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Knight Frank to save its clients in Scotland 25% with water supplier switch

31st May 2017

Knight Frank is set to save its Scottish property management clients 25% on their water bills over the next two years, by signing a water and wastewater contract with Anglian Water Business after a competitive tendering process.

With offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen, Knight Frank manages a broad range of commercial properties across Scotland; from offices and retail outlets to business parks.

The anticipated savings will be achieved at a selection of the sites managed by the firm through a combination of competitive pricing, tariff optimisation and Anglian Water Business’ Active Water Management® service, which aims to achieve sustainable savings by identifying opportunities for reducing consumption and avoiding waste.

The tariff optimisation service includes advice on changing water usage patterns to help Knight Frank reduce costs at the properties by avoiding peak period or capacity charges, where possible.

Fiona McNeil, Partner and Head of Property Asset Management in Scotland at Knight Frank, commented: “We’re always looking for ways to help our property management clients drive efficiency in their assets, while maintaining the same high standard of accommodation for occupiers. We look forward to helping them achieve water savings through our new contract with Anglian Water Business.”

Bob Wilson, managing director of Anglian Water Business adds: “Winning the prestigious Knight Frank Scotland contract is a major coup for us, which builds on our success in Scotland, where we are the water supplier to more than 200 public sector organisations, involving 15,000 sites.

“The property management sector needs to ensure high levels of quality and reliability while adding value for clients by looking for cost saving opportunities.  Once again, this deal proves that our service-driven proposition answers the market’s need for sustainable, efficiency-based services that continue to offer value far beyond short term discounts.”

A joint venture between Anglian Water Business and NWG business