Contractor for 2 Semple Street

McLaughlin & Harvey to build Exchange offices

2 Semple StMcLaughlin & Harvey has been appointed main contractor for the £12 million construction phase of 2 Semple Street in Edinburgh’s Exchange district.

Work on the 64,000 sq ft of Grade A office space will start on 4 July and is scheduled for completion by the end of January 2018. The building will accommodate up to 350 staff.

The speculative development is backed by Bank of Scotland and is one of the last gap sites in the Exchange area. Either side of the main office will be two retail units amounting to 11,000 sq ft.

Joint agents for are Angela Lowe of CBRE and Chris Cuthbert of CuthbertWhite.

Ms Lowe said: “2 Semple Street is already attracting strong interest before a brick is laid and potential tenants will be encouraged with the financial pedigree of the developers and their commitment to deliver the end-product in an 18-month timescale.”

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