Property market proves it has stamina in 2016

The number of big deals being done reflects the strength of demand for Irish commercial property

Blanchardstown Shopping Centre: purchased for €950 million

This year looks set to be the second best ever in terms of the value of investment property sales with experts forecasting that it could exceed last year’s €3.77 billion and may even reach €4.1 billion, making it second only to the record of €4.5 billion set in 2014.