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New CEO at Ronan Group Real Estate

    New CEO at Ronan Group Real Estate

Ronan Group Real Estate has announced the appointment of Rory Williams (pictured) as its new CEO. In his new role, Rory Williams will, under the guidance of Ronan Group’s founder John Ronan, lead the group in its continued development as a major player in the Irish real estate market.
Rory Williams is a former partner in […]

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Affordability and Uncertainty Push Irish Property Price Inflation Lower

    Affordability and Uncertainty Push Irish Property Price Inflation Lower

Irish house price inflation eased further to 2.0% in June from 2.6% in July. The annual increase in June is the slowest rise in six years (since the 1.0% increase of June 2013), according to the KBC Economics Desk. While there has been a marked slowdown in the annual rate of increase in Irish property prices, it should […]

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Dublin City Council Awards Energy Performance Contract to Upgrade its Sports Centres

    Dublin City Council Awards Energy Performance Contract to Upgrade its Sports Centres

Dublin City Council continues to lead by example in energy management with the awarding of a new Energy Performance Contract (EPC) to Noel Lawler Green Energy Solutions. The contract will save the Council up to €129,000 on its energy costs per annum and reduce carbon emissions by 321 tonnes.
The City Council, working closely with Codema […]

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BSI Establishes New Framework For Installation of Energy Efficiency Measures in Existing Dwellings

    BSI Establishes New Framework For Installation of Energy Efficiency Measures in Existing Dwellings

Introducing energy efficiency measures into buildings brings benefits and savings, namely the reduction in energy bills and carbon emissions resulting from e.g. better insulation, windows, or a more efficient gas boiler. The poor installation of such measures can, however, give rise to serious unintended consequences that can cause well documented problems for the resident and […]

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Green Legislation and Skills Shortage Driving Up Construction Prices

    Green Legislation and Skills Shortage Driving Up Construction Prices

The cost of commercial property construction in Ireland is expected to increase this year due to a number of factors including new green building legislation and demand for energy-saving options according to the latest Tender Price Index from the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI). All commercial buildings must now comply with the Near Zero […]

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Global Standard Achieved by Miesian Plaza in Dublin

    Global Standard Achieved by Miesian Plaza in Dublin

Remley Developments has announced that its development at Miesian Plaza, Baggot Street, Dublin 2, has secured LEED Platinum v4 Certification, the highest possible accreditation rating awarded by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), is the most widely-used green building rating system in the world.  LEED is an independent […]

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Tulfarris Hotel and Golf Resort Completes €6 Million Renovation Programme

    Tulfarris Hotel and Golf Resort Completes €6 Million Renovation Programme

International hospitality management company, PREM Group has completed the first stage of its renovation programme at Tulfarris Hotel and Golf Resort, Blessington, County Wicklow. The group purchased the 90-bedroom hotel in 2016 and since then has already spent over €6 million on the property to return the luxury 18th century Manor House and its surrounding grounds to […]

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Plans Unveiled For Custom House Quay Development in Cork

    Plans Unveiled For Custom House Quay Development in Cork

Development management firm Tower Holdings Group has released details for the redevelopment and revitalisation of the historic Custom House Quay site in Cork. The development, which will link the peninsula to the center of the city while introducing a large public realm for the first time in the history of the site, will feature the […]

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IT Sligo and SCSI Launch New Online Courses to Help Address Quantity Surveying Skill Shortage and Greater Regulation of Property Management Sector

    IT Sligo and SCSI Launch New Online Courses to Help Address Quantity Surveying Skill Shortage and Greater Regulation of Property Management Sector

The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) in collaboration with Institute of Technology Sligo (IT Sligo) have launched two new courses in a bid to try and meet a growing skills shortage in Ireland’s surveying industry. An acute shortage of Mechanical and Electrical costings experts across the sector was behind SCSI’s decision.
A report by the […]

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The Vienna Model of Public Housing Exhibition Returns For Second Showing in Dublin

    The Vienna Model of Public Housing Exhibition Returns For Second Showing in Dublin

The internationally regarded Vienna Model of Housing is returning for a second period of exhibition in Dublin’s Civic Offices, Wood Quay from, Monday 1st July until Friday 26th July. Organised by Dublin City Council’s Housing Observatory in partnership with the City of Vienna and the Housing Agency, this second module builds on the success of the month long exhibition in […]

