LONG established Cork tool hire company Carey Tools have confirmed their move to a new state of the art premises.
Carey's new location is situated on a site of over three acres at the Kinsale Road Roundabout with direct access on to the South Link Road.
The building is being developed by JCD as part of Carey's move from their existing location at Albert Quay.
Planning Permission for the new premises was received from An Bord Pleanála shortly before Christmas.
Speaking about the timeline for the move, Ken Carey of Carey Tools said:
"We are delighted to confirm our relocation to our new state of the art premises at the Kinsale Road Roundabout.
"A key consideration to our decision to move here was the sites accessibility and its high-profile location on the main entrance route to the city.
"It is extremely important for us to be in a location which is convenient for our clients.
"Construction will start in March with an occupation date of December 2020."
Founded in 1961, Carey Tools is a leading supplier of power tools, hand tools, DIY tools, fixings, adhesives and hardware accessories throughout Ireland.
The new Kinsale Road Roundabout premises will see significant investment and is set to include showrooms, storage and workshop areas.
The move is part of the overall transaction with Cork company, JCD who have acquired the Careys existing site at Albert Quay.
There is currently a planning application before An Bord Pleanála for a 201 unit residential development; with 95 one bed, 102 two bed and 4 three-bed apartments.
A decision is due on this in February 2020.
The JCD Group has been responsible for some of Cork's most significant developments in recent years, completing more than 1.65 million square feet of commercial buildings including The Capitol on Grand Parade, the City Gate complex in Mahon, 85 South Mall, One Albert Quay and the Penrose Dock development currently under construction.