Blanchardstown Centre plans €15m extension

If it goes ahead the development will create 150 new jobs

Blanchardstown Centre plans €15m extension

Multi Corporation, the Blanchardstown Centre's management company, has lodged a planning application to extend the north Dublin shopping centre.

This includes a 60,000sq ft development which will house a number of larger retail units.

The company has indicated that €15m would be invested in the extension which would result in the creation of 150 permanent jobs and a further 125 positions during the construction phase.

Multi Corporation is a shopping centre management company which is owned by Blackstone real estate. It's portfolio includes properties in Italy, Turkey and The Netherlands.

It acquired the Blanchardstown Centre in 2016, it is its only Irish asset.

Dominic Deeny, managing director of Multi Ireland was quoted by The Irish Times this morning, "This is the first of a number of planned investments in the Blanchardstown Centre that will enhance the shopping experience for all our customers and create the large well-configured units that our retailers require to grow their businesses," he said.

The Blanchardstown Centre currently employs 5,500 people.