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Together, we can make a difference.

We take our responsibilities to the planet and people seriously. Sustainability, diversity, inclusivity and integrity underpin everything we do and every project we work in.

We fundamentally believe that sustainability is good for business. We are helping our clients transform operations by weaving innovative environmental and societal business practices into every aspect of the construction process. With our support, you can unlock the wide-ranging benefits of forward-thinking sustainability initiatives.

Built environments that are as good for the planet as they are for business.

Carbon reduction and greenwashing - why offsetting is not cool!

Global-sized issues demand global-scale innovation. We know that offsetting and carbon neutrality aren’t enough to meet today’s pressing environmental challenges.

As pioneers in the built environment sector, we are reimagining the construction lifecycle to drive sustainable growth and nurture thriving communities.

Our approach is transformational, enabling organisations to unleash value, create efficiencies and meet the needs of the planet simultaneously.

Duke McCaffrey is enhancing and augmenting our services offering given the increased focus on sustainability and climate change by developing and growing our Life Cycle Assessment capabilities. Contact us for more information.



Annual savings

Of carbon emissions with a Data Center client



Current construction projects

Are meeting or exceeding NZEB


Net zero consultancy

Duke McCaffrey is targeting Netzero operations by 2025


We are changing the world for the better. One space at a time. Take a glimpse at our projects and discover how we’re radically transforming the blueprint for design and construction.


624 Northwest Business Park

Republic of Ireland

Value: €30m
Student Accommodation

Crosslane Carmans Hall Student Development

Republic of Ireland

Value: €17m

Delsk Duleek

Value: €12.2m
Data Centre

Digital Reality Dub 13 Blanchardstown

Republic of Ireland

Value: €4m


At Duke McCaffrey, we are challenging the status quo by embedding responsible decision-making into everything we do. Corporate social responsibility is closely tied to our mission to build a brighter, greener future for all. Our culture is purpose-driven, sustainability-focused and people-cantered.

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Dublin’s Office Market Update – BISNOW

Topic|23rd August 2022

Joe McCaffrey, who is no stranger to articulating a vision when reviewing Ireland’s economic impacts, will be speaking at the upcoming Bisnow event. Joe joins Mark Murdock, Peter Lynn and Andrew Muckian in Dublin to discuss Unlocking Value in Dublin’s Office Market. The commercial and office market has completely transformed since the pandemic – putting pressure on business owners to adapt working practices and […]

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Ireland’s construction industry is teetering on the precipice of an economic crisis after finding itself at the blunt end of an unprecedented global hike in the cost of building materials and Brexit, a senior figure from the sector has warned.

Topic|21st July 2021

Joe McCaffrey – managing director of Dublin-based construction consultants Duke McCaffrey – believes firms in the Republic are facing a formidable challenge as a consequence of Covid-induced hyper inflation, which has seen the price of galvanised steel-related products soar by 42 per cent over the course of the last eight months. “Like many other sectors, […]

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A surge in the cost of building materials is not a media myth – our direct experience evidences an increase of at least 12%

Topic|11th June 2021

June has seen a continued hike in the cost of construction materials, with an average increase of 12% to date. This two-digit climb is significant – and worrying in itself – but the detail is even more dramatic. Steel-related products, for example, have soared by up to 44%.  There has already been plentiful press coverage of […]

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