Dublin is a vibrant city, known as being a hub for tech businesses and start-ups. Large tech firms including Google and Facebook have their European HQ operations based here, making it an attractive option for other businesses looking to set up shop in the city. Dublin is home to an established flexible office market, with names including WeWork, Iconic Offices and Regus. Many businesses in Dublin are positioned in the CBD predominantly in the areas of Dublin 2 and 4, which is also where the majority of flexible workspaces are located.
The area surrounding the Grand Canal Dock, is often referred to as Silicon docks due to the large number of tech businesses located here. Over recent years this area has become one of the most prosperous in the country, and is popular not only with start-ups and tech businesses but larger corporate businesses. Companies such as HSBC and AirBnB are based in Silicon Docks, and this diverse mix of businesses makes it an attractive option for companies considering a workspace in this location.
South Dublin is popular with more independent serviced office providers in areas such as Sandyford and Blackrock. The area is home to many pharmaceutical, technology and financial services first including Microsoft, and is often favoured due to the reduced rates charged for flexible office space. In Dublin’s North East is one of the city’s largest industrial suburbs and only 10km from the city centre. This is a popular location for companies such as eBay and Liberty Insurance in part due to its close proximity to the centre.
Dublin is a well-connected city, with accessible bus and train links making for an easy commute around the city, and Dublin Airport is easily accessible via bus and car. Our local experts in Dublin are well-positioned to offer you advice about the flexible office market so you can find the right space for your business. Read our Dublin city guide, or contact the team who will be happy to help you find the right space for your business.