, , ,

CPOs – TWO SIDES OF THE COIN

In Irish history, there have been numerous examples of the presiding Government instigating a Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) to implement national projects.  Intentions being for the future development of the country and public interest.  A Government Minister or Acquiring Authority is required to seek a CPO from An Bord Pleanála and in contentious cases such […]

, , , , , ,

Hines completes acquisition of final phase at Chatham & King

International real estate firm Hines has formally acquired the second phase of Chatham & King, a new high-profile mixed-use scheme next to the Gaiety Theatre on South King Street in Dublin city centre. Hines’s acquisition of the 3,950sq m (42,500sq ft) portfolio marks the culmination of the €165 million deal it agreed with US private equity giant […]

, , ,

Slane lands with residential and commercial potential guiding at €3.75m

Agent Bannon is guiding a price of €3.75 million for a 46-acre landbank strategically positioned on the Slane Road between the M1 motorway and Drogheda town centre. The property, which is in agricultural use currently, is expected to see strong interest from both residential and commercial developers, given its potential to accommodate a variety of […]

, , ,

Clonee land offers potential for 400,000sq ft logistics facility at €10m

With vacancy levels for prime industrial stock reaching record lows and limited development opportunities available along the main arterial routes around the capital, agent Bannon expects to see strong demand for a 22-acre land holding fronting on to the M3 motorway. Located next to junction 4, less than five-minutes’ drive from the M50 and 15km […]

, , ,

Meath site zoned for residential and retail guiding at €2.5m

Joint agents CBRE and Bannon are guiding a price of €2.5 million for lands zoned for the development of retail and residential in the commuter town of Dunboyne, Co Meath. The subject site extends to 3.54 acres and is located at the centre of the town, to the rear of St Peter and Paul’s church […]

, ,

Construction grows again in Republic after three-month slowdown

Construction began growing again in December following a three-month slowdown in the Republic, the latest figures show. Ulster Bank’s construction purchasing managers’ index (PMI) shows that activity in commercial development and housebuilding increased last month, while work on public projects continued falling but at a slower pace than previously. The pick-up in two of the […]

, ,

Blanchardstown Centre in line for €16.5m makeover boost

Blanchardstown, one of the country’s largest shopping and leisure facilities, is to get a €16.5m interior design makeover. Multi Corporation, the pan-European retail platform that manages the centre, hopes to transform the look of the popular north-west Dublin shopping destination. The upgrade works, which are the first of their kind since Blanchardstown opened in 1996, […]

, , , ,

Hollister to open store at Blanchardstown Centre

Hollister is set to become the latest retailer to join the line-up at the Blanchardstown Centre. The American clothing brand has agreed a 10-year lease for a 582 sq.m (6,265 sq.ft) unit at the hugely-successful Dublin scheme. Hollister will join JD Sports who signed up last year for a 1,100 sq.m (11,800 sq.ft) store within […]

,

NAMA to select bidder for Poolbeg site by end of March

The National Asset Management Agency (NAMA) plans to have selected a preferred bidder for a controlling stake in the former Irish Glass Bottle site in Dublin by the end of March next year. In its quarterly update to the Minister for Finance, NAMA said the so-called Poolbeg West Strategic Development Zone (SDZ) could provide up […]

, , ,

McGarrell Reilly plans new shops at Lusk Village Quarter

McGarrell Reilly’s plans for a new €75m Lusk Village Quarter in Lusk, Co Dublin, have been amended to include eight units with a combined 1,000 sq m for use as retail, restaurant and café outlets. Its plans also include a 2,500 sq.m supermarket that will be let to the discount operator Lidl, which will be […]