The subject property is located in the town of Ballivor in Co. Meath, just off the R156. Ballivor is a picturesque Irish town in the heart of county Meath. The subject property was formerly the principle employer in the town. It is approximately 16.5km from the M4 / M6 Interchange and 49km from the M50.
As of census 2016 the employed population of Meath was 83,259 with 9,568 of these employed in the manufacturing industry and 7,366 being process, plant and machine operatives. The area is serviced by the road network with the property in close proximity of the M4, M6, N51 and N52.
The 115C Bus Eireann route passes through Ballivor providing public transport links to both Mullingar and Enfield railway stations.
The subject property consists of a former manufacturing facility on a site of c. 5.07 ha (12.52 acres). The property was previously designed for NEC Electronics, one of the worlds leading microchip manufacturers. The building has been vacant since 2006 but accommodated 600 employees at its peak capacity.
The main factory extends to approx. 11,284 sqm (121,460 sq. ft.), with four buildings running alongside the facility. There is CCTV security throughout the site and a security hut with a rising barrier on entry.
The subject property is split into four blocks, A – D. Block A is in need of extensive refurbishment due to its age and current condition. Blocks B, C and D are modernised but may require stripping out to reach a prospective purchasers intended fit-out. The ceiling heights range from 3.1m to 5.67m with a flat trocal roof overhead.
The four buildings that run along the right hand side of the site provide additional capacity:
Building 1 is a warehouse incorporating a cold room which is currently in use as storage. There is a clear internal height of 4.5m extending to 5m at the apex.
Building 2 is another warehouse which is host to an analysis lab extending to approx. 6,386 sq ft.
Building 3 is a shed extending to approx. 3,577 sq ft previously used as a chemical storage compound.
Building 4 is a small outbuilding that was used for iron manganese water treatment.
The site is enclosed by palisade fencing with access control throughout the site. There is an on-site car park with 302 car spaces.
A site of industrially zoned land extending to approx. 2.89 ha (7.14 acres) is located to the rear of the main facility. Industrial, manufacturing, distribution, warehousing and other general employment/enterprise uses are permitted on this site.