Cosgraves Timeline

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  • Cosgraves Founded

    Cosgraves Founded
    Cosgrave Brothers Founded
  • 1979 - 1984 The Early Years

    1979 - 1984 The Early Years
    The brothers started in the construction industry in 1979 with a
    development of five houses in Farmleigh in Stillorgan, County Dublin.
    While the early eighties were challenging times, Cosgrave’s began to build a solid reputation, carefully choosing site locations, such as Ophaly Court in Dundrum, Dublin 14 and Cowper Downs, Cowper Road, Dublin 6.
    In 1984 Cosgrave’s built Belville, a development of 48 apartments on Ailesbury Road in Donnybrook.
  • Farmleigh

    Farmleigh
    First Development Completed
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 1979
    • 5 luxury detached houses
  • Aylesbury

    Aylesbury
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 1981
    • 29 semi-detached bungalows
  • Ophaly Court

    Ophaly Court
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 1982
    • 20 luxury townhouses
  • Belville Apartments

    Belville Apartments
    Cosgrave’s first major development
    • 48 apartments at Belville.
    • New build residential,
    • Constructed in 1984,
    • 48 luxury apartments
  • Cowper Downs

    Cowper Downs
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 1983
    • 21 luxury houses
  • Morehampton Square

    Morehampton Square
    Dublin’s first major duplex development
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 1985
    • 16 luxury townhouses
    • 35 duplex homes
    • 34 garden apartments
  • 1985 - 1989 Building a Reputation

    1985 - 1989 Building a Reputation
    Building on the success of Belville, they continued to pioneer residential developments in Dublin, firstly in 1985 with the award winning Morehampton Square, which was the first duplex development in Dublin. Followed by Donnybrook Manor in 1987 which was the first major townhouse development of its type in a central city location.
    More developments followed, incorporating beautiful landscaping and top quality finishes, for example at Crannagh in Milltown and Shrewsbury in Ballsbridge.
  • Donnybrook Manor

    Donnybrook Manor
    Dublin’s first major townhouse development
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 1987
    • 134 luxury townhouses
  • Chesterfield

    Chesterfield
    1989 Chesterfield Highend Houses at Castleknock awarded ‘New Home of the Year’
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 1989
    • 76 Superior quality detached houses
  • Shrewsbury

    Shrewsbury
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 1989
    • 24 bungalows
    • 12 luxury townhouses
    • 33 duplex homes
    • 32 garden apartments
  • Camden Lock

    Camden Lock
    First residential development in South Dublin Docks
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 1990
    • 45 luxury apartments
    • 22 duplex houses
  • 1990 - 1994 Expanding the Vision

    1990 - 1994 Expanding the Vision
    By 1990 they began producing mixed developments adding retail and office space to the residential elements. At Camden Lock they became the first to re-develop in the south Dublin Docklands. More mixed developments were successfully undertaken at Ha’penny Bridge
    House on Ormond Quay and Grafton Hall on Aungier Street.
    In 1991 Cosgrave’s built the now famous Sweepstakes in Ballsbridge; its 247 units made it the first major combined apartment and townhouse development in Dublin.
  • Crannagh

    Crannagh
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 1990
    • 17 luxury townhouses
  • Salthill

    Salthill
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 1990
    • 36 duplex homes
    • 72 luxury apartments
  • Integrity House

    Integrity House
    Project Summary:
    • New build commercial
    • Constructed in 1990
    • 6,250 sqft / 580 sqm office space
  • The Sweepstakes

    The Sweepstakes
    Dublin’s first major development to combine houses and apartments
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 1990
    • 197 luxury apartments
    • 32 exclusive houses
    • 18 luxury cottages
  • Custom Hall

    Custom Hall
    Cosgrave’s pioneer the rejuvenation of Dublin’s North Inner City
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 1992
    • 173 city centre apartments
  • Clipper View

    Clipper View
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 1993
    • 24 city centre apartments
  • Grafton Hall

