News / 3DReid shortlisted for two Scottish Property Awards 2018

132 Princes Street, Edinburgh January 5 2018

3DReid shortlisted for two Scottish Property Awards 2018

3DReid is delighted to have two projects shortlisted at the Scottish Property Awards 2018.

The Scottish Property Awards recognises development projects and people in commercial and public building across Scotland. 132 Princes Street, Edinburgh with Hazledene House Ltd is a finalist for the Architectural Excellence Award (Commercial Use) and Courtyard by Marriott, Edinburgh with Chris Stewart Group is a finalist for the Development of the Year Award (Commercial Buildings).

132 Princes Street, Edinburgh

A sensitive £2 million conversion of 132 Princes Street, three of the few remaining original Princes Street townhouses, to office use. By converting the vacant upper storeys of the B-listed buildings and adding a contemporary extension, 3DReid has created 15,810sqft (Gross Internal Area) of light and practical quality office space for Hazledene House Limited.

A key driver underpinning the scheme has been to expose and enhance the historic fabric of the existing building to create character speculative office floorplates. On a more pragmatic note, the specification within these areas has been developed so as to creative viable areas, offering ease and flexibility of prospective tenant fit-out.

One of the most prominent features of the scheme concerns the additon of a contemporary extension to the rear of the existing building.The design of this was a matter of significant sensitivity on various fronts. From it being an extension to a B-listed building, situated in the heart of the World Heritage Site, to the proximity of residential properties, whose aspect and amenity required to be preserved.

Project team: Hazledene House Ltd, 3DReid, Acies, KJ Tait, Olsson Fire & Risk, Thomson Gray, Sharkey.
Photography: David Cadzow © Cadzow / Pelosi

132 Princes Street, Edinburgh

Courtyard by Marriott, Edinburgh

3DReid worked in partnership with Chris Stewart Group’s on their development of the 4-star 240 bedroom Courtyard Marriott hotel on Baxter’s Place within the prestigious city centre World Heritage Site.

An existing A-listed terrace of Georgian townhouses was refurbished to incorporate all public functions including bar, restaurant, meeting rooms, private dining and gym and bespoke layout bedrooms.

A new 200 bed contemporary extension was built to the rear overlooked by Calton Hill.

Courtyard by Marriott, Edinburgh

Courtyard by Marriott, Edinburgh

The Scottish Property Awards 2018 awards ceremony takes place on 1 March 2018 in Glasgow and will bring together the breadth of the industry including developers, funders, architects, councils, agents, professional advisers and contractors.

Fiona Morton, the former managing partner and chairman of Ryden, chairs the judging panel of 18 experts to debate the latest achievements of the sector. In her third year in the role, she welcomed three new judges to the panel. David Shearer, Managing Director of HFD Construction Group, Andrew Sutherland, the joint Managing Director of Miller Developments, Miller Mathieson, Executive Director of CBRE and Martin Perry, Development Director of TH Real Estate.

Fiona Morton commented “These awards have a valuable contribution to make in promoting Scotland as a centre of excellence in new development. It’s a great privilege to be part of the very thorough decision making process and we look forward to debating the achievements of a wide range of projects and teams.

More information on the Scottish Property Awards 2018: 2018 Finalists

More information on 3DReid Architects shortlisted projects:
132 Princes Street, Edinburgh
Courtyart by Marriott, Baxters Place, Edinburgh

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