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From Slack's Cool Office Space To Facebook Signing On The Dotted Line: Bisnow Dublin’s 20 Most Read Stories Of 2018

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Slack's office in Dublin
ODOS architects designed Slack's Dublin office and oversaw its development and delivery. Turner Townsend were project managers and cost consultants.

Here are the 20 most-read stories on Bisnow Dublin in 2018. From notable lettings to workplace trends, office stories were particularly popular while news about Dublin 8 also struck a chord.

Slack Is Transforming The Way We Work. This Is What It Wants From Its Office Space
Slack regional workplace manager Ciaran Chaney on creating a cool, flexible and meaningful space in which employees can do the best work of their lives.

Exclusive: WeWork's Europe Real Estate Head On The Office Giant's Dublin Debut
WeWork's head of European real estate, Patrick Nelson, on why Dublin was the next logical step in the the company's journey.

Inside The Making Of Googletown
Google’s 15-year expansion in Dublin and the corresponding regeneration of a neglected wasteland into today's Silicon Docks.

Computer  generated  visualisation  of  Market  Street  looking  west  towards  the  Guinness  Storehouse
Computer generated visualisation of Market Street looking west toward the Guinness Storehouse

Inside The €1B Redevelopment Of The Home Of Guinness
Diageo’s process of selecting a development partner for one of the biggest regeneration projects in Europe was down to a shortlist of three players.

'Online Retailers Opening Shops Is Actually An Admission Of Defeat'
Brick-and-mortar has a strong future — when it’s done right.

Dublin Looks To The High(er) Life
Why Dublin’s buildings must — and will — go higher to allow for a more efficient city and further expansion of the population.

Hines, Patrizia And Kennedy Wilson On What Ireland's Build-To-Rent Sector Should Look Like
Patrizia, Hines and Kennedy Wilson experts on the trends that dominate BTR models in more established markets.

Nama Is Being Sued In America For $1.2B Over Spire And Spite
Developer Garret Kelleher accused Nama of stopping his Chicago Spire project out of “sheer spite”. 

The Digital Hub, Dublin
The Digital Hub, Dublin

A Different Kind Of Landlord: Inside The Digital Hub In Dublin 8
The Digital Hub has been providing space for technology and digital businesses to grow since 2003 and includes Amazon, Stripe and Slack among its alumni.

Airport-Oriented Development Lands In Dublin
Airport-oriented developments are a new type of asset for commercial development taking shape around the world and have landed in Dublin.

Wellness Takes Centre Stage In Dublin's Latest Wave Of Office Buildings
As companies compete to attract and keep the best employees, a great office environment is a big selling point and health and wellbeing features and facilities are an increasingly important differentiator. 

8 Reasons Dublin 8 Is On Track To Be The Capital’s Next Commercial Hot Spot
From the children’s hospital project and Diageo’s proposed St James’s Gate quarter to hotel development and a new whiskey hub, Dublin 8 is a hive of activity.

Spencer Place, Dublin
Spencer Place, Dublin

Salesforce 500K SF Office Whopper — How Does It Compare With Dublin's Biggest Deals?
The biggest office space deals in Dublin during the current cycle — before Facebook trumped them all.

Revealed: Lone Star And Quintain Mull Major Dublin Build-To-Rent Scheme
How Lone Star was looking at allocating a big part of its €200M Adamstown Town Centre in west Dublin to BTR.

Korean Money Heating Up As Asian Investors Take A Punt On Dublin
As the newest entrants to the Dublin market in 2018, South Korean investors represented some of the warmest money around.

Ireland Gears Up For A Second IPO Gold Rush
A look at the prospects for initial public offerings in Ireland after York Capital announced plans — later shelved — to float Core Industrial REIT on the Irish ESM and the UK-based AIM stock exchanges. 

Staycity aparthotel
Staycity aparthotel

Dublin’s Aparthotel Stock Set For Mega Boost With 2,000-Plus Room Pipeline
A strong development pipeline will deliver significant new aparthotel and serviced apartment stock in the capital over the next two or three years.

Dublin's Build-To-Rent Market — Who Are The Big Spenders?
Some of the big players in the €5B — some say €6B — chase for build-to-rent opportunities in Dublin.

Interview: Colony Corners Dublin’s Mega Lease Market
Colony Capital managing director of investment management Stefan Jaeger on the firm’s strategy in Dublin, and how focusing on big schemes for big tenants has proved a profitable niche.

The Wait Is Over — Facebook Confirms Ballsbridge Campus Deal
Facebook confirmed that it had agreed to lease a 14-acre site in Ballsbridge that will provide over 650K SF of offices and capacity for up to 5,000 additional employees.