Anglo Holt Construction has won a £5.5 million contract to build its first ibis budget hotel.The West Bromwich-based company was awarded the contract by Prime Property Edinburgh Ltd to build a 161-bedroom hotel at Edinburgh Business Park.
ibis budget, part of the Accor group, is a European leader in budget hotels with more than 500 hotels in 18 countries.
Minutes away from Edinburgh Airport, the business park has its own train station and is served by many buses. The hotel will be well appointed for the 9million people per year that use the airport. The greenfield site has undergone archaeological monitoring and will have a pre-cast concrete frame.
The 38-week project is due to start in August 2013 and be completed in May 2014.