Ballymore Properties invests in and develops commercial, residential, and mixed-use real estate in the UK, Ireland, and Central Europe. Founded in 1982 as a residential builder, the company rapidly entered the commercial market and is considered the largest international developer in Ireland. It is a major property owner and developer in London's Docklands and other districts. It also owns properties in Dublin, Berlin, and Prague. The company specializes in redeveloping such inner-city sites near transportation links. Founder and executive chairman Sean Mulyran owns Ballymore Properties.