Crosslane Student Developments is working in partnership with Unite UK Student Accommodation Fund (USAF) to deliver a 237 bed purpose-built student accommodation development, which is under construction at Lutton Place, Edinburgh.
The freehold of the site was acquired from the City of Edinburgh Council by Crosslane Student Developments, part of the Crosslane Group, in December for £6.2 million.
Ogilvie Construction Limited is the main contractor having been engaged by Crosslane Student Developments in December 2015 to develop the site into a new, purpose-built, high specification, city centre scheme, comprising 44 studios and 193 cluster flat bedrooms ranging from three to nine beds. In addition, there will be high quality communal facilities including a common room, meeting space, gym and bike storage.
Ogilvie Construction has been chosen to build a new £22 million hotel for Motel One Group in Oswald Street, Glasgow.
With 374 rooms, the new hotel will be one of the largest in Scotland and the first in Glasgow for the European budget designer brand. The building will combine high quality product design with an excellent location and attractive pricing.
Donald MacDonald, Managing Director, Ogilvie Construction, said:
“We are delighted to be working with Motel One to deliver their vision for a new hotel in the centre of Glasgow. The building will be constructed to the highest standards, combining the use of high quality materials with our extensive experience and understanding of the needs of the hotel and leisure sector.”
Ogilvie Construction built the prestigious Motel One Edinburgh-Princes on Princes Street in Edinburgh, which opened in 2014. The new hotel in Glasgow will open in 2017 and will include the typical One Lounge, which is the living room, breakfast café and bar all in one.
Motel One currently operates 51 hotels across Europe with more than 13,900 rooms and has ambitious plans to expand with a secured pipeline of an additional 19 hotels.
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 more than 400 people across its various business operations in the UK.
Ogilvie Construction has been awarded the contract for the construction of a new £17 million school in Aberdeen for children with additional support arising from severe and complex needs.
The new school, which will be located on Howes Road, will provide education and support for up to 150 full-time children from 3 to 18 years of age with severe and complex educational and medical needs, and will replace Woodlands School and Hazelwood School. A pre-school additional support service, currently provided in Seaton School, will also be relocated to the new campus.
The school will be delivered by hub North Scotland Limited after it was appointed as development partner by Aberdeen City Council.
Ogilvie Construction has completed the prestigious new £4 million Porsche Centre Aberdeen for Peter Vardy Ltd that creates a quality customer service experience like no other.
The new Centre in Wellington Road is 24,000 sq ft and has been custom built with a strong customer focus and relaxed retail feel featuring a dedicated handover bay with special features.
West Burn Lane, designed by Sutherland Hussey Harris and built by Ogilvie Construction, has clinched the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland Andrew Doolan award for 2015.
The winners received a cheque for £25,000 at the prize giving event at the National Museum of Scotland.
Fiona Hyslop, culture secretary, said: "Once again, both the worthy winner and the strength of this year’s shortlist for the RIAS Andrew Doolan Award have shown that the quality of Scotland’s new architecture stands shoulder to shoulder with the best in the world.
Ogilvie Construction has climbed another place, reaching 6th in the top ten building contractors in Scotland in the latest Construction News League, published by Construction News.
The report is indicative of the continued successful growth of the constructor business, which has secured a number of public sector works, along with major projects in the private sector, particularly in hotel, leisure and student accommodation sectors.
Donald MacDonald Managing Director, Ogilvie Construction, said:
“Our continued success is the result of our people and their unstinting commitment to deliver high quality buildings that meet the needs of our customers, on time and within budget.”
Ogilvie Construction has completed two new student accommodation buildings in Edinburgh for Ziggurat Student Living.
The buildings are within a few hundred metres from each other, at Murano Place and Shrubhill on Leith Walk and total 532 beds. The Shrubhill site will also house over 18,000 sq ft of retail space, with Sainsbury’s confirmed to create a convenience store on the ground floor.
The new accommodation was recently opened by famous boxers Barry McGuigan MBE and Edinburgh born Josh Taylor.
Ziggurat Student Living Director Jim Pike said:
“This latest development is totally modern and purpose-built and our emphasis is always on extremely high levels of customer service. With only a few bed rooms still available to let for this academic year, we are confident that our student tenants will have a fantastic living experience in Edinburgh.”
Donald MacDonald, Managing Director, Ogilvie Construction said:
“We worked closely with the team at Ziggurat Student Living to ensure that the buildings were delivered to the highest construction standards, meeting all the needs of the students who will live there.”
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Ogilvie Construction recently handed over an eight-storey student accommodation building called Arran House, in the Fountainbridge area of Edinburgh.
The £11 million project was awarded to Ogilvie for The Student Housing Company, and provides 302 high quality student apartments of varying sizes, along with retail space on the ground floor.
The Student Housing Company manages purpose built student accommodation across the UK and Europe, and prides itself on delivering high quality accommodation, excellent levels of service, security and attention to detail.
Donald MacDonald, Managing Director, Ogilvie Construction, said:
“We are proud to have delivered a high quality facility that will benefit students in Edinburgh. The building has been constructed to the highest standards, providing first class living conditions close to the University and all key amenities.”
Ogilvie Construction, 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.
Work is about to start on the first building at Drumpellier Business Park in Coatbridge, the joint venture initiative between Ogilvie Group Developments and North Lanarkshire Council’s regeneration company, Fusion Assets, which has planning permission for 65,000 sq ft of office development.
The two storey, 8,000 sq ft building, to be called Enterprise House, will provide high quality office space, sub divisible to accommodate a range of units from 1,500 sq ft upwards.
Ogilvie Construction will build the new facility after an award of over £1.1 million grant funding from the Scottish Government’s Regeneration Capital Grant Fund.
The business park is located in prime position with excellent access to major road and rail networks, as well as public transport and will incorporate over 200 parking spaces.
Murray Collins, Managing Director, Fusion Assets Ltd, said:
“We have been able to progress this initiative as a result of the grant from the Scottish Government’s Regeneration Capital Grant Fund. This is the first important stage in achieving our aim to create a village of small to medium sized offices for growing and established businesses.”
Steve Lloyd, Director, Ogilvie Group Developments, added:
“We are delighted that work is starting on this significant regeneration project for the area. The offices will be constructed to the highest standard, offering quality business accommodation.”
Enterprise House will offer local businesses the opportunity to be based in a modern high quality building in a very accessible location. Knight Frank and Whyte & Barrie have been appointed as the letting agents.