Data Centre boost for Citywest

Citywest Business Campus has welcomed a new data centre entity with the Singaporean firm K2 having purchased a new 4.6-acre site within the award-winning campus.

The Citywest location is already a proven hub for data centres with BT, Equinix, KEPPEL and EIR all having major data centre facilities on site, however, this is a really positive transaction for the market in general having been concluded during the COVID-19 pandemic. It further confirms Citywest as a nucleus for the telecommunication industry.

Woody O’Neill of JLL acted for Davy Hickey Properties on the disposal of the site which was sold for excess €3m. With the site’s benefit of planning permission for a data centre, K2 is expected to break ground on their new development in the near future.

This high-profile location is home to over 200 indigenous and international companies, including SAP, Adobe, Fidelity, GSK, AbbVie, Pfizer, Sanofi, Glanbia, FAAC and UPS to name but a few. The unique environment in Citywest Business Campus with its unrivalled amenities, access, and transport, provides the perfect setting for businesses to thrive, which has resulted in its reputation as a global centre of excellence.

Ireland is connected to a diverse range of national and international fibre network routes with a variety of city to city, UK, and US links. Dublin’s site capacity T50 fibre network is connected to the Citywest Campus and the developers have laid 24-way ducting around the Campus providing occupiers with resilience and access to a large range of telecoms providers. Citywest is at the cutting-edge of telecommunications providing competitive access, speed and security via its internal fibre network.