The Queen’s Old Castle is perhaps Cork city’s most storied site.
Munster surveyors in the SCSI meet tomorrow night for their annual dinner, at a time of recovery in the construction profession. Here, former SCS Munster chair Rob Andrews surveys his own half-century in quantity surveying.More
There’s good news this month on the hospitality front for West Cork’s Skibbereen.
Auction sales are set to continue to year’s end. Allsop’s final 2015 event takes place next month having over €43 million in reserves, and which includes a bar/restaurant business in Cork’s Ballincollig at circa €1 million, as well a city centre off-licence and three unfinished apartments near UCC on Washington Street/Little Hanover Street, guiding €350,00/€400,000, with a lease expiring in December 2016.
The reins have been handed over at one of West Cork’s seasonally busiest food-based bars, Dinty’s of Union Hall.More
A positive, proactive approach is turning around Tralee’s fortunes, say local traders and the Kerry town’s Chamber Alliance.More
Hoping for a quick flip in the fast food sector is an investor who aims to off-load a Cork city McDonald’s restaurant that he bought last year for over €4 million.
While word is still awaited on who makes up the consortium in the final stages of the €2 million purchase of the 12,000 sq ft Treacy’s bar and restaurant in Cork’s Ballincollig for receivers Grant Thornton, its selling agent brings two more Cork bars to the open market.
With impeccable timing, three new tenants are moving into Cork’s city’s gem-like boulevard, the Winthrop Arcade, via agents Lisney.
Over €2.4 million was realised at this week’s packed Imperial Hotel DNG Cork auction, with 35 properties sold in 21 lots under the hammer.More
A chance to buy 24 Cork apartments, 11 in the city centre in a quality, contemporary scheme and 13 in Passage West, all for €3.5 million, has come to market with DTZ Sherry FitzGerald, who’ll also sell in two specific lots.
The inclusion of a Tesco filling station to a Co Tipperary shopping centre sale may fuel additional interest in a €6.5 million investment offer.
The Wilton Shopping Centre purchase pairing (as part of the Hazel Portfolio sale) of Irish property development and investment company Clarendon Properties, with US-based York Capital Management, bodes well for Wilton’s future, say market observers.
A waterfront slice of old Cobh, and Queenstown before it, has come up for sale, with some novel additional features.More
A 32-acre landbank “with scope to be the next Eastgate Business Park” has come for sale alongside the Jack Lynch Tunnel in Cork, right by where new roundabout junctions are proposed for the €100m Dunkathel interchange upgrade.
Two of Cork city centre’s oldest, and deservedly cherished, buildings come for sale this week, side by side, on Sheares Street, with shades of London’s classic Spitalfields markets buildings to their credit.
The former Clifton Convalescent Home, dominating a section of the Cork suburban skyline above the River Lee at Montenotte, has come back to market after a seven year lull and lie-in.
Twenty years after it hit national headlines, set political and business shock waves and repercussions that saw Ministerial resignations, tribunals and indirectly the demise of a serving Taoiseach, Cork City’s Horgan’s Quay site is back up for grab, openly this time, by tender.
A Cork city building with a 40 year furniture sales history is for sale for more than €5.75 million as a development play.
And, they’re off: Irish business magnate John Magnier’s name has been associated with the ‘agreed sale’ of Co Tipperary’s Cashel Palace Hotel. He’s also being talked about as a possible buyer for hoofer Michael Flatley’s Castlehyde House, which is on 150 acres next to Mr Magnier’s Castlehyde Stud, near his native Fermoy.
A Cork bar and one-time coach house, with 130 years of hospitality history, is up for sale, with a food focus most likely in new ownership.
Munster crossroads town Mallow is on the road back to recovery, on the evidence of recent sales and deals, with a re-launched Mallow Development Partnership and the Mallow Chamber of Commerce noting ‘light at the end of the tunnel’.More
A Cork harbour site which once sold for €25m to Howard Holdings comes to market in the same week as the city’s Howard Holdings-developed Clarion Hotel sells for €35m.
A sound warehouse investment at Cork City’s well-established Ballycurreen Industrial Estate, Frankfield, near Musgraves, is for sale as an investment, offering a potential return of 9.6% per annum.
Bank of Ireland branches in Mallow and Mitchelstown form part of a small, four-branch sell off of a larger 30-strong property portfolio which was bought in 2007 for €94 million.More
There’s been very little warehouse space sold in the last few years at the Eastgate Business Park just east of Cork city. Now, with the rise in activity in the area and with on-going reports of Samsung biopharm interest in the Amgen site, there’s a feel of a rising tide lifting values.More
A Cork City bar near UCC, complete with first-floor, 35-seat cinema, is for sale for €225,000, about the price of a three-bed semi-d, with or without a large flat-screen TV.More
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