Spatial awareness is key to helping recovery

Demand for Grade A office space, driven largely by big tech firms, must be addressed to fuel recovery, writes Naomi Powell.

11th May, 2014

When technology firm Kobo outgrew its Dublin office space in late 2012, it gave itself two months to find new digs.

Its needs were simple: an open space in the city centre with plenty of light, that wouldn’t require too much time or money to fix up. But after seven months and more than 30 property viewings, that initial timeline began to seem “slightly naive”, said Ian Black, director of research and development at Kobo, which...

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