Santos Knight Frank - The Philippines’ leading real estate services

When it comes to global real estate services with best-in-class client teams and service delivery, look no further than Santos Knight Frank.

Our background 

Since its inception in 1994, Santos Knight Frank has risen to become the first and largest fully integrated real estate services provider in the Philippines. Santos Knight Frank has served multinational organizations, institutional investors, and real estate developers both local and abroad.

Rebranded from CB Richard Ellis Philippines to the new company name Santos Knight Frank in 2017. It is the Philippine partner of Knight Frank. The largest independent global real estate consultancy company founded back in 1896. Its main office is in London, Knight Frank has a global presence of over 380 offices. In more than 50 territories around the world, totaling around 16,000 employees. Santos Knight Frank in the Philippines has more than 1,400 employees nationwide, catering seamlessly to local and global clientele.

This year, Knight Frank adds another milestone to its belt. They formed a global partnership with the world’s largest occupier-centric commercial real estate firm, Cresa.

Our track record

The company’s awards are a testament to the brand of client service that we do here at Santos Knight Frank. In 2021, Santos Knight Frank’s Property Management team was shortlisted in the prestigious RICS Southeast Asia Awards for “Property Management Team of the Year,” being the only Filipino team to be shortlisted. RICS Awards celebrate excellence and professionalism in the built environment.

Most recently, on November 11, 2021, Santos Knight Frank won the Asia Leaders Awards for the category, “Customer Service Excellence Company.” The Asia Leaders Awards honors leaders who excel in their field and stand to represent the Philippines as a premier business hub on a global scale.

Santos Knight Frank has helped shape the real estate scene in the Philippines, having brought in some of the largest BPO companies to the country, specifically in secondary cities. In 2018, the company managed to close the largest single office deal in the Philippines. In 2020, the largest office deal in Bonifacio Global City in the middle of the pandemic.

The company has advocated for Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs) which helped democratize real estate ownership in the Philippines. Managing a lot of the prime properties around the nation from Metro Manila, Cebu, Davao, Cagayan de Oro, and Batangas.

What we value

Santos Knight Frank is committed to doing business responsibly. We uphold this from the way we do our business and the kind of environment we foster with our team. Family, integrity, respect, service excellence, and teamwork are our First Values. Respect, diversity, and inclusion guide the business’s behavior, which defines how people should treat each other.

As part of our client service & dedication, our processes follow international standards under the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System. We established links and matched users and suppliers of financial capital for real estate. Taking into account the needs and financial goals of our clients.

Because we know the importance that inspired teams can contribute, when it comes to the best client service, Santos Knight Frank fosters a workplace that ensures that everyone is respected, where everyone is free to contribute in what way they can to the overall success of the business, and where excellence is duly rewarded. The result is a team that is motivated, and one that has its best foot forward when dealing with clients.

What makes Santos Knight Frank different?

Our numbers speak for us as a global real estate services provider. Operating with a global network of 19,000 people across 50 countries. You can expect to find us in any of the key locations near you.

The past culture of our client service in the industry has led us to become thought leaders, able to access comprehensive market data. Using powerful analytical tools, we are able to properly evaluate portfolio risk, anticipate market opportunities, and guide our clientele in making informed real estate decisions.

Moreover, research in wealth movements and motives of global  High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI) reflected in our annual The Wealth Report and our flagship report on global occupier trends via (Y)our Space allow us to give the best in class advice to help you with your marketing strategies. Our holistic services allow us to give each client a customized mix of services. We also assemble an expert team to meet your requirements whether it be for one property or a portfolio of assets. The result is that our services are efficient and measurable, with that hallmark personalized client service that you can expect from the Santos Knight Frank name.

Our global network is also a testament to our company philosophy. No matter which office you encounter, you get the same quality professional service when it comes to anything real estate.

Being a global company means that we are not just experts locally, but are sharing knowledge and best practices globally. Making us the perfect choice in connecting the right properties to the right people.

Let Santos Knight Frank be your partner in property for premium real estate services from brokerage, consultancy, advisory, research, valuation, to property management. Learn more about who we are and what we do by visiting our website at

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About Santos Knight Frank

The world of real estate can be a difficult place to navigate. Whether property is your investment or a tool that drives your business success, you need a partner who can guide you in every step of the way.

Since 1994, Santos Knight Frank has been guiding Fortune 1000 companies, BPOs, private clients, and institutions in all facets of real estate. We advise companies on their best office, retail, and industrial location, oversee commercial fit-out projects, and manage facilities. We have facilitated over 4 million sqm of office transactions on behalf of clients and managed over 40 million sqm of real estate under our property & facilities management arm.

Our residential brokerage platform and wide collection of bespoke homes allow our private clients to buy, lease, and sell properties within their budget, timeline, and lifestyle.

For landlords and investors, we provide valuations and appraisal, consultancy and research, sales and leasing, and property management services across the Philippines.

Santos Knight Frank is part of the global Knight Frank network of over 384 offices in 51 markets, including the strategically important U.S. partnerships with Cresa (commercial real estate) and Douglas Elliman (residential real estate).

We are locally expert and globally connected, end-to-end and best-in-class – as any great partner in property should be.