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McL&H awarded 2 Semple Street project


McLaughlin & Harvey has been appointed as the main Contractor for the construction phase of the 2 Semple Street development, located in Edinburgh’s Exchange district.

Work is set to begin at the start of July and is due to be completed by early 2018.

The development in Edinburgh will provide 35,000sqft of Grade A office space over 5 floors. Additionally, ground floor retail space consists of a 7,500sqft unit fronting Lothian Road and a dividable 3,000sqft unit on Fountainbridge.

Paul Stevenson, Director at developers GSS Developments, said, “For growing companies looking to secure modern energy efficient ‘best in class’ office space in the centre of Edinburgh’s increasingly vibrant Exchange business district, 2 Semple Street provides occupiers with unrivalled quality alongside certainty of delivery. The appointment of reputable contractors McLaughlin & Harvey signals our intent that this project will be delivered without delay.”

Paul Griffen, Construction Director at McLaughlin & Harvey, added, “We are extremely pleased to be working with GSS Developments on this exciting addition to Edinburgh’s office and retail offering. McLaughlin & Harvey pride themselves on delivering high quality buildings, which we are certain 2 Semple Street will be.”

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