Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

Case Study

City of Edinburgh Headquarters - Office

City of Edinburgh HeadquartersChallenge
  • To act as development manager on bespoke design and build 200,000 sq ft office HQ fully pre-let to City of Edinburgh Council
  • Create and deliver a modern, innovative and sustainable building
  • Consolidate the Council’s current property ownerships and relocate its entire staff of 1,750 persons with minimal disruption

  • Negotiated and secured agreement of 100 separate complex documents for the site assembly
  • Managed numerous building contract variations under a two stage design and build tender process
  • Successfully relocated third party tenants and Council staff within agreed timescales
  • Concluded negotiations with adjoining land owners

  • Scheme delivered on time and below budget
  • New 20 year FRI lease with fixed uplifts provided a secure long term income stream let to an institutional covenant
  • Plethora of sustainable building features incorporated including grass roof terraces,exposed concrete soffits, solar panels and rainwater harvesting
  • Market recognition from being awarded the Property Week ‘Deal of the Year’

Contact Matthew Connor

All Case Studies



West Marsh Re-surfaces – regeneration for P&O Estates/united-kingdom/en-gb/case-studies/10/west-marsh-re-surfaces-regeneration-for-p-o-estatesWest Marsh Re-surfaces – regeneration for P&O Estates
Petroplus (Insurance Valuation)/united-kingdom/en-gb/case-studies/100/petroplus-insurance-valuationPetroplus (Insurance Valuation)
Acquisition for European independent broker/united-kingdom/en-gb/case-studies/102/acquisition-for-european-independent-brokerAcquisition for European independent broker