Savills Defends UK Number One Status As Turnover Rises 32%

16 july 2007

International property adviser Savills has been ranked UK number one for the eighth consecutive year, according to the Estates Gazette's annual survey of property advisors published on Saturday 14 July 2007. In addition, it also retained number one status in Property Week's survey last month for the third consecutive year and since the survey started.

The Estates Gazette survey reports that Savills retained its status, and has experienced a turnover growth of 700% over the last 11 years. In Property Week, Savills UK turnover was reported to be over 36% higher than its nearest competitor.

Aubrey Adams, CEO of Savills Plc, comments: "In 2006, we saw exceptional performance in the UK markets. Our acquisitions and organic expansion brought new teams and expertise into our commercial business, and likewise in the residential sector, team expansion as well as partnering major clients on a number of highly significant projects was instrumental to our success. Moving forward, we look to further expand our UK operation whilst at the same time build on the growth and success of our European and Asian businesses."

According to Estates Gazette, Savills was also ranked number three in Europe, and number five globally.