For those looking to move into the area, Instant’s specialist local consultant, Lucy Tillett, recommends Central Edinburgh — it's conveniently located, with plenty of availability and options to suit your needs and budget.
In terms of future developments, the Granton waterfront area is undergoing regeneration, which will eventually lead to the construction of new homes, as well as business, retail and leisure facilities.
Prices for serviced office space in Edinburgh range from £150 – 400 per person per month, and vary according to location and requirements. These costs are also inclusive of amenities, which include anything from Internet to lounges, kitchen facilities, AV equipment, parking, reception services and meeting rooms.
Most requests are for private serviced office spaces — coworking is less popular in Edinburgh. Instant deals mainly with established companies in Edinburgh, but also assists start-ups and smaller businesses looking to set up in the area.
Instant offer a great variety of office sizes, and we're able to accommodate most enquiries, from one person through to 100 or more. Office providers can be flexible with the workspace layout, and partitioning is also an option.
Why choose Edinburgh?
Edinburgh is a historical city with good transport links to the rest of the UK, especially London, and is a thriving business hub. The Scottish Government, and several important law courts and public sector agencies are based here, making Edinburgh an important decision-making centre. There are also a number of tertiary institutions in the city, which is ideal for graduate recruitment. With one of the UK’s strongest economies and consistent prosperity, Edinburgh provides companies with the ideal market in which to do business. Indeed, Edinburgh was voted the 2013 “Best Large European City of the Future” by the Financial Times fDi Magazine.
Five things you probably didn’t know about Edinburgh:
- 75% of buildings in Edinburgh city centre are listed
- The 450,000 population of Edinburgh more than doubles in August each year because of the Edinburgh Festival, an international arts festival
- Over 30% of Edinburgh’s workforce live outside the city
- Edinburgh was named UNESCO’s first City of Literature in 2004
- Like Rome, Edinburgh was built on seven hills