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Dorset Street Social Housing Development

Dorset Street Social Housing Development

We are proud to share our collaboration with Dublin City Council on this significant social housing regeneration project on Dorset Street in Dublin. Due to commence in the coming weeks, this much needed development will offer 163 new, BER A-rated homes over 4 blocks. Cogent’s appointment to provide a comprehensive cost management service builds on […]

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Associate Director Appointments at Cogent

Associate Director Appointments at Cogent

We are delighted to announce the following promotions to our Project Management leadership team: Cormac O’Neill, Conor Willis and David Brennan to Associate Director. We wish them well as they step into their new roles as Associate Directors.

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Lunchtime CPD: Decarbonising Metrics

Lunchtime CPD: Decarbonising Metrics

An excellent CPD lunchtime event with Archie O’Donnell on DECARBONISING METRICS. Archie presented a pragmatic view on value-driven sustainability, with a more detailed look at carbon cost appraisal – soon to be part of icms3 and public sector projects and an integral part of the work Cogent are doing on several retrofitting and new build […]

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Launching the 2024 edition of Life@Cogent

Launching the 2024 edition of Life@Cogent

We are delighted to launch the 2024 edition of our Life@Cogent careers brochure. Life@ features our current commissions, illustrating the exciting and award-winning projects we work on. In this new edition, you’ll find information about the training and support we offer at Cogent and a gallery of sporting, social and fundraising activities, that foster a […]

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Happy International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day

IWD24 – it’s that time of year again when we get to acknowledge, support and encourage the women we know and work with. At Cogent we pride ourselves on an inclusive and supportive culture, with leadership training and mentorship at the core of our development programme. Happy IWD24 to all the female trailblazers and to […]

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Lunchtime CPD Series: BIM

Lunchtime CPD Series: BIM

An excellent session yesterday on BIM and information management by DCT. Amongst other things, we covered the History of BIM in Ireland, a BIM Project Overview and documents on a BIM Project. Thanks to Joseph Mady for a very informative presentation, part of our lunchtime CPD series.

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Forthcoming APM Dublin Event to Visit The Treasury Building

Forthcoming APM Dublin Event to Visit The Treasury Building

Cogent are delighted to participate in the upcoming Association for Project Management (APM) Dublin event on the 6th March. The event includes a site visit to the Treasury Building. Cogent Director Anthony McCarthy will join a panel of speakers, where they will discuss the challenges and insights of working on this carbon-conscious, sustainable refurbishment and fit […]

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UCD Science Centre Construction Progressing Well

UCD Science Centre Construction Progressing Well

Since commencing on site in Q4 2023, construction of new UCD Science Centre Phase III at the Belfield Campus in Dublin is progressing well. Cogent are providing Project and Cost Management services on this state-of-the-art, 23,000sqm educational and research facility. UCD O’Brien Centre for Science, Phase III 

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Planning Granted for Dalymount Park Stadium Redevelopment

Planning Granted for Dalymount Park Stadium Redevelopment

We are delighted to announce that planning has been granted to Dublin City Council for the redevelopment of the iconic Dalymount Park stadium in Phibsborough. The new circa. 8,000 seat, terraced stadium is being designed with new club bar / function room facilities, a multi-functional community facility and gym, club merchandise shop, offices and a […]

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Congratulations Herve Besse

Congratulations Herve Besse

Our congratulations to Cogent Director Herve Besse. Building on his MBA & MSc’s in Geotechnical Engineering and in Civil Engineering/Urbanism, Herve recently completed another Master’s in Engineering with “first class” honours. At Cogent we are proud to have leaders in our team demonstrating their passion for continuous learning and development.

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SCSI Annual Dinner 2024

SCSI Annual Dinner 2024

It was a great night once again at the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland Annual Dinner, with over 1250 people in attendance from 170 companies. Cogent were delighted to support this important event and to share the hospitality with clients, colleagues and fellow industry professionals. Congratulations to the SCSI for a very enjoyable evening.

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Eoin Sammon Promoted to Director of Cogent Associates

Eoin Sammon Promoted to Director of Cogent Associates

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Eoin Sammon MSCSI MRICS to Director of Cogent Associates. Eoin joined our cost management team over 12 years ago and is known for his meticulous attention to detail, ensuring all projects are cost controlled. He has successfully cost managed some of Irelands largest, most innovative commercial projects and has a […]

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Completion of Older Person Social Housing

Completion of Older Person Social Housing

Congratulations to our Client Clúid Housing and the project team on the recent completion of Maplewood Heights and Fernwood Green social housing developments, located in Tallaght, Dublin 24. These developments provide a total of 53 units and were designed specifically to accommodate an older generation in sustainable, energy efficient homes. Cogent Associates provided Employer’s Representative services.

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Promotions & New Starters at Cogent

Promotions & New Starters at Cogent

We are delighted to announce the following promotions and welcome new additions to Cogent Associates. Our congratulations to all as they start their new roles.