    Grafton Hall
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential/commercial
    • Constructed in 1993
    • 62 city centre apartments
    • 5,000 sqft / 464 sqm retail space
  • Ha’penny Bridge House

    Ha’penny Bridge House
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential / commercial
    • Constructed in 1993
    • 76 city centre apartments
    • 5,000 sqft / 464 sqm retail space
  • The Northumberlands

    The Northumberlands
    162 apartments catering to a new demand for quality city apartments at infill site
    • Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 1994
    • 162 luxury city apartments
  • Lisalea

    Lisalea
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 1994
    • 39 luxury apartments
  • Christchurch Hall

    Christchurch Hall
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential / commercial
    • Constructed in 1994
    • 40 city centre apartments
    • 10,000 sqft / 929 sqm retail space
  • Westend Pier

    Westend Pier
    Cosgrave’s first major office development in Dún Laoghaire 110,000 sqft
    • Project Summary:
    • New build Commercial
    • Constructed in 1995
    • 110,000 sqft /10,219sqm office space
  • 1995 - 1999 Attention to Detail

    1995 - 1999 Attention to Detail
    Rathmines Town Centre was constructed in 1995, having a residential and retail element. Over the next four years Cosgrave’s built 1,210 homes and 586,500 square feet (54,486 sqm) of commercial space in developments, the largest project being Westend Retail Park and Westend Village, at Blanchardstown shopping centre. In 1999 Ardilea Wood was launched in Clonskeagh and featured on the national news for being Ireland’s first million pound housing development and it sold out quickly.
  • Rathmines Town Centre

    Rathmines Town Centre
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential / commercial
    • Constructed in 1995
    • 169 luxury apartments
    • 50,000 sqft / 4,645 sqm retail space
    • City hotel
  • Harcourt Green

    Harcourt Green
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential / commercial
    • Constructed in 1996
    • 169 city centre apartments
    • 15,000 sqft / 1,393 sqm retail space
  • The Orchard / The Courtyard

    The Orchard / The Courtyard
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 1996
    • 25 luxury townhouses
  • Pembroke Square

    Pembroke Square
    A visionary development of luxury apartments sold quickly off-plans
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 1995
    • 201 luxury apartments
  • Fitzwilliam Quay

    Fitzwilliam Quay
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential / commercial
    • Constructed in 1997
    • 102 luxury apartments
    • 9,500 sqft / 882 sqm office space
  • Simmonscourt Square

    Simmonscourt Square
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 1997
    • 40 luxury townhouses
    • 32 luxury apartments
  • Westend Retail Park

    Westend Retail Park
    Cosgrave’s build their first major retail park at Blanchardstown consisting of 300,000 sqft
    Project Summary:
    • New build commercial
    • Constructed in 1998
    • 200,000 sqft / 18,580 sqm retail space
  • St Helen’s

    St Helen’s
    The restoration of St Helen’s becomes Ireland’s first five star Radisson Hotel
    Project Summary:
    • New build/refurbishment commercial
    • Constructed in 1998
    • 100,000 sqft / 9,290 sqm luxury five star hotel
  • Temple Manor

    Temple Manor
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 1998
    • 96 luxury detached family homes
  • Westend Commercial Village

    Westend Commercial Village
    Project Summary:
    • New build commercial
    • Constructed in 1998
    • 37,000 sqft / 3,437 sqm retail /office space
  • Westend Village

    Westend Village
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 1998
    • 144 village apartments
  • Cape HouseProject Summary: • New build commerical • Constructed in 1998 • 65,000 sqft / 6,038 sqm office space

    Cape HouseProject Summary: • New build commerical • Constructed in 1998 • 65,000 sqft / 6,038 sqm office space
  • Ardilea Wood

    Ardilea Wood
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 1999
    • 11 exclusive detached residences
  • Quay Gate

    Quay Gate
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential / commercial
    • Constructed in 1999
    • 118 city centre apartments
    • 10,000 sqft / 929 sqm retail space
  • Georges Quay

    Georges Quay
    Georges Quay Landmark development at Georges Quay consisting of 250,000sqft of office space
  • 2000 - 2004 The New Millennium

