Council has ‘serious concerns’ about Ballsbridge co-living plan

Planners question how tenants would have enough space in bedrooms and shared kitchens during the pandemic

10th September, 2020
Council has ‘serious concerns’ about Ballsbridge co-living plan
Bartra Capital also has plans for co-living developments in Dún Laoghaire, Rathmines and Castleknock in Dublin. Picture: Rollingnews.ie

Bartra Capital’s plans to build a co-living complex in Ballsbridge in Dublin have hit a setback, with planners raising “serious concerns” about how the facility would operate in light of the pandemic.

Bartra Capital, controlled by Richard Barrett, has been the most proactive developer seeking to build co-living facilities in the capital. It has secured permission to construct a co-living development in Dún Laoghaire, with further plans for Rathmines and Castleknock....

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