New Arrivals in 2023
A selection of new arrivals to Edinburgh during 2023 is set out below.
Giant (Taichung, Taiwan): bicycle manufacturer Giant opened a new shop on Hamilton Place in the Stockbridge neighbourhood of Edinburgh.
Starbucks (Seattle, Washington, United States): a new Starbucks coffee shop will open in the Murrayfield neighbourhood of Edinburgh in March 2023.
Genesis (Seoul, South Korea): South Korean luxury car manufacturer Genesis is to open a retail studio in Edinburgh this summer.
“Since launching in 2021 we have seen strong sales in Scotland, and our cars have been recognised two years in a row in the Scottish Car of the Year awards. The response to Genesis has been very positive in Scotland and we are sure this will continue as we prepare to open our Edinburgh Studio. We are looking forward to recruiting our Edinburgh based retail and support teams and welcoming our Scottish guests this summer.”
– Andrew Pilkington, Managing Director, Genesis Motor UK
The Gym Group (Croydon, England): The Gym Group opened a new gym at the Corstorphine Retail Park in Edinburgh.
"We are really excited to open our newest gym in Edinburgh. Whether you’re a regular gym-goer or just starting out on your fitness journey, our great team is ready to welcome all our new members, show them around our fantastic gym facilities and equipment, and support them with their fitness goals."
– Steven Smith, General Manager, The Gym Group
Mirador (Stamford, Connecticut, United States): data services provider Mirador announced the opening of a new European hub office in Edinburgh.
"In order for Mirador to continue to deliver exceptional client service, we have to have a shop in Europe. We thoroughly looked into other sites, and I can say without hesitation that Edinburgh is where we need to be. Senior staff members willingly volunteered to relocate, we have hired our first Scotland-based employee and are actively recruiting additional talent."
– Joseph Larizza, Chief Executive Officer and President, Mirador
“Edinburgh is key for our long-term growth. We have a number of our leaders who call the city home, including our Public Sector client lead, director of managed services, head of mobile, and our chairman, so building out our offering here made perfect sense. We want this new hub to be a destination for our people, for innovation and for building a world that works better for everyone. And to have that happening in my home city is personally very exciting.”
– David Tuck, Group Chief Executive Officer of Europe, Kin + Carter
Midwich (Diss, England): audio-visual solutions specialist Midwich has launched "The AV Hub" - a 110 square metre (1,200 square foot) experience and demonstration facility - on Lochside Way in Edinburgh Park. The AV Hub will showcase solutions from 15 leading manufacturers to vendors, resellers, consultants, and end-users.
Cubo (Derby, England): serviced office provider Cubo announced it would open a new 1,486 square metre (16,000 square foot) 325 desk facility at 40 Princes Street in Edinburgh city centre in June 2023.
“We are so excited to have secured what we think is Edinburgh’s most amazing office location.”
– Marc Brough, Chief Executive Officer, Cubo
Signature Aviation (Orlando, Florida, United States): aviation services provider Signature Aviation has opened a new FBO facility at Edinburgh Airport. The facility includes a 515 square metre (5,575 square foot) terminal offering amenities such as VIP suites, a business center, and a crew lounge. It features around 6,497 square metres (70,000 square feet) of dedicated ramp capable of accommodating aircraft of all sizes up to an Airbus A330. The facility's equipment includes fuel bowsers, airstairs, push-back tugs, ground power units, and belt loaders, with a CT3 X-ray machine scheduled to be installed in 2024.
“We are delighted to officially open our new purpose built FBO in Edinburgh offering a full suite of handling services to our business and general aviation customers. We are looking forward to a successful partnership with Edinburgh Airport as we grow our business in Scotland and the UK.”
– John-Angus Smith, Managing Director for EMEA, Signature Aviation
“We very much look forward to bringing our fun and vibrant Radisson RED brand to Edinburgh Airport - it will offer business and leisure travellers a relaxed stay within an informal setting to kickstart their holiday or unwind after a long journey.”
– Adela Cristea, Vice President for Business Development (UK and Ireland), Radisson Hotel Group
Club 3000 Bingo (Liverpool, England): Club 3000 Bingo is to invest £5 million in the opening of a new 2,555 square metre (27,500 square foot) bingo club at Ocean Terminal shopping centre in Leith, Edinburgh.
EnBW (Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany) / BP (London, England): energy companies EnBW and BP have announced the opening of a 445 square metre (4,795 square foot) office in central Edinburgh as a headquarters for their 2.9 gigawatt Morven offshore wind project.
“The opening of the Morven Joint Venture office marks a ‘first’ for EnBW in Scotland. We are delighted to come to Edinburgh as a further testament to our commitment. It is the ideal place with proximity to key stakeholders and partners, as well as a strong talent pool to further grow the BP & EnBW team to successfully deliver our Morven project.”
