Thurles – Tipperary Technology Park – 3.5m Expansion Begins


Shannon Development have announced the appointment of the Galway based  Glenman Corporation Ltd to undertake their €3.5m expansion at the Tipperary Technology Park in Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Glenman Corporation Ltd was first established in 1994 by brothers Michael and Albert Conneally. The  company  is widely regarded as one of Ireland’s most progressive General Building and Civil Engineering Contractors with over a decade’s experience of complex and high value projects in a variety of sectors across the building industry. Currently employing 180 permanent employees and a turnover in excess of €70m they have experienced strong steady growth over the past 10 years which they attribute to their ability to complete projects to the highest quality standards within the specified budget and on target.

Announcing the project, the Chief Executive of Shannon Development, Mr Vincent Cunnane stated:

“In turbulent economic times, it is critical that we continue to invest in high-quality infrastructure to entice all potential investors. We must send an unequivocal message to all developers, investors and entrepreneurs that Ireland is still an attractive and competitive business location, with a skilled, highly educated, and flexible workforce. This is why Shannon Development is undertaking this €3.5 investment at our Tipperary Technology Park and by doing so, we are sending a clear message that we are open for business.”

Since the first opening of the Tipperary Technology Park in 2000, Shannon Development has invested approximately €3.8m in developing two buildings presently at the park, thus providing property solutions for indigenous and foreign direct investors. The third building will now bring total investment at the Park to €7.3m.


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