Landmark building makes way for €50 million development

first_imgLimerick businesses urged to accept Irish Business Design Challenge Demolition work underway at the site of the old ESB building on Bishop’s Quay. Photo: Meghann ScullyONE of Limerick city’s landmark buildings went under the wrecker’s ball last weekendThe old ESB building at the corner of Cecil Street and Bishop’s Quay is being demolished to make way for a seven-storey office complex.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The site will incorporate the rear annexe of the former Bord na gCon offices adjacent to Henry Street Garda station and the adjoining coach house.Kirkland Investments is the company behind the €50 million development, which is expected to create around 100 jobs in the construction phase and up to 400 long-term office jobs.The original plan, approved by Limerick City and County Council in 2016, had been for a 14 storey building but the developers reduced the scale of the project after testing the market and finding it too risky to proceed.This development is expected to provide high-spec offices and 44 luxury living spaces, attracting foreign direct investment to Limerick. Advertisement TAGSbusinessLimerick City and Countylocal newsNews Linkedin TechPost | Episode 9 | Pay with Google, WAZE – the new Google Maps? and Speak don’t Type! Twitter Email Ann & Steve Talk Stuff | Episode 29 | Levelling Up Printcenter_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook WhatsApp Exercise With Oxygen Training at Ultimate Health Clinic BusinessNewsLocal NewsLandmark building makes way for €50 million developmentBy Bernie English – June 5, 2020 7102 Limerick on Covid watch list Housing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites Previous articleBefriend bees and celebrate biodiversity on World Environment DayNext articleAnn & Steve Talk Stuff | Episode 16 | TV representing society? Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. last_img

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