Leading global asset manager Aberdeen Asset Investments has appointed Award Winning Principal Contractor akp to deliver the refurbishment of one of Edinburgh’s most esteemed business addresses, Hobart House, Edinburgh.

Set to provide an open plan ‘defurbished’ space, akp will be refurbishing windows, installing new ceilings, carrying out extensive decoration, new M & E services, along with a number of other alterations across the 2nd & 4th floors.

The suite is accessed from 80 Hanover Street and occupies a prestigious situation located within the heart of Edinburgh’s central business district and is regarded as one of Edinburgh’s most esteemed business addresses providing a thriving commercial setting.

akp are currently on site at 80 George Street, completing the multi million pound refurbishment of one of only three major office development projects to complete in Edinburgh city centre this year, and will address the shortage of centrally located, modern space.

Martin Rowley, akp Joint Managing Director commented; “Careful planning and preparation has been put in by our team in full consultation with the team at Trident Building Consultancy. This is a great project win for us and not only further emphasises our presence within the City but demonstrates the experience and sympathetic approach that the akp team have to offer working within listed buildings”

Simon Capaldi, Partner, Knight Frank Office Agency commented; “the refurbishment to the office suites and main entrance, one of only three currently underway in Edinburgh City Centre will provide much needed good quality open plan office accommodation in the core city centre.  Hobart House has the ability to provide a wide range of suite sizes and has excellent tenant amenities including showers, lockers and secure bike storage”