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''QUINN Property'' is a division of the international Quinn Group which specialise in the development and management of commercial real-estate, for lease in a number of markets across [[Europe]].<ref> [http://www.village.ie/Ireland/Feature/Quinn_Group_made_a_pre-tax_profit_of_%80632m_last_year/ Village.ie, 'Quinn group made a pre-tax profit of 632 million Euros last year', 8th March 2007,]</ref> The Quinn Group is also considering investment in [[India]], and is about to open an office in the country. It is considering several locations, but is expected to opt for Hyderabad, which is regarded as an up-and-coming location for high-tech multinationals.<ref>[http://archives.tcm.ie/businesspost/2007/07/01/story24793.asp ''Business Post'', 'Quinn's long march east, 1 July 2007]</ref> Current properties in the Quinn portfolio include, the Leonardo Business Centre and Univermag shopping centre in [[Ukraine]], the Kutuzoff Tower and Caspiy Business Centre in Moscow, Kazan Logistics Park in Kazan, the Prestige Mall in Istanbul, [[Turkey]] and the Russian DIY store Stroiarsenal in Yekaterinburg.
 
''QUINN Property'' is a division of the international Quinn Group which specialise in the development and management of commercial real-estate, for lease in a number of markets across [[Europe]].<ref> [http://www.village.ie/Ireland/Feature/Quinn_Group_made_a_pre-tax_profit_of_%80632m_last_year/ Village.ie, 'Quinn group made a pre-tax profit of 632 million Euros last year', 8th March 2007,]</ref> The Quinn Group is also considering investment in [[India]], and is about to open an office in the country. It is considering several locations, but is expected to opt for Hyderabad, which is regarded as an up-and-coming location for high-tech multinationals.<ref>[http://archives.tcm.ie/businesspost/2007/07/01/story24793.asp ''Business Post'', 'Quinn's long march east, 1 July 2007]</ref> Current properties in the Quinn portfolio include, the Leonardo Business Centre and Univermag shopping centre in [[Ukraine]], the Kutuzoff Tower and Caspiy Business Centre in Moscow, Kazan Logistics Park in Kazan, the Prestige Mall in Istanbul, [[Turkey]] and the Russian DIY store Stroiarsenal in Yekaterinburg.
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==Current and Future Developments==
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2007 saw the announcement of ''Quinn Hotels'' plans to re-model the famous Golf and Leisure Resort, The Belfry in a 5 year project which will increase capacity from 324 to 500 luxurious bedrooms and include a new leisure complex with swimming pool, gym, spa and treatment facilities. This year also saw the completion of a major upgrade of the 6th hole on the golf resorts world renowned Brabazon course, host to a record four Ryder Cup matches. <ref>[http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/quinns-unveils-euro300m-plan-to-revamp-belfry-798130.html Independent, 'Quinn’s unveils 300 million Euro plan to revamp Belfry', 27th June 2007]</ref>
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[[Image: Caspiybusinesscentre.jpg |thumb|150px|Quinn Caspiy Business Centre in Russia]] The property division of the Group, ''Quinn Property'' has continued its international expansion and completed a number of key property transactions in Central and Eastern Europe. The most significant of these in 2007 was the company’s first project in India. The Quinn Group is funding the development of 13.75 acre mixed use site in Hi-Tech City within Hyderabad, India. The acquisition of the Prestige Mall, a very modern shopping centre incorporating a multi screen movie theatre, bowling alley and fitness centre. The most recent addition to the Quinn Group property portfolio was the purchase of the Caspiy Business Centre in Russia – a modern 6 story building in a high-tech style, incorporating office and retail facilities. <ref>[http://archives.tcm.ie/businesspost/2007/08/12/story25841.asp Sunday Business Post, 'Quinn begins 43 million Euro office scheme in India', 12th August 2007]</ref>
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''Quinn Financial Services'' expanded into the Irish healthcare market. It now boasts over 1 million general and health customers and has firmly established itself as the second largest insurer in the Irish market. <ref>[http://www.westernpeople.com/news/story.asp?j=37948&cat=business Western People, 'Health insurance market becoming more competitive', 29th August 2007]</ref> In the six-month period to the end of June 2007, Quinn Insurance has made an 8% increase in Pre-Tax profit. The company continues to increase market share in the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands and Belgium and plans to enter the German market later this year. <ref>[http://www.rte.ie/business/2007/0808/quinn.html RTE Business, 'Quinn Direct announces profit boost', 8th August 2007]</ref>
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''Quinn Therm'' UK are to invest £70 million on a new 85000 m2 PIR insulation and metal panel facility in Newport, Wales which when fully commissioned in 2008 will support over 200 new jobs. <ref>[http://new.wales.gov.uk/news/ThirdAssembly/Business/2007/1543386/?lang=en Expansion Management, 'Irelands Quinn group to build new manufacturing plant in Newport, Wales', 1st June 2007]</ref> the beginning of 2007, the ''Quinn Glass'' F Furnace underwent an investment of £19 million and was operational again in less than 2 months with increased capacity capability. This change was complimented by the introduction of new forming, inspection and packing equipment. The investment in the F Furnace in Derrylin, coming after the opening of the Glass facility in Elton Cheshire in 2006, once again reaffirms the commitment of Quinn Glass to the UK and Ireland Container Glass market. <ref>[http://www.packaging-technology.com/projects/quinn/ Packaging Gateway, 'Quinn Glass bottle production facility, Elton', 17th September 2007]</ref>''Quinn Radiators'' has constructed the largest and most automated domestic radiator manufacturing plant in Europe at Newport, South Wales. The plant with a floor area in excess of one million square feet represents an investment of £133 million by the Quinn Group and at full capacity can produce 4 million radiators a year. This major investment has created the most modern and efficient radiator plant in the world. <ref>[http://www.rte.ie/business/2005/0816/QUINN.html RTE Business, 'Quinn group to create 460 welsh jobs', 16th August 2005]</ref>The Plastics division has successfully set up its new facility in France and added a new warehouse and two new production lines to the plant in Pribram, Czech Republic. This combined with the large investment in the MMA Plant in Leuna; Eastern Germany by ''Quinn Chemicals'' demonstrates the commitment to developing the plastics and chemical industries. At full capacity, the new chemical plant will produce approximately 100,000 tonnes of MMA a year for the world market. <ref>[http://www.rte.ie/business/2005/1114/quinn.html RTE Business, 'Quinn invests in new German plastics plant', 14th November 2005]</ref>In 2007 ''Quinn Energy'' began construction on phase two of the wind farm on Slieve Rushen. This new development consists of 18 wind turbines which can produce up to 141,912,000 kWh of electricity per year that can supple over 30,000 average households. This new installation will save over 122,000 tonnes of Carbon Dioxide, nearly 1,500 tonnes of Sulphur dioxide and 425 tonnes of Nitrogen oxides.
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<ref>[http://search.bwea.com/cgi-bin/ts.pl?index=416481&query=QUINN British Wind Energy Association, 'UKWED Projects in Planning', Accessed 19th September 2007]</ref>Quinn Cement was the first in Ireland to manufacture Blended cement.  The main reason behind this move by ''Quinn cement'' was to make a significant contribution to reducing CO2 emissions. Portland cement CEM 1 is being increasingly replaced by Portland - composites cements CEM 11 which contain other main constituents in addition to clinker. <ref>[http://www.berr.gov.uk/files/file28607.pdf Department for Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, 'Cement', March 2006]</ref>
    
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