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Savills plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides real estate services in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, the Asia Pacific, Africa, North America, and the Middle East. The company advises on commercial, residential, rural, and leisure properties; and offers corporate finance advisory, investment management, and a range of property-related financial services. It operates through Transaction Advisory, Consultancy, Property and Facilities Management, and Investment Management segments. The Transaction Advisory segment provides commercial, residential, leisure, and agricultural leasing services; and tenant representation, as well as investment advice on purchases and sales. The Consultancy segment offers various professional property services, such as valuation, project management and housing consultancy, environmental consultancy, landlord and tenant, rating, development, planning, strategic projects, research, and corporate services. The Property and Facilities Management segment manages commercial, residential, leisure, and agricultural properties for owners; and provides services to occupiers of property, including strategic advice and project management, as well as services relating to a property. The Investment Management segment is involved in the investment management of commercial and residential property portfolios for institutional, corporate, or private investors on a pooled or segregated account basis. Savills plc was founded in 1855 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.


The business was established by Alfred Savill in 1855 in London. By the time of Alfred Savill's death in 1905 his sons Alfred, Edwin and Norman were established in partnership. In the 1920s the firm moved to Lincoln's Inn Fields. During the Second World War Norman Savill went to Wimborne in Dorset, taking vital records with him. The remaining partners stayed at Lincoln's Inn Field. By the 1970s, the firm was re-branded as Savills. The firm was incorporated as a limited company in 1987 and was listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1988.In 1997 Savills merged with First Pacific Davies in Asia. In 1998 it bought majority stakes in the German, French and Spanish arms of Weatherall, Green & Smith. In June 2015 it completed the acquisition of Smiths Gore, provider of rural and residential property services in the UK. In June 2016, Savills plc announced its proprietary investment subsidiary, Grosvenor Hill Ventures, had acquired a minority stake in YOPA Property Ltd, a UK-based online hybrid estate agent.Savills announced in August 2016 that it had acquired GBR Phoenix Beard, a Midlands-based commercial property consultancy, strengthening its UK real estate services. Expansion continued in July 2017, with the acquisition of Larry Smith Italia, a leading commercial management and leasing business in Italy. The company's European operations grew further in December 2017 when Savills acquired Aguirre Newman S.A., the leading independent Spanish and Portuguese real estate advisory; the newly combined business was rebranded as Savills Aguirre Newman in January 2018.

Our mission is to deliver world-class service and advice for our clients to maximise the value of their real estate interests.

Our vision is to be the global leader in real estate services for our people, clients and communities.

Key Team

Mr. Raymond Lee (Chief Exec. of Hong Kong, Macau & Greater China and Member of Group Exec. Board)

Mr. Alexander Daniel Jeffrey (CEO of Savills Investment Management & Member of Group Exec. Board)

Mr. Philipe Fischer (Director of Investment)

Mr. Christian Mancini (CEO of Asia Pacific (ex Greater China) & Member of Group Exec. Board)

Katrina White (Director of Operations)

Mr. James Sparrow (CEO of UK & EMEA and Member of Group Exec. Board)

Mr. Mitchell E. Rudin (Member of Group Exec. Board and Chairman & CEO of Savills North America)

Recognition and Awards
Savills has won many awards for its commitment to service excellence and sustainability, including the Sunday Times Greenest Estate Agency in the UK, the Estate Agency of the Year award, the FN Property Industry Award, and the Investors in People Gold award.

Leadership team

Mr. J. J. Mark Ridley (Group CEO, Member of the Exec. Board & Director)

Mr. Simon James Blouet Shaw ACA (Group CFO, Member of Group Exec. Board & Exec. Director)

Mr. Chris Lee (Group Legal Director, Group Company Sec. & Member of Group Exec. Board)

Products/ Services
Property Management, Real Estate, Stock Exchanges
Number of Employees
20,000 - 50,000
London, England, United Kingdom
Net Income
100M - 500M
Above - 1B
Traded as
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