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11 May 2022

Bam Appointed to Fit Interiors of St James Quarter's W Edinburgh

Bam Appointed to Fit Interiors of St James Quarter's W Edinburgh
BAM'has been appointed by Nuveen Real Estate to fit out the interiors of 244 guest rooms at the 12 storey W Edinburgh, St James Quarter's.

W'Edinburgh'will offer 244 guestrooms, including 42 suites and one Extreme Wow Suite. The rooftop will feature a SUSHISAMBA restaurant as well as an outdoor terrace.

The plans also include a W Lounge, a signature restaurant, a W Sound Suite (the brand's take on a writer's room and music studio), FIT' and an AWAY' Spa.

Guests will be treated to the iconic Whatever/Whenever' service philosophy that promises whatever guests want, whenever they want it.

A striking exterior fa'ade crafted from bronze-coloured steel

Designed by Jestico + Whiles, in conjunction with Allan Murray Architects, the W Edinburgh features a striking exterior fa'ade crafted from a winding bronze-coloured'steel''ribbon'.

Keppie Design has also been appointed as delivery architect to integrate its design solutions and assist with full 3D co-ordination of the design.

The 1.7 million sq ft' development is due for completion in late 2023.

'Prestigious, striking, and high-quality development for Scotland'

Jim Ward, regional director,'BAM Construction'Scotland, added: 'This is a prestigious, striking, and high-quality development for Scotland.

'BAM's work on the Johnnie Walker Experience and V&A Dundee shows we have the pedigree and credentials to deliver such ambitious schemes.

'During the pre-construction period our team has brought our customary collaborative approach to bear in helping de-risk and develop the design while forming a strong relationship with our partners.

'It is going to be as exciting to build as it will be to stay here when we complete our work.'

Edward Webb, director of development management at Nuveen Real Estate, said:

'We are delighted with the appointment of BAM, and excited to be moving forward at pace with the interiors of W Edinburgh.

The hotel is a complex fit out across three different buildings

'The hotel is a complex fit out across three very different buildings and architecture, and the experience of BAM will ensure the highest quality and efficiency can be delivered to enable the hotel to open in late 2023.

'W Edinburgh will redefine the city's hospitality scene with its design, signature amenities and full calendar of immersive W Happenings to complement the festival city.'

Source: PBC Today'