Here are the five largest construction projects initiated in Ireland during Q3 2021, according to GlobalData’s construction projects database.
1. Arklow Wastewater Treatment Plant – $164m
The project involves the construction of a wastewater treatment plant in Arklow, Wicklow, Ireland
Construction work started in Q3 2021 and is expected to be completed in Q3 2025.
The purpose of the project is to treat wastewater for a population 36,000 and benefit the town and surrounding areas in terms of health, environmental protection, and improved water quality.
2. Ballymacarney Solar PV Park 200 MW – $150m
The project involves the construction of a 200MW solar power plant in Ballymacarney, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland.
Construction work commenced in Q3 2021 and is expected to finish in Q4 2022.
The project aims to meet the growing demand for power in the region and will generate enough energy to power 40,000 homes. It is intended to meet Ireland’s ambitious climate action target of 70% renewables by 2030 and is also set to be one of Ireland’s first operational solar farms.
3. Newmarket Street Mixed-Use Community – $123m
The project involves the construction of a 29,570m2 mixed-use community ranging from six- to 13-stories on 0.66ha of land at Newmarket Industrial Estate in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland.
Construction work started in Q3 2021 and is forecast to complete in Q4 2023.
The project aims to transform the IDA Ireland Small Business Center site into build-to-rent apartments.
4. E3 Institute Buildings – $70m
The project involves the construction of 7,300m2 of teaching and research buildings at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland.
Construction work commenced in Q3 2021 and is expected to be completed in Q2 2023.
The E3 Institute will provide new teaching facilities and innovative interactive spaces for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
5. Morrison Quay Redevelopment – $53m
The project involves the redevelopment of an 8,500m2 mixed-use complex comprising Moore’s Hotel and three new office buildings on 0.26ha of land in Cork, Munster, Ireland.
Construction work started in Q3 2021 and is expected to be completed in Q4 2023.
The main aim of the project is to provide better office and hospitality facilities in the region.
This analysis is drawn from GlobalData’s global construction projects database, which tracks new construction projects over $25m from announcement to completion.
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