Several strategic investment projects worth almost €500m will transform Cork City and generate thousands of jobs over the next few years, the city’s business leaders were told last night.
“One of the failures in recent years has been that a lot of development in Cork has taken place on the outskirts of the city, and not so much in the city centre,” he said.
He said, pending a planning decision, it is hoped clearance on the Capitol site will start before the end of the year.
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Cork Chamber chief executive, Conor Healy, described the meeting as “hugely positive”.
“What we will see over the next three to five years is Cork city totally transformed from an investment, job creation, entertainment and attractions perspective,” he said.
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