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Planning Lodged for new Monaghan Civic Offices

Planning Lodged for new Monaghan Civic Offices

Planning has been lodged for Monaghan County Council’s new Civic Offices. The proposed newbuild development is for 5601sqm of new office accommodation, distributed over three tiered floors, incorporating an entrance foyer, office spaces, meeting rooms, a staff canteen, council chamber, customer service desks, welfare facilities and internal landscaped courtyards. A public plaza has also been […]

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Project Completion for The Sorting Office

Project Completion for The Sorting Office

Fit Out of the Sorting Office, Cardiff Lane, Dublin has reached Project Completion. This is a milestone for Cogent Associates, having been involved with the Sorting Office development since inception of the base build, to completion of the fit out. It is also an exciting week for TikTok employees as they move into their new 200,000sqft […]

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Glen Roche Awarded Project Manager of the Year

Glen Roche Awarded Project Manager of the Year

Cogent Director Glen Roche wins Project Manager of the Year at the 2023 Fit Out Awards. It is no surprise to anyone who has worked with Glen. He has a wealth of knowledge, having managed the delivery of fit-out Project Management services at Cogent for some keynote Clients including Google, Davy, Central Bank of Ireland, […]

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First Main Concrete Pour for Project Opera Basement

First Main Concrete Pour for Project Opera Basement

It was an early start for our site-based team last Thursday for the 1st main concrete pour of the 10,200sqm basement, post-tensioned slab on Project Opera, Limerick. Following the successful pour, application of tension commenced on Friday once the concrete reached the necessary 10N strength. This initial pour forms part of the basement for One […]

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Anthony Cloonan Appointed to Board Director

Anthony Cloonan Appointed to Board Director

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Anthony Cloonan to Board Director/Owner of Cogent Associates. Tony joined us as a graduate quantity surveyor in 2006 and was promoted to Director in 2018. During this time Tony has successfully delivered many keynote and award-winning projects for Cogent. This recent promotion recognises Tony’s contributions to the growth and […]

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Meeting the Next Generation

Meeting the Next Generation

Cogent were given the opportunity to meet the next generation of graduates at the recent Technological University careers fairs at ATU Galway and TU Dublin. It was encouraging to see such a good turnout and enthusiasm from the students. It was also great to hear about the growth in student numbers entering the various courses […]

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Successful Completion of New Parnell Road Residential Care Home

Successful Completion of New Parnell Road Residential Care Home

We are delighted to feature the successful completion of CareChoice Group’s Parnell Road purpose-built residential care home. This project involved the construction of a four-storey, 143-bed, energy efficient care home overlooking the canal, with a fully waterproof basement level carpark.  Cogent provided full pre and post-contract Cost Management services and successfully delivered this project on […]

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Cogent Shortlisted for Two Categories at 2023 Fit Out Awards

Cogent Shortlisted for Two Categories at 2023 Fit Out Awards

We are thrilled to announce that Cogent have been shortlisted for the Fit Out Awards 2023 in two categories: Fit Out Professional Consultancy of the Year and our very own Glen Roche has been nominated for Project Manager of the Year. Winners will be announced at the Awards evening on the 22nd November 2023.

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Planning Lodged for Dalymount Park Redevelopment

Planning Lodged for Dalymount Park Redevelopment

Part 8 planning has been lodged on behalf of Dublin City Council for the redevelopment of the iconic Dalymount Park stadium in Phibsborough. The new circa. 8,000 seat, terraced stadium is being designed with new club bar / function room facilities, a multi-functional community facility and gym, club merchandise shop, offices and a new modern […]

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The Cogent Guide to Retrofitting & Refurbishing Commercial Offices

The Cogent Guide to Retrofitting & Refurbishing Commercial Offices

Cogent Director Anthony McCarthy launches our guide to Retrofitting and Refurbishing Commercial Offices. If this is your first project, or you already have an understanding of the process of retrofitting and refurbishment, this guide is intended to save time and money while you embark on transforming your office and addressing your business needs. In our experience, the […]

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Pedestrian Bridge Installation at Bolands Mills

Pedestrian Bridge Installation at Bolands Mills

The first of two pedestrian bridges, installed by Walls Construction Limited at Bolands Quay, marking a major milestone in the delivery of this project.

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Cogent Win SCSI Nexus 5-a-Side Football

Cogent Win SCSI Nexus 5-a-Side Football

Cogent Associates have won the 2023 SCSI Nexus 5-a-side football tournament. There were some outstanding performances from the guys but at the end of the day the girls sealed the deal in a riveting penalty shootout. Thanks to all the teams we played for a really enjoyable evening and a great display of sportsmanship and […]

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Cogent’s Kevin James Shares Industry Insights with the Irish Times

Cogent’s Kevin James Shares Industry Insights with the Irish Times

Cogent Managing Director Kevin James shared his insights for the Construction Industry with the Irish Times – reporting that key materials and energy inflation have stabilised, however labour continues to be a pressure point and rising interest rates are influencing institutional investors. Full Article: Irish Times

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Careers with Cogent Associates

Careers with Cogent Associates

We are now accepting applications for Senior Quantity Surveyors and Project Surveyors. Are you a Quantity Surveyor, interested in the opportunity to join a highly skilled and dedicated team, working on some of Ireland’s most innovative schemes, pushing the boundaries of smart technology, sustainability and energy efficiency? Do you want to advance your career in […]

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Lunchtime CPD

Lunchtime CPD

Lunchtime CPD, confidently presented by Jessica Harris preparing for her APC. An important part of our mentoring and development programme is for APC students to research a core competency and present to colleagues and fellow students, also on their journey to Chartership. If you are interested in joining our Cost Management team and taking your […]

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Cogent’s Anthony McCarthy Takes Part in Real Estate Outlook Event

