IPUT Real Estate has pre-let 32,000 sq ft at 15 George’s Quay, Dublin 2 to global professional services firm Aon plc.
IPUT is re-developing the entirety of 15 George’s Quay, following which Aon will occupy part of the third floor and all of the fourth, fifth and sixth floors.
IPUT is re-developing 15 George’s Quay into a 70,300 sq ft seven-storey office building. The new design will retain the existing structure but increasing the size of the building by c. 40% – adding two additional floors (fifth and sixth) with new landscaped roof terraces providing panoramic views over the River Liffey.
The re-developed building will have a new façade, an expansive reception overlooking the Custom House and a 3,200 sq ft ground floor café.
On completion, 15 George’s Quay will be a fully electric building allowing it to deliver the highest operational efficiency for occupiers. The building will meet leading global sustainability standards including a BER A3 energy rating, LEED Platinum, WiredScore Platinum, Well Gold, and NZEB Compliance. The building will also include best-in-class end of journey facilities, including showers, personal lockers, 108 bicycle spaces, and 29 car parking spaces with EV charging points.
The re-development of 15 George’s Quay has commenced and will be completed during Q2 2024.
Niall Gaffney, CEO, IPUT Real Estate, commented: ”We continue to see robust demand for our buildings. Occupiers are seeking attractive and sustainable work environments in prime city centre locations which supports our conviction in the future of the workplace. We are re-generating our office portfolio in the city centre, creating environmentally sustainable buildings with a focus on placemaking and the occupier experience. We are excited to welcome Aon to the IPUT portfolio and to provide them with a green building with market leading sustainability credentials.”
Rachael Ingle, CEO, Aon Ireland said: ”We’re delighted to announce our plans for our new office space in Dublin. With smart working and sustainability at the core of its design, our new building will provide a space that meets the modern needs of our workforce while helping to achieve our target of net- zero emissions by 2030.
”This investment reflects our commitment to harnessing the wide range of capabilities across our team while also looking after the wellbeing of our people by providing a workplace that will enable everyone to learn, develop and thrive.
”I’m confident that through our agreement with IPUT Real Estate, the team will have an inspiring space in which to deliver the most cutting-edge and innovative solutions to clients in all sectors of the economy. In a world that is more volatile than ever before, our team can best prepare our clients to manage through challenges and give them the clarity and confidence to make better decisions that protect and grow their businesses.