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Five possible modular housing sites selected in Dublin

    Five possible modular housing sites selected in Dublin

Five sites have been identified for the location of up to 153 modular houses for homeless families. The sites, details of which will be presented to Dublin City Council this

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Developer unveils plan to build 10,000 homes

    Developer unveils plan to build 10,000 homes

Property developer Michael O’Flynn aims to build 10,000 new homes over the next seven to eight years, mainly in Dublin and Cork, after putting together a €400 million funding package

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Amazon to take Ireland spend past €1bn with new data centre

    Amazon to take Ireland spend past €1bn with new data centre

Internet retail giant Amazon is planning yet another massive data centre in Dublin in a move that could propel its expected total capital expenditure on such projects here to as

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Phibsboro Shopping Centre for €15m

    Phibsboro Shopping Centre for €15m

A new opportunity to redevelop Phibsboro Shopping Centre in the north Dublin suburb will arise shortly when the rundown complex is offered for sale along with two adjoining sites. Eoin

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Carrickmines ‘district centre’ site goes to market for over €45m

    Carrickmines ‘district centre’ site goes to market for over €45m

A large parcel of land designated for the third and final phase of the highly successful shopping and business facility known as The Park in Carrickmines, Dublin 18, will be

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EIB commits €100M to Dublin port ABR project

    EIB commits €100M to Dublin port ABR project

The redevelopment of Dublin Port is set to be a major construction project involving Ireland’s civil engineering contractors. It has been announced the European Investment Bank has committed to providing

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Planning permission approved for Facebook offices in Meath

    Planning permission approved for Facebook offices in Meath

An Bord Pleanála has approved planning permission for Facebook’s planned €200m data centre in Clonee, Co Meath. When it is operational, the centre will employ 115 people. The development is

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Two of Ireland’s Most Luxurious Castle Hotels to hit the Market

    Two of Ireland’s Most Luxurious Castle Hotels to hit the Market

Two of Ireland’s most luxurious castle hotels have been brought to the market as a going concern by Savills, on behalf of the Hanly Group. Kilronan Castle, Co. Roscommon is

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Volume of construction to increase for the third year in a row

    Volume of construction to increase for the third year in a row

According to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office, the first half of 2015 has proven to be a good one for the industry. The three months to the

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BAM Ireland developing state of the art Microsoft campus building

    BAM Ireland developing state of the art Microsoft campus building

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, Eric Boustouller, Corporate Vice President for Microsoft Western Europe, and Cathriona Hallahan, Managing Director at Microsoft Ireland, marked the start of

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O’Hare & McGovern wins top prize at Northern Ireland construction awards

    O’Hare & McGovern wins top prize at Northern Ireland construction awards

O’Hare & McGovern, the leading Northern Ireland construction company has been declared the overall winner of this year’s Construction Excellence Awards. Managing director Eamon O’Hare and senior members of his

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BAM to build €350m M11 motorway

    BAM to build €350m M11 motorway

A consortium led by construction group BAM Ireland has signed a contract with the National Roads Authority (NRA) for the €350 million M11 Gorey to Enniscorthy public-private partnership (PPP) motorway

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Construction sector’s 25 months of continuous growth

    Construction sector’s 25 months of continuous growth

The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – dropped to 55.8 in September from 56.5 in August.

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RPS to Deliver New River Liffey Bridge

    RPS to Deliver New River Liffey Bridge

RPS, in a joint venture with Flint & Neill UK, has just been appointed by Dublin City Council to deliver a new bridge over the River Liffey for pedestrian &

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Dublin house prices down but prices rise outside the capital

    Dublin house prices down but prices rise outside the capital

The average asking price for homes in Dublin fell by 1.4 per cent in the third quarter but outside Dublin, prices rose by 3.9 per cent, according to the latest

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More IT jobs in Dublin as DAQRI opens European HQ

    More IT jobs in Dublin as DAQRI opens European HQ

Augmented reality company DAQRI has announced plans to open its European HQ in Dublin, hiring 30 software and hardware staff for its development centre on Sir John Rogerson’s Quay. “Ireland

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Red Cow Hotel to double rooms in major expansion

    Red Cow Hotel to double rooms in major expansion

It will see over 100 bedrooms added to the premises, nearly doubling the number at the popular hotel. The development of a new five-storey wing at the complex will also

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IPO raises a €380m war chest for Cairn Homes

