The Government has announced the Local Infrastructure Housing Activation Fund (LIHAF), as part of the Rebuilding Ireland programme, with the approval for 34 public infrastructure projects across 15 Local Authority areas, €226 million for strategic infrastructure and 23,000 homes by 2021.
Dublin City Council is advancing proposals for the redevelopment of College Green as a pedestrian friendly civic space and Civic Plaza. This is a key objective of the Dublin City Development Plan 2016-2022, and part of the council’s overall policy to develop the city’s character by enhancing Dublin’s renowned streets, civic spaces and squares; and to create further new streets as part of the public realm. College Green/Dame Street is designated as a part of the Civic Spine of the City.
FAC has played a vital role in helping Global Student Accommodation achieve a grant of permission for a 571-bedspace student housing development in Dublin 7. The scheme also includes ground floor retail space and community facilities.