Housing body in talks to block-buy 400 north Dublin homes from Cairn

Deal for Parkside project in Balgriffin involves replacing 90 per cent of amenity space in scheme with 13 extra apartments

Last year, Cairn received permission to build 730 apartments across five blocks at the Parkside project in Balgriffin

Cairn Homes is in talks to bulk sell more than 400 homes to an approved housing body in the largest deal of its kind ever completed by such a body in Ireland.

The homebuilder is at an advanced stage of negotiations to sell a number of blocks at its Parkside 5B project in Balgriffin in north Dublin to an approved housing body, according to planning documents seen by the Business Post.

Industry sources have estimated ...