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Iconic Offices Receive WELLv2 Certification

Iconic Offices Receive WELLv2 Certification

We are delighted to congratulate our client Iconic Offices on achieving WELL v2 Gold Certification at The Lennox Building. The first WELLv2 certified project in Ireland and the first WELL certified flexible office space in Europe. Never before have healthy buildings been so topical and we will no doubt see a significant increase in the number […]

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Social Housing – Construction Resumed

Social Housing – Construction Resumed

Cogent Associates is back on site providing Employers Representative Services to Cluid for the delivery of essential social housing in Dublin, Cavan, Killarney and Dingle. The range of housing and apartment types is intended to respond to both general and special needs, with scope to accommodate families of varying size, single people, older persons and […]

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Prepared for Construction Sites to Re-Open

Prepared for Construction Sites to Re-Open

Here at Cogent Associates we have been project managing the design process in anticipation of a gradual reopening of the construction sites in early May.  Although the new operating procedures for live construction sites may slow down progress on site, in some ways we are going back into this stronger and ready to hit the ground running. Working remotely has led to greater opportunities to communicate, with fewer interruptions and more opportunities to pause for thought. This has enabled us to successfully move projects forward, […]

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Mount Argus Acquired by Patrizia AG

Mount Argus Acquired by Patrizia AG

Further to our involvement as Project and Cost Manager on the Mount Argus residential project, we are delighted to see the successful disposal of the asset by Marlet Property Group to the German fund, to Patrizia AG. Read the Irish Times article in full.

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Social and Affordable Housing in Kilkenny

Social and Affordable Housing in Kilkenny

We are pleased to announce the completion of this Social and Affordable housing development located in Kilkenny City, comprising 27 apartments, constructed over a single level basement for Oaklee Housing. This scheme also includes a new community centre, office accommodation and a communal landscaped area. Cogent Associates provided both Project Management and Employer’s Representative services […]

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Cogent Associates Update on Procedures as a Result of COVID-19

Cogent Associates Update on Procedures as a Result of COVID-19

Cogent Associates update on the procedures we have taken to protect the health and safety of our workplace and to ensure service continuity, as a result of COVID-19. We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and have plans in place to deal with the worsening situation. This includes a commitment to our clients to maintain […]

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New Commission from Central Bank of Ireland

New Commission from Central Bank of Ireland

Having delivered Project, Procurement and Move Management Services on the Central Bank of Ireland’s North Wall Quay development, Cogent Associates are delighted to have received a further commission from Central Bank as they expand their Dockland Campus.

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Volumetric Housing in Cavan

Volumetric Housing in Cavan

We are delighted to be able to share images of a volumetric housing development we are working on with Cluid Housing at The Gallops, Co Cavan. Thirty four houses are being installed using pre-fabricated room pods and rafters. 80% of the construction takes place in a controlled factory environment, with only 20% construction required on […]

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Cogent Presents Modern Methods of Construction

Cogent Presents Modern Methods of Construction

Cogent Associates Director Herve Besse was a keynote speaker this week at the CitA Ltd hosted event ‘Modern Methods of Construction’. This is part of CitA’s Digital Transformation series of lectures. Drawing on recent experience, Cogent presented findings from both a programme and commercial perspective. A summary of the speakers who presented at this event […]

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Project Completion for North Circular Road – Student Accommodation

Project Completion for North Circular Road – Student Accommodation

After 22 months on site, we are delighted to have achieved a PC milestone for this 420 bed student accommodation development for GSA – Global Student Accommodation. This project is located adjacent to DIT Grangegorman, Dublin and offers a campus style facility to students over 9 separate blocks. Cogent provided Project & Cost Management and […]

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Vacancies – Project Managers

Vacancies – Project Managers

Cogent Associates are currently seeking talented individuals to join our team, so if you are starting out on your career path or looking to take your career to the next level, we would like to hear from you. We currently have vacancies for Project Managers. Our Careers Page contains links to job specifications.

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Project Completion for Mount Argus PRS

Project Completion for Mount Argus PRS

Mount Argus, a strategic PRS housing development located at Harold’s Cross, achieved Practical Completion for the Marlet Property Group, ahead of programme. A great achievement by Cogent Project and Cost Managers and the wider team. The Development comprises 179 residential units, ranging in height from 3-5 storeys, 236 basement car parking spaces, including open spaces, community […]

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Bonham Street Modular Housing

Bonham Street Modular Housing

Ground preparation works are underway at Bonham Street, as part of Dublin City Council’s new modular, Social Housing Development. When complete, the accommodation will offer circa 60 social accommodation units over 2 blocks. The modular element of construction is designed to maximise off site manufacture and reduce overall on site construction time, in order to […]

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Testing & Commissioning at Cardiff Lane

Testing & Commissioning at Cardiff Lane

Testing & Commissioning is underway in preparation for handover of the Sorting Office, Block 4 Cardiff Lane. Cogent Associates are providing both Cost and Project Management services to this Grade A commercial office building, to LEED Platinum standard. The mixed-use development includes commercial, retail and residential developments across 2 blocks.

