Apartment Refurbishments – Ormond Quay, Dublin


  • The Georgian building is located on the Quays just off Capel Street.
  • 3 no 1 bedroom apartments.
  • 4 no 2 bedroom apartments.
  • 1 no 3 bedroom apartment.

The challenge

  • Upgrading of apartments over 2 years.
  • Improving living standards.
  • Maximise rental income and enhance value of asset.
  • Improve tenant mix.

Building Matters Solution

  • Proposing a cost effective heating system.
  • Integrating the use of secondary glazing on the front of building to reduce traffic noise
  • Up grading of hot water controls.
  • Installation of new floors.
  • Painting and decorating throughout.

Results Achieved

  • Improved comfort standards with new heating upgrade.
  • Reduced electricity bills.
  • 30-70% increase in rental revenue.
  • Increased numbers of professionals as tenants.