Cogent’s Anthony McCarthy Takes Part in Real Estate Outlook Event

Cogent Director Anthony McCarthy at this morning’s Bisnow Real Estate Outlook at EPIC Galleria. Anthony was joined by fellow industry experts, offering insights into investment and development trends, and launching Cogent’s guide to Retrofitting Commercial Buildings. Plenty of food for thought and interesting discussion around ESG, retrofitting buildings and factors affecting investment decisions. Great to […]

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Vacancies at Cogent Associates

Vacancies at Cogent Associates

Due to continued growth and expansion at Cogent Associates, we have a number of positions available for experienced and talented individuals. Immediate requirements are for: Project Managers / Senior Project Managers / Facilities Management Coordinator (Consultancy) Visit our Careers page for more information about each role. We look forward to hearing from you!

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UCD Science Centre Receives Funding

UCD Science Centre Receives Funding

We were delighted to see that funding has been awarded to University College Dublin for the new Science Centre Phase III. Cogent’s Project and Cost managers are working closely with UCD and the RKD design team on this state-of-the-art facility that will deliver 23,000sqm of educational and research space, in new low-carbon, energy efficient buildings. Science […]

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Cogent Completes Temporary Office Space for A&L Goodbody

Cogent Completes Temporary Office Space for A&L Goodbody

We recently completed the fit out of temporary office spaces for our client A&L Goodbody, across two separate offices in Dublin city centre. We are also delighted to be working on their existing offices at North Wall Quay, transforming their 155,000 sqft space into a flexible, collaborative, best-in-class, net zero Headquarters. This is one of […]

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Cogent Supports IWD An Cosán Lunch

Cogent Supports IWD An Cosán Lunch

We were delighted to support the wonderful An Cosán International Women’s Day lunch once again. The testimonials from women who have participated in An Cosán‘s education programme were inspiring. Hosted by Miriam O’Callaghan,  the focus was on empowering women through education. Our guests helped to make it a very enjoyable afternoon and another successful fundraising […]

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SCSI Tender Price Index Reports an Easing of Inflation

SCSI Tender Price Index Reports an Easing of Inflation

The latest SCSI Tender Price Index report indicates an easing of construction price inflation, attributed to fuel and energy prices abating, coupled with a slight easing in supply chain issues. The latest Index shows that, while costs are continuing to rise, the rate of inflation eased significantly towards the end of last year to 4%. […]

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Project Completion on Biomedical Facility

Project Completion on Biomedical Facility

We are delighted to have achieved Project Completion for this circa. 20,000sqft biomedical facility for a US multinational. We are pleased to have led all facets of design, planning, procurement, construction and fit-out with our Construction Management service. For more on our Construction Management Service.

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Contracts Signed for One Opera Square, Limerick

Contracts Signed for One Opera Square, Limerick

Contracts have been signed for the design and construction of a multi-million euro development at the Opera Site, Limerick. Cogent Project and Cost Management teams were on site for the contract signing with Sisk and the announcement of an €80m joint venture with Limerick Twenty Thirty and the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF), which will boost […]

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Promotions at Cogent Associates

Promotions at Cogent Associates

We are delighted to announce recent promotions at Cogent Associates. Congratulations to Glen Roche on his promotion to Director, Brendan Dooley to Senior Associate Director, Orlaith Nic Gearailt to Senior QS and Conor Willis to Senior Project Manager. We are also pleased to welcome some newer members of staff to our ever-expanding Project teams – Amalita Miranda, Glenn du Preez, Sony Jose Kannampuzha, Ciaran McCaffrey, Keanu […]

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Planning Granted for National Velodrome & Badminton Arena

Planning Granted for National Velodrome & Badminton Arena

What a great start to 2023 – Planning Permission has been granted for Ireland’s first national indoor Velodrome and Badminton Arena for Sport Ireland. The circa 8,100sqm development will comprise of a 250m cycle track, 12 badminton courts, changing rooms, training rooms etc. and permanent seating for c. 1,000Nr spectators, providing event and training facilities […]

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Cogent Runners Join Run in the Dark

Cogent Runners Join Run in the Dark

15 budding athletes from Cogent joined 25,000 people worldwide last night to complete Run in the Dark, a 5k run to raise money for Mark Pollock’s Collaborative Cures – whose mission is to bring people together to cure paralysis in our lifetime. We were delighted to support such an amazing cause and what a way […]

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Health & Safety Briefing

Health & Safety Briefing

As part of Construction Safety Week and our CPD programme,  O’Dwyer Safety Services presented an informative Health & Safety Management Briefing to Cogent employees’ this week. Health & Safety expert Ned O’ Dwyer kept it lively with Q&A and practical examples to drive home the importance of health and safety in the office environment, working […]

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Project Completion: Iconic Offices, Cork

Project Completion: Iconic Offices, Cork

Cogent are delighted to announce project completion for the fit out of 14,682 sqft of flexible workspace in Navigation Square, Cork –  Iconic’s first workspace outside of Dublin. Cogent provided Cost and Project Management services to this CAT A & B fit out. Other projects for Iconic Offices include: The Lennox Building and The Masonry, […]

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Circular Economy Act Signed into Law

Circular Economy Act Signed into Law

We are pleased to see the Circular Economy Act signed into Irish law – setting reuse and repair targets for businesses and consumers and placing Ireland in a leadership position on the circular economy in Europe. The Act will help streamline the process for decisions made by the EPA on End-of-Waste and By-Product applications – […]

