Bam wins ‘largest ever’ fit-out job on £1bn Edinburgh regen

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Bam Construction has won its “largest ever” fit-out occupation to present the interiors of the 244-room W Edinburgh hotel.

The 12-storey edifice is the centrepiece of the £1bn St James Quarter regeneration successful Edinburgh.

Keppie Design has besides been appointed arsenic transportation designer by Bam to integrate its plan solutions and assistance with afloat 3D co-ordination of the design.

The edifice volition see 42 suites, an Extreme Wow Suite (the W chain’s mentation of a statesmanlike suite), gym, spa, euphony workplace and a rooftop sushi edifice with 360-degree views of the city.

The worth of the declaration has not been disclosed but a Bam Construct spokesperson said it is the firm’s “largest ever” fit-out job.

Bam Construction Scotland determination manager Jim Ward said: “This is simply a prestigious, striking, and high-quality improvement for Scotland. Bam’s enactment connected the Johnnie Walker Experience and V&A Dundee shows we person the pedigree and credentials to present specified ambitious schemes.

“During the pre-construction play our squad has brought our customary collaborative attack to carnivore successful helping de-risk and make the plan portion forming a beardown narration with our partners. It is going to beryllium arsenic breathtaking to physique arsenic it volition beryllium to enactment present erstwhile we implicit our work.”

The St James Quarter regeneration screen 1.7m quadrate feet and is being delivered by Nuveen Real Estate.

It includes retail units, bars and restaurants, arsenic good arsenic an Everyman Cinema, a 75-bed Roomzzz Aparthotel, 152 New Eidyn apartments being built by Native Land, and a 1,600-capacity car park.

Nuveen Real Estate manager of improvement absorption Edward Webb said: “We are delighted with the assignment of Bam, and excited to beryllium moving guardant astatine gait with the interiors of W Edinburgh.

“The edifice is simply a analyzable acceptable retired crossed 3 precise antithetic buildings and architecture, and the acquisition of Bam volition guarantee the highest prime and ratio tin beryllium delivered to alteration the edifice to unfastened successful precocious 2023.”