A PROMINENT County Waterford commercial and residential centre has changed ownership for an undisclosed figure.Concerns had been expressed locally over the future of the Kilmeadan Business Centre, located in the heart of Kilmeaden village. Now, Michael Guiry has acquired full ownership of the C. 4,000 sq. metre mixed use development. The building, which underwent a € 4m build cost in 2006, is about to undergo a further €250,000 renovation and rebrand, Michael Guiry said.This year all apartments are being upgraded to avail of the huge Air BnB opportunities which exist given the close proximity to the Waterford Greenway.Investments are also being made in technology and meeting facilities to meet the demand for business functions.
Serviced offices have been created on the first floor with more serviced space being converted in the former supermarket area to cater for high demand. A coffee house will open soon which will be the entertainment hub of the centre. Guiry Auctioneers have decided to move from their prominent position on The Quay in Waterford to further prove the centre will be a success.
Additionally, Karen Walker has committed to opening a hairdressers soon. The two centre C. 110 sq. metre apartments will be converted into luxury penthouse suites with roof gardens to encourage visitors from all over the world to visit and stay in Kilmeaden for a weekend or longer and explore what it has to offer. An all-weather playground is on site which Michael Guiry says entertains children for hours and will give parents a well-deserved chance to enjoy a coffee and cake. He says he remains in talks with lots of other interested parties who are interested in availing of free parking, lower rents, reduced rates, flexible lease terms and “a better lifestyle with less time stuck in traffic, modern offices, and brighter spaces”. To register interest call Michael on 086 3866406.