Dublin is a city in constant evolution, a city that combines traditional with modern styles , a city that preserves its rich history but at the same time expands its horizons to the future.
Dublin affirms its status of a dynamic European capital city able to attract international business, thanks to the investment encouraging tax reforms, excellent worldwide flight connections and high standards of living. Dublin and Ireland are very attractive in the eyes of both private investors and talents looking for new opportunities. All of this is thanks to its young high skilled English speaking workforce, great infrastructures with some of the fastest broadband connections in Europe, and its high cultural offer able to guarantee the right balance between work and private life.
In fact, many successful international companies have chosen Dublin to open or expand their headquarters. Dublin is proud to host some of the biggest HiTech companies such as the social media giants like Google, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn; e-commerce pioneers like Amazon, Etsy, Zalando, Groupon, PayPal, AirBnB and Uber; IT companies such as Siemens, HP, Intel, Dell, Microsoft and Symantec; games developers such as EA, PopCap, Riot Games and Zynga; and key Cloud Service pioneers including Adobe, Dropbox, Salesforce and SAP, who have centres in Dublin and Galway.
But HiTech is not the only business force present in Dublin where Financial services companies and pharmaceutical companies have historically chosen to base their strongholds.
Dublin is one of the most important financial services centres, in fact it has has been ranked fifth among Eurozone financial services centres, according to the latest Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI 21). This high ranking should help Dublin to compete for thousands of financial services jobs that are expected to leave London after Brexit.
Among the biggest names populating the Dublin’s IFSC and surroundings are Goldman Sachs, Citi JpMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and many others to come.
Some of the biggest Pharmaceutical sector leaders like Roche, Novartis, MSD (Merck Sharp & Dohme), Amgen’s, GlaxoSmithkline, Bayern, and many others have settled their manufacturing facilities and their commercial and operational activities across Dublin and Ireland.
Dublin’s thriving economy attracts new companies and new residents and the request for more office space and residential buildings is being answered with multiple development projects of which 1 of the most exciting is SOBO.
SOBO stands for South of Beckett O’Casey, the two landmark bridges in the area (the Samuel Beckett and the Sean O’Casey bridges).
SOBO represents a new vision of working and living in the city, with over 37000 sq m, providing working and residential space surrounded by artisanal coffee shops, retail shops, gym and recreational centre. The district is already home to companies such us BNY Mellon, Riot Games, Realex Payments, Three Ireland and Verizon.
Within the residential part, City Break Apartments is proud to manage 14 fabulous units which have been decorated to reflect the new style of living in the district. Hanover Mills Apartments provide a unique opportunity to be a part of SOBO and its unique urban lifestyle.