first_imgHousing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites Advertisement RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Email Pictured at the Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute’s National Project Awards is ( l to r ) Chapter President Pat Lucey, Andrew Murphy Managing Director at Shannon Airport, Graham Doyle, Secretary General of the Irish Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Niall MacCarthy, Managing Director at Cork Airport, PwC Portfolio and Programme Management Leader, Féilim Harvey Siobhan O’Donnell, Head of External Communications at daa with the Ireland’s Jubilee Project Award. PIC: MAXWELLPHOTOGRAPHY.IEThe impact of aviation, with Shannon Airport’s role pivotal, in the development of Ireland has been recognised in a major award, ahead of projects such as the state motorway programme and even the introduction of the Smoking Ban.The development of Shannon, Dublin and Cork airports has been recognised as the most influential project undertaken in Ireland over the past 50 years by the Irish Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI).Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The ‘Expansion of Ireland’s International Airports’ project was announced as the winner of special PMI anniversary accolade at the Ireland Chapters’ annual National Project Awards on Thursday, November 14, at the Dublin offices of award sponsors PwC in Spencer Dock.The ‘Expansion of Ireland’s International Airports’ was chosen by public vote from a stellar shortlist of eight from nearly 100 initially suggested projects. The shortlist included the Guinness Storehouse; Introduction of the Smoking Ban; Luas Light-rail System; Redevelopment of Croke Park; Regeneration of Dublin Docklands; State Motorway Programme; and The Wild Atlantic Way.Welcoming the award, Shannon Group Chief Executive Mary Considine said: “We are very proud of the influence Shannon Airport has had and continues to have on Ireland’s economic success. Shannon is now and always was an innovator; it’s in our DNA, from the establishment of the world’s first Duty-Free shop in 1947, now grown into a multi-billion dollar global industry, to being the first airport in the world, outside of the Americas, to provide full US Preclearance facilities, making arrival in the US easier and faster. More recently we were also the first airport in Europe to establish an airport sensory room for our customers.“This year we celebrated the 80th anniversary of the landing of the first passenger aircraft, and as a central core of Shannon Group, the airport continues to be a driving force for economic growth in the West of Ireland. It does this through the delivery of global air connectivity to enhance the region attractiveness as a location for FDI and indigenous companies and boosts the tourism industry by providing overseas visitors with gateway access to the Wild Atlantic Way.“Shannon was the birth place of aircraft leasing and today we are continuing to support Shannon’s aviation cluster through our International Aviation Services Centre (IASC). We are very proud and grateful for the honour bestowed on us by Irish public, and of the role that Shannon Airport, through our dedicated employees past and present, has played in growing the Irish economy over the past 50 years.” WhatsApp TAGSairportbusinessClareindustryLimerick City and CountyNewsShannonTransporttravel Facebook Limerick businesses urged to accept Irish Business Design Challenge Exercise With Oxygen Training at Ultimate Health Clinic center_img Previous articlePike Overcome Ballynanty with Controlled DisplayNext articleAlby Mathewson set to leave Munster on Saturday Staff Reporter BusinessNewsShannon Airport’s influence has been central in Irish aviation – Shannon Group CEO Mary ConsidineBy Staff Reporter – November 18, 2019 432 Ann & Steve Talk Stuff | Episode 29 | Levelling Up Twitter Linkedin Print Limerick on Covid watch list TechPost | Episode 9 | Pay with Google, WAZE – the new Google Maps? and Speak don’t Type!last_img read more

first_imgTagsDevelopmentoffice marketRezoningsoho But Ironstate’s Michael Barry said the rezoning won’t disrupt the group’s plans.“We are essentially sticking with the current plan that we have,” he said. “Not that it isn’t an exciting theoretical.” Message* Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare via Email Share via Shortlink Full Name* Email Address*center_img Last October, CB Development bought a $59.5 million stake in 358 Bowery from hotelier Eric Goode, who amassed air rights from neighboring properties to pave the way for a larger development on the site.Ironstate and SK inked a ground lease at the property at the end of 2019, and at the end of 2020, SK Development filed plans to demolish B Bar & Grill, the site’s current occupant.The rezoning of Soho and Noho is high on the list of priorities for Mayor Bill de Blasio, who leaves office at the end of the year. According to a draft scope of work released by the city’s planning department in October, the rezoning could eventually lead to 3,200 apartments being constructed across a 56-block area, with 800 of those deemed affordable.The draft scope also calls for removing current restrictions on retail use within the zoning area, and permitting some buildings with a floor-area ratio of 12, the largest currently allowed by the city.UPDATE: This piece was edited to add a statement from the Department of City Planning. Contact Orion Jones SK Development’s Scott Shnay and Ironstate’s Michael Barry (Google Maps, Scott Shnay via LinkedIn)UPDATED, Jan. 12 2020, 5:20 p.m.: On a corner of the Bowery that’s currently occupied by a one-story bar, the city envisioned a 110-unit residential building as part of its larger plans to rezone Soho and Noho.But the site’s owners have other plans: They’re building offices instead.Last week, the developers — a collaboration between SK Development, Ironstate and CB Development — filed plans for a 21-story office building at 358 Bowery, spanning approximately 112,600 square feet, according to Department of Building records. The plans call for 16 floors of offices above ground-floor retail and a community center. Morris Adjmi is listed as the architect of record.The site sits within the Noho-Bowery Corridor, which is currently zoned for low-rise manufacturing buildings. If the city’s proposal for the Soho/Noho rezoning is ultimately approved, developers could build a residential structure of approximately 117,000 square feet, provided it included affordable housing.Read moreRestoring Soho’s sacred ground?The battle to rezone Soho is just beginningThese developers could benefit the most from Soho’s rezoning In a statement,  Joe Marvilli, a spokesperson for the Department of City Planning, said that new development is “an important sign of strong confidence in New York City’s future.”“Like creating space for new jobs, building contextualized affordable housing in these two historic communities is key to a fair recovery,” he added. “That’s why DCP is moving forward this year on its plan to bring permanently affordable housing and economic opportunities for all New Yorkers to SoHo and NoHo.” DCP did not comment specifically on the plan for 358 Bowery. Share via Shortlinklast_img read more