Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, is the second largest city in Scotland and the eighth largest in the United Kingdom based on population number. The city is a huge magnet for tourists who swell the population considerably especially throughout the summer months. Many businesses choose to rent office space in the city.
August in particular is popular with visitors who come to see the annual Edinburgh Festival. Other attractions occurring throughout August include the Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Festival, the Edinburgh International Book Festival and the Military Tattoo. During August the population of Edinburgh is practically doubled and the city is a melting pot for cultures and tastes.
Edinburgh transportation choices
Tenants with serviced offices in Edinburgh have a wide variety of options at their disposal. Edinburgh airport is in close proximity to the city centre and there are numerous train and bus services ensuring a quick connection to all parts of the city and beyond.
Edinburgh by air
Edinburgh Airport is the busiest in Scotland and provides access for over nine million people annually. It is located just eight miles or 12.8 kilometres from the city centre. Renting office space in Edinburgh allows you swift and easy access to all corners of the globe via the conveniently located airport.
Edinburgh by rail
Businesses with offices in Edinburgh benefit from the capital’s main overground train station known as Waverley. This station is centrally situated and it serves just over 14 million passengers annually and is only beaten by Glasgow Central as the busiest station in Scotland. Waverley affords access to all parts of the United Kingdom, such as Bristol, London, Leeds and Birmingham, as well as locally to Edinburgh and the surrounding areas.
Edinburgh by bus
Lothian Buses operate most of the buses in the city centre routes of Edinburgh and to the suburbs, with most of the routes running via Princes Street. People wishing to travel further afield use Edinburgh Bus Station situated just off St. Andrew Square.
Why choose serviced offices in Edinburgh?
Apart from the cultural charms and excellent transportation links, there are other reasons to locate your business in Edinburgh. There is a good choice of serviced offices to rent in the city. These offices allow businesses the flexibility to react to changing fortunes quickly. They can be viewed as short term solutions since they can be rented almost immediately owing to the fact that they come fully fitted and furnished, so all you have to do is move in. Equally, if the arrangement suits you then it is possible to renew the short term arrangement so that it becomes a long term relationship but always with the option to terminate upon giving short notice.
As the offices are fitted out you do not need to make a major capital outlay in setting up the offices and also you do not lose precious time in doing so. Serviced offices are an ideal turn-key solution to get your business up and running.
At Abacus Real Estate, we have the expertise to find suitable serviced offices in Edinburgh.