The new housing is well located in an established student area close to the city centre and with excellent transport links.
Ziggurat Student Living is a leading specialist student accommodation provider in the UK and Ireland. Their team provides a great university vibe for students in an aspirational residential setting. The focus is on the comfort and wellbeing of students, striking the balance between private and sociable space and delivering high quality accommodation at competitive and all-inclusive prices. Ziggurat Student Living has student accommodation projects in Edinburgh, Newcastle, Reading, and Dublin.
Donald MacDonald, Managing Director, Ogilvie Construction, said:
‘We are delighted to have been awarded this project by Ziggurat and work has already begun on site, with the buildings planned for completion in 2015.
“Our team has built up significant expertise in the student accommodation sector and these buildings will be completed to the highest modern construction standards.”
Jim Pike of Ziggurat Student Living, said: “The redevelopment of these two long derelict sites will be a perfect addition to our existing student property in Edinburgh at Wellgate House on the Cowgate. We have been working closely with Ogilvie for almost a year on the detailed design and the fine tuning of the construction prices for these two developments, and are very pleased to finally be on site following the site purchases in June”.
Ogilvie Construction is part of the Ogilvie Group is one of Scotland’s most consistently successful family owned businesses. The company is over 60 years old and employs over 400 people across its various business operations.