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.
Ace & Tate (FDI) - Amsterdam - Retail
Dutch eyewear brand Ace & Tate is opening its first Scottish store on Frederick Street in the former Pretty Green unit.
InterContinental Hotels Group (Domestic) - Denham, Buckinghamshire - Hotel
InterContinental Hotels Group new Voco brand is to open in Edinburgh on Torphichen Street, close to Edinburgh International Conference Centre. The 150 bedroom property is expected to open in April 2020.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary (FDI) - Budapest - Public sector
Hungary has opened a consulate office on Union Street, Edinburgh. The new consulate will be tasked with helping the development of Hungary-Scotland relations.
Hilton Hotels & Resorts (FDI) - McLean, Virginia, USA - Hotel
A six-story, 240-bedroom Hampton by Hilton hotel has opened within walking distance of the city’s airport.
Aldi (FDI) - Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany - Retail
Aldi has announced plans to open eight new stores across Scotland next year, creating 200 jobs. One outlet is to be located in Leith.
Co-operative Group (Domestic) - Manchester - Retail
The Co-op has unveiled plans to open about a dozen new food stores in Scotland as part of a £200m UK-wide investment.
Why Unified (FDI) - Tampa, FL, USA - Business Services
US-based Why Unified, a digital marketing and SaaS company, has opened a new corporate office in Edinburgh. It will support the company’s UK clients.
Johnstons of Elgin (Domestic) - Elgin - Retail
Cashmere specialist Johnstons of Elgin is to open a flagship store on Edinburgh's Multrees Walk.
Mangobean Coffee Shops (Domestic) - Newcastle - Food and Drink
The UK coffee chain is due to open an Edinburgh store in early 2019.
Travelodge (Domestic) - Thame, Oxfordshire - Hotel
A new 70 bedroom hotel will be built in the west of the city, at South Gyle which has been let to Travelodge on an initial 25 year lease.
Ian Macleod Distillers (Domestic) - Broxburn - Food and Drink
Leading spirits brand Edinburgh Gin want to build a new multi-million pound distillery and visitor centre after buying up arches on East Market Street.
Mostly Media (Domestic) - Holt, Wiltshire - Business Services
Media planning and buying agency Mostly Media is launching an operation north of the border.
GuestReady (Domestic) - London - Business Services
GuestReady, an Airbnb management company, is expanding its UK services to Edinburgh, in response to rising demand for accommodation as more visitors come to the Scottish capital.
Hamson Barron Smith (Domestic) - London - Business Services
Integrated design and building consultancy Hamson Barron Smith is opening its first Scottish office.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation (FDI) - Chicago, IL, USA - Hotel
Hyatt Hotels Corporation is set to launch its first hotel in Scotland after winning the bid to operate a new spa and conference hotel at Edinburgh Marina. The new Hyatt Regency Hotel will comprise 187 rooms.
Dexcom (FDI) - San Diego, CA, USA - Life Sciences
US-based Dexcom, a provider of continuous glucose monitoring technology to help patients and their clinicians better manage diabetes has announced it will expand its headcount in Edinburgh.
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