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Investors to build €83m student apartments in Cork city

Investors to build €83m student apartments in Cork city

15/10/20

Round Hill Capital and NBK to build accommodation near UCC after €10m land deal   Investors Round Hill Capital and NBK plan to spend €83 million on building student apartments in Cork following a €10 million land deal. Multinational Round Hill is a global property investor whose activities include building student blocks. The company and […]

Amazon to build wind farm in Galway to help power its data centres

Amazon to build wind farm in Galway to help power its data centres

28/08/20

The company has pledged to build on its Irish sustainability programme, with water conservation among its priorities Amazon employs 4,000 people directly in Ireland, with research commissioned by the company estimating there are an additional 9,700 people employed due to its investments, including in wind farms. Photograph: Reuters Amazon is set to double its renewable energy […]

Green light for 63 homes on former Gowan Motors site, Merrion Road

Green light for 63 homes on former Gowan Motors site, Merrion Road

05/08/20

Developer Lioncor to build apartments on €18m half acre Dublin site bought in 201 Irish housebuilder Lioncor Developments received the green light from An Bord Pleanála to build 63 apartments on the site formerly occupied by Gowan Motors on the Merrion Road in Dublin 4. The developer, led by chief executive John Maxwell, got permission from the State’s planning appeals […]

Permission Granted For Development Of New 273-Bedroom Dublin Hotel

Permission Granted For Development Of New 273-Bedroom Dublin Hotel

29/06/20

Creekvale Ltd has received permission from Dublin City Council to proceed with the development of an eight-storey 273-bedroom hotel on the site of Begley’s Fruit Market on Dublin’s Arran Street East and Little Mary Street.   Objection Creekvale Ltd was granted permission to proceed with the hotel’s development despite an objection from rival hotel operator […]

Limerick sees work on new offices begin and resume

Limerick sees work on new offices begin and resume

08/06/20

Limerick City has seen work begin or recommencement on a number of projects in recent days. Among them was demolition work for local developer Kirkland Investments at its mixed use site at Bishops Quay where it plans over 85,000 sq ft of office accommodation and residential development.   Ciara McCarthy of Cushman & Wakefield says […]

Development of 10,000 home scheme moves a step closer in Limerick

Development of 10,000 home scheme moves a step closer in Limerick

14/01/20

€2bn scheme sits on 123 acres near Limerick’s Colbert train station Fri, Jan 10, 2020, 11:20 Peter Hamilton Colbert station in Limerick city where the State is planning a large scale development. Photograph: Liam Burke Development of a €2 billion scheme with 10,000 homes in Limerick City moved a step closer on Friday after the […]

Irish unemployment rate at 13-year low of 4.8%

Irish unemployment rate at 13-year low of 4.8%

08/01/20

CSO figures show number of workers classified as unemployed in December was 119,00 The Republic’s unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.8 per cent in December, with economists predicting another strong year of employment growth. Central Statistics Office (CSO) figures show the number of workers classified as unemployed last month was 119,000. This compares to 356,600 […]

Cabinet Approval of Grand Canal Innovation District Plan

Cabinet Approval of Grand Canal Innovation District Plan

07/01/20

The initiative to develop the Grand Canal Innovation District is seen as central to the government’s aim to make Ireland the tech capital of Europe. It is designed to complement Trinity College Dublin’s planned development of its Grand Canal Quay campus. The Grand Canal Innovation District, which was announced in July 2018, will be modelled […]

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