Irish Life seeks occupant for offices in Cork’s City Gate Park
Irish Life Investment Managers (ILIM) retained the services of Agent Cushman & Wakefield to secure an occupant of 50,000 square feet of Class A office space at City Gate Park in Mahon, Co Cork.
The housing, which is entering the fully-equipped rental market, was until recently occupied by tech giant Dell EMC. The company has moved out of the first and second floors of Block 1, City Gate Park, as part of its plan to bring more of its workforce to its campus in the nearby town of Ovens.
The housing vacated by the Dell EMC move spans 50,991 square feet (4,737 square meters) in total and is made available to be rented as a single lot or subdivided as required.
The offices are part of the larger City Gate Park program originally built by John Cleary in 2012. The development has a total capacity of 27,870m² (300,000m²) and over 500 parking spaces.
On-site program amenities include Naturally Nourished Café, Gym Plus, and Starbucks. The offices themselves benefit from an excellent level of natural light, flexible floor plates, elevator access and ample basement parking. Occupants of neighboring offices on the City Gate campus include Quest, Telus, RDJ Solicitors, McAfee and SolarWinds. There are a wide variety of shops and services located within a five-minute walk of the development, including Tesco, Boots, Zara, Argus, and B&Q.
The offices occupy a high-profile suburban location next to Mater Private, Mahon Point Shopping Center and Mahon Retail Park. In terms of accessibility, City Gate Park is located in a main bus lane, close to the South Ring Road network and only 3 miles from Cork city center.
Peter O’Flynn of Cushman & Wakefield says: “Outside of the city center, Mahon is Cork’s most popular office, and City Gate Park is the most notable office development in this area. It remains one of the best working environments in terms of building layout and design, generous floor plates and ample underground parking, while there is also a gym, health cafe and excellent coffees available as part.