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Developing Edinburgh: Parabola

Developing Edinburgh: Parabola

@ Apex Waterloo Hotel 23-27 Waterloo Place EDINBURGH Midlothian EH1 3BH

4th April, 2019 08:30-10:00 Event 35.00
Our Developing Edinburgh series of events offer an insight into the changing face of our city. From transport updates, to construction and development plans, to City Deals, all from prominent business leaders, these events will ensure you are clued up on the great work going into Scotland’s capital.​

We are delighted to invite you to hear from Parabola
at our Developing Edinburgh event in April.

Peter Millican, Chairman and Tony Hordon, Managing Director from the privately owned real estate development and investment group based in Edinburgh, Newcastle and London
will deliver a business update.

Parabola are behind the new Edinburgh Park development, a new urban quarter that will not only become an exciting place to live and work, but also a cultural destination and creative campus for Edinburgh.
  • Up to 1,000,000 sq ft of commercial space
  • Civic square at its heart and adjacent landscaped parkland
  • Recreational area for tennis and football
  • Medical facility and leisure suite for pilates, yoga and fitness
  • Energy centre providing renewable and low carbon power for the whole site
  • Up to 1,800 homes, including sale, rent and affordable
  • Amenities to include a 200-seat conference facility, café, bar and restaurant
Join us at the Apex Grassmarket Hotel to hear from Peter and Tony about Edinburgh’s most important masterplan.

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Peter Millican – Chairman
After starting, building and selling a retail chain, Peter established Parabola twenty years ago in order to build two award-winning office developments in Newcastle. Subsequently, Peter and Parabola went on to create Kings Place, the pioneering complex that mixes arts and commerce in London. Peter continues to chair the Music Foundation at Kings Place and the conference and catering company Green and Fortune

Tony Hordon – Managing Director
Before joining Parabola, Tony was Head of Office at Cushman & Wakefield in Newcastle. His 27 years of experience includes masterplanning, public realm design, pre- and post-development marketing strategy, and advising a wide range of public and private sector clients on acquisition and disposal. Past schemes notably include Quorum Business Park’s one million sq ft, and many of the high profile Grade A office buildings in Newcastle city centre. Tony sits on the national panel for the British Council for Offices (BCO) Awards.

Parabola is a privately-owned property group based in Edinburgh and Newcastle with built accommodation throughout the UK and a select number of sites in development.
As active investors we upgrade and reposition built assets that we acquire to improve their long-term income characteristics.
We deliver design-led mixed-use places that create best-in-class accommodation for occupiers while also providing amenity to the wider community. This characteristic is key to the Parabola way. Read more about how and why we develop places in our Philosophy section.

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