Founded in 1896 and based in London, Knight Frank is a global independent real estate consultancy that entered the Chinese market in 1972. Originally, Knight Frank mainly engaged in valuation and auction business in London. Known for buying and selling property for Sir Winston Churchill, Knight Frank was dubbed the "Harrods of Real Estate". In the last 120 years, Knight Frank has been focused on providing service for (ultra) high-net-worth individuals across the globe.