Redevelopment at Edinburgh Science Park

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A development project on the outskirts of Edinburgh is expected to bring new jobs to the science park site.

The 32,000 square foot science lab and office development at the Heriot-Watt Research Park in Edinburgh is based at Clearwater House, the former location of the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency.

The building is being refurbished by Charlotte Square Property Group (CSPG), which is taking charge of a total renovation for the landlord. CSPG, owned by Mark Emlick, is on the lookout for new tenants and advising the landlord on the revamp and re-letting.

Mark Emlick is also chief executive of Consensus Capital which said: “We are delighted to be part of the success of the Heriot-Watt Research Park, which is one of the leading parks of its kind in Scotland.”

Heriot-Watt Research Park is the largest science park in the Scottish capital, covering 120 acres with 25 recently developed and plans to grow by a further 45, with the area billed as becoming one of the UK’s key hubs for science and technological research. The main focus of current tenants is on research, development, design, engineering, training, and prototyping activities.

The Heriot-Watt Research Park already houses the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service, which recently moved its laboratory facilities there and the Scottish Whisky Research Institute.