Donal Buckley

Donal Buckley

€600m set to be invested in buying Irish hotels this year

€600m set to be invested in buying Irish hotels this year

Some of the best-known hotels in the country are up for sale, and many of them come with eye-watering price tags, writes Donal Buckley

A chance to vote for your favourite Irish architecture

A chance to vote for your favourite Irish architecture

Organised by the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI), voters will select the Public Choice Award winners from a shortlist of 41 projects

Bumper crop at two auctions

Bumper crop at two auctions

Properties from each of the four provinces will be on offer at the O’Donnellan & Joyce and Sherry FitzGerald sales, writes Donal Buckley

‘Sheds to beds’ trend gathers pace in Dublin

‘Sheds to beds’ trend gathers pace in Dublin

Several developers are using former industrial unit sites to the southwest of the capital to create large-scale residential complexes

Beach and golf retreats among holiday homes on offer in BidX1 auction

Beach and golf retreats among holiday homes on offer in BidX1 auction

The sale of a Dún Laoghaire apartment will provide an insight into the market trend concerning discounts for portfolios

Appeals process is ‘slowing down housing builds’, says industry

Appeals process is ‘slowing down housing builds’, says industry

The Irish planning system has come in for criticism at the Fit Out Expo 2019 - but An Bord Pleanála says banking, marketing and mortgages are to blame, and that many people simply don’t want to buy apartments

Hibernia putting the focus on fun

Hibernia putting the focus on fun

Windmill Quarter’s yoga classes and concerts are leading the way in office landlords’ provision of social amenities for tenants

New system fast-tracks approval for new housing developments, says planning chief

New system fast-tracks approval for new housing developments, says planning chief

The director of planning at An Bord Pleanála says the organisation is ‘very pro-density’

PRS sector shrinks to just 15% of the Dublin investment market in Q1

PRS sector shrinks to just 15% of the Dublin investment market in Q1

A fresh rebound for the sector is forecast in the latest report from Hooke & MacDonald

A shot in the arm for Waterford

A shot in the arm for Waterford

More than €750 million-worth of new developments are coming to the city between now and 2022

Employers willing to splash out on amenities to keep staff happy

Employers willing to splash out on amenities to keep staff happy

Occupiers increasingly appreciate importance of real-estate space for employees’ social activities to ‘optimise human capital’, CBRE survey finds

Latest BidX1 sales reflect move away from forcing tenants out to maximise prices

Latest BidX1 sales reflect move away from forcing tenants out to maximise prices

A batch of seven Lucan dwellings fetches top price at €1.6 million, as online auction total hits €16.3 million

Dublin’s big Brexit bonanza

Dublin’s big Brexit bonanza

Ireland is the top choice for firms moving their operations out of Britain, with 92 confirmed so far, 86 in the capital

Going Deutsch

Going Deutsch

Donal Buckley Irish companies are making waves in the German property market, with Greenman and McGrath Group leading the charge

Groom for improvement

Groom for improvement

Beauty salons and nail bars are taking over from struggling clothing stores in secondary and tertiary retail precincts, writes Donal Buckley