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Tuesday, 21 January 2020
Planning application lodged for Waterford city scheme
The company behind a long-awaited redevelopment of Waterford city's north quays has lodged an application for planning permission for the mixed-use scheme. Falcon Real Estate Development Ireland want to build new offices, residential buildings up to 17 storeys high, a hotel and conference centre, and a retail and tourism building on an eight-hectare site north of the River Suir. The area of land was designated as a Strategic Development Zone in 2016 and Falcon have said that over 2,800 new jobs will be created by 2023. Subject to planning permission being granted by Waterford City and County Council, work on the project could start by the fourth quarter of next year.