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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 29 Feb '24

DEAL: Greg Kavanagh buys at 146-156 Harold’s Cross Road site for €2.1m

Agent Cushman & Wakefield had been asking €2m for the 0.2-acre property so the price indicates that pricing in the city’s development land market may be firming. Fronting onto Harold’s Cross -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 11 Feb '24

Childcare places are in short supply, so why aren’t there creches in all new housing developments?

A spokesman for the developers, Castlethorn, said it was in the company’s interest to have it sold and the unit recently went sale agreed with an asking price of about €340,000. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 31 Jan '24

Development land market hit record low in 2023: Sherry FitzGerald

A “very slow start” to the year saw total activity levels slump by more than 50 per cent to just €372 million, the lowest level seen since records began in 2015, across the greater Dublin area, -  Subscribe
© The Currency 17 Jan '24

Sean Keyes on investing: Dublin’s corset

Through an obscure bureaucratic process called the housing need demand assessment, the planning system intentionally suppresses the amount of housing that can be built in the east of the country. The -  Subscribe
© Business Post 14 Jan '24

Rise in student numbers sparks surge in demand for purpose-built accommodation

The housing crisis in Ireland means students are often unable to compete with other renters seeking accommodation and, in many situations, they have been shut out of the private rental sector. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 09 Jan '24

Taggart’s plan to build homes on parks should be scrutinised by Land Development Agency

The report published by veteran businessman Paschal Taggart and co-author Luke Cantwell on how they might be housed is timely if a bit left-field. Taggart is proposing that 10 per cent of parks in Dub -  Subscribe
© Business Post 02 Jan '24

Chartered Land’s planned 29-storey tower office block on Parkgate Street, Dublin 8 scrapped due to weak market demand

Joe O’Reilly has moved to scrap six floors of office space that were intended to form part of a new residential scheme on the fringes of the Phoenix Park due to a “lack of demand”, in the latest -  Subscribe
© Business Post 17 Dec '23

John Coleman of Land Development Agency: We have 15,000 homes in the pipeline and more to come

We continue to explore other options and we intend to acquire privately owned sites if we believe they provide value for money. Earlier this year we sought expressions of interest from landowners w -  Subscribe
© Business Post 17 Dec '23

Allow developers to convert Dublin offices into co-living units, says Grayling Properties boss

Peter Horgan argues that amending the rules on conversions could help developers deliver more residential accommodation in city centre The ban on co-living should be relaxed to allow empty offices to -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 12 Dec '23

Almost 3,000 cost-rental and social homes to be built in Dublin by housing agency Respond

The first tranches of homes, just over 1,800 of the 2,906 total, will be built at four sites in the north and west of the city, in the Dublin City, Fingal and South Dubin County Council areas. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 07 Dec '23

Evan Lonergan, Knight Frank: Housing crisis set to deepen as supply of development land dries up

The problem from a supply perspective is that there are very few sites with appropriate planning making their way to the market. Much of what achieved planning in the last five years is of too high a -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 07 Dec '23

Ken MacDonald, Hooke & MacDonald: Fresh strategy needed for private rented sector as development grinds to a halt

Institutional investors and pension funds have provided invaluable assistance to the State and economy and can do so again with favourable conditions and the right incentives. The State is only in a p -  Subscribe
© Business Post 03 Dec '23

Ivan Gaine, Sherry FitzGerald: Housing reforms starting to gain traction in 2023

At many of our launches we are seeing a similar ratio of four to five times the demand for the number of houses available and we have huge empathy for those aspiring to buy. While progress is being -  Subscribe
© Business Post 03 Dec '23

Donald MacDonald, Hooke & MacDonald: Housing for All strategy having impact across housing sector

Ireland needs to tap into the domestic and international capital markets’ appetite to fund new affordable and private housing by creating the right conditions to do so. We have so many factors in -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 01 Dec '23

Valpre Capital, Revelate Capital and Aventicum Real Estate announce strategic partnership for 10 Newmarket Square, Dublin 8

10 Newmarket Square occupies a prominent location in Newmarket Square area and will comprise 132 high-quality apartment units. The development will also include a retail unit, 301 designated bicycle p -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 01 Dec '23

18-storey residential tower of 702 units will be centrepiece at Castleforbes Business Park, Dublin docklands scheme

Eagle Street Partners is delivering the docklands development in a joint venture with Nuveen Real Estate, one of the world’s largest investment managers with $152 billion in assets under management, -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 29 Nov '23

At least 50,000 more nursing home beds needed by 2051, says report

Sherry FitzGerald said that as of the middle of this year, there were about 30,900 available nursing home beds in Ireland. That includes those run by the private, voluntary and public sector. The f -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 16 Nov '23

Supply of new student digs in Ireland slows sharply

“The pace of new deliveries has slowed significantly amidst headwinds of rising development costs and issues around debt funding,” said Tom McCabe of Cushman & Wakefield. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 15 Nov '23

Green light for Carrisbrook House Dublin 4 redevelopment by Atria V Lux SARL

An Bord Pleanála has given the go-ahead to contentious plans to demolish the eight-storey Carrisbrook House in Dublin 4 and replace it with a 10-storey office block. -  Subscribe
© Business Plus 31 Oct '23

Cushman & Wakefield: Obsolescent Offices Could Add 6,000 Homes In Dublin

Ronan Corbett: “We are merely trying to identify in theory what difference widespread repurposing of potentially obsolete office space could potentially make to Ireland’s housing challenges, using -  Subscribe
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