Ronan’s return: one million square feet in the Docklands

Developer sealed deal for site on Friday – but he’s so keen he started works on Thursday

2nd October, 2016
Hes back: Johnny Ronan (inset) has big plans for a 43 million site beside the Dublin Convention Centre on Spencer Dock Picture:Rollingnews

Ronan Group Real Estate (RGRE), the property development company led by Johnny Ronan, plans to build two new hotels and a student accommodation campus as part of a new one-million-square-foot development in Dublin’s docklands.

Last Friday, the group sealed the €43 million acquisition of the site with the backing of Colony Capital.

Ronan was so determined to begin working on site that his team began initial clearing works the day before the deal...

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