Vision
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Vision

St James Quarter will be a world renowned, retail-led, mixed-use destination for the future. Boasting a world-class retail, leisure, hotel and residential offer and injecting over £1 billion of investment into the city, the scheme will strengthen Edinburgh’s global standing by transforming the city’s East End. Now becoming an inspiring, attractive and vibrant destination for people to live, shop, experience and play.

85
Retail and over 30 F&B units across five levels
850,000
sq ft of prime retail, food and leisure space
21%
of Edinburgh's retail offer
£834m
comparison goods market potential across an aspirational retail mix
Edinburgh Map

At 1.7 million sq ft, St James Quarter is one of the largest and most significant regeneration projects currently underway in the U.K.

Moments

St James Quarter will provide a diverse and appealing shopping experience comprising well-known national and international high street, aspirational and high-end brands, which cater to a diverse range of consumers, from locals, to tourists and visitors from the rest of the U.K., Europe and the world. The scheme will be a ‘must-visit’ destination in the Scottish capital, complementing the city’s rich heritage and cultural offer.

Edinburgh

£963m
Overnight visits to Edinburgh in 2016 generated £963 million of spending. (Source: Savills 2017)
+13%
A significant growth in tourism forecast by 2020 (Source: Based on ETAG Tourism Partners target)
£236
Long-haul tourists spend more per head shopping in Edinburgh than benchmark cities (£236 v £ 162). (Source: Oxford Economics 2016, CACI Retail Markets 2017)

Fashion

St James Quarter will completely redefine retail-led mixed-use regeneration in the U.K. through the scale, innovation and quality of its offer, repositioning Edinburgh as one of the most exciting, forward thinking and sought-after destinations for retail and leisure operators in Europe.

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