Knight Frank: Edinburgh office market off to positive start in 2021

Edinburgh’s office market got off to a positive start in 2021, despite ongoing lockdown measures restricting deal activity, according to analysis from Knight Frank.

Published 14 April 2021

BrewDog to tap into beer tourism market with Old Town hotel

Craft beer brewer and pub chain BrewDog has shared its plans for a beer-themed hotel in Edinburgh's Old Town.

Published 13 April 2021

Bespoke pavilions to facilitate outdoor ​performances at Edinburgh International Festival

The University of Edinburgh's Old College Quad is one of three locations that will host live performances in temporary outdoor pavilions during the 2021 Edinburgh International Festival.

Published 13 April 2021

Edinburgh and St Andrews top Savills' 2021 development league table for UK student housing

Edinburgh and St Andrews have featured in the top tier of places in the UK for those looking to develop UK Purpose-Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) this year, according to the latest research from Savills.

Published 12 April 2021

Pre-construction work starts at Taylor Wimpey's development in Edinburgh

Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has confirmed the start of pre-construction work for its West Craigs development of 250 new homes on the outskirts of west Edinburgh, 25% of which will be affordable.

Published 29 March 2021

285-home apartment plan submitted for Leith industrial site

Comprehensive Design Architects (CDA) has filed outline plans to build a mixed-use development with 285 apartments on Salamander Street in Leith.

Published 26 March 2021

Views sought on residential-led redevelopment of Leith tower

A public consultation has opened into plans for a mixed-use residential redevelopment of an outdated office block at 1 Rennie's Isle in Leith.

Published 26 March 2021

GRAHAM at the double with £35m student residential projects in Edinburgh 

GRAHAM has secured two major student accommodation projects in Edinburgh with a combined value of almost £35 million on behalf of Watkin Jones.  

Published 25 March 2021

Balfour Beatty to lead Edinburgh Biomes project at Royal Botanic Garden

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) has entered into a pre-construction agreement with Balfour Beatty to progress the first phase of construction at its new Edinburgh Biomes initiative.

Published 25 March 2021

And finally... Faces unveiled of centuries-old Edinburgh-dwellers uncovered during trams project

A first glimpse has been revealed of what people living in Leith up to 700 years ago might have looked like.

Published 25 March 2021

Plans lodged to redevelop Pilrig warehouse site with 34 unit residential block

A new car-free residential development of 34 flats could be delivered on an industrial site off Leith Walk in Edinburgh's Pilrig Conservation Area under new plans submitted by Morgan McDonnell Architecture.

Published 24 March 2021

Edinburgh harbour developers not entitled to reconveyance of tram route from city council

A property development firm has failed to establish that it was entitled to a reconveyance of a tram line route sold to its predecessors in title that was subsequently re-acquired by the local authority that originally sold it under a compulsory purchase order.

Published 23 March 2021

Former Edinburgh police HQ site of hundreds of new homes

The former police headquarters in Edinburgh is to be sold and demolished to make way for hundreds of homes in a deal with the City of Edinburgh Council.

Published 19 March 2021

Edinburgh approves planning for Roseburn to Union Canal path link

HarrisonStevens has gained planning approval for an active travel route and greenspace improvement project in Edinburgh after three years of design and consultation.

Published 19 March 2021

HLM excited for opening of NHS Lothian's children's hospital

NHS Lothian’s new Royal Hospital for Children and Young People in Edinburgh is to officially open its doors next week.

Published 18 March 2021