    IPO raises a €380m war chest for Cairn Homes

The Irish homebuilder became the first construction firm from the Republic to list on a public market in nearly 20 years after its initial public offering on the London Stock

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MARKREE CASTLE IN SLIGO TO UNDERGO €5M RESTORATION

    MARKREE CASTLE IN SLIGO TO UNDERGO €5M RESTORATION

It was announced today that Luxury Manor House Hotel owners, the Corscadden Family, have acquired County Sligo’s historic Markree Castle for an undisclosed sum. The family, which now owns four

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BAM expected to win State contract worth €100m

    BAM expected to win State contract worth €100m

Construction and engineering group BAM is in pole position to win a State contract to build a number of courthouses in the State and refurbish others. The National Development Finance

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Building of a new biomass power station in Mayo to create 350 construction jobs

    Building of a new biomass power station in Mayo to create 350 construction jobs

Up to 350 construction jobs will be created when building work begins on a new biomass power station in Co Mayo later this month. Another 30 full-time posts will be

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Building Growth at six month high

    Building Growth at six month high

The latest edition of Ulster Bank’s construction purchasing managers’ index (PMI), formally published this morning, shows a reading of 63.3 points for May; up from 57.2 for April. The index,

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Port of Cork redevelopment gets the go ahead

The Port of Cork has welcomed the decision of An Bord Pleanála to grant planning permission for the €100 million Ringaskiddy Port Redevelopment. The Port of Cork had unveiled plans

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Microsoft seeks planning for another Dublin data centre

    Microsoft seeks planning for another Dublin data centre

Microsoft said it needs the new data centre because even its own predictions for internet usage have been eclipsed. Extending

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€10m upgrade for Mount Juliet

    €10m upgrade for Mount Juliet

Irish investment group Tetrarch Capital has outlined its plans for a €10 million expansion and upgrade of the Mount Juliet

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Interested in Working on the National Indoor Arena Project?

HBJV is hosting a free Meet the Buyer event on Thursday 4th June for local suppliers and subcontractors in Dublin

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LEAN SERVICE A practical guide for SME by Richard Keegan and Eddie O’Kelly

    LEAN SERVICE A practical guide for SME by Richard Keegan and Eddie O’Kelly

Great news! Richard Keegan and Eddie O’Kelly have published Lean Service.   Lean is about VALUE … the creation, delivery

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Grafton St investment for €16 million

    Grafton St investment for €16 million

Two recently amalgamated shops which now serve as a flagship store for Life Style Sports at 57/58 Grafton Street, Dublin

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3,800 new homes are planned for southside suburb

    3,800 new homes are planned for southside suburb

Plans have been revealed for about 3,800 homes as well as shopping and office space at a new development in

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JJ Rhatigan & Company part of consortium to deliver 14 Primary Care Centres nationwide.

    JJ Rhatigan & Company part of consortium to deliver 14 Primary Care Centres nationwide.

As part of the Prime-Balfour Beatty Consortium, JJ Rhatigan & Company is delighted to have been awarded the contract to

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Software company to boost Dublin workforce to 250

    Software company to boost Dublin workforce to 250

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D., and Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton TD made the announcement while officially opening the company’s

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Engineers Ireland urges caution to minister over building regulations review

    Engineers Ireland urges caution to minister over building regulations review

At the 2015 Engineers Ireland Annual Conference in Killarney on Thursday, the Director General of Engineers Ireland and Chartered Engineer

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Irish Cement raided in competition investigation

    Irish Cement raided in competition investigation

A competition investigation launched last week with a raid on the offices of CRH subsidiary Irish Cement is looking for

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Kerry-based manufacturing firm Tricel to create 100 new jobs

    Kerry-based manufacturing firm Tricel to create 100 new jobs

Kerry-based manufacturing firm Tricel is to create 100 new jobs over the next 18 months as part of an expansion

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€58m deal to buy unfinished One Albert Quay in Cork

    €58m deal to buy unfinished One Albert Quay in Cork

Cork City’s newest and largest office block, One Albert Quay, has been purchased for up to €58m by Green Reit

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Kirby Group in strategic alliance with Mott MacDonald

    Kirby Group in strategic alliance with Mott MacDonald

Irish-owned engineering services contractor Kirby Group has entered into a strategic alliance with Mott MacDonald, a UK-headquartered management, engineering and

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US software firm Slack announces 100 jobs for Dublin

    US software firm Slack announces 100 jobs for Dublin

Company opening up a new European HQ in the capital US software firm Slack is to create 100 jobs over

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Kosmos- Irish drilling in 2017.

