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Hines and Peterson Group Acquire Landmark Dublin Properties

    Hines and Peterson Group Acquire Landmark Dublin Properties

Real estate companies Hines and Peterson Group have entered a partnership to acquire two iconic Dublin properties – the Central Bank buildings on Dame Street and 2 Grand Parade in Dublin 6, it was announced on Tuesday. These two prime acquisitions represent Peterson Group’s first investments in Ireland and also its first partnership with Hines.
Hines and […]

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Dublin Warehouse Nets Most Bids Ever Recorded at Allsop Online Auction

    Dublin Warehouse Nets Most Bids Ever Recorded at Allsop Online Auction

Allsop’s final auction of 2016 took place this week with 158 properties sold and total sales of over €28m, Daft.ie’s Martin Clancy reported on Monday.
“The auction was characterised by competitive bidding from investors targeting properties with strong rental income and potential for asset management,” Allsop’s Divisional Director, Jonathan Fenn, said. “A mixed-use investment in Tuam […]

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€10 Million Expansion to Warmth & Wellbeing Scheme

    €10 Million Expansion to Warmth & Wellbeing Scheme

The Warmth & Wellbeing pilot scheme, which provides energy free efficiency upgrades to homes in some areas of Dublin, will be expanded next year, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten announced on Thursday. The scheme, which covers people over 55 in Dublin 12 and 24 who have respiratory conditions and are in […]

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Dublin Ranked Fourth Most Attractive City for Property Investment

Photo credit: Hans-Peter Bock hpbock@avaapgh.de
Dublin is the fourth most attractive city in Europe for real estate investment, according to an analysis by PwC and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) released on Thursday. Dublin saw €4 billion of real estate activity in the 12 months before September 2016, putting it behind Berlin, Hamburg and Frankfurt, and […]

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136 New Office Buildings to be Built in Dublin

    136 New Office Buildings to be Built in Dublin

136 new office buildings, totaling more than 12 million square feet, are planned to be built in Dublin over the next five years, according to Savills’ 2016 Skyline Survey. The developments, intended to provide working space for more than 100,000 employees, are largely centered in Dublin’s central business district, with the majority of the developments […]

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Turner & Townsend completes handover of MISA

UK-based Turner & Townsend has successfully completed handover of the new Mercers Institute for Successful Ageing (MISA) at St. James’s Hospital in Dublin.
MISA is a centre of excellence for the treatment and wellbeing of the elderly and treats in excess of 16,000 patients a year over the age of 65. The concept of the Institute has […]

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Permission granted for a €65m development

An Bord Pleanála has granted permission for a €65 million development of more than 300 homes along the Royal Canal in Dublin, despite the area being identified by the Dublin Housing Taskforce as having infrastructural deficits.
NAMA Receivers for Capel Developments sought planning permission from Dublin City Council for 318 homes – 176 apartments and 142 houses […]

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Rise in property prices outside Dublin

Two separate reports on property prices indicate big increases in the cost of buying a home outside of Dublin in the past year.
The reports from websites Daft and MyHome.ie suggest there has been a sharp increase in asking prices for newly listed properties in the three months to the end of June this year.
Both reports […]

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Bidding Settled for New Luas Project

A €368m cross-city Luas line bid was settled in a High Court challenge during the process of settling the contract.
This project was a joint venture between Somague Engenharia SA, a Portuguese construction company, and Wills Brothers Ltd, which is a Mayo based civil engineering company. These organizations agreed to join forces in bidding for this project […]

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Actavo expands with new northside depot

Actavo Hire & Sales, a leading supplier of scaffolding, fencing, crowd control barriers and traffic management products, has expanded its presence in Dublin with the opening of a new depot in Santry, Co. Dublin.
Located on the Old Santry Road, Cloghan, just off the M50 and a 3-minute drive from the airport, the depot will serve […]

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8 storey blocks approved in Ireland

Eight-storey high apartment blocks have been approved for across Dublin. City Councillors have given the go ahead to build accommodation of up to 24 metres in height.
Taller apartment blocks will be allowed as part of the new city development plan but they won’t be of the skyscraper type.
Residential developments of up to 8 storeys have been […]

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Microsoft to construct 4 data centres in Dublin

Microsoft has been given the green light to construct 4 data centres in Dublin that are likely to involve an investment of  €900m.
Almost 1,800 construction jobs will be supported by the three-year project, according to Microsoft. The data centres will also result in the creation of 140 full-time jobs.
The local council has just approved the project, […]

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Irish Company Actavo Expands Into U.S.

Actavo, a leading international engineering solutions company headquartered in Dublin, has announced that it has acquired a key division of U.S. company, Atlantic Engineering Group, Inc. The deal, for an undisclosed amount, represents Actavo’s first acquisition in the US.
Specialising in design engineering, field services, GIS (geographic information systems) services and permitting, primarily within the FTTH/B […]

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ERSI report: Apartment building in Dublin at virtual standstill

ERSI report shows apartment building has all but ground to a halt in Dublin, despite an increasing demand for homes and sharply rising prices.
The Economic and Social Research Institute report says this flies in the face of economic theory, which says when demand and prices rise, supply increases as well.
This is not happening across the […]

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