Thursday 5 December 2019

Kildare Village in €50m expansion, creating 380 new jobs

Rosanna Davidson pictured at the Kildare Village VIP suite at 'Taste of Dublin'. Photo: Anthony Woods.
Rosanna Davidson pictured at the Kildare Village VIP suite at 'Taste of Dublin'. Photo: Anthony Woods.
British model, actress and fashion icon Suki Waterhouse pictured with her entourage during a visit to Kildare yesterday. Picture Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

Independent.ie reporters

THE expansion at Kildare Village's €50m second phase has begun and the €50m extension will create 380 jobs and 120 construction roles.

The second phase at the village will involve the addition of 36 new boutiques of international brands, which will bring the total number in the Village to 100.

In addition, the expansion will add an additional 5,544 square metres to Kildare Village, increasing the total size to 16,570 square metres. 

It is scheduled to open in November 2015.

"The €50m investment and commitment by Value Retail is a testament to the existing success of the Village, increasing visitation from our global tourism markets and the arrival of new international brands that continue to refresh the retail offer and appeal of Kildare Village," said Maria McGovern, Director, Kildare Village.

"Kildare Village is expanding to accommodate demand and to maximise its potential as the leading shopping tourism destination in Ireland, in collaboration with our many tourism partners and national tourism authorities."

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