Ian Guider: The Irish Reit is dying, it will be mourned

A forward looking move to stabilise the property market has been killed by tinkering policies

Somehow in what was once one of the hottest property markets in the world, there will be no more real estate investment trusts

After the drama of the Ires shareholder showdown at the Clayton Hotel on Friday comes the thunderbolt of reality: the pieces of the boardroom battle have to be picked up.

Whatever comes next for the country’s largest private landlord has a wider impact, what on earth does this bitter row say about Ireland’s investment property market?

When the dust settles at Ires, it is quite clear its days as a real estate investment trust (Reit) ...