Thursday August 6, 2020

Developer refused permission to raze €47 million mansion

Earlier this year, a company owned by Myles Crofton of Avenue Homes applied for permission to knock down the existing Renesca mansion on Cross Avenue, and construct 33 apartments on the site

Killian Woods

Business reporter

@killianwoods
18th August, 2019
The proposed Renesca development; inset: Myles Crofton

A Celtic Tiger property developer who paid €47 million for the site on which he subsequently built a mansion in Blackrock in south Dublin during the boom has been refused permission to demolish the house.

Earlier this year, a company owned by Myles Crofton of Avenue Homes applied for permission to knock down the existing Renesca mansion on Cross Avenue, and construct 33 apartments on the site.

Crofton built Renesca roughly 12 years ago on the...

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