Status of participating Properties:
VACANT & OPEN FOR PROPOSALS
OCCUPIED / NO LONGER AVAILABLE
- Newmarket Square, Mill Street, Dublin 8
- Herberton, Rialto, Dublin 8
- Amien St, Dublin 1
- Denzille Lane, Dublin 2
- 115 Rear Cork St, Dublin 8
- Cork St/Ardee St, Dublin 8
- Eblana House,Marrowbone Lane, Dublin 8
- Castleforbes Business Park
TENANTS TO DATE
Dublin City Council is calling on owners of vacant properties in the city to see if they are interested in registering their empty buildings on a register of suitable vacant spaces for individuals and organisations who require space for creative, cultural, and craft uses to rent for one to six months. Dublin City Council is facilitating the making of a Register of Property Owners and Artists, who will be able to contact each other directly to work out the details. Temporary use of vacant space offers a range of benefits to both property owners and space users: It animates “To Let” units currently vacant thereby increasing the unit’s potential to prospective tenants and attracts people to the site, increasing exposure and interest.
The Lord Mayor of Dublin Andrew Montague says “It is in everybody’s interest to have vacant spaces in the city utilised. Leaving them empty leaves a negative impression while artistic and cultural activities can enhance individual streets which is something the entire surrounding community can benefit from too.”
“This is a win win situation” says Declan Wallace, Executive Manager, Dublin City Council Development Department “where the owners of vacant properties get activity in and around their property and the artistic/ cultural community get temporary access to space not normally used for creative purposes”.
“The City Council is committed to facilitating Creative, Cultural and Craft Communities, Letting Agents and Developers to help solve the issue of vacant spaces throughout the city”, says Ray Yeates, Dublin City Arts Officer, “We are also making available two retail units at Liberty Corner owned By Dublin City Council for artists to mount exhibitions, installations and for other creative uses”.
Dublin City Council’s role is to be a facilitator to establish the level of demand for a Register and establish interest in this initiative, for the benefit of all.