Point Campus, Dublin
Point Campus is a 966 bed student accommodation development which was completed in July 2019 and is currently open for bookings for the 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 student years. The property was a 2.38 acre brownfield site that is immediately adjacent to the Gibson Hotel, the Luas Red line and the Liffey Trust Centre. This purpose built accommodation complex is the largest private student accommodation campus in Ireland and was developed in conjunction with Blackrock. It is located on an exceptional site in the North Docklands of Dublin City Centre and is within walking distance of all major city centre universities and colleges, public transport and city amenities. The location of the Point Village Luas stop directly adjacent to the subject site will provide direct access into the City Centre and by onward connection to other locations, interconnecting with the new Cross City Luas.
There are a number of retail units provided for in this scheme which are now occupied with such brands as Centra, Camile Thai and Pita Pit. The scheme also includes a substantial Enterprise Facility fronting onto Sherriff Street Upper. The ground floor provides all necessary services associated with reception, security and management, as well as ancillary facilities. Communal facilities including a fitness suite, common room, movie room and student meeting room. The scheme was delivered successfully under a design and build contract with Bennett construction and was acquired by DWS at the end of 2019.