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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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© Business Post 22 May '22

Nearly 20,000 homes in Dublin on hold due to lack of water supply

Tom Parlon, director general of the Construction Industry Federation (CIF), said Irish Water doesn’t have the capacity to connect new housing estates to water systems. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 22 May '22

Very few Irish people are buying new apartments. Is it because they can’t – or won’t?

Ken MacDonald, managing director at Hooke & MacDonald, says that the private demand for apartments could potentially be “a very large cohort of people”. But points to the aforementioned costs as -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 13 May '22

Construction of more than 1,000 apartments at O’Devaney Gardens set to go ahead

The council’s law agent Yvonne Kelly said the council was “contractually bound to a legally binding agreement” with Bartra and it was “not possible to get out of that agreement”. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 11 May '22

DEAL: Chancerygate enters Irish market with €4.5m deal for Swords Road 2.1 hectare site

The transaction, which it completed with its longstanding investment partner, Bridges Fund Management, represents Chancery’s first investment outside the UK. to speculatively develop 114,000sq ft of -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 06 May '22

McGrath group sells 108 units in Cabinteely to not-for-profit charity Clúid Housing

McGrath Group Properties declined to disclose the sale price but it is believed to be about €45m for two phases of its Elmwood apartment development at Johnstown Road in Cabinteely, Dublin 18, to Cl -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 03 May '22

Dublin council chief questions suitability of build-to-rent schemes for social housing

Mr Keegan said there was a “particular significant concern” about developers using BTR schemes to satisfy their obligation to provide social housing, because they did not have to comply with minim -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 27 Apr '22

DEAL: Eagle Street in €60m deal for Glenveagh East Road docklands site with plans for 554 homes

Eagle Street, which is headed up by former Glenveagh chief executive Justin Bickle, is understood to have agreed to pay in excess of €60 million for the lands at 1-4 East Road. The site comes with f -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 22 Apr '22

Developers surge to offload sites to Land Development Agency

LDA chief executive John Coleman said the State body had seen a “huge volume” of submissions for inclusion in Project Tosaigh, a €1.25 billion scheme to buy land with planning permission or home -  Subscribe
© Business Post 11 Apr '22

Mm Capital's Elgin Property Finance aims to provide €300 million of loans

Two Irish developers have established property fund providers in recent months, at a time when risks have increased for development projects. Supply chain problems and labour shortages already had inf -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 03 Apr '22

Cairn Homes plans to build almost 1,400 homes in north Dublin and Wicklow

621 residential units on a 14-hectare (35-acre) site at Hollybanks, Swords; 154 apartments at Ballymastone, Donabate; 586 residential units for a site at Coolagad, northwest of Greystones town centre. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 03 Apr '22

Google warns against curbs to data centre developments in Ireland

Google was particularly concerned about any plans to block off data centre development on a regional basis or in Dublin, saying this carried its own risks. “Demand for cloud computing in Dublin is g -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 30 Mar '22

Elgin Property Finance to provide €300m in loans for developers

Elgin, which is led by Domhnall Gaffney, said it had a “strong pipeline of deals” and had agreed terms on schemes that will deliver more than 150 affordable housing units in Kildare, Galway and Li -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 29 Mar '22

AIB to offer cheaper loans to developers who build to the new Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) building specification

The discount will be up to 10 basis points lower than existing rates, which could have a significant impact on the cost of development. Cathy Bryce, managing director of AIB capital markets: "This new -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 26 Mar '22

Seven out of 10 housing units being built in Dublin are now apartments

This means that only a very small number of these units will be made available for households to purchase, according to an analysis of Department of Housing statistics by Goodbody Stockbrokers. -  Subscribe
© Business Post 20 Mar '22

Housing targets at risk as developers cite lack of zoned and serviced land

The low level of homes in the pipeline has raised concerns over the state’s target to promote the construction of between 300,000 and 400,000 homes over the next decade to address the acute shortage -  Subscribe
© Business Post 20 Mar '22

Zoning out: Shortage of land available for housing at crux of crisis, developers warn

Sean Reilly: “All the publicity is about the crisis in planning and judicial reviews, and absolutely there are problems in planning, but there's another crisis that hasn't hit yet,” Reilly said. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 20 Mar '22

Nuns sold Donnybrook convent in deal that put ‘conservative’ €20m valuation on site

The transaction last year has come to light in a planning submission to Dublin City Council by the new owners, Reilly Lands 2012 SPV, of the 1.19-hectare property off Marlborough Road, who want it zon -  Subscribe
© Other 13 Mar '22

What land will be available for development and what type of projects will get built? Aoife Brennan, Lisney

Lisney’s Development Land sales and acquisition team are inundated with requirements for greenfield sites, with planning permission, suitable for traditional semi-detached and detached homes. I thin -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 03 Mar '22

Cairn Homes in €38m deal for ‘shovel ready’ housing sites

A 3.5 acre site with full planning permission from An Bord Pleanála for nearly 200 apartments in the south Dublin suburb of Shankill. Located to the rear of former Irish Nationwide chief executive Mi -  Subscribe
© Business Post 27 Feb '22

New homes supply has ‘gone into reverse’, claim property lobbyists

Pat Farrell, the chief executive of Irish Institutional Property (IIP), said there is “no prospect at all” that Dublin City Council will meet its target of 27,500 homes... -  Subscribe
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