Property Section

The Property Section manages the following work areas

  • Processing/Recording Purchases and Sales of City Council Property: The Property Section ensures that all purchases and sales of property by Cork City Council are mapped and recorded. A geographic information system is currently being prepared which will record all property owned by the City Council. The Department holds maps of all properties owned.
  • Commercial Properties for sale: Any person wishing to offer a commercial property for sale to Cork City Council can do so by writing to the Property Section, Corporate & External Affairs Directorate, Cork City Council, City Hall, Cork, outlining details and enclosing a map showing clearly the property available or by emailing property@corkcity.ie.
  • Domestic Properties for sale: Any person wishing to offer a domestic property for sale to Cork City Council can do so by writing to the Housing Capital Section, Housing and Community Directorate, Cork City Council, City Hall, Cork or by emailing housingcapital@corkcity.ie.
  • Administration of Lettings: Many properties owned by Cork City Council are leased to private individuals and companies etc. The Property Section maps and keeps details of all transactions. Any person liable to pay Ground Rent/Leasehold Rent may apply to purchase same by writing to the Property Section, enclosing a map of the property.
  • Co-Ordination of Compulsory Purchase Orders (C.P.O's): Where Cork City Council requires land to carry out its statutory functions and the land cannot be acquired by agreement, legislation provides that the land may be acquired by Compulsory Purchase Order. The Property Section co-ordinates CPO's on behalf of all sections of Cork City Council from initial mapping through to arbitration.
  • Street Trading Legislation and City Council markets: All the information can be found at https://www.corkcity.ie/corkcityco/en/council-services/public-info/events-hosting-and-licences
  • English Market: Cork City Council owns the English Market at the Grand Parade, and stalls/units are leased by several traders. The market is managed on behalf of Cork City Council by agents Irish Estate Ltd (trading as Aramark Property). The market manager is Orla Lannin and can be contacted via email at lannin_orla@aramark.ie. For all information on the English Market please go to our official English market website at www.englishmarket.ie