Investors in €350m Waterford project concerned over housing

The Saudi group fears there will not be enough homes in the region for its expanding workforce, and has also complained about too many ‘men around the table’

CGI of the proposed development at Waterford North Quays
Artist’s impression of the interior of the North Quay centre in Waterford Photo by Eoin O'Hara

The Saudi group behind Waterford’s €350 million North Quays project has raised concerns about housing supply in the south east and claimed the local authority’s plans to grow the region are not ambitious enough.

Representatives for the Middle East group have also complained that there are “a lot of ‘men’ around the table”. People from social enterprise, the arts, ...