    2000 - 2004 The New Millennium
    George’s Quay was built in 2000 and whose glass pyramid roofs now stands as one of Dublin city’s iconic landmarks.
    Quay Gate was completed in 2001in Belfast City centre, comprising of 118 apartments and 10,000 sqft (929 sqm) of commercial space.
    In 2003 Howth Lodge was built and was nominated for Development of the Year. In 2004 the Eden Gate started in Delgany, Co. Wicklow, this would consist of 478 homes and a shopping complex and was nominated for Development of the Year.
  • St. James’s Wood

    St. James’s Wood
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 2000
    • 119 luxury apartments
  • Vista Tec

    Vista Tec
    Project Summary:
    • New build commercial
    • Constructed in 2000
    • 20,000 sqft / 1,858 sqm office space
  • Hampton Square

    Hampton Square
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 2000
    • 38 luxury townhouses
    • 206 luxury apartments
  • Derrynane Square

    Derrynane Square
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential / commercial
    • Constructed in 2001
    • 138 city centre apartments
    • 26 townhouses
    • 10,000 sqft / 929 sqm office space
  • Gracepark Manor

    Gracepark Manor
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 2002
    • 1151 luxury apartments
    • 8 townhouses
  • La Vallee

    La Vallee
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 2002
    • 78 luxury apartments
  • La Vallee House

    La Vallee House
    Project Summary:
    • New build commercial
    • Constructed in 2002
    • 15,000 sqft / 1,393 sqm office space
  • Howth Lodge

    Howth Lodge
    Mixed seafront development awarded ‘Development of the Year’
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 2003
    • 54 exclusive apartments
    • Lambay House
  • Burnaby Mews

    Burnaby Mews
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 2003
    • 137 luxury apartments
    • 6 luxury townhouses
  • Hogan Place

    Hogan Place
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential / commercial
    • Constructed in 2003
    • 14 city centre apartments
    • 1,000 sqft / 93 sqm retail space
    • 10,000 sqft / 929 sqm office space
  • Eden Gate

    Eden Gate
    Delgany, Co. Wicklow nominated ‘Development of the Year'
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 2004
    • 206 luxury houses
    • 180 luxury apartments
  • Dún Laoghaire Golf Club

    Dún Laoghaire Golf Club
    Project Summary
    • New build leisure
    • Constructed in 2004
    • 24 Bay Driving Range
    • Bowling Green
    • 27 hole championship golf course
    • 45,000 sqft / 4,180 sqm clubhouse
  • Gullivers Retail Park

    Gullivers Retail Park
    Cosgrave’s build their second major retail park in Dublin
    Project Summary:
    • New build commercial
    • Constructed in 2005
    • 18,000 sqft / 1,672 sqm office space
  • 2005 - 2009 Managing Change

    2005 - 2009 Managing Change
    In 2005 Gulliver’s Retail Park was built in Santry comprising of 270,000 square feet (25,083 sqm) of commercial space. Eden Gate and Eden Wood, two superb residential mixed
    developments of outstanding quality that led to Cosgrave’s being awarded “Developer of the Year in 2007” in the Irish Property Awards. In 2009 Cosgrave’s started Honeypark on the 82 acre former Dún Laoghaire Golf Club consisting of new homes, a crèche, two public parks, a bowling club and a local shopping complex.
  • Georges Court

    Georges Court
    Project Summary:
    • New build commercial
    • Constructed in 2005
    • 20,000 sqft / 1,858 sqm office space
    • 4 luxury city centre apartments
    • 99,000 sqft / 9,197 sqm office space
    • 5,000 sqft / 464 sqm leisure
  • The Gulliver Centre

    The Gulliver Centre
    Project Summary:
    • New build commercial
    • Constructed in 2005
    • 18,000 sqft / 1,672 sqm retail space
  • Ivy Exchange

