A CORK city house that has been a life-saving, holistic home-from-home for many hundreds of persons given cancer diagnoses now looks set to return to private, family accommodation and ‘domestic service’ once more.
With all new year resolutions parked and maybe some broken at this early stage, I noticed a few sporting suggestions and commitments for the future in the 2019 list of to dos. All positive in presentation and thought, but practical in results?
The long-anticipated sale by Nama of €300m in property portfolio loans, associated with a number of O’Callaghan Properties (OCP) assets in Cork, has been welcomed by the company itself as “very positive” and could bring fresh and further investor activity to the city.
Over 600 student beds in Cork and 700-plus in Dublin, are being provided in a progressive €200 million-plus joint venture partnership by global players Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, and Global Student Accommodation Group, GSA - who’ll trade in Dublin and Cork under the brand Uninest.
A TRIO of terraced 1890s-built villa buildings, facing the UCC campus and main entry gates on Cork city’s Western Road is up for sale in one lot for €2.35 million, pitched for student accommodation, residential, offices or academic/medical-related uses, with possible further development to rear.