Consultancy in the Asia Pacific Property Awards 2018-2019.

Savills sees its people as being fundamental to the business. The firm operates through an open and supportive culture, providing an environment where its people can flourish and succeed – which in turn allows Savills to recruit, motivate and retain highly talented people.

The company is also committed to promoting the personal and professional development of its people and to nurturing leaders of the future by creating long-term career pathways within the Group.

As an organisation, Savills is committed to diversity in its workforce and intends to strengthen its policies, processes and practices to develop its diversity and inclusion plans within the Group’s markets and geographies. In line with this, the company is fully engaged in a diversity programme, ‘Changing the Face of Property’, which focuses on improving diversity across social and economic background, disability, LGBT,Q+ age and gender.

The expertise of Savills people is underpinned by its well-established research teams, who provide advice and analysis to clients worldwide. Savills specialist in-house teams across commercial, residential, rural and world property research are each dedicated to their specific discipline with reputations for providing accurate and timely analysis and commentary on the market.

Offering unrivalled insight and advice on a local, national and international level, Savills has the experts to help you at every step and stage of the property life cycle.

FOCUS

Residential; Commercial; Retail; Rural

savills.co.uk

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