• Cork is Ireland’s second largest city located in Munster in the south of the Republic of Ireland
  • The region’s 220,000 population is expected to grow by 50% by 2040, having been specifically earmarked for expansion by the Irish Government
  • Cork is home to more than 150 FDI employers from a range of international locations
  • 8 of the world’s 10 leading pharmaceutical companies have a presence in Cork
  • The city is also synonymous with life sciences & ICT and is home to a number of technology clusters
  • More than 66,000 students are enrolled in various third level colleges within commuting distance of the city including international students from over 100 different countries
  • In 2018, the Financial Times cited Cork as ‘The best small city in Europe for FDI’ & recently ranked the city as one of the ‘Top 25 European Cities of the Future’
  • The city boasts high-quality infrastructure, superior broadband connectivity, quality buildings and occupational & living costs that are considerably lower than those prevailing in Dublin and other competing centres
  • Office occupancy costs in Cork are approximately 50% lower than those prevailing in Dublin while house prices are approximately 27% cheaper than the capital city
  • There is currently approximately 88,289m2 (950,000 sq. ft) of office stock under construction in the city
  • The quality of life that Cork offers is second to none with a myriad of cultural, retail, sporting and leisure pursuits available