    Ivy Exchange
    Project Summary:
    • New build commercial /residential
    • Constructed in 2005
    • 199 city centre apartments
    • 60,000 sqft / 5,574 sqm retail space
    • 21,000 sqft / 1,951 sqm office space
  • Lansdowne Gate

    Lansdowne Gate
    A milestone development as Cosgrave’s pioneer sustainable living in Dublin
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 2008
    • 208 luxury apartments
  • Eden Gate Centre

    Eden Gate Centre
    Project Summary:
    • New build commercial
    • Constructed in 2006
    • 199 city centre apartments
    • 21,000 sqft / 1,950 sqm retail space
    • 9,171 sqft /852 sqm creché
  • Riversdale

    Riversdale
    Project Summary:
    • New build commercial / residential
    • Constructed in 2006
    • 124 luxury apartments
    • 10,000 sqft / 929 sqm creché
  • Eden Wood

    Eden Wood
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 2006
    • 30 luxury houses
    • 40 luxury apartments
  • Swift Square

    Swift Square
    150,000 sqft of office space and supporting amenities constructed near Dublin International Airport
    Project Summary:
    • New build commercial
    • Constructed in 2007
    • 150,000 sqft / 13,395 sqm office space
  • Seamount

    Seamount
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 2007
    • 24 luxury apartments
  • Gullivers Retail Park Second Phase

    Gullivers Retail Park Second Phase
    Project Summary:
    • New build commercial
    • Constructed in 2008
    • 30,000 sqft / 2,787 sqm retail space
  • Enterprise Centre

    Enterprise Centre
    Project Summary:
    • New build commercial
    • Constructed in 2008
    • 5,500 sqft / 511 sqm commercial / enterprise space
    • 8,870 sqft / 824 sqm creché
  • Honey Park

    Honey Park
    Work begins at Honeypark Innovative mixed development in South Dublin that goes on to win multiple awards
    Project Summary:
    • New build residential/ commercial
    • Constructed in 2009
    • 818 luxury homes and apartments
  • Honeypark Apartments

    Honeypark Apartments
    Project Summary
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 2010
    • 143 energy efficient apartments built and sold
  • 2010 - 2014 Leaders in Energy Efficient Design

    2010 - 2014 Leaders in Energy Efficient Design
    Cosgraves continue to drive the sustainable agenda by incorporating a state of the art communal heating system and exemplar build quality which reduced emissions and fuel consumption by more
    than 40% at Rochdale. Houses at Honeypark, Bracken Park and Thormanby Hill would receive similar treatment. Cosgrave’s were “Overall Environment Award” winners in Ireland’s Sustainable Energy Awards, marking their outstanding achievements and leadership in energy efficient design.
  • Leisure Projects

    Leisure Projects
    Leisure Projects Leisure projects undertaken at both Fassaroe and Dún Laoghaire improve and enhance local amenities in advance of building housing on the sites
  • Bracken Park

    Bracken Park
    Bracken Park, Castleknock. Energy efficiency classic style houses and apartments in Dublin’s Castleknock are an instant success at launch in 2014
  • Thormanby Hill

    Thormanby Hill
    Project Summary
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 2014
    • 27 luxury family homes on Howth Peninsula
  • The Neptune Building

    The Neptune Building
    Project Summary
    • New build residential/ commercial
    • Constructed in 2015
    • Built and sold197 luxury apartments
  • Abbot Court & Greenbank House

    Abbot Court & Greenbank House
    Project Summary
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 2016
    • 225 energy efficient apartments built and sold
  • Eustace Court

    Eustace Court
    Project Summary
    • New build residential
    • Constructed in 2017
    • 96 Luxury Apartments at Cualanor
  • Leona & Charlotte

    Leona & Charlotte
    Project Summary
    • New build residential/ commercial
    • PRS Project
    • Constructed in 2017
    • Built 319 luxury apartments
  • Fassaroe

    Fassaroe
    Phase 1 planning application underway for 658 houses as part of a 2,600 unit scheme at Bray
  • Cedarview

    Cedarview
    Construction of 104 three & four bedroom homes begins in Santry, Dublin 9.
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    Since 1979