DUBLIN, IRELAND – June 16, 2015 – Host in Ireland, an industry-led marketing initiative created to drive interest in hosting digital assets in Ireland, today announces that CBRE, the global real estate advisor which provides best-in-class technical engineering services for commercial buildings in the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland, will join the advocacy organization as a partner.
CBRE is a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles and the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm as measured by 2014 revenue. Tommy Fitzpatrick, Global Account Director for Ireland, CBRE, will represent the firm on the Executive Committee of Host in Ireland.
“As one of Ireland’s leading providers of facilities, energy and project management services, CBRE understands firsthand the tremendous benefits of the digital asset hosting ecosystem that exists in Ireland,” states Garry Connolly, President and Founder of Host in Ireland. “My colleagues and I on the Executive Committee anticipate CBRE under the stewardship of the highly regarded Mr. Fitzpatrick will prove an exceptional partner by bringing its knowledge of the dynamics of the international business community to bear on our shared endeavor,” Connolly adds.
Founded in 2013, with headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, and satellite offices in New York, Host in Ireland seeks to educate and make accessible digital asset hosting capabilities in Ireland to companies across the globe. Although many of Host in Ireland’s partners are competitors, they come together as a collective to provide global companies with timely and accurate information concerning why Ireland provides the services and business environment to meet their digital hosting requirements.
“U.S. and global companies seeking solutions for hosting their digital assets more securely and reliably in the EMEA region will find in Ireland a host of significant advantages, from affordable and renewable energy to an educated and talented workforce to fiscal benefits and more,” states Mr. Fitzpatrick, Global Account Director for Ireland, CBRE.
“CBRE looks forward to being an integral part of Host in Ireland’s collaborative initiative to bring international data hosting business to the country,” remarks Andrew Jay, Executive Director, CBRE.
To learn more about Host in Ireland, visit www.hostinireland.com.
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About Host in Ireland
Host in Ireland is an industry-led marketing initiative that provides timely and accurate information about Ireland’s digital asset hosting ecosystem at all times including demonstrating why Ireland is more cost-effective, efficient, reliable, secure and accessible than most other regions across the EU. There’s a reason companies like Microsoft, Zendesk, Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, Adobe and beyond have sought to host their solutions in as well as to/from Ireland. Many of these reasons are immediately realized due to access to affordable power, redundant network and bandwidth capacity along with a variety of data center providers that offer an array of services sustained by the “5 Ps”: Policy, People, Pedigree, Pipes, and Power. On top of that is a very attractive business management structure, implemented by Ireland, which is keenly interested to bring new businesses into the market. Ireland supports this initiative through attractive fiscal structures, access to a skilled workforce and full support of the U.S. Safe Harbor and Patriot Acts – ensuring data asset compliance for companies large and small. For more information about Host in Ireland, visit www.hostinireland.com.
About CBRE Group, Inc.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (in terms of 2014 revenue). The Company has more than 52,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 370 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com.
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