Fit-out firm Sharkey on a high with project wins

Sharkey worked on chip designer Cirrus Logic's move to Edinburgh's Quartermile. Picture: Contributed
Sharkey worked on chip designer Cirrus Logic's move to Edinburgh's Quartermile. Picture: Contributed
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Sharkey, the Edinburgh-headquartered construction services group, is on track for a solid performance in 2017 having already secured more than £50 million of new project activity since the start of the year.

Its string of recent projects include an £11 million contract for chip designer Cirrus Logic’s move to Quartermile following the US group’s takeover of Edinburgh’s Wolfson Microelectronics, which was previously based near the BT Murrayfield stadium.

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Other deals included a 147-bedroom refurbishment and leisure facility new-build at the Old Course Hotel in St Andrews, worth £13m, a £20m Indigo Hotel and Staybridge apartments project in Dundee for Intercontinental and Clydesdale Bank’s flagship “Studio B” branch in Kensington, London, valued at £1.5m.

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The work so far in 2017 builds on some £95m worth of project wins secured last year by the firm, which has diversified its business activity in recent years with a portfolio of work spread across commercial office, hotel, leisure, retail and public sectors.

Managing director Billy Harrison said: “Confidence is high within the business and we see further opportunities to build on our strong client relationships and increase market share.”

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