Penrose Dock offices in Cork to open in June – Irish Examiner

A strong flavour of FDI, cybersecurity and data protection companies feature in the major 250,000sq ft Penrose Dock, Cork city, office scheme, with a June opening date confirmed this week by developers JCD Group.

They said more than 60%, or 150,000sq ft, has now been reserved in the project, by Kent Rail Station, and the two blocks are capable of hosting 2,200 employees.

Confirmed this week as tenants are cybersecurity company Sophos, which employs 3,500 globally and which already has a Cork city profile, at City Quarter. Sophos was acquired last year in a €3.4bn takeover deal.

Also confirmed for Penrose Dock are San Diego-based data protection company Qualcomm, who currently have Cork offices at the JCD Group-developed City Gate, in Mahon.

Again reflective of the strong cluster of cybersecurity expertise in Cork is Varonis, a data security company with an existing Cork foothold at the JCD Group-developed One Albert

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