But there’s plenty still in the pipeline, with the website www.Skyscrapercity.com listing numerous further developments across the city expected to be completed in the next five years – everything from a 1,000-set concert hall in the New Town to a new distillery in Leith.
Here are 13 major developments to look out for in the next five years.
1. New Town Quarter
The £250 million New Town Quarter development will transform 5.9 acres of land in Canonmills, adding 349 homes, a 116-room hotel 7,430m² of office space and retail and leisure spaces. It is due to be completed by 2025.
Photo: 10 Design
2. W Edinburgh
The eye-catching W Edinburgh Hotel, on James Craig Walk in the city's New Town, will have 214 rooms, a restaurant, a rooftop bar, and a spa. It will also add a 39-room aparthotel in the next-door A-listed tenement and is due to be completed by 2022.
Photo: Jestico + Whiles, LDN Architects
3. Edinburgh International Arena
The huge Edinburgh International Arena Project plans to build an 8,000-seat indoor arena, cinema, two hotels, conference space and shops on a 30 acre site in Straiton by 2024 at a cost of £400 million.
Photo: Nick Brown Architects
4. Dunard Centre
The £65 million Dunard Centre will add a new 1,000-seat concert hall to Edinburgh's New Town. Due to be completed by 2025, it will also include a 200-seat studio, a rehearsal/recording space, cafes and bars, and will be connected to the A-listed Dundas House.
Photo: David Chipperfield Architects