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Dublin City Council’s Newly Designed Peace Garden Re-opens

    Dublin City Council’s Newly Designed Peace Garden Re-opens

The Peace Garden at Christchurch Place, Dublin 8 has been officially re-opened. This newly designed garden will provide a beautiful public space for quiet contemplation in the bustling historic centre of the city. Located in Dublin’s medieval quarter, this 0.1 hectare garden is adjacent to the ruins of the Church of St. Nicholas Within and opposite […]

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International Hospitality Operator Commits to Iconic Central Plaza Development

    International Hospitality Operator Commits to Iconic Central Plaza Development

Hines and Peterson Group, the developer of Central Plaza, the visionary mixed-use development currently underway in former Central Bank offices on College Green and Dame Street in Dublin, has selected an operator for the newly created rooftop destination at Central Plaza. The iconic One Central Plaza is the main building within the city centre development […]

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Significant Slowdown in Dublin Housing Market

    Significant Slowdown in Dublin Housing Market

The average ‘sold price’ for houses across Dublin this year is almost identical to last year, indicating that growth in the housing market has slowed down, according to new research by Perfect Property, Ireland’s innovative property search engine. An analysis of the Property Price Register by Perfect Property shows that the average sold price of […]

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Strong Start For Irish Commercial Property Investment

    Strong Start For Irish Commercial Property Investment

Irish commercial property investment reached more than €609 million in Q1 2019 marking a strong start to the year, according to BNP Paribas Real Estate. Continued strong interest from overseas investors is evident with large office and residential developments in most demand.
Retail emerged as the second best performing sector in Q1 with €186 million invested […]

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Sisk and Designer Group Launch New Facilities Management Company

    Sisk and Designer Group Launch New Facilities Management Company

John Sisk & Son, Ireland’s leading provider of construction services, and Designer Group, the Dublin headquartered, international electrical and mechanical engineering business, have announce the arrival of Sensori Facilities Management to Ireland. This new brand has come about as a result of Sisk acquiring a 50% holding in Designer Group’s Facilities Management business, a subsidiary of Designer […]

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Irish Office Sector Still Failing to Match Pent Up Demand

    Irish Office Sector Still Failing to Match Pent Up Demand

A lack of modern, well located and suitably sized office space remains a national urban challenge, according to the latest commercial property report from the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI). The research reveals that over half of surveyors believe these shortages were major factors impacting the office market during 2018, and 60% of Dublin […]

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€10 Million Redevelopment Planned For Guinness Enterprise Centre in Dublin

    €10 Million Redevelopment Planned For Guinness Enterprise Centre in Dublin

The Guinness Enterprise Centre has unveiled an ambitious development plan for its landmark building on Taylor’s Lane in Dublin 8. Planning permission for the €10 million redevelopment and expansion has been lodged with Dublin City Council.
The Guinness Enterprise Centre (GEC) opened for business in 2000 with the ambition of providing the environment and all the […]

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McAleer & Rushe Secures Planning Permission For £85 Million UK Developments

    McAleer & Rushe Secures Planning Permission For £85 Million UK Developments

Northern Ireland-based developer and contractor McAleer & Rushe has just secured planning permission to develop two multi-million-pound hotels located in Birmingham and Glasgow city centre, representing an investment of c. £85 million. Combined, the two hotels will deliver a total of 630 bedrooms and will be operated by Ireland’s largest hotel operator, Dalata Hotel Group, […]

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Property Market Grows 8% – Almost Half of Homes Bought With Cash

    Property Market Grows 8% – Almost Half of Homes Bought With Cash

The latest quarterly Consumer Market Monitor (CMM), published by the Marketing Institute of Ireland and UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, shows slow but steady growth in Ireland’s residential property market, with 55,000 homes purchased in 2018, an increase of just 8% on the previous year. Excluding mortgages from the 2018 figures, there were almost 25,000 […]

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Launch of 182,500 sq ft Seamark Building Marks Completion of Dublin 4 Redevelopment Project

    Launch of 182,500 sq ft Seamark Building Marks Completion of Dublin 4 Redevelopment Project

