Ronan Group receives planning permission for 198 built-to-rent apartments, 12,151 sq metres of office space and 1,431 sq metres of café and restaurant space as part of a new urban quarter in Cherrywood.
Clúid Housing has announced the acquisition of a 40-unit apartment development, Blackbanks View, in Raheny, Dublin. The €18.8m scheme is being delivered in partnership with LGIM Real Assets (Legal & General) and forms part of a larger €54m long-term financing agreement. The announcement sees Clúid welcome over 100 residents to their new homes
Continuing to lead the industry, heating technology manufacturer Grant has launched its new eLearning Academy for those working in the plumbing and heating, architectural and construction sectors in Ireland.
Covid-19 lockdown leads to further decline in activity, but confidence reaches two-and-a-half-year high
As the construction sector starts to reopen, the Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – posted 30.9 in March, up from February’s reading of 27.0, but still signalling a sharp reduction in activity. Falls have been recorded throughout the first three months of the year amid the latest COVID-19 lockdown.
Maplewood and Grandbrind to commence construction on ‘first of its kind’ joint venture development in south Dublin
Maplewood Residential and Grandbrind Ltd are about to commence construction on a 1,034-home development at Kilcarbery in Clondalkin, Dublin, the first public-private housing project of its kind to get underway in the country. Up to 200 construction jobs will be created through this innovative project, with the phased return of residential construction starting from 12 April.
Last year, Keylite Roof Windows (Keylite) appointed Cathal McShane as a specification executive. A year on, the Tyrone Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) ‘All-Star’ remains enthused about the daily challenges and successes that arise on and off the pitch.
North West Aluminium has announced the appointment of Steven Nairn as the new commercial project manager for its brand GutterClad, as the company expands its product and service offering throughout the Irish and UK market.
Leading M&E contractor Michael Nugent Ltd implements construction-specific biometric time and attendance solution
Michael Nugent Ltd, a leading mechanical and electrical services provider in Northern Ireland, has implemented the Causeway Donseed biometric solution across all of its major construction projects.
The contractor needed a biometric solution that accurately captures the hours worked on site and also stores the workforce’s data in one cloud database while supporting its health and safety commitments.
Hardware Association Ireland has announced that it has appointed Wavin’s Irish Country Director Michael O’Donohoe as its new President.
An Bord Pleanála has granted planning permission for the €140m Custom House Quay development, which will include the country’s tallest building. Approval was given subject to 23 conditions.