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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 Jan '20

DEAL: Development land market gets new year under way: 29-30 Usher's Quay & 1 + 1A + 2 Usher Street

Knight Frank's Kieran Bray reports that an Irish developer has paid about €3.25m for a 0.14 acres site on Dublin city's south quays with planning permission for 27 apartments and commercial space. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 16 Jan '20

Ranelagh set to get a new street with launch of Annesley Gardens: 20 high-end homes on 1.25-acre site

There will be 20 houses in total – 12 four-bedroom properties and eight three-bedroom-plus-study homes. Seventeen of the houses will form a new terrace while the remaining three will be in a smaller -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 15 Jan '20

DEAL: 0.05 hectare plot at Usher’s Quay with planning for 27 apartments sold for €3.25m

The price secured for the 0.05 hectare plot represents a premium of 15.4 per cent on the €2.75 million agent Knight Frank had been guiding when they brought the property to the market last May. -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 18 Dec '19

Almost €6 billion of land sales traded in the Irish market in the last decade of which €1.2 billion occurred in 2019

CBRE Ireland have today released figures for the volume and value of development land traded (both on and off-market) in the Irish market during 2019, which shows that 73 land sales were completed in -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 17 Dec '19

‘Invisible and fearful’: Are owners of defective apartments being ignored?

“The State is not being shamed by people marching to the Dáil because people are fearful of their complex being named and their house values dropping as a result,” Martin says. “These people ar -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 11 Dec '19

Ciarán Hancock: Apartments key to housing crisis

According to the Central Bank, we need to build 34,000 new homes per annum out to 2030 but this year we will deliver just 21,000 new units. The figure required could actually rise to 51,000 units if h -  Subscribe
© Business Post 09 Dec '19

[NEEDS BP SUB] Dublin’s first co-living complex gets green light

The future operators, SQRE Living, are now actively seeking more sites for similar schemes. Dublin City Council blocked applications from Bartra Capital and raised concerns about the standard of accom -  Subscribe
© Business Post 09 Dec '19

[NEEDS BP SUB] Greystar calls for revision of apartment bed ratios

US property giant Greystar has criticised rules that restrict the ratio of studios and one-beds in apartment blocks. Current guidelines state that 50 per cent of units in a block can be one-bedroom or -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 27 Nov '19

Sales of Irish development land set to top €1bn this year

Turnover in the development land market looks set to exceed the €1 billion threshold again this year. According to Cushman and Wakefield, it is likely that sales could come near the €1.39 billion -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 21 Nov '19

DEAL: Developer, Development 8, expands activities on Naas Road with €9m industrial park deal

The news practically coincides with the developer's receipt of An Bord Pleanála approval for 479 apartments and 37,000 sq ft of commercial space almost across the road at the Concorde Industrial Esta -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 21 Nov '19

Homeland secures five-in-a-row on Leopardstown Road

It is understood that Homeland has assembled an overall site of about 1.99 hectares (4.92 acres) on Leopardstown Road in Dublin 18 -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 21 Nov '19

Utility connection delays amid housing crisis are inexcusable: Sherry FitzGerald

A developer is [thereby] stymied from continuing construction on a second phase of a project if they haven’t received the funds to pay for the first phase of construction. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 14 Nov '19

DEAL: Uncle Tom’s Cabin set for redevelopment after builders buy pub for €3m

UTC Developments, a company set up by Mr Rhatigan and Mr Doyle specifically for the deal, has bought Uncle Tom’s Cabin, a 130-year old pub with a large adjacent car park that makes it a prime site i -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 13 Nov '19

DEAL: Shannon Homes acquires 3.4 hectare site in Ballyboden with scope for 436 apartments for €20m

The price paid for the site represents a premium of just over 11 per cent on the €18 million the property had been guiding when it was brought to the market by Jack Devlin of GVA Donal O’Buachalla -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 06 Nov '19

DEAL: Shannon Homes acquires 8.6 acre site in Ballyboden with scope for 436 apartments

The Augustinian order has secured about €20 million from the sale to developer Frank Fahy’s Shannon Homes, of 3.4 hectares (8.6 acres) of land next to its provincial headquarters at Ballyboden in -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 23 Oct '19

DEAL: Oakmount pays €17m for 5.26 acre Blackthorn Avenue site in Sandyford

Developer Paddy McKillen jnr’s Oakmount and partners, Core Capital, have paid about €17 million to acquire a prime, ready-to-go office site at Sandyford in south Dublin. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 23 Oct '19

DEAL: Richmond Homes buys Dublin residential site with scope for 1,600 homes

Richmond Homes has emerged as the successful purchaser of a 51 hectare (125 acre) site in Baldoyle, north Dublin, in what is one of the biggest development land deals of the year. -  Subscribe
© Business Post 21 Oct '19

[NEEDS SBP SUB] ‘Can-do’ Cullaun making development happen

A relatively new provider of development finance, Cullaun Capital, expects to have agreed terms to provide €140 million in lending facilities for 17 developments, mainly housing and healthcare proje -  Subscribe
© Business Post 21 Oct '19

[NEEDS SBP SUB] Size really does matter in apartment planning

The recent reduction in the minimum sizes for new apartments has generated controversy. Are the latest rules a sensible way to help tackle the housing crisis or a gift to property speculators who want -  Subscribe
© Business Post 21 Oct '19

[NEEDS SBP SUB] Can the Land Development Agency solve the housing crisis?

The LDA was launched last year, but even before it has been fully established, it has been subject to criticism for its failure to provide adequate levels of affordable housing -  Subscribe
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