Galway housing development set to create 200 jobs

A new residential development in Ballymoneen, Knocknacarra in Galway is set to create 200 jobs.

Galway housing development set to create 200 jobs

A new residential development in Ballymoneen, Knocknacarra in Galway is set to create 200 jobs.

The project by Burkeway Homes will provide a collection of 73 quality family homes.

Phase one of construction will commence at the beginning of the New Year.

The development will comprise of a mix of three and four-bedroom semi-detached and detached homes, designed by award-winning architects McCauley Daye O’Connell.

Lead architect Therese Pender of McCauley Daye O’Connell said: "Given their reputation for quality, we’re thrilled to work with Burkeway Homes on this residential development.

"We have purposely designed these homes with families in mind so we’ve given huge thought to the functionality of the spaces and the sustainable quality of the materials used throughout.

"The need for quality family homes in Galway is critical, and the Ballymoneen development will deliver with a profusion of quality and design."

The project is funded directly by the National Asset Management Agency.

All homes will be A-rated as standard and the use of innovative technology including heat recovery, ventilation and solar panels will combine to drive efficiencies.

Director of Burkeway Homes, Michael Burke says that the Ballymoneen venture will be a landmark residential development in Galway.

“This will be one of the first large-scale residential developments in Galway for the last five years and will offer well-located, high-quality homes designed with families in mind,” he said.

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