Extraordinary outcomes require bold vision and strength of conviction. We continually challenge ourselves to transcend the ordinary; to bring excellence to everything we do. We strive to deliver architecture that enhances our cities; to create places that inspire; and to make built environments greener, smarter and healthier under our long-term stewardship.

Our destinations have been commended for exceptional architectural design because we stay true to our vision and principles. We have led the way in sensitive urban regeneration and best-in-class development, and continue to positively impact the cities in which we work.

We push boundaries and we never give up on our ambition to create memorable places.

In The Spotlight

Our
Performance

Convention Centre Dublin
We delivered the world’s first carbon neutral convention centre in the Dublin docklands, one of the city’s most iconic buildings.

Facebook EMEA HQ Dublin
We secured the second largest letting in the history of the Irish State, and are constructing one of the greenest office buildings in Europe at Fibonacci Square, Ballsbridge.

Salesforce Tower Dublin
We are building the greenest Salesforce Tower in the world, which represents the largest office letting in the Irish market.

Codling Wind Park
We conceived Ireland’s largest offshore wind farm, poised to be Ireland’s largest ever foreign direct investment.

Westin & Ritz-Carlton
We introduced to Ireland two of the world’s leading luxury hotel brands.

€375 million
We transacted the first commercial real estate debt securitisation in Ireland.

Spencer Place Residential
We are delivering one of the first purpose built multifamily schemes in Dublin Docklands.

Urban Regeneration Specialists
We delivered Ireland’s largest urban regeneration project at Spencer Dock; and secured the largest planning permission ever granted in Central London at Battersea Power Station.

Champions of Sustainability
We have a 40-year track record in forestry and renewable energy investments, and delivering world-leading green buildings.

Track Record

Making
History

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Asset Management

PROACTIVE STRATEGIES

Ronan Group owns and manages a €400m leased investment portfolio of prime commercial real estate assets in Dublin and Paris.
Dublin 1, 2 and 4 boast the highest concentration of our office assets, most of which were developed by us. Three prime holdings on Grafton Street, Ireland’s premier shopping street, which ranks consistently in the top 20 high streets globally are part of this portfolio.

Our average ownership tenure of these assets is 22 years, in which time our leasing strategy has successfully secured leading national and international retailers, pharmaceutical, banking, aviation, legal and professional services firms.

Our Team

Driving
Innovation

John Ronan

John Ronan

Founder and Chairman

John is the founder of Ronan Group Real Estate (RGRE). A chartered accountant by profession, he has been active in the real estate business for more than 40 years.

John has floated real estate investment and development businesses on the London and Singapore Stock Exchanges. Over the course of his career he has gained a deserved reputation for delivering buildings of the highest standards of design, quality and sustainability and is responsible for more than 50 best-in-class HQ office buildings in the Irish market alone.

Rory Williams

Rory Williams

Chief Executive Officer

Rory was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Ronan Group in 2019. He was a solicitor and partner in the corporate and commercial department of Arthur Cox, before serving as general counsel of Treasury Holdings, Ireland’s largest property developer, and as chief legal officer of Ervia, Ireland’s state-owned gas and water utility.

Rory has been involved in many major real estate projects, including Spencer Dock and Battersea Power Station. He was one of the founders and directors of Forterra Trust, a leading real estate developer in China, which was listed on AIM and subsequently on the Singapore Stock Exchange.

Jodie Ronan

Jodie Ronan

Chief Operating Officer

Jodie was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Ronan Group in 2012. With over 10 years of experience in the Dublin property market, she manages a real estate portfolio with a market value of c. €400 million.

Jodie holds a first class honours degree in Business and Legal Studies from University College Dublin, a Masters in Finance (MBS) from UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School and a Masters in Real Estate (MSc) from the University of Reading.

Gavin Wyley

Gavin Wyley

Head of Residential

Gavin joined Ronan Group in 2020 as Head of Residential, he is responsible for the residential portfolio and the Group's participation in the former Irish Glass Bottle site. Previously managing director of Dandara for 11 years, one of the largest private mixed-use developers in the UK, Gavin has 20 years of property development experience.

He is a graduate of Dublin City University and a postgraduate of UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School. Gavin is a former policy board member of the Scottish Property Federation.

James Ronan

James Ronan

Chief Development Officer

James is a real estate professional and chartered property valuer with over 10 years of experience in the Irish real estate market. He is Chief Development Officer at Ronan Group, responsible for overseeing the delivery of Ronan Group’s mixed-use development portfolio of more than 10 million square feet.

James is a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI).

John R. Ronan

John R. Ronan

Chief Planning Officer

John has over 15 years international experience in Dublin, London, Lisbon and Shanghai. He is Chief Planning Officer at Ronan Group, responsible for planning strategy and placemaking implementation across the development portfolio.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm) from University College Dublin and a Masters in Planning and Development from Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT).

Eoghan Leahy

Eoghan Leahy

Projects Director

Eoghan has over 20 years of experience in the delivery of multiple high value, complex national and international projects. He is responsible for overseeing some of our largest commercial office and mixed-use developments including Spencer Place in Dublin 1.

Eoghan holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) and a Diploma in Construction Law from The Law Society of Ireland. He is also a member of The Institution of Engineers of Ireland (IEI) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

Colm Kilcoyne

Colm Kilcoyne

Financial Controller

Colm re-joined Ronan Group in March 2020 as Financial Controller tasked with delivering the Group’s vision and maximising long-term value. He is responsible for all aspects of the finance function for the Group including financial reporting, strategic planning and execution, tax structuring and risk management.

Colm has over 12 years’ experience working across a diverse portfolio of group finance functions, including seven years within the Irish property industry. He holds an honours degree in Accounting and is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

John Savage

John Savage

Senior Asset Manager

John is responsible for the day-to-day management of Ronan Group’s investment portfolio and also leads longer-term development and strategic land projects.

He previously worked within the CFO Advisory practice at Deloitte, London and latterly Google Ireland, where he managed a $1bn global finance portfolio. He holds a law degree from Trinity College Dublin, Masters in Real Estate Markets and Finance (MSc) from the University of Reading, and the Islamic Finance Qualification (IFQ).

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