Market Analysis

Ian Guider: New Ires Reit chief will face the same problems – high interest rates and €1,772 rents

Margaret Sweeney has said she plans to step down next spring but rent caps and rising loan repayments will hinder her successor

The luxury Marker apartments, part of the landmark deal that heralded the arrival of Ires Reit to Dublin in 2014. Rents started at €1,900 for a two-bed, then the highest in the city. Picture: Fergal Phillips