Knight Frank Bolsters China IPM Team with New Appointment

Published on 2019-08-28

26 August 2019 (Shanghai) – Knight Frank has appointed Samantha Yu as the Head of IPM (International Project Marketing) Shanghai.

Yu is responsible for developing Knight Frank’s coverage of Shanghai, leading a team that acts as trusted advisors to our clients for their property requirements across the world, with a strong focus on the UK.

She joins from Colliers, where she spent the last six years, including as Head of China International Properties, building a strong network of local investors.

Victoria Garrett, Head of Residential, Asia Pacific, said, “With almost a third of Chinese ultra-high-net-worth individuals looking to buy a home abroad the coming year, this is an opportune moment to broaden our coverage in China and bolster the capabilities of our team in Shanghai.”

“Samantha’s appointment will strengthen the leadership of our existing network of trusted advisors in China that spans the cities of Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Shanghai. She is highly regarded in the market and joins us with a strong track record.”

Samantha Yu, Associate Director and Head of International Project Marketing, Knight Frank Shanghai, says, “I am honored to join Knight Frank and lead this professional residential consulting team. Knight Frank projects in the UK are very extensive and can meet the needs of a variety of different buyers. Combining Knight Frank's strengths and experience within market research and residential investment, Knight Frank will continue to provide its buyers with the highest quality of projects along with a full range of services. “

With access to the world’s best trophy assets and the expertise to meet our clients’ needs, Knight Frank’s IPM teams represent international buyers in their search for homes and investment opportunities worldwide.