Chartered Land has announced that the major €45 million transformation of the eight storey 182,500 sq ft Seamark Building at the Elmpark Green campus in Dublin 4 is now complete. The completion of the Seamark Building, prominently located at the front of the campus with panoramic views over Dublin Bay, brings an end to the […]

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Structural Problems Still Haunt Property Market

    Structural Problems Still Haunt Property Market

Commenting on the latest CSO New Dwelling Completions, IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers, said while going in the right direction with a 25% increase on 2017, it is well below 20,000, as predicted by IPAV.
Pat Davitt (pictured), IPAV’s Chief Executive, said apartments at a very low 13% of the 18,072 new dwelling […]

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Northern Ireland Construction Expo – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 13th February 2019

    Northern Ireland Construction Expo – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 13th February 2019

The inaugural Northern Ireland Construction Expo in tandem with the Northern Ireland Smart & Green Building Expo will be held at the Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast, on Wednesday, 13th February 2019.
Construction industry output in Northern Ireland is predicted to grow by 6% to £3.2 billion in 2019 with tender price inflation increasing by around 2.5%, […]

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‘Clerys Quarter’ to Regenerate Dublin’s O’Connell Street

    ‘Clerys Quarter’ to Regenerate Dublin’s O’Connell Street

Europa Capital, the pan-European investment manager, and its local partners, Core Capital and Oakmount, have launched ‘Clerys Quarter’, one of Dublin’s most iconic and exciting new mixed-use developments in the heart of the capital city. Uniquely located on Dublin’s premier thoroughfare, O’Connell Street, and centred around the restoration of the historic former Clerys department store, […]

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Danoj Developments Secures Funding to Redevelop Dublin 8 Property

    Danoj Developments Secures Funding to Redevelop Dublin 8 Property

Property developer Danoj Developments has secured over €1.3 million funding from Lotus Investment Group, to support its plans to redevelop 133 James’s Street, Dublin 8. Planning permission has already been given for a mixed use development comprising three new high end apartments with a ground floor commercial unit for a café/retail space. Financing for this […]

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Largest Ever Single Office Letting in Ireland

    Largest Ever Single Office Letting in Ireland

Spencer Place Development Company, a joint venture company of Ronan Group Real Estate and investment vehicles managed by Colony Capital, has secured the largest ever office letting in Ireland with NYSE-listed software giant Salesforce. Salesforce, the global leader in CRM will be the majority occupier of RGRE’s development at Spencer Place, Spencer Dock in Dublin, which […]

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New Placemaking Fund Launched to Enhance Cork City Centre

    New Placemaking Fund Launched to Enhance Cork City Centre

Street art, greening projects, parklets, creative seating, atmospheric lighting and new unique events are just some of the projects which could be supported under Cork City Council’s new City Centre Placemaking Fund. The aim of this initiative is to support projects which will enhance, improve, and enliven people’s experience of Cork city centre, increase footfall and […]

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€3.6 Billion of Investment in Irish Property Transacted in 2018

    €3.6 Billion of Investment in Irish Property Transacted in 2018

€3.6 billion of Irish property traded during the year 2018 across nearly 200 deals. This level is significantly higher than 2017, when €2.2 billion traded. This is a 58% increase year-on-year. Total volumes were boosted by a significant increase in larger-sized transactions, with 21 deals greater than €50 million, of which 11 were greater than […]

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Dublin Property Prices to Rise 3.8% in 2019

    Dublin Property Prices to Rise 3.8% in 2019

Dublin estate agents expect property values to rise by an average of 3.8% this year – less than half the increase predicted in 2018, according to the 2019 Sunday Times Dublin Property Price Guide. Now in its 16th year, The Sunday Times Property Price Guide is the authoritative guide to the Dublin property market, featuring interviews […]

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U+I Acquires Key Dublin 8 Site

U+I, the property developer and investor focused on regeneration, is continuing to expand its Dublin pipeline with the acquisition of the White Heather industrial estate on the South Circular Road in Dublin 8. The site, located near the historic Liberties area of Dublin, boasts exceptional development potential with frontage directly overlooking the Grand Canal.
The White […]

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Sisk and Designer Group to Establish New Joint Venture to Deliver Hard Facilities Management Services

