Re: Jacob’s Island & Harty’s Quay
One of the most overlooked but largest development projects currently at construction phase is Jacob’s Island – part of the Mahon Point lands (jointly bought from Cork Corp. by O’Callaghan Properties & McCarthy Developments. Whereas O’Callaghan Properties have developed the commercial element of the Mahon Point lands (44875sq m shopping centre, adjoining 11 screen multiplex, retail park, hotel and planned convention centre), McCarthy Developments have focused on the waterfront lands across the N25 for residential purposes, Jacob’s Island. Directly across the Douglas River and Atlantic Pond, on the Rochestown waterfront, McCarthy Developments are also developing the 160-unit, lavish Harty’s Quay.
Ridge Developments (contractors to both Jacob’s Island and Harty’s Quay) today erected their first tower crane on site at Jacob’s Island as part of their commencement on the taller waterfront residential buildings. In total, the Jacob’s Island project consists of the construction of 431 residential units made up of; 160 houses and duplex units consisting of 15 no. five bedroom two and three storey detached houses; 7 no. four bedroom two storey detached houses; 16 no. four bedroom three storey semi/terraced houses; 26 no. three or four bedroom two storey semi detached houses; 18 no. two and three bedroom two storey terraced courtyard houses. Also the proposed residential development includes the construction of 78 no. duplex units in 6 no. blocks of three and four storey with; 46 no. two bedroom apartments; 32 no. three bedroom duplex town houses with surface carparking for 87 no. cars; and 271 residential apartments on 8 no. blocks in 4 four storey; 1 five storey and 3 six storey buildings comprising of; 50 no. one bedroom; 212 no. two bedroom; and 9 no. three bedroom apartments with basement car parking for 408 cars with ancillary bicycle/refuse storage facilities, boardwalks and extensive public amenity areas.
Architects for Jacob’s Island are Project Architects, The Priory, Johnâ€™s Street, Dublin 8. (the same architects responsible for Mahon Point Shopping Centre).
Harty’s Quay images