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New 8,279 sqm Student Accommodation facility - November 2017

Mitchell McDermott are delighted to be providing Quantity Surveying services for this new 8,279sqm Student Accommodation facility which will be located just off Cork Street Dublin 8. The completed project will provide approximately 281 nr beds of student accommodation space, as well as c. 800 sqm of a new science and technology space (complete to a warm shell specification). In addition the project will also provide all the required student amenities which will include an on-site gym. The works are expected to commence on site in March 2018 and will be completed in time for the start of the academic year in 2019.

 

 


The Real Costs of New Apartment Delivery.

The SCSI have today released a report analysing the affordability and viability of new build apartments. Paul Mitchell is chair of the Residential Group which was set up in early 2017 to produce a follow up Report to ‘The Real Cost of New House Delivery 2016’.

 https://www.scsi.ie/documents/get_lob?id=1338&field=file

 


 

Employment Opportunities - November 2017

​We are currently looking to expand our talented team here at Mitchell McDermott. If you would like to be part of an exciting business with significant career opportunities please forward your cv to careers@mitchellmcdermott.com

 


Gardiner Street apartments ready for the new academic year.

​Mitchell McDermott were proud to act for Ulster Bank in the funding of GSA’s most recent student accommodation, Kavanagh Court. Kavanagh Court is located on the corner of Gardiner Street and Summerhill, this beautiful new-build boasts 491 beds for students looking for a high-spec home in the heart of the city. Congratulation to the project team on a fantastic asset in the city centre.

 


Mount Juliet Hotel Refurbishment

Mitchell McDermott are delighted to be a part of the stunning refurbishment of Mount Juliet's wedding and conference centre. The banquet hall was upgraded as part of an overall hotel refurbishment and we are acting as Quantity Surveyors on the project. The courtyard and the first phase of bedrooms will be completed by the end of August.​

 

 


Mitchell McDermott Director gives lecture to 4th Year DIT students

Colin Cleary was recently invited to present to the 4th Year Construction Economics and Management students at the Dublin Institute of Technology Bolton Street. The topic of the presentation was Conflict Avoidance and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

The presentation covered the key areas of conflict avoidance and concentrated on the role of the Quantity Surveyor in this regard, it also covered alternative dispute resolution procedures and provided the students with an insight into each of the various methods such as negotiation, mediation, conciliation, as well as adjudication in the context of the Construction Contract Act. The presentation was extremely well received by students and lectures alike especially as this is a hot topic on the 4th year students curriculum.

Mitchell McDermott would like to wish all of the 4th Year Construction Economics and Management students the very best with their final exams and the completion of their thesis.

Mitchell McDermott are currently recruiting graduate Quantity Surveyors, anybody who is looking to work in a vibrant, dynamic and varied work environment should check out our careers section of our website on how to apply.
 


New Director at Mitchell McDermott
 

Mitchell McDermott Construction Consultants are delighted to announce the recent appointment of Colin Cleary as a Director to the business.

Colin, who is a Fellow of the Society, has over seventeen years’ experience working within the construction industry and brings an enormous wealth of experience particularly within the commercial, residential, retail and third level education (private and public) sectors.

Mitchell McDermott provides the full a range of Cost Management and Project Management services, as well as a number of key specialist services such as Technical Due Diligence, Funder Advisory, Insolvency, Financial Modelling to a broad cross section of clients within the Public and Private sectors.


Positive move by Government to boost Housing?

The Government have launched an initiative whereby Housing Developers can claim back their Planning Contributions. The scheme is limited to schemes of 50 units or more completed and sold in 2016-2017 where the sales price is less than €300,000 in Dublin and €250,000 in Cork. There are other restrictions and measures included in the attached circular.  It remains to be seen what the impact will be given the Sales price restrictions.

DOECLG Development Contribution Rebate Scheme Dec 2015
 


Great to see more Student schemes coming on stream.

Student village to replace Park Shopping Centre in Stoneybatter, Dublin 7

Read full article in The Irish Times here 

 

 

 


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