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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 May '23

Elkstone partners with Harrison Street to develop more than 1,500 student accommodation beds

The first development will be completed in September, with a five-storey property on Dublin’s Manor Street, Stoneybatter Place, delivering 142 beds. The property, which is located close to Techno -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 23 May '23

McKillen jnr pulls out of St Stephen’s Green block deals

The Irish Times understands Oakmount has withdrawn from the purchase of the home of the former Hibernian United Services Club at 8 St Stephen’s Green, as well as two other transactions involving two -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 18 May '23

Lucy Connolly of Bannon: Greening of Dublin office market presents threat and opportunity for owners of older buildings

As occupiers of older buildings take up this space, it will free up further development opportunities. The attractiveness of these options to developers will depend on the specifics of the building, l -  Subscribe
© 06 May '23

Is there a market for apartments for sale or rent with no kitchen or wardrobes? Govt told to find out

The review, which was carried out by construction economics consultant Mitchell McDermott, compared the cost of construction across a number of countries. The report, which was brought to Cabinet -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 01 May '23

‘A fairer approach to land management’ – new residential tax to replace vacant site levy

Landowners are being asked to review supplemental maps being published today and contact their local authority by June 1 if they think they should not be subject to tax. The rezoned land tax (RZLT) -  Subscribe
© 25 Apr '23

Over 1,000 homes being bought by local authorities as part of tenant in situ scheme, Varadkar says

Government ministers yesterday signed off on a plan to try to accelerate the building of new homes and the refurbishment of vacant ones in an update to its Housing for All strategy. -  Subscribe
© Business Post 23 Apr '23

Comer Group to progress with development of 530 apartments in Sandyford Business District

In the coming months it will start building work on 428 of these at the Rockbrook site which Comer purchased from Ires Reit recently. That site is connected underground to the adjoining Sentinel offic -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 12 Apr '23

DEAL: Killross Properties and Springwood have paid more than €5 million for the “Castletown lands”, a 95-hectare landbank in Celbridge

The sale of the lands was brokered by agent Cushman & Wakefield on behalf of Janus Securities Ltd. “This provides an exceptional opportunity to create substantial employment and leisure amenities in -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 02 Apr '23

Housing body Respond is developing Lisieux Hall, 200 social and cost-rental apartments in Sandyford

The cost-rental apartments include three studios, with rents set at €1,137.50 a month, 28 one-bedroom apartments priced at €1,312.50 a month, 31 two-bedroom apartments at €1,485 each, and five t -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 31 Mar '23

Ires Reit agrees deal to sell site at Rockbrook in Sandyford Business District

The site comes with planning permission for 428 apartments along with amenity space including gymnasium, lounges, games room and a panoramic function room, a crèche and café. It acquired the site in -  Subscribe
© Business Post 26 Mar '23

Developers of ‘frozen’ sites to be exempt from residential zoned land tax

Developers who own “frozen” housing land are to be exempted from the new residential zoned land tax. The tax of 3 per cent on the market value of a housing site is designed to put pressure on d -  Subscribe
© Business Post 12 Mar '23

Developers redrawing tens of thousands of housing plans

Developers are redrawing plans for housing projects due to new government rules that could allow them to double the number of own-door houses they can build, the Business Post has learned. The move -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 06 Mar '23

Lioncor challenges Dublin City Council’s decision to restrict build-to-rent schemes

A developer recently refused permission for 364 rental apartments on former Terenure College playing fields is looking to quash Dublin City Council’s decision to restrict build-to-rent housing schem -  Subscribe
© Irish Examiner 05 Mar '23

New Homes: Supply to come good later in the year

“We have a good few launches coming up,” says Elizabeth Hegarty, Associate Director of Savills New Homes. “And, I would say that it’s fairly unusual to have already had two new homes launches -  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
© Business Post 05 Feb '23

Home buyers will foot the bill for land hoarding tax, says lobby group

Property Industry Ireland has warned the government that the incoming residential zoned land tax (RZLT) will only make housing more expensive. From February 2024, a new residential zoned land tax (RZL -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 02 Feb '23

DEAL: Cairn Homes secures €131m from sale of 316 Greystones apartments

Tuath Housing and Land Development Agency acquire 316 new homes for provision of affordable, cost-rental housing. The Land Development Agency, meanwhile, is understood to have paid about €60 million -  Subscribe
© Business Post 30 Jan '23

Developers push back against new land-hoarding taxes

The state’s biggest developers, investment funds and other businesses that own large amounts of unused land are lobbying to avoid land-hoarding taxes that would be collectively worth hundreds of mil -  Subscribe
© Business Post 30 Jan '23

Developers sign up for €144k in state subsidies to build private apartments

Developers have sought state subsidies to help build 2,102 apartments to be sold on the open market using the €450 million Croí Cónaithe fund, new figures show. -  Subscribe
© 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
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