Ronan to make new play for Dublin portfolio after legal case dropped

Developer may be seeking a new partner to bid for three landmark properties after ongoing dispute with US group Fortress is resolved out of court

Johnny Ronan: legal dispute with Fortress settled out of court. Picture: Tony Gavin

Johnny Ronan’s real estate group may be seeking a new business partner as part of a prospective bid to purchase a collection of Dublin properties worth over €1.2 billion.

The three properties are Fibonacci Square on the site of the old AIB Bank Centre in Ballsbridge, where Facebook plans to establish its EMEA headquarters; Spencer Place, the future EMEA headquarters of Salesforce and the site of a hotel to be operated by the Dalata Hotels ...