– Alex Schneeweiß, Project Director, Morven offshore wind project, EnBW
Blackfish Engineering Design (Bristol, England): offshore engineering specialist Blackfish announced the opening of a new office in Edinburgh in response to the growth of the offshore wind sector.
The Witchery (Salem, Massachusetts, United States): family-owned folk art and witch craft store is to expand into Edinburgh with the opening of a new shop - "Wheel of Fate" - at Causewayside in June 2023.
“We're over the moon to be opening our sister store in such a fantastic city like Edinburgh.”
AXIS Consulting (Dublin, Ireland): AXIS Consulting - which provides advisory services to health tech and biopharma clients - is to establish its UK headquarters in Edinburgh.
Quantuma (London, England): business advisory firm Quantuma opened a new office in Edinburgh. Quantuma provides expert advice on matters such as business transactions, business disputes, and risk mitigation.
“Over the last year we have experienced high demand for our high quality, specialist advisory services and the opening of an office in Edinburgh is in direct response to the demand notably from businesses in and around the Edinburgh region. Scotland is one of a number of areas of focus for us and I anticipate we’ll have more announcements in the coming weeks and months, as we continue to strengthen our team to better serve Scottish businesses, their management teams and their stakeholders.”
– Carl Jackson, Chief Executive, Quantuma
Analog Devices (Wilmington, Massachusetts, United States): technology firm Analog Devices - a global leader in the design and manufacture of analog, mixed signal, and DSP integrated circuits - has leased a 2,601 square metre (28,000 square foot) office in the Fountainbridge area of Edinburgh.
Clarksons (London, England): shipping services provider Clarksons announced the opening of a new office in Edinburgh by its Clarkson Offshore & Renewables division. The office will provide a range of services to the offshore renewables sector, including offshore construction consultancy; vessel intelligence; newbuilding; project shipbroking; finance; and management support.
“We are thrilled to be opening our new office in Edinburgh. Scotland has emerged as a global leader in renewable energy and our goal is to provide comprehensive support to both existing and upcoming renewable projects, facilitating the transition to a greener future. As the renewable energy sector continues to gain momentum, opening our new office in Edinburgh signals our strong commitment to supporting the industry’s growth, on both a local and global scale.”
– Paul Love, Managing Director, Clarksons Offshore & Renewables
Prosperity 24/7 (St Helier, Jersey): business and technology consultancy Prosperity 24/7 announced the opening of a new office in Edinburgh.
“Edinburgh has great appeal for us. It has a burgeoning ‘knowledge economy’ with highly qualified and talented people, who can become the ‘Great Minds’ that we need to support our clients. Its high growth sectors, such as those focused upon energy transition as well as finance, legal and the public sector, are where we see our diverse experience and proven outcome focused approach benefitting this market the most."
– Chris Clark, Chief Executive Officer, Prosperity 24/7
“We are so proud to be taking this next step in our Scamp & Dude brand journey by opening two new stores. Both stores will offer a true experiential destination for our new and existing consumers across London and Scotland, something I know our wonderful community have been asking for and I am thrilled to be finally able to open the world of Scamp & Dude for them across these two beautiful cities.”
– Jo Tutchener-Sharp, Chief Executive Officer, Scamp & Dude
“We are embarking on an exciting journey, and I am grateful to be a part of Apollo’s ongoing success story. We’re looking forward to supporting other clients in the offshore wind and marine technology sectors and am confident that with the support of my talented colleagues, we will make a lasting impact in Edinburgh and beyond.”
– Stephen Molloy, Marine and Mechanical Manager, Apollo
“The opening of our storefront in the middle of Harvey Nichols Edinburgh and the release of the exclusive collection is an iconic moment for Represent. It gives us the opportunity to better our overall visibility in the Scottish market, whilst giving Edinburgh residents and visitors the chance to pick up pieces that they can’t get anywhere else.”
– Mike Heaton, Design Director, Represent
Shakedown (Manchester, England): burger and milkshake restaurant chain Shakedown is to open a new outlet on St. John's Road in the Corstorphine neighbourhood of Edinburgh.
“The decision to establish a presence in the vibrant city of Edinburgh is testament to the growing potential and attractiveness of Scotland’s property market. Our aim is to provide exceptional service to our clients, working closely with existing stakeholders and forging new relationships to enhance the SPF brand across Scotland.”
– Chelsea Thomson, Associate, SPF Private Clients
“I'm incredibly excited for the launch of our very first standalone store outside of London. The architecture of the building alone is exceptional and has allowed us to curate a space - the largest of all our stores to date - that speaks to the timeless yet contemporary aesthetic of our collections.”
– Clare Hornby, Founder and Chief Executive, ME+EM
Knoops (London, England): luxury hot chocolate shop Knoops is to open an outlet in Edinburgh.