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BGP appointed on Edinburgh St James

by Rosie Higgins


"The development is one of the UK’s largest and most significant regeneration projects"

We have been appointed to the leasing team for Edinburgh St James, the £1bn mixed-use development in the city centre. We will be acting jointly on the scheme with existing agents P-Three, Culverwell and CWM.

Located in the east end of the city, the development is one of the UK’s largest and most significant regeneration projects. Redevelopment commenced in October 2016 with demolition of the original St James shopping centre. Phase one, which includes all of the retail and leisure provision is due to open in 2020.

Upon completion, the scheme will comprise a 1.7 million sq ft ‘urban resort’ of which 850,000 sq ft is retail and leisure space. The development will be anchored by John Lewis, a multi-screen cinema, a 4 Star apart hotel for Roomzzz and W Edinburgh. The scheme will represent 21% of Edinburgh’s retail offer once open.

Head of National Leasing, Victoria Broadhead comments:

“We are delighted to be working with Nuveen on the leasing of this landmark scheme, particularly at this important juncture with just one year to go until the opening of Phase One. Nuveen’s visionary approach to creating a truly mixed-use development represents a tremendous addition to the retail and leisure offer for this great city. We are excited to get started on discussions with the high-quality operators that such a world-class scheme is likely to attract.”

For more information, please contact Victoria Broadhead.

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