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Capital Markets Surveyor, Retail

Date: 09-Jun-2022

Location: London, GB, W1U 8AN

Company: Knight Frank

Reference No 16901 
Job Title Capital Markets Surveyor, Retail 
Type Permanent 
Salary Range Competitive
Division Commercial 
Sub Division Capital Markets, National Agency 
Department Capital Markets (10000083) 
Location 55 Baker Street 


Knight Frank is unrivalled in property market knowledge, with teams specialising in residential, commercial, and rural property services. A great opportunity has arisen to join us here at Knight Frank, and we are currently seeking a Capital Markets Surveyor to join our Commercial department.


Based at our Baker Street Head Office, London, the Capital Markets department are looking to recruit a qualified surveyor to support the market leading Shopping Centre Capital Markets team. The team comprises of three Partners and a Surveyor and a Consultant, and forms part of a larger retail investment team, which includes retail warehouse and high street specialists. Working closely with the retail occupational team, you will be involved in advising clients on both acquisitions and sales of some of the largest retail transactions in the UK. So, if you are an experienced Surveyor with a strong focus on attention to detail, good communication skills and the drive to work in an ambitious team, then this role is for you.


In the Surveyor role, you will be responsible for:

  • Working closely with various departments around the firm including our Retail Agency, Research, Valuations, and Residential teams.
  • Supporting Partners in the team with the preparation of assets for sale including brochure writing and asset due diligence
  • Active participation on sales from launch to closing, including site visits with clients and prospective purchasers
  • Providing regular and detailed financial assessments of multi-let properties, cashflow modelling and valuation through Excel and Argus Enterprise
  • Interacting with clients and competing agents to assess existing opportunities and uncover new ideas
  • Pitching to a number of different stakeholders
  • Developing a detailed understanding of the market


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

  • Ideally RICS qualified Chartered Surveyor. Prior investment experience helpful
  • Experience in valuations, appraisal and cash flow analysis in Excel and / or Argus Enterprise
  • High levels of accuracy with strong attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Real Estate investment industry and markets
  • Knowledge and understanding of retail including major occupiers
  • Strong knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, Argus Enterprise and Word
  • Mathematically minded and ability to sense-check data
  • Ability to build relationships with colleagues throughout Knight Frank in the UK



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