Some of the city’s most well-known areas are seeing a massive injection of cash as developers build large mixed-use developments.
These projects, including the controversial St James Quarter, will add thousands of homes across the Capital, with a particular emphasis on the city centre.
Alongside the homes will be a large range of office and retail space, hotels and leisure facilities – from cinemas to distilleries.
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5. New Town Quarter
Due to be completed by 2025, the £250 million New Town Quarter, in the Canonmills area of the city, will create 349 homes, a 116 room hotel, 7,430 m² of office space, shops and leisure space.
Photo: 10 Design
6. New Waverley
The £240 million New Waverley project is currently under contruction and will build 185 homes, 18,000 m² office space, a 146-room Adagio Aparthotel, a 127-room Premier Inn, a 121-room Hub by Premier Inn, a 21-room DogHouse Edinburgh and BrewDog Bar, an Edinburgh Gin distillery and visitor centre, and 28 shops.
Photo: Allan Murray Architects, CDA, Staran Architects
The £200 million Fountainbridge is the latest large development in the area and, by 2025, will transform 11 acres of land, providing 434 homes, 10,333 m² of office space, and 4,660 m² of commercial and retail space.
Photo: 7N Architects
8. New Fountainbridge
Set for completion in 2023, the three acre New Fountainbridge development with add another 253 homes to the area, along with a 262-room Moxy hotel, 5,500 m² of office space, 900 m² of small business space and 744 m² of retail space.