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Sir Robert McAlpine has been confirmed as construction manager for Standard Life's £70 million office development in Edinburgh.The firm beat off strong competition from Bovis and Ellis-Don, among others, to secure the contract for the 27,000 sq m development.Around 1,700 staff will be moved to the office which will form the northernmost element of the city's new conference centre at Lothian Road.The council, along with Lothian and Edinburgh Enterprise, has been helping promote ...

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