Employment opportunities are vast & varied in Cork, the city is home to a diverse range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, finance, and technology, with major employers such as Apple, Pfizer, and Dell. Key transport links include Cork Airport, a 10-minute drive from Jacob’s Island, which provides direct flights to destinations throughout Europe, and the Port of Cork, which is one of the largest natural harbours in the world. The Mahon and Blackrock areas of Cork have undergone significant commercial and residential development over the past decades, which have brought new employment opportunities and a buzz to the community. This development has been fuelled by the growth of companies such as Apple and Johnson Controls, which have chosen to locate their offices in the area.


As a result of this growth, there has been an increased demand for residential properties in the area to support the needs of these employees. Jacob’s Island has become a popular residential destination due to its proximity to the commercial and retail developments in the area. The development offers a range of housing options, from apartments to townhouses, making it an attractive option for a variety of people & families alike.

Cork Docklands

Cork Docklands, a rapidly developing area, offers significant employment opportunities and is just a short drive or walk from Jacob’s Island. Navigation Square and Penrose Dock are notable office space developments in Cork Docklands, providing attractive work environments.

Center Park Boulevard

Centre Park Boulevard is a proposed prime development by McCarthy Developments within the Cork Docklands. It offers significant potential for both commercial and residential development due to its prime location & proximity to Cork City Centre. Comprising of an 11,520m2 (2.84 acres) site, which has a pivotal setting in the proposed new Cork Docklands Development Area. Planning permission has already been granted for a sizable office building on the northern portion of the site. For more information, click here

Cork Airport Business Park

Located beside the fastest-growing regional airport in Europe and supported by unrivaled commercial infrastructure, Cork Airport Business Park presents an outstanding platform for any indigenous or international business looking to locate in the southwest of Ireland close to expanding European markets.

The Park offers state-of-the-art accommodation in a modern business park environment immediately adjacent to Cork International Airport. Companies such as Amazon, Analog Devices  IBM, and Logitech are just some of the international companies located in the Business Park

Technology Sector

Cork, is a thriving hub of technology companies that offers an attractive destination for professionals considering relocation. The region hosts several renowned global tech giants, including Apple, Dell EMC, McAfee, VMware, and IBM, providing ample opportunities for career growth and development. These companies are at the forefront of innovation and offer a dynamic work environment. Additionally, the presence of leading technology firms such as Tyco, FireEye, to name a few reinforces Cork’s status as a vibrant tech ecosystem. With diverse expertise ranging from cybersecurity to software development, these companies contribute significantly to the local economy and foster a culture of innovation. Beyond corporate giants, the region is also home to emerging technology firms like Teamwork, Spearline, and CoreHR, which bring fresh perspectives and exciting career prospects. Moreover, Cork’s beautiful surroundings, rich cultural heritage, and friendly community make it an exceptional place to live, work, and thrive in the technology sector.

Financial Sector

Cork, offers an inviting landscape for professionals seeking opportunities in the financial sector. The region boasts a robust financial industry, attracting renowned institutions and fostering a vibrant ecosystem for finance professionals. With companies such as banks, investment firms, and insurance providers, Cork presents a wealth of career options. Major players like Allied Irish Banks (AIB), Bank of Ireland, and BNY Mellon have established their presence here, offering stability and a wide range of financial services.

Citygate Central & Mahon Point Retail Park

Citygate Central, the largest office development in Cork, houses leading IT companies and healthcare providers.

Mahon Point Shopping Centre is Ireland’s most sustainable shopping centre with over 60 stores including Frasers, Tesco, Sports Direct, Zara, Rituals, Omniplex Cinema, Milano, Nandos and so much more! Other services include Weekly Farmers Market, Free Style Advisor Service, Drop in Creche, Free Parking and Direct Bus Routes.

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