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Stories about Shannon Commercial Properties and the commercial property industry in Ireland
Here are all the latest news stories and some of our older ones, archived for your convenience.

SFZ in Full Bloom

  Upgrade works to develop the public spaces within the Shannon Free Zone is underway. The goal is to deliver thriving vibrant landscaped areas for our tenants to enjoy. Doyle + O’Troithigh architecture was commissioned to prepare conceptual designs for a landscaping master plan for the Shannon Free Zone. The first phase of this project is now complete, this included A full replanting contract from Drumgeely Roundabout to the Bank of Ireland within the SFZ. The area linking the Main Motorway...

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Shannon Group seeks planning permission for a major €8m office block investment at Shannon Free Zone

New 55,000 sq ft Grade A office block will help attract investment and jobs as revitalisation of Shannon Free Zone advances Shannon Group delivering on its €21m redevelopment programme at Shannon Free Zone Shannon Group’s drive to provide new facilities capable of attracting major investment and jobs to the region will gain significant momentum in the autumn when the first new office block as part of its wider development programme at the 600 acre site begins. The Group’s property wing, Shannon...

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Property Partners

Shannon Commercial Properties has teamed up with two leading commercial property partners to promote their key properties in the west of Ireland. Savills Ireland has been appointed as a joint agent on the new €8m office block development at Shannon Free Zone. Through their parent company Savills Plc, they have an international network of over 700 offices and associates, employing over 30,000 staff throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. GVA Donal O Buachalla,...

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MOU signed for economic cooperation between Shannon Free Zone and China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Zone

Agreement to encourage range of economic initiatives, from cross-border investment to aviation services The Shannon Free Zone has signed an official accord for economic cooperation with a Chinese equivalent, the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (SHFTZ). The Memorandum of Understanding, signed last week in Shanghai, will provide a basis for exploring opportunities of mutual economic benefit between the two free trade zones, including encouraging companies in both zones to look at the other...

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GainJet extends network further into Europe as it establishes GainJet Ireland

GainJet Aviation is a leading worldwide private aircraft charter operator and management company – VIP Charter Operator, GainJet Aviation S.A has established a subsidiary base at Shannon airport in Ireland. GainJet is in the process of setting up operations‎ out of Ireland in an effort to expand its coverage of Europe and the west, while also supporting its current operations in the process. GainJet CEO, Captain Ramsey Shaban explains: “GainJet has been looking at expanding our operations...

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SCP commences €6m project to triple size of GE Measurement & Control facility

New build is the largest single project undertaken by Shannon Group subsidiary since the formation of the Group last autumn New facility will enable consolidation of GE Measurement & Control’s operations in Shannon Shannon Commercial Properties (SCP) has embarked on its largest project to date with the development of a new €6 million, purpose built facility for a leading global operator and employer in the Shannon Free Zone. In the first major investment as part of a €21 million first phase...

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€21 million, phase-one redevelopment programme to create cutting-edge facilities at Shannon Free Zone

New and refurbished units will strengthen the hand of development agencies to attract major investment into the region Shannon Group today confirmed the commencement of the €21 million first-phase of a major redevelopment programme at the Shannon Free Zone, which will significantly strengthen the hand of development agencies in attracting major investments and enabling job creation in the region. The five-year programme by the Shannon Group’s property company, Shannon Commercial Properties Ltd,...

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Shannon Group makes positive start as first annual report shows all units of business achieving progress

Shannon Group makes positive start as first annual report shows all units of business achieving progress Group targeting sustained growth, significant reinvestment and cost containment/efficiencies Thursday, April 30, 2015:  Shannon Group plc has delivered significant progress on key objectives set for 2014 and is now embarking on a programme to address group-wide underinvestment and improve cost efficiencies, its first annual report has revealed. The inaugural report covers the four month financial...

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Redevelopment work starts at Shannon Free Zone, Co. Clare

The Company undertook a major upgrade to the front entrance lobby/circulation area and upgrade to the fit-out on the first floor. Shannon Commercial Properties awarded the project management and design contract to Quinn Architects, Limerick, following an open tender process.  Galway based Monami Construction Ltd was awarded the upgrade works contract. The project was completed in six months and the building is now available for lease. “Shannon Free Zone was initially established in the 1960’s...

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