Donal Buckley

Donal Buckley

Price drops at BidX1 auction achieve some mixed results

Price drops at BidX1 auction achieve some mixed results

Reductions in reserves saw some lots sold for more than their previous guide prices, but others failed to sell even at the reduced guides

Student digs do well with international investors

Student digs do well with international investors

At present Dublin has 14,833 dedicated student beds, which estate agent Knight Frank estimates accommodates only 18 per cent of the student population

Shopping centre sales a litmus test of retail sector health

Shopping centre sales a litmus test of retail sector health

Better value is reviving investor interest as key sites in Galway, Cork, Limerick and Dublin go to market, writes Donal Buckley

Taking Liberties pays off for elegant fit-out project

Taking Liberties pays off for elegant fit-out project

StayCity set ODOS Architects the challenge of kitting out its new office HQ, housed in both a period building and a modern structure. ODOS rose to the challenge, writes Donal Buckley

A bumper autumn auction crop

A bumper autumn auction crop

Six auctions this month will offer 599 lots across the country including high-end residential property, along with commercial and mixed-use developments

Student projects shaping the market as investor demand ramps up

Student projects shaping the market as investor demand ramps up

Building and supplying college accommodation is big business in Ireland’s cities, and it can spark urban regeneration

Investor interest shows no signs of cooling as sales to hit €3bn mark

Investor interest shows no signs of cooling as sales to hit €3bn mark

There have been several big-ticket deals done since the start of July, writes Donal Buckley

Prime period homes have wide appeal

Prime period homes have wide appeal

Modern refurbishment techniques make these prestigious addresses more amenable to both corporate and residential buyers

Growth in Irish hotel sector is here to stay

Growth in Irish hotel sector is here to stay

Expansion projects, property sales and new developments are being boosted by rising revenues and room rates countrywide, writes Donal Buckley

Hotel sales likely to ‘comfortably’ top last year’s total of €400 million

Hotel sales likely to ‘comfortably’ top last year’s total of €400 million

The volume of hotel sales completed in Ireland this year is likely to “comfortably” exceed la...

Dublin homes and mixed-use regional units in online sale

Dublin homes and mixed-use regional units in online sale

Dublin apartments and houses, as well as substantial mixed-use regional investments, will be offe...

Retail sector braces for shock waves from Britain

Retail sector braces for shock waves from Britain

So far, things on this side of the water remain buoyant, but there are some who fear that may change.

Belfast building a reputation for fine hotels

Belfast building a reputation for fine hotels

Rooftop bars, celebrity chefs and opulence are to the fore as city skyline evolves to cater to booming tourism industry

Buy-to-let loans look poised to accelerate

Buy-to-let loans look poised to accelerate

Attractive rates lure professional investors back to the market as residential mortgages stay strong.

Three ways shops can stay ahead of online rivals

Three ways shops can stay ahead of online rivals

Technology and creativity are the retailer’s friend when it comes to maintaining, and even growing, footfall