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A Fine Performance from the Cogent Soccer Team

A Fine Performance from the Cogent Soccer Team

The Cogent soccer team did us proud, with a fantastic performance at last Friday’s SCSI Nexus 5-a-side soccer tournament. Our team reached the quarter-finals, thanks to the skill and camaraderie on and off the pitch – the pre-match warm-up and refreshments made for some great games and good team fun. A big thank you to […]

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SCSI – Tender Price Inflation at 14%

SCSI – Tender Price Inflation at 14%

Cogent Managing Director and SCSI President Kevin James shares key recommendations for Government, on the back of the latest SCSI Tender Price Index results. Commercial construction tender price inflation is running at 14%, following an average increase of 7.5% in the first 6 months of this year. The SCSI recommends to Government to address inflation by […]

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Quantity Surveyor – Vacancies

Quantity Surveyor – Vacancies

We are seeking client-facing, highly motivated Quantity Surveyors, to join our rapidly expanding and dynamic Cost Management team in Dublin. Please visit our LinkedIn page for the full Job Advert and take a look at our Life@ Cogent brochure, which features our latest project commissions and gives a flavour of what to expect when you […]

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Practice Update & Summer BBQ

Practice Update & Summer BBQ

The Cogent team recently held our much-awaited, in-person Practice Update and Summer barbecue. We started the day started with breakfast in the office, followed by our Practice Update in The Greenway cinema room – thanks to our client Iconic Offices. It was a great opportunity to catch up on recent project wins and learn about […]

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Bolands Quay Site Walk

Bolands Quay Site Walk

Cogent staff on a site walk around Bolands Quay to learn from our Monitoring team about this exciting development. It was great to see Graduates, Directors and all levels of staff coming together to learn about such a complex and landmark development. Cogent have been providing Monitoring services to Google on Bolands Quay since 2018 […]

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5km Staff Relay

5km Staff Relay

It was great to see the annual PwC Staff Relay Series back in the Phoenix Park this year. The Cogent team did themselves proud, placing second in the first round. Great running and good teamwork, with a few drinks and entertainment afterwards.

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Kevin James Shares SCSI Report with Government Housing Committee

Kevin James Shares SCSI Report with Government Housing Committee

Yesterday our Managing Director Kevin James and Oakmount’s Lisa Rocca shared insights with the joint committee of Housing, Local Government and Heritage on behalf of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland. A range of short, medium and long-term actions were tabled to help make residential projects more viable. There followed a Q&A session with the […]

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Limerick’s Project Opera Site Reuses and Recycles Rubble

Limerick’s Project Opera Site Reuses and Recycles Rubble

Over 1,000 tonnes of stone, brick, cobblestone, old doorways and gates have been salvaged during the enabling works contract of the Project Opera site in Limerick. Every effort has been made to recycle and reuse the construction rubble at the city centre site. Cogent Associates managed the demolition and site clearance process, with sustainability and […]

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Planning Granted for 488 homes in Cherrywood Village

Planning Granted for 488 homes in Cherrywood Village

We are delighted to report that planning permission has been granted for 488 new homes at Cherrywood Village, South County Dublin for Quintain Ireland. Nestled within the Cherrywood SDZ, there is provision for over 4,300sqm of communal amenity space for residents across a series of landscaped courtyards and roofs. There is also provision for over […]

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SCSI Reports 13% Construction Price Inflation in 2021

SCSI Reports 13% Construction Price Inflation in 2021

Cogent Managing Director Kevin James offers insights into SCSI findings of 13% construction price inflation in 2021, on RTE Radio 1 Business News. The main reasons for current price inflation are high price volatility across a range of building materials — particularly insulation, cement, plasterboard metals and fuel – labour shortages and the extremely high […]

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Planning Lodged for 881 Resi Units in Dundrum Village

Planning Lodged for 881 Resi Units in Dundrum Village

Another key milestone this week – planning lodged for 881 high end residential apartments, part of the Dundrum Village SHD, for our client Hammerson. Comprising 88,442 sqm GFA, the residential element is part of a masterplan development for a mixed-use scheme and new Dundrum village quarter. The vision for Dundrum village is to deliver a […]

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Planning Lodged for 800 Social Housing Units

Planning Lodged for 800 Social Housing Units

Planning permission has been lodged for over 800 social housing units at Castlelands, Balbriggan, Co Dublin. Cogent are providing Project Management services on this new residential quarter for the Land Development Agency. The development will deliver a sustainable residential community, comprising a choice of high quality new homes, with a mix of dwelling types, sizes and […]

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Over €10,000 Raised for Irish Red Cross Ukraine Appeal

Over €10,000 Raised for Irish Red Cross Ukraine Appeal

In just over a week, we have raised €10,175 for the Irish Red Cross Ukraine Appeal. As part of our fundraising, Cogent management and staff walked/cycled/swam the distance between Ireland and Kyiv – c. 2,788km. We were overwhelmed with the enthusiasm and support we received from everyone who got involved, all of whom were only […]

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Project Wins at the Irish Construction Industry Awards

