Established in 1925, building contractor PJ Hegarty & Sons UC operates throughout Ireland and the UK, with offices in Dublin, Cork, Limerick and London. Its principal areas of operation are large complex projects in all sectors, including commercial, pharmaceutical, high-tech, hotel/leisure, residential and civil engineering.
PJ Hegarty Services
The company employs over 340 people directly and offers a full range of construction services, including management contracting, Design & Build and public-private partnership (PPP) contracts, in addition to traditional building arrangements.
PJ Hegarty’s success over the years is based on sound financial and management principles. It is this emphasis, combined with a solid base of traditional craft skills and professional management, which has placed the company at the forefront of Irish contracting.
PJ Hegarty Projects
Recently completed projects
High profile recently completed projects include a new 250,000-sq-foot office development at Penrose Quay, Cork; two large-scale data centres in west Dublin; a new facility for WuXi Biologics in Co Louth; and a multi-storey car park at the Intel Campus in Leixlip, Co Kildare.
Projects nearing completion
Projects nearing completion include Project Fitzwilliam, Dublin 2, the redevelopment of ESB’s head office; a commercial, hotel, residential and aparthotel scheme at Spencer Place, Dublin; and a new prison facility in Limerick for the Irish Prison Service; Project Fitzwilliam in Dublin progressed significantly during 2020. This premier site in the heart of Dublin’s Georgian core will accommodate a new mixed-use development (GFA 43,000 sq metres). The project also includes the refurbishment of several listed buildings along Mount Street, Dublin.
The office element at the Spencer Place project will be occupied by software company, Salesforce, which has agreed to occupy 430,000 sq feet, with an option over a further 100,000 sq feet. Ronan Group Real Estate is developing the scheme. The letting is the country’s largest in history. The development will also include a 200-bedroom four-star hotel, which has been leased to the Dalata Hotel Group; 325 residential units in three blocks, and a 102-unit aparthotel.
In Cork, the Penrose Dock development achieved two Gold LEED buildings, of 80,000 sq feet and 170,000 sq feet, with open floorplates of up to 20,000 sq feet, along with an open public plaza, gym and cafe. It is the tallest office building developed in Cork city, at up to nine storeys.
Projects currently on site or commencing shortly include a new office Block at Central Park, Sandyford: two new large scale data centres in West Dublin; a 20,000 sq metres logistics warehouse in Kildare: a new administration building for Boston Scientific, and a lab expansion project, both in Cork.
No 2: PJ Hegarty & Sons UC
ADDRESS: Davitt Road, Inchicore, Dublin 12. PHONE: 01 455 6270
LINKEDIN: PJ Hegarty & Sons
KEY EXECUTIVES: John Hegarty, Executive Chairman; Kevin O’Brien, Operations Director (Eastern Region); Sean Carrigy, Operations Director (Southern & UK Regions).
KEY ACTIVITIES: General Building, Civil Engineering.
YEAR END: 31/12/2020