Dublin, 20 October 2021 - Fine Grain Property has announced Damien Kilgannon as their new Real Estate Director.
Damien joins the Fine Grain team with over 17 years’ experience in real estate development across the public and private sectors, and will lead real estate investment and management for the company, which has plans to double its one million square foot portfolio of commercial real estate across Ireland.
In his most recent role as Head of Property for IDA Ireland, Damien led the property function of the Irish Government agency responsible for Ireland’s long-term success in attracting and retaining inward Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into Ireland.
Fine Grain Property is focussed on creating sustainable workplace communities for growing businesses throughout Ireland, and currently provides offices for more than 60 multinational and Irish employers in business parks in Athlone, Cork, Dublin, Galway, Limerick, Maynooth and Shannon.
Having developed and implemented several strategic plans across the public sector, Damien has led the successful development of over €2.0 billion of buildings and infrastructure. Damien will add a unique client perspective, energy, and enthusiasm to the Fine Grain team in creating workplace communities to suit the needs of employers across Ireland.
Damien said, “I am excited to join the team at Fine Grain Property and lead the real estate function through the next stage of development and growth. I look forward to partnering with new and existing clients through the development of tailored, sustainable and innovative property offerings that supports them in building success for their businesses”.
Fine Grain has built a seasoned, experienced professional team in Ireland, which has successfully invested and rolled out their workplace community offering. Enhanced by the development of strategic partnerships with their clients and long-term investors, the company aims to strengthen the real estate offering that supports the sustained growth of new and existing companies.
"We are delighted to welcome Damien to the company; his extensive experience and knowledge in the market are a valuable addition to our talented team. Damien is uniquely qualified to lead the acquisition, management, and further development of a world class portfolio of workspaces for employers across Ireland.", said Colin MacDonald, CEO of Fine Grain Property.