Construction Information Services Round-up

Tralee IT gets green light for Stem building at campus

Kerry County Council has granted planning permission for a €28 million college building at the Tralee Institute Of Technology. The site will comprise the construction of a two/ three storey stem building, including the provision for machinery workshops and halls. The development is part of the National Development Finance Agency’s Higher Education Bundle PPP Scheme. Pre-qualification tenders were previously advertised for contractors in December 2019 for this bundle.

221 Apartment scheme in D15 gets go – ahead.

Kimpton Vale has been granted a strategic housing development application by An Bord Pleanála for 211 apartments in four blocks. The €49 million apartment development will be located at a site in Windmill in Clonsilla in Dublin 15. The development proposes the phased completion of the public open space area to the south and south east of the proposed apartments, which will serve both the proposed and existing residential units at Windmill.


Stryker to build Medtech Building in Cork

Conack Construction is expected to start works this month for the construction of a €12.9 million manufacturing building extension/office extension for Stryker Ireland at the IDA Business Park at Anngrove in Carrigtwohill, Co Cork. The development comprises a building ranging in height from two to three storeys and has a new production floor over two levels, administrative offices, canteen, labs, staff wellness centre and locker rooms and provision for a rooftop plant.

Cosgrave’s 331 – Unit Santry scheme approved

Dublin-based Cosgrave Developments has been granted a strategic housing application by An Bord Pleanála for 331 apartments. The
€72.8 million apartment development is located off Northwood Avenue in Santry in Dublin 9. The apartment blocks will accommodate 331 apartment units with associated ground floor terraces and upper floor balconies providing six one-bed-room units, 292 two-bedroom units and 33 three-bedroom units.

€31m Malahide apartment scheme gets approval

Developer Ballymore has been granted a strategic housing development application by An Bord Pleanála for a proposed development comprising 142 residential units. The €31 million development is located at Seamount Road, Seamount Abbey in Malahide in north Co Dublin.

Marlet gears up for 116 Dundrum apartment scheme

Main contractor Glenbeigh Construction is expected to start enabling works in the near future (consisting of installation of site hoarding, site access, site set-up, temporary site facilities and services) ahead of the main construction works at developer Marlet’s Walled Garden in Gort Mhuire, Dundrum in Dublin 14. The €25.5 million apartment development will comprise 116 apartments and will take in the region of two years to complete.

Tenders out for €30m student digs in Cork

Tenders for a main contractor have been issued on a €30 million student accommodation development located at the former Coca Cola Plant on Carrigrohane Road in Co Cork. The development comprises 623 student accommodation bedspaces. It is expected that the project will be completed in time for the academic year of 2022-2023.

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