Project Wins at the Irish Construction Industry Awards

Cogent celebrated two project wins at last night’s Irish Construction Industry Awards – Ropemaker Place and Grangegorman TU Campus. Great to see these two projects getting industry recognition. Cogent provided both Project and Cost Management services to the Ropemaker Place development of luxury apartments in Dublin and Cost Management and full M&E Services on the […]

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Blog Series: Top 5 Gamechangers in the Construction Industry

Blog Series: Top 5 Gamechangers in the Construction Industry

Despite the many challenges the Construction industry is facing, 2022 is set to be a transformative year for the construction sector, with an acceleration of the use of modern methods of construction and digitisation to meet ambitious, but very real, targets for housing and sustainability. Many factors have influenced this move, besides the need to […]

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Kevin James Shares Ongoing Concerns in the Construction Sector with the Sunday Independent

Kevin James Shares Ongoing Concerns in the Construction Sector with the Sunday Independent

Cogent Managing Director and SCSI vice-president Kevin James shares concerns around viability and procurement in the construction sector with the Sunday Independent Newspaper. Since publication, we have already seen significant increases in energy prices, timber and steel. SCSI/PwC Construction Market Monitor 2022

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Cogent Joins Irish Red Cross Appeal for Ukraine

Cogent Joins Irish Red Cross Appeal for Ukraine

Cogent Associates are happy to announce that we have launched a fundraising initiative to raise money for the people of Ukraine, through the Irish Red Cross and their Ukraine Appeal. From Monday 14th March to Sunday 20th March Cogent management and staff will walk / cycle / swim the distance from Ireland to Kyiv, approximately […]

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Cogent Vacancy – Facilities Coordinator (Consultancy)

Cogent Vacancy – Facilities Coordinator (Consultancy)

Cogent Associates are seeking a highly motivated recent Graduate, in the role of Facilities Coordinator, to join our expanding Facilities Management team in Dublin. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in the consultancy side of Facilities Management and to work on some highly prestigious projects. You will be working within a well-established team, […]

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#IWD22 Women in Construction – Jessica Harris

#IWD22 Women in Construction – Jessica Harris

All too often Construction is not offered to young women as a potential industry in which to start their career, but it is one that can be rewarding and there are many interesting roles from architecture to engineering to quantity surveying. Lucky for Cogent Associates, Assistant Quantity Surveyor Jessica Harris had plenty of support and […]

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Rohan Holdings Meets Demand from Pharma & Biotech

Rohan Holdings Meets Demand from Pharma & Biotech

Great to see success for our client Rohan Holdings in attracting biotech and pharma clients to their impressive portfolio of warehouse and logistics facilities. The Irish Times reports recent lettings to Thermo Fisher, Bio-Techne and VWR. Cogent have had the pleasure of working with Rohan Holdings for several years on these impressive developments, all of which target LEED silver […]

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Planning Granted for Google Treasury Building

Planning Granted for Google Treasury Building

Planning permission has been granted for the extension and redevelopment of the Treasury Building, an office scheme in Dublin, for Google Ireland. Cogent look forward to working with Google and the wider team to deliver the Treasury Building and nearby Annex, which will create a new company campus at Grand Canal Street Lower in Dublin. […]

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Praise for the Cogent Team on Limerick Opera

Praise for the Cogent Team on Limerick Opera

Well deserved praise for the Cogent Opera team in the Irish Examiner: Due to Covid, all non-essential work ceased in early January and sites did not reopen until early May. That took more than five months out of our demolition and enabling works programme and yet as we came towards the close of 2021, we had […]

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Cogent Welcomes New Staff to the Team

Cogent Welcomes New Staff to the Team

We are delighted to introduce to you a number of new starters who have joined Cogent Associates in recent weeks and to congratulate Barry Smith, Laurence Conran and Abigail Donnelly on their recent promotions. If you are interested in a career at Cogent Associates, see our Careers Page for the latest vacancies.

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Large-Scale Residential (LRD) Bill – Will it Help the Housing Shortage?

Large-Scale Residential (LRD) Bill – Will it Help the Housing Shortage?

In this instalment of our Housing for All Blog Series, we look at the new replacement to the Strategic Housing Development bill – the Large-Scale Residential Development bill (LRD) 2021. An ever-changing bill that finally came into law on the 17th December 2021. The LRD process, much like the SHD process, is designed to fast-track […]

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Main Contractor Appointed for BioConnect Innovation Centre

Main Contractor Appointed for BioConnect Innovation Centre

Cogent are delighted to announce the appointment of Midland Construction as main contractor for the new BioConnect Innovation Centre in Monaghan, on behalf of our client Bioconnect Innovation Centre CLG. This represents a critical milestone in the delivery of a new state of the art agfood research and innovation facility in Monaghan. The project has been […]

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Demolition Follows Completion of First Parcel of Works on Project Opera, Limerick

Demolition Follows Completion of First Parcel of Works on Project Opera, Limerick

Demolition of the old library building follows the completion of the first parcel of works for the Cogent Project Management team – a significant step in the wider Opera site urban redevelopment scheme and a remarkable achievement considering the challenges faced over the last 12 months. The first parcel of works comprised the temporary relocation of Limerick City Library […]

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Cogent Join the Retrofitting Debate on RTE Radio1

Cogent Join the Retrofitting Debate on RTE Radio1

Cogent Associates’ Anthony McCarthy joined the retrofitting discussion on RTÉ Radio 1 this morning, discussing the challenges facing the industry in retrofitting Ireland’s housing stock and reaching the 2030 target of retrofitting 500,000 homes. Listen back RTE Radio 1, 2nd November 2021 – Retrofitting For more on retrofitting, read our Retrofitting blog, the first in our […]

