Grant Thornton to move to landmark headquarters and create 250 jobs

It will move from one end of Dublin's City Quay to the other...

Leading business advisory firm Grant Thornton Ireland has signed a 25-year lease on new headquarters at Dublin’s City Quay.

Grant Thornton Ireland has experienced growth of 46% during the past three years. It employs over 1,000 people across eight locations in Ireland - it plans to create 250 jobs during the next 18 months.

The firm has agreed to terms brokered by Savills which will see it rent the whole building for €5.8m per annum.

The property at 13-18 City Quay comprises of 107,000 sq ft of office space - it will be completed by the summer of 2018.

Grant Thornton is currently based just up the Liffey at 24-26 City Quay.

Commenting on the deal, Paul McCann, managing partner with Grant Thornton Ireland said, “We are moving to facilitate the exceptional growth of the firm over the past number of years. 

“In order for us to continue to grow at the rate we are doing now, it’s strategically important that we future proof the practice and come together in a flagship headquarters. A key selling point of this building is that it enables us to stay in City Quay, it’s where we grew up and we’re very excited about our future here in our new home,” Mr  McCann said.