Office supply and demand

Edinburgh is one of the UK’s most important office hubs. The city’s economy is highly dependent on good quality office space. Businesses such as

  • printing
  • catering
  • travel
  • event management

have grown up to service the office sector. Office workers also spend money in nearby shops and services.

In planning terms offices are important because of their impact on

  • the environment
  • affecting traffic
  • energy consumption
  • the quality of public spaces.

You can download reports relating to office supply and demand below. They were produced as part of the evidence gathering for the Local Development Plan.

Download Edinburgh's office stock 2010 report - PDF
Download the office demand in Edinburgh 2013 report - PDF