Kildare County Council
Civil Structural Engineers
DBFL Consulting Engineer
This development will deliver 1,200m2 of office space in a key location with strong links to NUI Maynooth. The development will consist of 51 hot desks which will be arranged in an open-plan office space as well as 10 business offices for start-ups in the hub. The development also includes a café, kitchenettes, meeting spaces, community rooms, conferencing facilities, and boardrooms, which all users can avail of. The MERITS building is located adjacent to Áras Cill Dara and will provide 91 parking spaces, 6 electric charging points, bicycle parking, and motorbike parking. Ethos is also set to be involved in the subsequent fit-out of the development upon delivery of the base build.
Ethos was engaged by the client as part of the overall design team to deliver this development in Kildare. Ethos is providing full Mechanical and Electrical design consultancy services and will provide constr5uction monitoring services as the project progresses to the site.
Unique / Key Features
This development will deliver a key hub for technology-centred start-ups with strong links to NUI Maynooth which is located close by. It is seen as a strategic development for the Mid-East Region allowing companies to operate close to Dublin without the need to seek expensive office space while developing and growing.