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Nama teams up with Doherty for 500-unit house building deal

Nama teams up with Doherty for 500-unit house building deal

Irish Independent - Housing development is one of state agency's largest joint ventures to date

Nama is teaming up with Pat Doherty's Harcourt Developments for a major house building project in south-west Dublin.

The state agency and Doherty's group have applied for planning permission for more than 500 units...

Globoforce moving to larger headquarters in Park West

Globoforce moving to larger headquarters in Park West

Irish Times - Globoforce, an Irish software firm that operates employee reward and incentive schemes for many of the world’s leading companies, is planning to move to a larger headquarters building in Park West beside the M50 in west Dublin.

The company has been based in a 929sq m (10,000sq ft) block in the park since 2006, but is now relocating to another building almost five times that size.

New homes: A-rated with an easy commute

New homes: A-rated with an easy commute

Irish Times - Cúil Dúin is a development of 220 houses by Harcourt Developments. It is located within a five-minute walk of the Citywest stop on the Luas red line, part of the 4.6km tram-line extension to Saggart.

Red line investment 'a winner'

Red line investment 'a winner'

Irish Independent - TAOISEACH Brian Cowen has described the decision of developers to pay more than half the cost of a new Luas line as a "win-win" situation.

The 4.6km line will extend the current Red line service by a further five stops to areas including Saggart, Cheeverstown and the Citywest business campus in Dublin.

Companies’ contribution to the arts ‘truly enriches our society’

Companies’ contribution to the arts ‘truly enriches our society’

Irish Examiner - HARCOURT Developments and Heritage Properties were among the winners of the Allianz Business to Arts awards, which were presented in Dublin last night by President Mary McAleese.

The awards, now in their 16th year, honour the contribution of businesses in Ireland to the arts.

President McAleese said last night: “The arts flourish where patronage is strong… At this event we get a clear view of what corporate social responsibility can accomplish when it allies itself to the arts.”

Building on what lies beneath

Building on what lies beneath

Irish Times - Vivienne Roche's sculpture garden in Park West reflects the presence of an ancient burial ground under the modern apartment blocks, writes Aidan Dunne, Art Critic

Park West, a residential, business and industrial development bounded by the M50, the Grand Canal and the main line from Heuston Station, is singularly well served with prominently positioned sculptures.

The art of property enjoys awards success

The art of property enjoys awards success

Irish Independent - THE property world was to the fore at this year's Allianz Business2Arts Awards with two of the six awards presented to leading property groups.

Harcourt Developments and the Dublin Docklands Development Authority did the sector proud by figuring prominently among the award winners.

As an integral part of developing Park West Business Park, Harcourt Developments - headed by Pat Doherty - has commissioned sculptures, water features and site specific artworks for both the exterior and the interior landscapes.

Park West campus wins Opus Building of the Year award

Park West campus wins Opus Building of the Year award

Irish Times - Park West business campus on the edge of the M50 in west Dublin has finally got the recognition it deserves. Apart from being one of the great successes of the current property boom, the entire project has won an Opus Building of the Year Award for its architectural achievements. Tim Darmody of Project Architects was commended for his architectural skill and his ability to "raise the standard of speculative office parks above the basic norm."

£1 billion business park at edge of city set to become top commercial centre

£1 billion business park at edge of city set to become top commercial centre

Irish Times - A £1 billion business park is rapidly taking shape on a 200-acre site alongside the M50 in west Dublin. Park West, a state-of-the-art development within the city boundary, has transport links spanning three generations - it includes a canal, a railway and motorways - and is well on the way to becoming one of the country's most important business centres, with more than two million sq. ft of commercial buildings