    Sisk and Designer Group to Establish New Joint Venture to Deliver Hard Facilities Management Services

John Sisk & Son (Sisk), Ireland’s leading provider of construction services, and Designer Group, the Dublin headquartered, international electrical and mechanical engineering business, have agreed to form a joint venture. Subject to approval from the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, Sisk will acquire, for an undisclosed consideration, a 50% holding in Designer Group’s Facilities Management business, a […]

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U+I and Colony Capital Granted Planning For Carrisbrook House Redevelopment in Dublin

A joint venture of U+I and investment vehicles managed by Colony Capital, has secured consent from An Bord Pleanála to radically transform and extend the landmark Carrisbrook House office building in Dublin 4. Carrisbrook House, an eight-storey building originally built in 1969 on the corner of Pembroke Road and Lansdowne Road, is to be completely […]

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New Guidelines on Urban Development and Building Heights For Local Authorities

    New Guidelines on Urban Development and Building Heights For Local Authorities

Eoghan Murphy, TD, Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government has issued Urban Development and Building Heights Guidelines for Planning Authorities under Section 28 of the Planning and Development Act (2000), as amended. These Guidelines set out new and updated national planning policy on building heights in relation to urban areas, elaborating on the strategic […]

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McAleer & Rushe Speculatively Develops Major Project in Brighton

    McAleer & Rushe Speculatively Develops Major Project in Brighton

McAleer & Rushe has announced that a speculative office development in Brighton has been fully let ahead of completion in 2019. The Brinell Building is a newly developed 65,253 sq ft Grade A, seven-storey office building.
The Brinell Building achieved record rents for the city with each pre-let transaction, topping out at £32.00 per sq ft. Unity […]

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Fáilte Ireland Calls For Investment in Hotels Across Key Cities

    Fáilte Ireland Calls For Investment in Hotels Across Key Cities

Fáilte Ireland has highlighted major investment opportunities in hotel stock in key cities. Its latest report on the current and future availability of accommodation shows that there is significant opportunity in Kilkenny for further bed capacity, while Galway also has scope for greater accommodation supply, following strong year-on-year growth in the number of overseas tourists […]

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Burkeway Homes Granted Planning For 197 Residential Units in Galway

    Burkeway Homes Granted Planning For 197 Residential Units in Galway

One of Ireland’s Leading Property Developers, Burkeway Homes, has been granted planning permission for a new 197-unit residential development. This 18-acre site is situated in the quaint suburban coastal village of Bearna.
With a Gross Development Value of €60 million, this impressive new development is due to commence in January, with Phase 1 house sales launching […]

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Glenveagh Now Has Landbank With Capacity For 11,634 Residential Units in Ireland

    Glenveagh Now Has Landbank With Capacity For 11,634 Residential Units in Ireland

Glenveagh Properties has completed two infill acquisitions in Dublin and Cork for a combined cost of about €20 million capable of delivering over 265 residential units. Including the latest acquisitions, the company’s landbank is now capable of providing 11,634 residential units. 53% of these units are located in Dublin and 83% are located in the Greater […]

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Stark and Growing Gap Between Mortgage and Rent

    Stark and Growing Gap Between Mortgage and Rent

Responding to the latest CSO house price figures indicating a continuing slowing in the rate of house price increases, 5.8pc in Dublin in the year to September and 10.8pc in the Rest of Ireland, Brokers Ireland pointed to a growing gap between repaying a mortgage on a home and paying rent on a similar home.
Rachel […]

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Residential Property Prices Rise by 8.2% in the Year to September

    Residential Property Prices Rise by 8.2% in the Year to September

In the year to September, residential property prices at national level increased by 8.2%, according to the CSO. This compares with an increase of 8.9% in the year to August and an increase of 12.0% in the twelve months to September 2017.
In Dublin, residential property prices increased by 5.8% in the year to September. Dublin […]

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70% Believe Irish Government Not Doing a Sufficient Job in Easing the Housing Crisis

    70% Believe Irish Government Not Doing a Sufficient Job in Easing the Housing Crisis

The findings of a nationally representative survey recently conducted by iReach highlight the pessimism of Irish people about the current state of housing and homelessness. The results also demonstrate a lack of faith from the public in the Government’s approach to the issue.

