Cork city’s landmark and classic late Victorian/Edwardian-era hotel the Metropole has bought an adjoining, rear quayside site, the former PJ O’Heas garage, for c €1.3 million. The significant acquisition will facilitate an ambitious extension and hotel upgrade plan that could see a further €10-15 million spent in e coming years.
Companies seeking up to 26,000 sq ft of offices in Cork which are ready to walk into, will find a building recently sold to a private investor at Little Island could fit their bill.
Guided at €4.25 million for owners Aviva Investors, the sale of the landmark 1970s office block 89/90 South Mall is in a pivot position in Cork’s CBD.More
A trio of adjoining elegant red-brick Georgian buildings associated with architect Sir Thomas Deane on Cork city’s South Terrace is for sale, with a €1 million price guide already surpassed.More
This south-facing home in Tivoli has all the signs of owners who love art and making the most of the sunny aspect, writes Tommy Barker.More
PRICES are back on the march in Cork’s suburban and high-end Hettyfield: but, they are still are a long way short of boom-time levels of €1m and even €2m asking prices and sales.More
Trish Dromey visits a house which retains many of its original Victorian features.More
Trish Dromey explores the history, quality and value offered in a six-bed house on Millstreet’s Main Street.More
You can tell this lavish home was completed and kitted out at the height of the boom, writes Trish Dromey.More
Tommy Barker has a front-row seat for the Fassbenders’ new release.More
WHERE in Cork’s Blackrock would you get a six-bed, four en suite house for offer in the region of €295,000?More
There’s a lofty demeanour to Caherlag House, a period era detached home on a countryside site, that’s already on a height.More
This four-bed home called Cara is one of a small handful of ‘new’ kids on the block at Trabeg Lawn, off Cork’s South Douglas Road, less than 1km from the suburban village’s plethora of amenities.More
The latest price reduction on this Innishannon bungalow should put it back on the radar of house hunters looking for space, lots of bedrooms and gardens in a country setting, all within an easy commute of Cork city.More
The front of 38 Ivy Crescent, Riverway, is a smartly-presented three-bed semi-d with part brick and part-dash exterior with a feature copper beech tree at its boundary wall.More
Tommy Barker on a Douglas home with three-floors of accommodation.More
THE EMC effect is going to determine the type of buyer for this bright, fresh and well laid out apartment at the outer edge of Ballincollig, Cork at 24, The Abbey.More
Tommy Barker says this holiday home in west Cork’s Owenahincha has its own unique charm and a wonderfully warming wood-burning stove.More
The €13 million sale agreed of East Cork’s Castlemartyr Resort to UK buyer Martin Shaw could prove fortuitous: business sources say interest is picking up for a major new biotech employer for a sizeable portion of the Amgen pharma site in Carrigtwohill east of Cork city, which was moth-balled after a major infrastructural investment and land-buying spree almost a decade ago.
A West Cork property offer gives food for thought, a reduction in quota for white fish has lead to an ebbing tide for the processing sector.More
Nine out of eleven lots, representing 14 out of 16 properties, sold this week at a packed DNG Creedon auction in Cork City’s Clarion Hotel, with one property having had so many viewers in one session “if I had put a wooden box in the front room, it would have seemed like a wake.”More
A turning tide of development and infrastructure investment, such as the new €200 million N28 Cork Ringaskiddy Road, and €100 million port facility enlargement, may bring a new focus, and a major tenant or two to the Ringport Business Park.
A hot-in-demand Cork suburban residential building site gets offered for sale for the third time for its owners Eir, the new name for Eircom.
Two different property offers, one to let, the other to buy, are on the market at 6 Lapps Quay, in the heart of Cork city, next to the Clarion Hotel, bus station and near the rapidly developing One Albert Quay.More
A €6 million extension to a Shannon facility is part of a planned €21m first phase of new builds and upgrades of Shannon Commercial Properties’ portfolio, under the recently-created Shannon Group entity.More
A major new office and mixed commercial scheme in Georgian Dublin has been approved by An Bord Pleanála. It related to plans to demolish 20th-century buildings on the development site, a block incorporating parts of Fitzwilliam Street Lower and Mount Street Upper in Dublin 2, and which currently include ESB’s headquarters.More
There are houses in practically every price category in Cork’s Montenotte, from modest homes to million-euro mansions.More
EVERY spring when the daffodils come up, half the country must regret not planting more of these cheering bulbs the preceding autumn.More
Evidence of the imbalance between supply and demand in cities like Cork is seen in the return of open viewings — and, as equally, in the large numbers turning up at those same viewings.More