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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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© The Irish Times 25 Jan '23

DEAL: Bartra secures €4.15m from sale of south Dublin residential site

Located off Mount Merrion Avenue, the 0.283-hectare site, which has full planning permission for 26 apartments, has been acquired by Keith Craddock’s Red Rock Developments. The price paid represents -  Subscribe
© Business Post 23 Jan '23

Kennedy Wilson secures €110m in AIB green loans for office schemes

Kennedy Wilson has secured €110 million in green loans from AIB to fund more than 13,000 square metres of recently developed office space at Ten Hanover Quay, 20 Kildare Street and 94 St Stephen’s -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 18 Jan '23

Just Shy of €1bn in development land spend for 2022

The development land market saw nearly €1bn in market spend throughout the course of 2022, with several high-profile office, hotel & industrial development deals adding to an already robust d -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 17 Jan '23

Government facing call for up to €1 billion in additional funding for Land Development Agency

One factor is a weakening in the flow of private investment fund money into the housing market since the European Central Bank raised borrowing rates last year for the first time in years. Such moves -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 29 Dec '22

Council to target Dublin church sites in major land-buying programme

Separately, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said “a mixture of carrot and stick” could be used by the Government to ensure developers with residential planning permissions actually built homes. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 12 Dec '22

Government mulls tax break for developers amid concern over political fallout

The industry wants the Government to reduce VAT on the purchase of new homes from the current rate of 13.5 per cent, in a bid to restore the development margin, which has been squeezed by a surge in i -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 08 Dec '22

John Swarbrigg, Savills: Market for development land robust despite headwinds

We need to recognise that developers want to and need to develop housing. Invariably, it’s other factors, such as the aforementioned planning landscape or infrastructure deficiencies, that are some -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 08 Dec '22

Ken MacDonald: VAT, levies, planning and other costs are making it unviable to build apartments

The second largest transaction was a forward sale of 321 units at Citywest, West Dublin, to Ardstone by Glenveagh for €122 million. The third largest was the forward sale of 190 apartments at Church -  Subscribe
© Business Post 04 Dec '22

Ivan Gaine of Sherry FitzGerald: New housing needs to be viable, sustainable and affordable

Achievable targets and planning reform will open the door to housing delivery, but funding from all possible stakeholders and cooperation between the public and private sectors are also essential -  Subscribe
© Business Post 04 Dec '22

Donald McDonald of Hooke & MacDonald: Ireland needs new measures and a new mindset to build on

Demand for housing remains exceptionally strong and largely unsatisfied, but uncertainty is hampering investment and construction delivery viability remains to be properly addressed -  Subscribe
© Irish Examiner 01 Dec '22

Fire safety defects uncovered in one of the State's largest housing developments, Dublin’s Phoenix Park Racecourse

The Irish Examiner has learned that up to 550 apartments are affected by major deficiencies in fire stopping in the common areas of the apartment blocks. There are also defects in the individual apart -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 01 Dec '22

Cushman & Wakefield: Development land sales drop 72pc to €470m so far in 2022

According to research from Cushman & Wakefield, this represents a decline of about 72pc. While land with planning permission has seen values increase by about 2pc to 3pc since 2019, land without plann -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 01 Dec '22

Affordable housing is not sustainable and sustainable housing is not affordable, RIAI says

Planning policies may favour high-density sustainable development but measures had not been put in place to make these housing schemes viable, Claire McManus, an RIAI council member, said on Monday. -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 27 Nov '22

ISIF invests €25m to fund delivery of 1,900 new homes

The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF), part of the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA), is to invest €25m to fund the development of up to 1,900 new homes in counties Dublin, Kildar -  Subscribe
© Business Post 26 Nov '22

Delivery of almost 9,000 new homes in Dublin at risk if infrastructure not built

The Cherrywood Strategic Development Zone project in south Dublin, one of the capital’s largest housing developments, aims to deliver more than 8,700 new homes which will accommodate a population of -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 24 Nov '22

Stop blocking new housing and consider first time buyers, Micheál Martin tells so-called Nimby objectors

One party member who attended the event said the Taoiseach told attendees that many of the people objecting to new developments already owned homes and said people under 40 were the most affected by t -  Subscribe
© Business Post 12 Nov '22

Hibernia (Harcourt Square) achieves top ESG rating of five Green Stars

Hibernia Real Estate Group has been recognised for its ongoing environmental, social and governance (ESG) efforts with a five Green Star rating in the 2022 GRESB Real Estate Assessment for both standi -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 02 Nov '22

Former Dublin office complex at the Plaza in Park West to provide homes for more than 200 people

Harcourt secured planning permission in 2018 to convert the two blocks into apartments. Tuath entered into a deal to acquire and fund the conversion of the offices into homes using financing from the -  Subscribe
© Irish Examiner 26 Oct '22

Contracts signed for 247 cost-rental apartments in Dublin

Under the plan announced on Wednesday, the LDA has signed contracts with the McGarrell Reilly Group, for the delivery of 247 cost-rental apartments in Hansfield, Dublin 15. Construction has commenced -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 26 Oct '22

Nama says global slowdown risks delaying completion of new homes

So far in 2022, Nama has delivered 284 new homes, with a further 758 under construction. An additional 1,300 have Nama funding committed. -  Subscribe
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