66% of people were not confident that Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy’s most […]

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PropertyBridges.com Successfully Completes First Ever Peer to Peer Property Loan in Ireland

    PropertyBridges.com Successfully Completes First Ever Peer to Peer Property Loan in Ireland

Propertybridges.com, Ireland’s new peer to peer lender to the property development marketplace, has just successfully fulfilled its first loan. Over 100 lenders piled into the 250k loan for a new mews build in Sandycove, County Dublin and supported the small developer as well as made 8.5% return for themselves. The whole process took less than […]

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Ballymun’s Rediscovery Centre Wins SEAI Sustainable Energy Building Award

    Ballymun’s Rediscovery Centre Wins SEAI Sustainable Energy Building Award

Funded by the Government of Ireland, the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has announced the winners of its Sustainable Energy Awards. The Rediscovery Centre in Ballymun, Dublin received the Buildings Award. The Awards reward excellence in energy management in businesses, communities and public sector organisations.
The Rediscovery Centre is a creative space in Ballymun connecting […]

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Property Bridges Launches Ireland’s First Peer to Peer Property Loans

    Property Bridges Launches Ireland’s First Peer to Peer Property Loans

PropertyBridges.com – a new Irish owned peer to peer property development company – has opened for business and has launched Ireland’s first peer to peer property development investment opportunity. The PropertyBridges.com platform will raise money for small developers, small construction companies and private companies looking to develop housing and match them with thousands of lenders […]

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Fingal County Council Prepares to Roll Out €588 Million Capital Programme Over Next Three Years

    Fingal County Council Prepares to Roll Out €588 Million Capital Programme Over Next Three Years

Fingal County Council has approved the drawdown of an €8 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) as it prepares to roll out its ambitious €588 million Capital Programme over the next three years. Last December. Fingal County Council signed an historic agreement with the EIB to secure a €70 million loan facility to support […]

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Positive Housing Measures in Budget 2019 But More Required

    Positive Housing Measures in Budget 2019 But More Required

Property Industry Ireland (PII), the Ibec group for businesses working in the property sector, has welcomed the housing measures in Budget 2019 as positive but maintains that much more needs to be done. Dr David Duffy, Director, Property Industry Ireland (PII), commented: “The increase in spending on social housing is welcome but the emphasis must […]

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Dublin Housing Crisis Restricts Employers’ Ability to Recruit

    Dublin Housing Crisis Restricts Employers’ Ability to Recruit

New research commissioned by specialist regeneration and property developer U+I shows that Dublin’s housing crisis is seriously hampering business’ efforts to recruit and retain talent in the city. The Housing availability, recruitment and retention in Dublin research, conducted by market research company Behaviour & Attitudes*, surveyed over 100 senior hiring managers representing large national and international employers […]

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Government Launches €1.25 Billion Land Development Agency to Build 150,000 New Homes

    Government Launches €1.25 Billion Land Development Agency to Build 150,000 New Homes

The Government has launched the Land Development Agency to build 150,000 new homes over the next 20 years, the next step of Project Ireland 2040. The new Agency has an immediate focus on managing the State’s own lands to develop new homes, and regenerate under-utilised sites. In the longer-term it will assemble strategic landbanks from […]

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€8 Million in Government Funding Awarded by SEAI to Innovative Energy Research Projects

    €8 Million in Government Funding Awarded by SEAI to Innovative Energy Research Projects

The Government has announced €8 million in funding to support 45 innovative energy projects in companies and research institutions across Ireland. The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is responsible for awarding the funding to the 45 projects which aim to develop solutions that will help our homes, businesses and communities deliver a cleaner energy future. […]

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First Premier Inn Hotel in Dublin City Centre

    First Premier Inn Hotel in Dublin City Centre

Whitbread, the owner of the Premier Inn hotel chain, has secured planning permission for a 97-bedroom Premier Inn hotel at 41–46 South Great Georges Street, in its first site in Dublin city centre. The decision represents the first step towards fulfilling Whitbread’s requirement for between 1,500 to 2,000 Premier Inn bedrooms in Dublin, with Ireland […]

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U+I Launches Landmark Donnybrook House Development