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Cogent Managing Director Kevin James – Featured in The Public Sector Magazine

Cogent Managing Director Kevin James – Featured in The Public Sector Magazine

Cogent Associates Managing Director Kevin James shares some insights into the challenges facing the construction industry in a post-Covid environment, in the current issue of  The Public Sector Magazine – recommending due diligence reviews on the supply chain for all public sector projects and how an understanding of the factors affecting a project is key […]

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Blog Series: Retrofitting – it’s about Incentives

Blog Series: Retrofitting – it’s about Incentives

Over the course of the coming weeks, we will be delving deeper into the Housing for All plan, exploring how this well intended strategy to solve a nationwide housing crisis will be delivered – or if it will be deliverable at all. Fundamentally, we admire the plan’s ambition. We believe the timing is right and […]

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Our ‘Housing for All’ Series

Our ‘Housing for All’ Series

The significance – and scale – of the Housing for All plan for our industry, indeed for the nation, is such that weeks on, it is still being digested and will most likely be chewed over for many weeks and months to come. Fundamentally, the immediate critique must have been palatable for Minister for Housing, […]

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Design Appointment for 14 Storey Tower at Limerick Opera

Design Appointment for 14 Storey Tower at Limerick Opera

Henry J Lyons Architects have been appointed to design the 14 storey Commercial Tower, Public Library and The Granary courtyard at the Opera Site in Limerick. This appointment, complements the previous appointment of COADY Architects to One Opera Square and represents significant progress in the development and realisation of the Opera Site development. A project that Cogent […]

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Google Launches Bolandsmill.com

Google Launches Bolandsmill.com

We are delighted to promote the launch of www.bolandsmills.com on behalf of our client Google Ireland – an exciting new Placemaking concept which aims to bring together independent restaurants, café bars and leisure offerings, a new food marketplace, public realm and cultural spaces. Cogent Associates are providing Project and Cost Management consultancy services that includes assisting […]

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Expanding the Cogent Senior Team

Expanding the Cogent Senior Team

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Associate Directors Janine Burke, Brian Healy and Brendan Dooley to our PMQS teams, together with the promotion of Bryan O’Reilly to Senior Associate Director and Gayle Foulds to Associate Director Marketing & Bids. Together they bring a wealth of experience and skills to the Cogent team. Welcome […]

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Biomedical Facility Nears Completion

Biomedical Facility Nears Completion

Cogent are nearing completion of the first of a series of biomedical facilities for a US multi-national. As Construction Manager, Cogent has led all facets of design, planning, procurement, construction and fit-out of this circa.20,000sqft facility, on time and to budget. For more on Cogent’s Construction Management service: Read More  

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ALDI to Open New 100% Green Energy Store in Limerick

ALDI to Open New 100% Green Energy Store in Limerick

Planning permission has been granted to Aldi to build a new store on Roches Street, Limerick City that will be powered by 100% green energy. Cogent Associates have been working with Aldi since 2004, delivering new stores and refurbishments under the Project Fresh design.  The 1250sqm Aldi Roches Street store will be built as an environmentally […]

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Ropemaker Place, Cardiff Lane wins Building of the Year Award 2021

Ropemaker Place, Cardiff Lane wins Building of the Year Award 2021

We are delighted to announce that Ropemaker Place has won Building of the Year for the Residential Private Rented Sector. Cogent Associates provided Project and Cost Management Services to Marlet Property Group for this Cardiff Lane development that began as a brownfield site. It now boasts the LEED Platinum certified Sorting Office and award winning Ropemaker Place, […]

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Design & Planning Underway at Dalymount Park

Design & Planning Underway at Dalymount Park

The redevelopment project for Dalymount Park is now underway thanks to funding secured by Dublin City Council, so design and planning work will now commence for the creation of a brand-new c6,000 seat stadium. Cogent Associates are providing Project Management services and are delighted to be part of the overall transformation of Dalymount Park. The […]

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Rapid Build for Residential Projects on Site

Rapid Build for Residential Projects on Site

Some optimism for the construction industry as residential  projects resume on site. Rapid build modular systems and materials such as room pods and ICF will ensure that social housing developments such as Cluid’s The Gallops, Co Cavan and Milltown, Co Kerry, where Cogent are acting as ER, can proceed in earnest. Modern Methods of Construction […]

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Planning Granted for St Kevin’s Hospital Site, Cork

Planning Granted for St Kevin’s Hospital Site, Cork

We are delighted to report that planning has been granted for this Land Development Agency social housing development in Cork. This development has been positively received by the local Cork community and we are pleased to see such favourable reporting in the local press (see below). This is testament to the effort put in by […]

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Grangegorman Printworks – Resumption of Works on Site

Grangegorman Printworks – Resumption of Works on Site

Grangegorman Printworks, designated Essential Works, is back on site this week following a staggered resumption of works. Cogent Associates are providing Cost Management and M&E QS services to deliver this steel framed building that will include teaching and technical support spaces associated with print-making and screen printing. Full credit due to the Grangegorman Development Agency […]

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International Women’s Day 2021