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Award Winning Iconic Offices

Award Winning Iconic Offices

We are delighted to report that our Client Iconic Offices, have won at the Fit Out Awards 2019. The winning categories were Office New Build and Conservation Project for The Lennox Building and The Masonry respectively. Cogent Associates had the pleasure of delivering both projects for Iconic Offices, resulting in inspirational and contemporary flexible workspaces. […]

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Cherrywood SDZ

Cherrywood SDZ

Cherrywood Town Centre, the retail development underway in the Cherrywood Strategic Development Zone, is scheduled to be presented at the MAPIC property event in Cannes next week. Cogent Associates are supporting Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council in the delivery of the infrastructure works associated with this SDZ, the largest urban development in the State. This 880 acre SDZ comprises […]

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Shining a Light on Homelessness

Shining a Light on Homelessness

We were delighted to take part in this years’ Shine A Light charity event, organised by Focus Ireland who help families, young people and children at risk or affected by homelessness. A number of brave souls from Cogent Associates, along with over 1000 people across Ireland, slept out on Friday 18th October, to raise awareness and […]

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Student Accommodation – over 630 beds delivered this Summer

Student Accommodation – over 630 beds delivered this Summer

This Summer Cogent Associates delivered over 630 purpose-built Student Accommodation rooms in Dublin. Developments in Montpelier Hill and Dominick Street were completed in time for the start of the new college year and add to a total of 1500 beds, at various stages of delivery. All are finished to a very high standard, with amenity […]

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Appointment by BioConnect Innovation Centre CLG

Appointment by BioConnect Innovation Centre CLG

We are delighted to confirm our appointment by BioConnect Innovation Centre CLG to support them in the design and construction of a biotechnology research and innovation centre. The new state of the art Innovation Centre in Monaghan, supporting 250 direct and 1,000 downstream jobs, will create a platform for regional transformation by supporting companies perform […]

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Dragons at the Docks Fundraising Event

Dragons at the Docks Fundraising Event

Well done to the Cogent Dragon Boat team – we may not have been anywhere near winning this year’s Dragons at the Docks charity fundraiser, but we had fun participating and it was for a great cause – the Dublin Simon Community, supporting the homeless. Over 72 teams battled it out at this year’s Dragons […]

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Cluid Housing Kerry – Rapid Build & Energy Efficient

Cluid Housing Kerry – Rapid Build & Energy Efficient

With housing shortages and the EU’s NZEB deadline for newbuilds looming, the social housing developments by Cluid in Co. Kerry are current examples of rapid build and energy efficient construction. Cogents experience with this development, combined with DCC’s modular building projects, is providing us with valuable insights into new construction methods, designed to meet the […]

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20 Years in Business

20 Years in Business

Cogent celebrated 20 years in business and marked the occasion with an action packed day of team building activities and evening party. It has been over 2 years since our rebranding event and we were delighted to have this opportunity to thank everyone for their continued support. Looking forward to seeing what the next 20 […]

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€240m Purchase of Cardiff Lane Office Scheme

€240m Purchase of Cardiff Lane Office Scheme

We were delighted to read news of the purchase of the Sorting Office on Cardiff Lane. Cogent Associates provided both Project and Cost Management Services for Marlet Property Group Ltd. Our involvement included the management of the development of a masterplan for a mixed-use site between Cardiff Lane and Lime Street, which included contemporary and […]

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5km Staff Relay

5km Staff Relay

Teams of Project Managers and Quantity Surveyors from Cogent Associates participated in this years PwC 5km staff relay in Phoenix Park. It was a great fun event and as usual, well organised and well attended. As Ireland’s biggest staff night out, it was a great opportunity for team bonding!    

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Cogent Promotions

Cogent Promotions

In recognition of their contribution to the continued growth and success of Cogent Associates, we are delighted to announce the following promotions and appointments: Ciaran McArdle, Director; James Clifford, Senior Associate Director; Noel Walsh, Senior Associate Director; Eoin Sammon, Associate Director; Bryan O’Reilly, Associate Director and Deirdre Kelliher, Senior Quantity Surveyor. Our people are our […]

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SCSI/PwC Construction Market Monitor 2019

SCSI/PwC Construction Market Monitor 2019

Some interesting insights into the current state of the Construction market in the SCSI/PwC Construction Market Monitor 2019. https://www.scsi.ie/documents/get_lob?id=1491&field=file

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Project Completion – AIB 2HSQ

Project Completion – AIB 2HSQ

Cogent Associates Project Management team are delighted to have achieved Project Completion on this impressive 6,700sqm, seven storey fit-out for AIB, located at 2 Heuston South Quarter.

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CPD Training – BIM

CPD Training – BIM

An interesting CPD training session on BIM by ArcDox for Cogent Cost, Project and Facilities Management Teams. Thanks to Ralph Montague & colleagues for an informative presentation. The presentation was organised as part of the Cogent Associates CPD training programme, designed to keep Management and Staff up to date with the latest industry developments and techniques. 

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Tender Price Index

Tender Price Index

The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland Tender Price Index Report has forecasted a national increase of 3.35% for the first 6 months of 2019. The report also highlights a slowing of tender inflation for the first time since early 2017. This will bring construction prices back to peak 2007 levels. SCSI QS Group Chair and Cogent Associates […]

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Women in Construction – The Path to Success

Women in Construction – The Path to Success

Fiona Little In our series designed to encourage young women to consider a career in the Construction Industry, we asked Cogent Project Manager Fiona Little to tell us how she came to work in the industry. What were your favourite subjects at school? Maths and Biology. Did you know, while you were at school, what […]

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Cogent Supporting Retailers During Covid-19

Cogent Supporting Retailers During Covid-19

Cogent Associates Facilities Management is proud to be supporting our clients during this challenging time. In the food retail sector, our client Aldi Ireland has been focusing on keeping their 142 stores throughout Ireland operational and providing essential services to local communities.  Cogent are supporting Aldi with continued planned, preventative and reactive maintenance consultancy services. […]

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