Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, has announced the official opening of Salesforce Tower Dublin. An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD visited the new campus to celebrate the opening and recognise Ireland’s thriving technology sector.
Investing in Ireland as a growth engine for Europe
Salesforce has been investing in Ireland over the last two decades. It was the first location to open outside of the U.S. in 2000, firmly establishing Ireland as a significant hub for its European operations. The new campus will be Salesforce’s largest office in EMEA and home to employees from 28 different nationalities supporting Salesforce’s growing business across Europe.
Customer success and business development teams will provide implementation and technical solutions to help customers across the region to power their digital transformation. Business leaders are accelerating their adoption of cloud technologies and partnering with Salesforce as their trusted digital advisor. In Ireland, Salesforce is already working with leading businesses, including Kerry Group, Waystone, and Cpl.
Giving back & local community
The Dublin campus includes two Ohana Floors which offer a unique and flexible space for Salesforce employees, customers and partners and will also be available for nonprofits, education groups, and foundations to host events on weeknights and weekends at no cost. Salesforce is focused on giving back by welcoming community organisations focused on humanitarian, environmental and social causes, as well as education and workforce development.
Innovative design & sustainability
Located on North Wall Quay in the heart of Dublin’s Silicon Docks, Salesforce Tower Dublin has been designed to meet the needs of the future workforce with a focus on collaboration, sustainability and employee wellness. The innovative design has 70% more collaboration space than previous Salesforce offices and features a 150 person auditorium to foster a culture of collaboration and creativity.
It is one of the most sustainable buildings in Ireland, with double LEED Platinum certification and powered by 100% renewable energy assisted by rooftop solar panels. The green roof will be covered with plants to sequester carbon and 60,000 bees to help the pollination and biodiversity of inner city Dublin. Thousands of internal plants will make up a network of living walls and planters to improve air quality.
The building has been restored back to the protected former beauty of the British Rail Hote — an iconic building where Irish people would spend their last nights in Ireland before emigrating to other parts of the world. The space will be open to the public through retail outlets and the winter garden.
An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, said, “The opening of the new Salesforce Tower Dublin is a significant moment for the technology sector in Ireland. As one of the first global technology companies to establish here, this latest investment by Salesforce is yet another vote of confidence in Ireland as a location for global business. The company has a long tradition of integrating and working with local communities and this is a positive day for Dublin’s inner city. The continued commitment of Salesforce to Ireland will support our technology ecosystem to grow and thrive in the years ahead.”
Carolan Lennon, Country Leader, Salesforce Ireland, added, “This is an exciting day in the history of Salesforce in Ireland. Salesforce Tower Dublin will bring all of our employees together in one location in a truly unique workspace that has been expertly designed for our teams to collaborate and connect. Dublin has a deserved reputation as a European hotspot for global tech and our teams in Ireland are laser focused on delivering growth and success for companies in Ireland and across Europe who are looking to data, AI, and automation to digitally transform.”
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