International Women’s Day 2021

This International Women’s Day we reflect on the challenges the construction industry faces in addressing the gender balance. At Cogent Associates, we have made a conscious effort to provide a more gender balanced office environment, but there are still obstacles to overcome, not least in attracting women into the industry. As such we are committed […]

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Cogent’s Anthony McCarthy talks Facilities Management with the Business Post

Cogent’s Anthony McCarthy talks Facilities Management with the Business Post

Anthony McCarthy, Director at Cogent Associates, featured in this week’s Business Post Commercial Report – highlighting the need for independent strategic review and forward planning when reimagining the workplace in a post-Covid environment. 28th February, 2021, Business Post: “Efficiency runs central to the success of every work environment. The occupied space needs to be capital-cost […]

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On Site Delivering Modular Housing for DCC

On Site Delivering Modular Housing for DCC

We are currently on site with SISK providing 261 new homes for Dublin City Council using rapid build modular technology. The project is comprised of four sites delivering a mix of one, two and three bedroom apartments and houses – incorporating the latest renewable energy systems.    Under our appointment to the DCC Framework, Cogent Associates are providing full pre and post contract Cost Management services to Bonham Street, Bunratty Road, Springvale & Cork Street. The modular method ensures that critical […]

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Vacancies – Quantity Surveyors

Vacancies – Quantity Surveyors

We currently have a number of vacancies for highly motivated Quantity Surveyors to join our rapidly expanding Cost Management team in Dublin. At Cogent Associates, we are committed to supporting all of our staff in building their careers through a well structured and proven career development programme and are seeking candidates who are focused on […]

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Seeking Project Managers – All Levels

Seeking Project Managers – All Levels

We are seeking highly motivated Project Managers and a Senior Project Manager with between 5-10 years client side / consultancy experience. You will be working as part of a well-established team, managing large scale construction projects, predominantly base-build and fit-out, in a variety of sectors such as commercial offices, residential, social housing, retail. The current […]

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Planning Granted for Google Boland’s Quay Public Realm

Planning Granted for Google Boland’s Quay Public Realm

Planning has been granted on this complex, multifaceted public realm project that seeks to enliven this quarter of Dublin outside of working hours, Mon-Fri. Cogent Associates are pleased to be involved with Google Ireland, Gustafson Porter + Bowman, Henry J Lyons Architects, Ethos Engineering and CORA Consulting Engineers and proud of our Project Management, Cost Management […]

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Aldi to Open 6 New Stores

Aldi to Open 6 New Stores

Aldi is set to open six new stores in Ireland this year and in so doing are supporting the creation of 1,050 new jobs through 2020 and 2021. This is a real positive news story for our client Aldi and for the construction sector. We are delighted to be providing QS services for several of […]

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Cogent Recognised for Excellence in Collaboration

Cogent Recognised for Excellence in Collaboration

We are thrilled to have been recognised for Excellence in Collaboration in the Fit Out Awards 2020. The prize was awarded for our collaboration with Code Pod Hostel, O’Donnell O’Neill Design and NBDA Architects on Jacob’s Inn Hostel, Talbot Street, Dublin. This award recognises the collaborative efforts of the design team, working together on a […]

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Promotions at Cogent Associates

Promotions at Cogent Associates

In recognition of their contribution to the continued growth and success of Cogent Associates, we are delighted to announce the following promotions at Cogent Associates: James Clifford, Director; Glen Roche, Senior Associate Director Eoin Sammon, Senior Associate Director Laurence Conran, Senior Project Manager Stephen Johnson, Project Manager Orlaith Nic Gearailt, Project Surveyor Conor Willis, Project […]

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Planning Lodged for St Kevin’s Cork

Planning Lodged for St Kevin’s Cork

We are delighted to see planning lodged for St Kevin’s SHD in Cork this week. A Land Development Agency (LDA) development of over 260 homes, for which Cogent is providing Project Management Services. The development will consist of a mix of town houses, duplex apartments, 3 and 4 bedroom duplex townhouses and walk-up apartments. Plans […]

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December Step Challenge for Dublin Simon Community

December Step Challenge for Dublin Simon Community

Cogent’s December Step Challenge is underway once again. Five teams are walking, running, cycling or swimming their way through December to help raise money for Dublin Simon Community and tackle homelessness. Who do you know at Cogent? Find out which Team they are on and donate to keep them motivated. We have set ourselves a target […]

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December Step Challenge for Dublin Simon Community

December Step Challenge for Dublin Simon Community

Teams from Cogent Associates will be walking, running, cycling or swimming their way through December to help raise money for Dublin Simon Community and tackle homelessness. Who do you know at Cogent? Find out which Team they are on and donate to keep them motivated. We have set ourselves a target of 2,000,000 steps – please […]

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Demolition and Enabling Works Commence on Opera Site

Demolition and Enabling Works Commence on Opera Site

The biggest single commercial property programme investment in Limerick and largest ever outside the capital got underway today at the Opera Site. Having achieved planning in February 2020, the demolition and enabling works programme were commenced today by contractor John Sisk & Son Ltd at the 1.62 hectare site. Pictured with Limerick Twenty Thirty Chief […]

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Planning Permission for BioConnect Innovation Centre

Planning Permission for BioConnect Innovation Centre

Cogent Associates are delighted with the recent planning grant for our client BioConnect Innovation Centre CLG. This facility will provide state of the art Category 2 Laboratory space and will set the bar for research and innovation hubs both nationally and further afield. This facility is being designed to BIM Level 2 standard, with federated […]

