Friday November 22, 2019

Apartment sizes set to drop dramatically

‘Worrying’ trends will see average size of 11,000 fast-track builds much smaller than today

20th October, 2019

The average size of new apartments is set to drop dramatically over the next decade, research by The Sunday Business Post has revealed.

The average sized apartment completed in Dublin this year was 85.42 sq m and 90.52 sq m in 2018, according to data compiled by Passive House Plus magazine.

Analysis by this newspaper of 10,800 apartments approved through the fast-track housing scheme has shown the average unit would be 75.08 sq m.

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