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Founded in 1896 and headquartered in London, UK, Knight Frank is one of the world’s leading independent real estate consultancies. It has 488 offices across 57 countries on five continentes.
Following a long and close collaboration, Quintela e Penalva became a Knight Frank partner in 2021, combining local knowledge with the experience of a 125 year old international real estate consultancy company that shares the same values, namely having the client as a priority.
Winston Churchill and the Duke of Wellington are among Knight Frank’s – Knight Frank & Rutley until 1996 – list of clients. Given its success in the United Kingdom, the company began to expand the business across borders in the 60’s and 70’s opening offices in Geneva, Lagos (Nigeria) and New York. In the 80’s, Knight Frank arrived in Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney, intermediating high-profile real estate operations over the years.
In 2004, Knight Frank was included in the top 100 list of companies to work in the UK according to the Sunday Times. In 2005, it was chosen to be the Olympic Village consultancy partner for the 2012 Olympic Games.
In Portugal, Quintela + Penalva | Knight Frank operates from North to South with offices in Porto, Lisbon and Cascais.