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Our NEWS section is the most comprehensive publication on the business of property in Ireland, keeping our trade readers fully informed on all developments in the property business and among their competitors.

It gathers together in one place all reports on the market, and goes into much greater detail than does the consumer press on trade issues of interest to estate agents, developers and other property professionals. It summarises property stories from the media, and provides handy links to the full stories. Occasional indepth features and opinion pieces for a fully developed online property magazine. It also acts as a searchable archive of all property matters down the years.

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© Irish Independent 16 Feb '23

Paul McNeive: Property professionals need to talk up the value of their trade and brand

While progress has been made, I still believe the surveying profession has a branding problem. For example, if you ask a school leaver or a member of the public what a “surveyor” does, they probab -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 16 Feb '23

CSO Residential Property Price Index December 2022

Main Findings:  * The national Residential Property Price Index (RPPI) increased by 7.8% in the 12 months to December 2022, with prices in Dublin rising by 6% and prices outside Dublin up by -  Subscribe
© Business Plus 15 Feb '23

Mystery Over 6,000 New Houses: Were They Built Or Not?

CIS said in its report: "At the end of the first year of their commendable Housing for All plan, the Government claims to have exceeded their target of building 25,000 new homes by almost 20%, by deli -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 15 Feb '23

Dublin City Council pays 40% over the odds for construction of social housing, audit finds

Council officials had been “severely restricted” in their ability to control costs within Government and EU procurement rules and systems, according to the report by public management consultancy -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 15 Feb '23

Harry Crosbie proposes to Waterways Ireland large new music venue and festival space in €25m docks site development

Known as the Graving docks or City Block 19, they sit on a prime three-acre site in the Grand Canal docklands and are currently slated to be sold for a mixed-use development comprising residential, co -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 15 Feb '23

Government told to consider tax breaks for landlords who give long leases to tenants

The National Economic and Social Council report entitled ‘Private Rental in Ireland’ has recommended that improved tax treatment of rental income for private landlords could be introduced. The rep -  Subscribe
© Other 15 Feb '23

Ronan firm settles dispute over Brennanstown Road/Lehaunstown Lane property, Cabinteely

The terms of the settlement include that RGRE has consented to an injunction prohibiting it, its servant or agents from taking any action to interfere with the sale of the property. -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 15 Feb '23

Allianz move away from property is straw in the wind for Ireland

The company, which co-owns Dundrum Town Centre and Swords Pavilion, is planning to shun real estate and other “alternative” assets in a reversal of an investment strategy going back to 2015. -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 15 Feb '23

Ivan Gaine says homes in Government’s Crói Cónaithe scheme should be open to purchase by landlords

“If Crói Cónaithe was more mixed tenure, that there was owner occupier and rental within that scheme, it’s a much better development, it’s more viable, and it potentially could be funded,” M -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 15 Feb '23

‘Logjam’ of housing applications means swift resourcing of planning body essential

Conor O’Connell of the Construction Industry Federation said “the whole system is log-jammed at the moment” while Tom Parlon, CIF director general, said: “If we don’t get rid of the backlog -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 15 Feb '23

Michael McDowell: Private landlords in Ireland have little choice but to exit the market

The various reforms already made and those promised by Sinn Féin leave rational small landlords of single premises with no choice but to get out of the letting market. They have little reason to hope -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 15 Feb '23

Planning applications for 70,000 homes awaiting decisions from An Bord Pleanála or High Court

In a submission to the committee, CIF director of housing and planning Conor O’Connell says that a judicial review case adds between €10,000 and €20,000 to the cost of a home. -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 15 Feb '23

Firm linked to Noel O’Callaghan’s family firm plans 87 city apartments

The proposed development from Gold Run Properties of 87 apartments would take place on Fenian Street, not far from The Alex, one of the O’Callaghan Collection’s hotels. -  Subscribe
© Other 15 Feb '23

Retail giants appeal against Blanchardstown Town Centre apartment scheme

Last month, the Council granted planning permission to owner of the Blanchardstown Town Centre, Goldman Sachs for the mixed use scheme comprising seven apartment blocks with one rising to 16 storeys i -  Subscribe
© Irish Examiner 15 Feb '23

BNP Paribas Real Estate Ireland: Housebuilding activity contracts four months in a row

The latest BNP Paribas Real Estate Ireland Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) also showed builders continue to battle sharp input cost inflation as prices increased across a broad range o -  Subscribe
© The Currency 15 Feb '23

There’s an art to rent control laws. This is why Ireland has failed

The crucible of the Irish housing crisis is the rental sector. That’s where things are at their worst. In 2016, 26.6 per cent of Irish households rented their home. This number -  Subscribe
© The Currency 15 Feb '23

Ronan Lyons: Rent Pressure Zones protect sitting tenants. New data shows the knock-on effect on new renters

Between 2015 and 2022, market rents increased by almost 75%, while in the same period, rents for sitting tenants increased by just 19%. And based on my analysis, Ireland is missing between 200,000 and -  Subscribe
© Business Post 14 Feb '23

Plans for more than 20,000 homes in central Dublin not yet acted on

The homes included in the Dublin City Council analysis were granted permission between 2018 and 2022. More than 9,800 of homes assessed are build-to-rent apartments that have not been started across 2 -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 13 Feb '23

‘Excessive' – South Dublin build-to-rent scheme on hold after council bridles at €4,000 monthly cost

Gedv Monkstown Owner Ltd, a subsidiary of Greystar, lodged plans for the 488-unit development at Dalguise House in Monkstown last year. Hooke & MacDonald had outlined that rents would be around €2,0 -  Subscribe
© 13 Feb '23

Objectors hit out at 'bland', 'generic' Davy plans to redevelop St Stephen's Green Shopping Centre

"I’m aghast at the arrogance of the applicants in this case proposing three additional floors of offices on top of an architecturally generic replacement of the shopping centre itself.” -  Subscribe
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