BASE Enterprise CLG is a social enterprise established in 1995 to build a purpose-designed enterprise centre in Mulhuddart serving the Greater Blanchardstown area. Located in Fingal, in the heart of the Dublin Enterprise Zone the centre currently provides incubator units for start-up enterprises in their first three years, as well as an additional 24,000 square feet of general enterprise/ light industrial units. The centre took in its first resident company in March 1999. At the end of August 2017 there were 21 enterprises operating out of the centre which combined are employing approximately 130 people. Apart from providing incubator office and enterprise units, BASE offers clients the opportunity to network and provides direct links to public-sector agencies involved in enterprise support including access to mentoring services.
“The centre took in its first resident company in March 1999. At the end of August 2017 there were 21 enterprises operating out of the centre”
BASE is a unique social enterprise that has proven over time to be one of the most successful such ventures in Ireland. BASE Enterprise CLG is an award winning operation having been awarded the ‘Excellence Through People Award’ recognising the quality of its staff service and commitment to clients. In 2016, BASE was awarded ‘Best Irish Business Working in the Community’ at the Local Authority Members Association (LAMA) Community & Council Awards. BASE is a registered charity (CHY No. 11679) and is registered with the Charities Regulator (Registered Charity Number 20032562). As a Not-For-Profit social enterprise BASE Enterprise CLG receives part funding from the Department of Social Protection under the Community Services Programme