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Surveyor / Senior Surveyor (Data Centre Valuations)

Date: 30-Dec-2022

Location: London, GB, W1U 8AN

Company: Knight Frank

Reference No 25693 
Job Title Surveyor / Senior Surveyor (Data Centre Valuations) 
Type Permanent 
Salary Range Competitive
Division Commercial 
Sub Division Valuation & Consultancy 
Department Data Centres (10000870) 
Location 55 Baker Street 


Knight Frank Data Centres is looking for a qualified surveyor to join our fast-growing valuation team. The Knight Frank Data Centre team was originally founded in 2019. The team has grown quickly and now includes over 10 team members. Originally focused on capital markets, development, and occupational agency a valuations service line was established at the beginning of the year.


Having already enjoyed considerable success the team has begun expanding. We are looking for a qualified surveyor to assist with our numerous mandates that include banking, fund, and tax valuations, development appraisals, and purchase reports. The successful candidate will assist in the production of valuation reports for some of the largest data centre operators and investors in the world. In this exciting role, you will have the opportunity to travel widely and gain a truly global understanding of this fascinating sector whilst benefiting from graduate support, training, and guidance.


No experience in data centre valuations is required but the applicant must be qualified to Level 3 in valuations and be somewhat experienced in the use of discounted cashflows.  The role provides the opportunity to travel widely and gain a truly global understanding of one of the fastest growing real estate sectors. Previous experience of either regular fund valuation or bank work will be required. The successful applicant will be comfortable writing reports and using excel.


In the Surveyor role, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing valuations of specialist income driven assets
  • Writing reports and liaising with clients
  • Coordinating instructions and supporting the team
  • Assisting in new business generation
  • Researching market developments
  • Liaising with regional and global offices
  • Undertaking valuation due diligence
  • Assisting in creating and generating financial models


To be successful in the Surveyor role, you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Newly or recently qualified surveyor
  • Valuation to Level 3
  • Experience in either fund or bank valuation (data centre experience is not specifically required)
  • Valuation experience in a major real estate market
  • Broad understanding of discounted cashflows
  • High attention to detail, strong organization skills and able to take the initiative
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software, particularly excel





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