Reply To: Cathedrals of Commerce
Transport, Warehousing and Distribution.
The sector requires an entirely different specification of building which costs more to build, and as a result has higher rental and capital values.
A land use that needs to be kept well away from urban centres. But that without the economy would grind to a halt. The origins of the Sandyford Industrial Estate were mostly distribution projects. As it had a location advantage in its greater accessibility to DunLaoire port.
But as other land markets rose smart owners sold their buildings for redevelopment and most of the former tenants went to either Ballymount or Blancharsdtown.