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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 19 Sep '22

Glenveagh closes Blackrock deal with German company, Union Investment

The forward purchase deal for Newtown Gardens, a controversial 140-unit apartment scheme near the wealthy suburb’s village centre, is due to complete in Q3 2024. -  Subscribe
© The Times Ireland 11 Sep '22

DRES gears up €800m development on Dublin Mercedes-Benz site

The developer DRES Properties is close to signing a €70 million deal to buy the landmark Mercedes-Benz site on Naas Road in Dublin, which is owned by the O’Flaherty family. Apparently if the deal -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 24 Aug '22

Stage 3 Draft Dublin City Development Plan (2022-2028)

Dublin City Council has published the Stage 3 ‘Material Alterations’ to the draft Development Plan (2022-2028). The Stage 3 documents outline where changes have been made to the draft Deve -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 18 Aug '22

Site value tax will restrict land hoarding and make housing cheaper, commission claims

One of the potential headaches is valuing land given the limited land database that exists, particularly in areas where there have been few transactions to act as a barometer. -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 15 Aug '22

Savills Dublin Development Land Report Q2 2022

DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT HERE >>> Land sales nationally totalled €194m in Q2, bringing year-to-date transactions to €276m. Despite the strong headwinds facing the sector, activity has picked up signif -  Subscribe
© Business Post 08 Aug '22

Water and electric shortages threaten delivery of thousands of houses

The delivery of thousands of homes in central Dublin, including most of the 3,800 apartments being developed on the former Glass Bottle site by a Johnny Ronan-led consortium, is at risk due to water a -  Subscribe
© Irish Examiner 05 Aug '22

Rory Ahern: Naive to think reducing garden size would lead to house price drop

Increased density means higher land prices, and so if land is being sold with higher potential development, it will be more expensive. This will feed into higher house prices. This could be a way for -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 04 Aug '22

Glenveagh Properties' plan to solve housing crisis recommends smaller gardens

"When you look at suburban housing, or, say, some of the bigger towns outside of Dublin city — an apartment costing €450,000 to build in one of these towns? Who would be the buyer for it and who c -  Subscribe
© RTE 03 Aug '22

Plans submitted for 'Guinness Quarter'

The plans also include 336 homes, with a mix including one, two, and three bedroom apartments. The scheme includes homes to buy, homes to rent and social homes. The ambition is for the Iveagh Trust to -  Subscribe
© Business Post 31 Jul '22

MISSED – Best-laid plans: How developers are letting sleeping sites lie

Around the country, an estimated 50,000-80,000 planned homes have failed to materialise in spite of being approved -  Subscribe
© Irish Examiner 29 Jul '22

Government won't restrict data centres but outlines conditions

Under a new statement issued by the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment, the Government said it will support data centres which create or support jobs, which don’t impede the national gri -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 29 Jul '22

Lisney H1 Greater Dublin Development Land Market report

The development land market in the greater Dublin area (GDA) performed reasonably well in H1 2022 with activity levels exceeding €260m. Demand remained strong for good quality well-located ready- -  Subscribe
© The Currency 29 Jul '22

Ronan Lyons: How the inflation crisis is choking off next year’s housing supply

As though things weren't bad enough, the spike in inflation has upset the economics of housebuilding. The current level of costs, supply chain disruption and uncertainty is incompatible with Ireland m -  Subscribe
© Business Post 25 Jul '22

Best-laid plans: How developers are letting sleeping sites lie

Around the country, an estimated 50,000-80,000 planned homes have failed to materialise in spite of being approved -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 21 Jul '22

Earlsfort Capital Partners launches lender for new development projects

Earlsfort Capital Partners Limited, a non-bank property lender, has launched a new lending vehicle, Earlsfort Development Finance DAC, dedicated to providing construction finance for residential devel -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 18 Jul '22

Delays to Irish Glass Bottle site as developers look to set price of apartments above what the State is ready to pay

Records of a briefing show that the developers, led by Johnny Ronan, have sought up to €675,000 for a three-bedroom apartment — almost 60pc above the price ceiling approved for councils. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 18 Jul '22

State may part-fund construction of student beds on university campuses

Many of these projects have been put on ice due to the rising cost of construction. They argue that inflation would force colleges to charge exorbitant rents of up to €16,000 a year. -  Subscribe
© The Irish Times 11 Jul '22

Savills: ‘Strong’ demand for sites as land sales pick up

The volume of development lands sold in Ireland increased “significantly” between April and June after a “subdued” start to 2022, Savills Ireland has said. -  Subscribe
© Irish Independent 24 Jun '22

DEAL: Kill residential development site sells for 26pc over its guide price

A 1.1-acre site with planning permission for 14 houses in Kill village, Co Kildare, sold at a recent auction for €1.32m, equating to €270,000 or almost 26pc over the €1,050,000 price guided by S -  Subscribe
© The Property Week 24 Jun '22

Contractor appointed to LDA’s first affordable housing project in Shanganagh in partnership with DLRCC

The Land Development Agency (LDA) has appointed the contractor, Walls Construction, for the development of 597 new homes at Shanganagh, Co Dublin, with work on site to commence in September. The proje -  Subscribe
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