After Brexit, Dublin sees its future as a financial hub
Irish capital is doubling down in anticipation of exodus from London.
Britain’s plans to leave the European Union threaten to cause Ireland all kinds of economic and security headaches. But a silver lining is expanding daily along the crane-filled banks of the River Liffey, a likely postBrexit refuge for British banking operations.
Dublin’s financial district barely existed three decades ago but today stretches for nearly a mile on both banks of the river. More than 60 construction cranes are erecting future high-rise offices, hotels and apartments along the riverfront.
Britain’s definitive exit from the EU may be at least two years away, but Dublin is doubling down on its commercial building revival, confident that thousands of financial services jobs are poised to
Cranes tower above the banks of the River Liffey in Dublin as part of an office building boom in anticipation of some financial service companies moving out of London after Brexit.