First retail brands revealed for St James

Published: 29 April 2019

The first retailers to be moving into Edinburgh's £1 billion St James development have been announced.

Edinburgh St James has signed four brands from global retail group Inditex, including fashion powerhouse Zara, to form part of the world-class 1.7m sq ft mixed-use destination at the heart of Edinburgh. 

Edinburgh St James is being created to reflect Edinburgh’s position as a pan-European opportunity city with a thriving economy and unique appeal...

Martin Perry, Director of Development, Edinburgh St James


Zara will open a 37,000 sq ft store over three floors at Edinburgh St James, while Bershka, Stradivarius and Pull&Bear will take stores of 9,300 sq ft, 6,000 sq ft and 8,000 sq ft respectively, all located within the main multilevel shopping galleria.

Once finished, the site will feature 850,000 sq ft of retail and leisure space, including 85 new shops, more than 30 new restaurants, an Everyman Cinema, 152 apartments, a striking 12-storey hotel – W Edinburgh, a 75 room Roomzzz Aparthotel, and three new public squares.

The retail and leisure element at Edinburgh St James is anticipated to complete in 2020, followed by full scheme completion in 2021...

Full story via Edinburgh Evening News


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