Brendan Smyth

Brendan Smyth

Director, Head of Industrial

Cushman & Wakefield

Key Skills:

Brendan, who is a chartered surveyor, began his career with the company's valuations department before moving to the agency department where he now specializes in Industrial Agency. He provides tailored solutions from design stage to construction and eventual disposal of industrial schemes, together with strategic advice for corporate occupiers. His core experience has been in acquisition, development and investment in the industrial sector. Brendan is also one of the leading agents in terms of the leasing, sale and acquisition of motor showrooms and petrol filling stations.

Recent Experience:

As Head of Industrial for Cushman & Wakefield Brendan focuses primarily on the industrial market which gives him an excellent advantage over his competitors in that he is acutely aware of the transactions happening in the market and parties whom are active. This provides an unrivalled benefit throughout the negotiation process as he remains one step ahead of his competitors via market knowledge. Brendan has also been heavily involved within the motor industry with the sale of a number of high profile showrooms including Renault Airside, Appleyard & Volkswagen Sandyford and McCabes Toyota to name a few.


  • BSc Hons, Property Investment and Development – University of Ulster Jordanstown
  • MRICS – Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • MSCSI – Member of Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland

Careeer Highlights:
Acquisition of 86,241 sq ft on behalf of United Drug. The transaction represented the largest industrial transaction in the Irish Market in 2013 to date.
The on-going acquisition of a large land bank on behalf of Amgen. A complex negotiation involving multiple land owners and stake holders.
The acquisition of a new headquarter building on behalf of DB Schenker along with a strategy for the exit of their existing property in North Ring Business Park

Client References:
Charlie Barry – Amgen
Brigette Somerville - PPD
Marilyn Hanly – Diversey

Brendan's Properties For Sale    View All

Unit O1, North Ring Business Park , Swords Road, Santry Dublin 9

€54,735 pa - To Let
|511 sqm approx

Property Profile

The subject property comprises an end of terrace enterprise unit of approx. 511 sq m (5,501 sq ft). The property is due to come available in Q4 2018, where the property shall be refurbished to a developer standard.

The unit and park was developed by Rohan Holdings, one of Ireland's most established warehouse / Industrial developers, and the estate continues to be run by their estates team so as to provide a actively managed, and quality business park development.

BER E2 Rating
Church Street Drumshanbo , Co. Leitrim

€210,000 - Asking Price|290 sqm approx

The property is for sale by auction on 12th December 2017 at the Leopardstown Pavilion at 1pm. (unless previously sold)

Location - The subject property is located on R208/Church Street in Drumshanbo, a small town located at the southern tip of Lough Allen close to the Roscommon/Leitrim county border less than 3 km to the east. The property itself is located to the northern end of the town in an area with a mix of commercial and residential uses.

A number of amenities are in close proximity including pubs shops and restaurants. The area benefits from several churches and a large primary and secondary school.

BER B3 Rating

Brendan's Properties Recently Sold    View All

Castlerea Co Roscommon Sale Agreed

€350,000 - Asking Price|

The site is for sale by auction on 3rd May 2018 in the Leopardstown Pavilion, Dublin 18 at 1.00pm (Unless previously sold) Strategic 4.02 ha (9.93 acres) site on the edge of Castlerea Town Centre Benefits from full planning permission for Petrol Station / Retail Shop together with drive thru fast food restaurant and associated car parking. Extensive frontage to the N60 extending to 400 meters and adjoining Castlerea Railway Station. Planning Permission The site benefits from a current grant of full planning permission (Roscommon County Council ref. no. 14/3024 & 14/3025) for the construction of a new petrol filling station with forecourt, canopy and convenience shop including storage, offices and food preparation, car parking, fast food outlet and drive through, separate retail units, cover car wash and valet facilities (associated with planning permission ref. no. 08/1413). Full planning permission is granted for roads and services with 2 no. entrances onto the N60.

BER exempt