Athlone is the industrial and commercial capital of the midlands region with an urban population of approximately 14,347 (census 2011). It occupies a strategic position in the midlands which benefits from excellent sport links including the M6 Dublin - Galway Road and the mainline Dublin - Galway intercity train route.
The town has a strong third level focus with the Athlone Institute of Technology and a number of prominent organisations including the Department of Education & Science, Elan Pharmaceuticals, IDA, Enterprise Ireland and the Revenue Commissioners are based in the town.
The subject property is located in the IDA Business & Technology Park and enjoys easy access to both Athlone Town Centre and the N6 Athlone bypass (Galway - Dublin). The property is located to the rear of the park and has good profile onto the M6 Dublin - Galway Road
Athlone Business & Technology Park is a fully landscaped 40 hectares (100 acre) controlled by the IDA.