Construction Enquirer Firm to fit-out landmark 12-storey Edinburgh St James Quarter ‘ribbon’ hotel

Nuveen Real Estate has appointed BAM Construction Scotland to deliver the fit-out for the landmark ‘steel ribbon’ hotel complex forming the centrepiece of the £1bn St James Quarter development.

BAM will fit-out 244  guest rooms and public areas across the three buildings that make up the 12-storey W Edinburgh hotel complex.

Jim Ward, regional director of BAM Construction Scotland, added: “This is a prestigious, striking, and high-quality development for Scotland.

“BAM’s work on the Johnnie Walker Experience and V&A Dundee shows we have the pedigree and credentials to deliver such ambitious schemes.”

During the pre-construction period, BAM’s team has already closely involved its supply chain in the process of creating key packages that identify and minimise risks, while enhancing the project’s buildability.

Keppie Design has been appointed as delivery architect by BAM to integrate its design solutions and assist with full 3D co-ordination of the design.

Cross-section showing the full extent of the W Edinburgh hotel complex across three buildings

The hotel project includes 42 suites and one “Extreme Wow Suite” – the W brand’s interpretation of the presidential suite.

The rooftop will feature a restaurant as well as outdoor terrace offering guests and locals 360-degree panoramic views of the historic skyline.

BAM will complete the W Edinburgh project in late 2023.

 

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