Planning battles changed Hines’ investment approach here, says company’s Irish executive
Developer gets go-ahead to build 1,400 apartments on former Player Wills and Bailey Gibson sites in Dublin after three-year legal fight
A senior executive at Hines Ireland has said legal challenges faced by the company’s apartment projects have reshaped its US parent’s investment plans for the Irish market.
Last week, after a deal was struck between local residents and Hines, the developer now has the all-clear to build 1,400 homes on the former Player Wills and Bailey Gibson sites in Dublin 8.
Ian Lydon, managing director of Hines Ireland, said the three-year legal battle to secure ...