    U+I Launches Landmark Donnybrook House Development

Specialist regeneration and property developer U+I, in joint venture with Colony Capital, has announced the launch of the redeveloped Donnybrook House. Donnybrook House is a landmark six-storey office development in the heart of Donnybrook village in Dublin.
Formerly an outdated and vacant office building, award-winning architects Henry J. Lyons have redesigned and reconfigured Donnybrook House to create […]

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Call For Reduction in Stamp Duty For First-time Buyers

    Call For Reduction in Stamp Duty For First-time Buyers

A call for stamp duty to revert to 2pc to enable more aspiring first-time buyers acquire once off sites to build homes has been called for by IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers, which says last year’s hike from 2pc to 6pc is adversely affecting the cost of a new house for first-time buyers. Launching its […]

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Residential Property Prices Rise by 12.4% in the Year to May

    Residential Property Prices Rise by 12.4% in the Year to May

In the year to May, residential property prices at national level increased by 12.4%, according to the CSO. This compares with an increase of 13.5% in the year to April and an increase of 10.9% in the twelve months to May 2017.
In Dublin, residential property prices increased by 10.7% in the year to May. Dublin […]

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Plans to Upgrade Ireland’s 1 Million Energy Inefficient Homes

    Plans to Upgrade Ireland’s 1 Million Energy Inefficient Homes

Over 200 building professionals, including architects, specifiers, builders, plumbers, engineers and researchers, gathered at SEAI’s second Annual Deep Retrofit Conference in the Aviva in Dublin. The conference brought together building energy efficiency experts from Ireland and Europe to discuss solutions to upgrading Ireland’s homes.
As many as one million homes built in the last century are considered […]

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PREM Group to Invest Over €1.6 Million in Hotel Refurbishment

    PREM Group to Invest Over €1.6 Million in Hotel Refurbishment

International hotel management company PREM Group has secured the purchase of the well-known Aspect Hotel in Kilkenny. The Irish owned hotel management and hospitality group has strengthened its growing property portfolio by acquiring the property which it has been leasing and running since it opened in 2006. The 80-bedroom hotel is located just five minutes’ […]

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Home For Life is a New Participant in the Mortgage to Rent Scheme

    Home For Life is a New Participant in the Mortgage to Rent Scheme

The Government has welcomed Home For Life Ltd as a new participant in the Mortgage to Rent [MTR] scheme, where they will work in tandem with local authorities as landlords providing a long term solution for those in mortgage distress. The announcement coincides with the launch by the Department of Housing Planning and Local Government […]

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The First Phase of the Regeneration of O’Devaney Gardens Gets Underway

    The First Phase of the Regeneration of O’Devaney Gardens Gets Underway

Eoghan Murphy TD, Minister for Housing, Planning & Local Government; Paschal Donohoe TD, Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure & Reform; and Lord Mayor of Dublin, Nial Ring have turned the sod for the development of the first phase in the Regeneration of  O’Devaney Gardens in Dublin.  The first phase will deliver 56 social homes with […]

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Ireland is 9th Most ‘Highly Transparent’ Property Market in the World

    Ireland is 9th Most ‘Highly Transparent’ Property Market in the World

The latest JLL Global Real Estate Transparency Index (GRETI) shows that Ireland’s property market ranks within the most ‘highly transparent’ markets in the world. Ireland is ranked 9th globally, in terms of the most transparent countries.
The index which is published biennially, measures transparency in 158 metropolitan areas, across 186 unique indicators. This year’s survey saw a […]

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Ibec Warns of Skills Shortages in Construction Sector

    Ibec Warns of Skills Shortages in Construction Sector

Although the latest CSO figures indicate that employment is up 2.9% annually in the first quarter of 2018, Property Industry Ireland, the Ibec group that represents businesses operating in the property sector, has said that the growth in overall employment numbers masks the situation of the construction sector.
The new CSO projections suggest that over 840,000 […]

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Residential Property Prices Rise by 13.0% in Year to April

    Residential Property Prices Rise by 13.0% in Year to April

In the year to April, residential property prices at national level increased by 13.0%, according to the latest CSO figures. This compares with an increase of 12.6% in the year to March and an increase of 9.5% in the twelve months to April 2017.
In Dublin, residential property prices increased by 12.5% in the year to […]

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