Construction company BAM Ireland has been appointed as the main contractor for the construction of a mixed-use development on the site of the former IDA Ireland Small Business Centre at Newmarket Square in Dublin 8 that will include a 151-bedroom hotel.
As reported by The Irish Times, the development hotel’s will be operated by UK hospitality company Whitbread under its Premier Inn brand.
The development, which is reportedly due to be completed in 2023 and is being developed by Bain Capital-backed Carrey Issuer, will reportedly extend across 29,570 square metres (318,289 square feet), cost an estimated €100 million, and also include a café/lounge, a cinema, a gym, 413 rental apartments, multipurpose rooms, an artists’ studio, street level retail space at street level, and basement level car and bike and car parking spaces.
The development’s design reportedly also includes 1,925 square metres (20,720 square foot) of landscaped spaces including a biodiversity terrace, a spa terrace, a communal courtyard and a new public walkway through the site from Newmarket Square to St. Luke’s Avenue.
The Irish Times quotes BAM Ireland CEO Theo Cullinane as saying, “We are delighted to deliver this important project which will…[bring] long-term social benefits.”
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