    Kosmos- Irish drilling in 2017.

US explorer Kosmos Energy is set to attract fresh investment to its two Irish-based licences, via a farm-out process, later

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Grafton seeks to expand its presence across Europe

    Grafton seeks to expand its presence across Europe

Grafton, the Dublin-headquartered builders merchanting and DIY retail group, is actively reviewing opportunities to expand its operational presence in western

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Kingspan and ESB in NI solar panel initiative

    Kingspan and ESB in NI solar panel initiative

Kingspan and ESB unveiled on Tuesday a new joint venture in Northern Ireland that will offer local businesses the opportunity

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Construction Industry Continues Renewed Growth

    Construction Industry Continues Renewed Growth

The country’s construction sector grew at its fastest pace so far this year in April with new business on the

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Regus to open seventh location

    Regus to open seventh location

Regus has announced today that it will open its seventh location in Dublin’s North Quay. The global workspace provider currently

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CRH set to spend €8bn on takeovers

    CRH set to spend €8bn on takeovers

The building materials and cement giant has already suggested that its 2015 spend and deal flow will not be contained

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Galway’s planned by-pass to affect homes and NUI.

    Galway’s planned by-pass to affect homes and NUI.

More than 40 homes will be demolished to make way for the Galway bypass, with the university campus and Ballybrit

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KBC to open hub at College Green

    KBC to open hub at College Green

The 291 sq m hub at 16 College Green (above) will offer banking facilities on the doorstep of Trinity College

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The Dawson in central Dublin hits the market with €15m price tag

    The Dawson in central Dublin hits the market with €15m price tag

Morrissey’s and Savills have been retained as agents to sell “The Dawson” in central Dublin with a guide price in

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Hibernia Reit buys two Lime St properties for €4.6m

    Hibernia Reit buys two Lime St properties for €4.6m

Hibernia Reit plc said today that it has bought two properties in the South Docks area of Dublin for a

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Prime office and retail portfolio for €118m

    Prime office and retail portfolio for €118m

With the Dublin retail market, as well as the suburban office sector, rapidly recovering, Royal London Asset Management is planning

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US company Opko buys Eirgen for $135m.

    US company Opko buys Eirgen for $135m.

Waterford-based pharmaceutical company EirGen has been acquired by US drugs company Opko for $135 million. Founded by Tom Brennan and

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€300m for major New Social Housing

    €300m for major New Social Housing

Up to €300m is being poured into a major social housing construction programme. It is hoped that more than 100

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Fire-risk homes in blaze estate to cost €10k each to make safe

    Fire-risk homes in blaze estate to cost €10k each to make safe

The cost of fixing fire safety issues in a Kildare housing estate that was affected by a massive blaze could

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New Children’s Hospital Design Revealed

    New Children’s Hospital Design Revealed

Located in Dublin 8, the design of the seven-storey building was unveiled by Minister Leo Varadkar and the Office of

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Minister Kelly officially opens Social Housing development at Grand Canal View.

    Minister Kelly officially opens Social Housing development at Grand Canal View.

Schemes such as this are about more than just about the homes. They are also about building sustainable communities. Community

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Greenman Investments closes €95m deal with German grocer

    Greenman Investments closes €95m deal with German grocer

Greenman Investments, a Dublin-headquartered firm that specialises in buying German retail assets, has paid €95 million for a portfolio of

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Bausch+Lomb to create 125 jobs in Waterford with €75m investment

    Bausch+Lomb to create 125 jobs in Waterford with €75m investment

150 construction jobs also to be created as part of investment supported by Dept of Jobs through IDA Ireland Waterford

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Apple looks to invest more than €400m on power projects for its €850m Irish data centre

    Apple looks to invest more than €400m on power projects for its €850m Irish data centre

Apple is looking to invest more than €400m directly to fund at least six renewable energy projects in Ireland. The

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Regeneron plan is ahead of schedule

    Regeneron plan is ahead of schedule

FIVE years after Dell vacated its manufacturing facility in Limerick, the same building is full of life once again, with

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CRH finance director to take on new internal role

    CRH finance director to take on new internal role

Construction group CRH has said its finance director Maeve Carton is to assume the new role of group transformation director

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