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Call for Expression of Interest - Enterprise Buildings, Burtonport Harbour

1. Background.

Burtonport Harbour Redevelopment is being funded by Donegal County Council and the Department of Rural and Community Development under the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund. Phase 1 of the redevelopment is presently under construction and will address vacancy and dereliction and deliver a new multi-user harbour environment with a new road regime, enhanced public realm and improved parking facilities. Phase 2 includes the construction of a new harbour users building and enterprise building. This call for expressions of interest specifically concerns the new enterprise building.

2. Burtonport enterprise building – key features.

The enterprise building is being developed to provide opportunities for employment and entrepreneurship. Key features include (plans attached):

  • Total floor area – 271 m² (2917 sq. ft);
  • Building can be sub-divided into a number of units;
  • Kitchenette, toilets and storage areas to be provided;
  • Current status – detailed designs for the layout of the building are being prepared by the project architect (EOI’s received will feed into the design process);
  • Estimated building completion date – Q1 2024.


3. Objectives for the Burtonport enterprise building.

Donegal 2040 was established by Donegal County Council in February 2018 to positively contribute to economic development and job creation in the county through the development and the management of several key strategic buildings throughout the county. Objectives for the Burtonport Enterprise Building include the:

  • creation of employment opportunities;
  • stimulation of entrepreneurship to support economic development thereby strengthening the sustainability of the rural community in the area;
  • attraction of increased footfall to the harbour area;
  • avoidance of any displacement.

EOI proposals must demonstrate how the objectives for the Burtonport Enterprise Building, listed above, will be met.

4. To express your interest in leasing space in the Burtonport enterprise building.

Complete the Expression of Interest form and return to: (insert ‘Burtonport Enterprise Building’ in the subject line) by 4pm, Friday 23rd September 2022. Donegal 2040 reserves the right to seek additional information on each EOI received and/or issue a further call for Expressions of Interest.

5. Further information.

Click below for plans and layout :
Plans Document 1
Plans Document 2
Plans Document 3 
Plans Document 4 

For further information on this development please submit your query by email to: (insert ‘Burtonport Enterprise Building’ in the subject line) or phone (074) 91 72538.

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