Report raises challenges for office sector

Published: 01 February 2017

Edinburgh could be a “European stronghold” in the mould of Frankfurt or Brussels, but only if commercial property developers keep pace with a rapidly changing city.

A new report from property consultant Tuffin Ferraby Taylor (TFT), entitled The Role of Property in Delivery Edinburgh’s Economic Potential, says Edinburgh can flourish by exploiting its position as a centre for the growing technology and life sciences industries, alongside its four universities and favourable demographic profile.

"Why can’t Edinburgh be like Frankfurt or Brussels? It’s got the intelligent, young workforce, it’s got the real estate and infrastructure hopefully to back it up,” said Neil Wotherspoon, partner at TFT. “That’s where they should be aiming. The city has the potential to be a European stronghold.”

Full story via Herald Scotland



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