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Google to Offer 46 Boland’s Mill Apartments to Key Workers

Google to Offer 46 Boland’s Mill Apartments to Key Workers

In light of current housing supply issues, Cogent Associates are very proud to be involved in Google’s local community affordable housing initiative at Boland’s Mill, featured in today’s Irish Times. Cogent’s relationship with Google spans more than 10 years and over this time we have worked on many exciting and sometimes challenging projects, from the […]

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Appointment to Deliver Social Housing in Co. Kerry

Appointment to Deliver Social Housing in Co. Kerry

Cogent Associates have been selected to provide Employer’s Representative services to Clúid Housing for the delivery of 54 semi-detached, social housing units in Milltown, County Kerry. To be constructed using the ICF (insulated concrete form) method of construction, this brings the total number of social housing units Cogent Associates are helping to deliver this year […]

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Milestone Reached on Inner City Apartment Build

Milestone Reached on Inner City Apartment Build

We are pleased to see the completion of 2 levels of underpinning to create a six storey, over 2 levels basement, inner city apartment building in Dublin 2. We are providing Project and Cost Management services on this inner city build for Merrion Property Group. This is a significant milestone that ensures the structural stability […]

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Fitout Appointment, Citywest

Fitout Appointment, Citywest

We have recently been appointed to provide Cost Management services for the fitout of a 55,000sqft office space in Citywest for an international financial services firm.   Designed to smart building standards, it will be one of the first fit out projects in Ireland specifically designed to take account of Covid-19’s “new normal”. The office will provide flexible workspace with an emphasis on a healthy indoor environment, designed in line with WELL and LEED standards. 

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Strategic Housing Development (SHD) in the Current Climate

Strategic Housing Development (SHD) in the Current Climate

A tough decision for anyone considering large scale residential development in the current climate will be choosing which projects can possibly benefit from the SHD route. Legislation was introduced in 2017 for a two-year period and due to its initial success, the deadline was extended until the 31st December 2021. Whether or not the Minister […]

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Hartfield Place PRS Scheme

Hartfield Place PRS Scheme

Cogent Associates are delighted to be providing Cost Management services for Hartfield Place PRS scheme on the Swords Road, Dublin. Designed over seven blocks and basement, this development will provide 475 high quality apartments including concierge services, creche, communal areas, private gym and rooftop lounge – as featured in the Irish Times.

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Penrose Dock – Project Completion

Penrose Dock – Project Completion

We are delighted to see this stunning 262,000sqft office development completed to LEED Gold and WELL building standards. Cogent Associates provided Project Monitoring Services on this project located on Cork’s North Quays. Penrose Dock

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Work Commences at Grangegorman Print Works

Work Commences at Grangegorman Print Works

Cogent Associates are delighted to be part of the team delivering two new projects for Grangegorman Development Agency. Following a disruption to the design and procurement programme as a result of the ongoing Covid 19 pandemic, we are excited to see a start on site for both the Print Works and the Sports Changing Facilities.  […]

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Cogent Appointed on €200m Limerick Opera Development

Cogent Appointed on €200m Limerick Opera Development

We are delighted to announce that Cogent Associates has been appointed as successful tenderer for the key role of Integrated Project Management on the circa €200 million Limerick Opera mixed use project. “This is such an exciting project to be involved in as not alone is Opera of huge significance to Limerick but by virtue […]

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Older Persons Social Housing Development

Older Persons Social Housing Development

Work has commenced on this newbuild Older Persons social housing development located at Fernwood Park & Maplewood Heights, Tallaght. Cogent Associates are providing ER services to Clúid Housing and age-friendly housing provider Clann for this project. The development, located across two sites will provide a total of 40 residential units, predominantly one bedroom with some two […]

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Pre-Application Lodged for St Kevin’s, Cork

Pre-Application Lodged for St Kevin’s, Cork

Retained by the Land Development Agency since 2018, our work as Project Managers continues as a pre-application is lodged with An Bord Pleanála for 274 dwellings, a creche and an enterprise office centre on the former institutional lands of St Kevin’s, Cork. With a mix of townhouse and apartments, this development includes the conversion and […]

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Construction Works at Boland’s Quay Resume

Construction Works at Boland’s Quay Resume

Great to see that construction works at Boland’s Quay have resumed, with new operating procedures in place. Cogent’s relationship with Google spans more than 10 years. We were appointed as Programme Managers in April 2010 to coordinate the development and delivery of a Masterplan, for a 4,000 person European HQ Campus in Dublin City Centre. […]

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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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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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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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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. If you have 5-10 years Project Management Consultancy / Client experience and are looking to take your career to the next level, we would like to hear from you. Our Careers Page contains a link to job specifications.

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Vacancies – Project Managers

Vacancies – Project Managers

Thanks to continued growth, Cogent Associates are currently seeking talented individuals to join our Project Management team. If you have 5-10 years Project Management Consultancy experience and are looking to take your career to the next level, we would like to hear from you. You will be working as part of a well-established team, managing […]

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Vacancies – Project Managers & Quantity Surveyors

Vacancies – Project Managers & Quantity Surveyors

Cogent Associates are currently seeking talented individuals to join our team. If you are looking to take your career to the next level, we would like to hear from you. Our Careers Page contains links to current job vacancies and 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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