Our History

As a young company we are proud of what we have achieved so far, and optimistic about the future. Below are some of the milestones along our journey to date.
March 2023

Cairn named Developer of the Year at the National Property Awards for a second consecutive year.

February 2023

Cairn named as one of the Top 20 companies to work for in Ireland.

September 2022

Cairn HQ moves to 45 Mespil Road, an awarding-winning office space. 

December 2022

Cairn becomes the first homebuilder in Ireland to deliver over 1,500 new homes in a calendar year.  

May 2022

Final Dividend of 2.80 cent per share paid

April 2022

Winner Developer of the Year, National Property Awards 2022 

April 2022

Released first standalone Sustainability Report.

March 2022

Recognised as one of the Best Workplaces in Ireland – ranked Ireland’s 21st Best Large Workplace.

January 2022

Commenced €75 million share buyback programme.

December 2021

Sells 5,000th new home.

November 2021

Awarded a Grade B by the Climate Disclosure Project.

September 2021

Recommenced our annual ordinary dividend programme with a 2.66 cent interim ordinary dividend declared

June 2021

Achieved Grade A SafeT Certification from the Health & Safety Authority

March 2021

Sells 4,000th new home

November 2020

Commences construction at Hawkins Wood, Greystones in Cairn's 5th new site commencement of 2020

July 2020

Awarded the London Stock Exchange Green Economy Mark in recognition of our commitment to reducing our greenhouse gas emissions and our impact on the environment

February 2020

Secures planning permission for 8,000th new home

January 2020

Increases share buyback programme by €35 million to €60 million and sells 3,000th new home

September 2019

Announces inaugural dividend of 2.5 cent per ordinary share and commences €25 million share buyback programme

July 2019

Sells 2,000th new home

June 2018

Forward sells first multifamily development at Six Hanover Quay, Dublin 2 for €101 million

April 2018

Sells 1,000th new home

July 2017

Dual lists on the Irish Stock Exchange, Euronext Dublin

February 2017

Announces first joint venture with the National Asset Management Agency ("NAMA") at a development adjoining Parkside, Malahide Road with a GDV of €25 million

April 2016

Raises an additional €175m equity to fund the acquisition of the Argentum Portfolio comprising six residential sites in the Greater Dublin Area and other site acquisitions

December 2015

Announces the acquisition of the Project Clear residential development loan portfolio from RBS for a total consideration of €378 million. The portfolio comprised 20 separate individual residential sites with the capacity to delivery up to c. 12,500 new homes

September 2015

Launches the first phase of new homes in Parkside for sale

June 2015

Cairn Homes plc is floated on the London Stock Exchange by our co-founders, Michael Stanley (CEO) and Alan McIntosh (Non-Executive Director), raising €440 million in equity

January 2015

Cairn commences construction on its first residential site, a 440 new homes development at Parkside, Malahide Road

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