Edinburgh St James

50 workers on Edinburgh St James Quarter site in self-isolation following positive Covid tests

Eleven workers on the Edinburgh St James Quarter site have reported positive test results for Covid-19, forcing a further 39 into self-isolation.

Published 19 February 2021

St James Centre developer drops legal action against £45m Edinburgh concert hall

Plans to deliver Edinburgh’s first purpose-built music and performance venue for more than 100 years are back on track after the developer of a nearby shopping centre dropped its legal challenge.

Published 31 January 2020

ENGIE secures £90m heating deal at Edinburgh St James

ENGIE has won a long-term contract to develop and operate a new low carbon decentralised energy scheme at the £1 billion mixed-use Edinburgh St James project.

Published 28 October 2019

Construction underway at Edinburgh St James

Construction work has now commenced for the 1.7 million sq ft Edinburgh St James development following the completion of a significant demolition programme, marking a major new phase in the regeneration of the east end of Edinburgh.

Published 5 March 2018

Edinburgh St James developers outline construction benefits to local businesses and workers

With demolition across the £1 billion Edinburgh St James site continuing to progress well, TH Real Estate and main contractor Laing O’Rourke have revealed new investment figures which reaffirm their commitment to the city.

Published 19 September 2017

Video shows unexpected collapse during demolition at St James Centre site


Published 18 January 2017

TH Real Estate unveils Edinburgh St James residential partners

TH Real Estate has announced its residential partners for the £1bn revamp of the St James Centre in Edinburgh.

Published 9 December 2016

Blog: Billion pound boost for Edinburgh

The new Edinburgh St James development offers a fine example of the public and private sectors working together, says economy convener Cllr Gavin Barrie.

Published 28 October 2016

Construction work begins on £1bn St James Centre revamp

The £1 billion redevelopment of Edinburgh’s St James centre is finally underway after political, financial and legal upheavals caused years of delays to the project.

Published 19 October 2016

Edinburgh ‘ribbon’ hotel wins approval

Plans for a new hotel at the heart of the new St James centre development in Edinburgh have been given the green light, despite concerns that its centrepiece ‘ribbon’ design could “damage” the city’s skyline.

Published 13 August 2015

Edinburgh’s St James ‘ribbon’ hotel recommended for refusal

Planning officials have urged councillors to reject plans for the ‘ribbon’ hotel at the heart of Edinburgh’s St James Centre £850 million redevelopment, insisting the unusual building could “damage” the city’s skyline.

Published 7 August 2015

Edinburgh gives green light to first St James development phase

The City of Edinburgh Council has granted planning permission for the first part of the £850 million Edinburgh St James development site.

Published 11 June 2015