January 2019

New Arrivals is a listing of confirmed and announced business openings and expansions in the Edinburgh city region.

The information listed below is based upon recent planning applications, press releases and media reports. While every effort has been made to ensure a high degree of accuracy the authors can make no guarantees as to the accuracy of information quoted and interested parties should seek further independent clarification if further details are required.

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January 2019

Beatnik Studio (Domestic) - Newcastle - Business Services

Creative digital agency, Beatnik Studio, has expanded its UK operations by opening a Scotland office in Edinburgh.

Burger King (FDI) - Miami - Food and Drink

A Burger King outlet is set to open in Edinburgh Airport as part of an expansion of food and drink options in the departures terminal.

Johnston Carmichael (Domestic) - Aberdeen - Business Services

Business advisory and accountancy firm Johnston Carmichael has expanded its Edinburgh premises enabling it to boost headcount, having experienced double-digit fee growth in the capital.

Brady (Domestic) - London - ICT

Brady, the provider of trading and risk management software for the commodity and energy markets, has taken a 3,784 sq ft suite at 40 Torphichen Street.

Visiativ Group (M&A) - Lyon - ICT

Jumpstart, the Edinburgh-based research and development tax credit specialist, has been acquired by French digital technology firm Visiativ Group for an undisclosed sum.

Topping & Company Booksellers (Domestic) - Ely, Cambridgeshire - Retail

Topping & Company Booksellers is to open a store at 2 Blenheim Place, a building that was designed by the celebrated Scots architect William Playfair.

Actelligent Capital Management (FDI) - Hong Kong - Financial Services

Actelligent will receive £305,000 of Regional Selective Assistance funding from Scottish Enterprise to support the creation of 20 fintech jobs in Edinburgh.

Wave (Domestic) - Durham - Business Services

The provider of water and wastewater services is to create eight jobs and move to flagship premises at Ocean Point in Leith.


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