Coillte agrees sale of 375 acre site at Newcastle Wood, Ballymahon to Center Parcs
Center Parcs, a leader in the UK family short break market, plans to develop a holiday village at Newcastle Wood, five kilometres from Ballymahon, Ireland. The 375 acre site is currently owned by Coillte and Center Parcs has signed an option agreement with Coillte, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.
Mark Foley, Managing Director of Coillte Enterprise, said: "Coillte is delighted to have been able to play its part in facilitating this major inwards investment opportunity through the sale of forest land to Center Parcs. Coillte is particularly pleased that this opportunity will deliver quality jobs in this exciting and sustainable tourism initiative. Tourism has been identified as a key sector for growth in jobs and Coillte, as Ireland’s largest provider of outdoor recreation, welcomes this major project."
Coillte is a commercial company operating in forestry, land based businesses, renewable energy and panel products.