CHARTERED LAND, one of Ireland’s leading commercial property companies, announced that BCM Hanby Wallace has signed legal documentation to occupy over 150,000 sq ft of office space at Number 2, Grand Canal Square. The law firm is currently located on Harcourt Street and expects to move to its new home in early 2010.
GRAFTON STREET and Henry Street are rapidly becoming two-tier markets for investors because of the lack of larger units on the streets. The dearth of large format ‘retail boxes’ measuring more than 10,000 square feet on our city’s prime pedestrianised thoroughfares has been acknowledged for some time. Modern retailers want, and are likely to continue to want, large format stores.
Dundrum Town Centre, the prestigious 850,000 square feet shopping centre, 5 kilometres south of Dublin City Centre is to welcome Hamleys, the world’s most famous toy shop. The 250 year old toy retailer, famed for its magic, theatre and entertainment, is opening its first European stand alone store outside of its famous flagship shop in London’s Regent Street.
Beijing based ‘Heyday Property Enterprise Group’ (HPEG) have entered into a Property Alliance with Bannon, Ireland’s leading Retail Property Consultants.
‘Beech Park House’ Stillorgan, with a floor area of c 1,120 sq. ms / 12,055 sq. ft. and on a site area of 0.28 ha / 0.7 acre, has been brought to the market by Bannon. With access from the Stillorgan Road /N11 and situated between the St. John of God grounds and Galloping Green the property, until recently, was a convent for the Daughters of the Cross – who are remaining in the locality.
Planning permission has just been granted for a €120 million mixed-use development on Port Road in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal. The scheme will occupy a 10 acre site in the town, on the busiest road in the county. This road also forms the main arterial route in and out of the town centre.