Donal Buckley

Donal Buckley

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

Castles in the air: The rise of cloud storage centres

Castles in the air: The rise of cloud storage centres

The internet is creating huge demand for real estate in the form of data centres, and last year Dublin alone accounted for 25 per cent of the overall European industry market share

Rathmines semi tops bill at big Dublin auction

Rathmines semi tops bill at big Dublin auction

A house on Leinster Road fetched €1.01 million in I-Am Sold’s latest sale

Galway is booming as multiple new commercial developments on way

Galway is booming as multiple new commercial developments on way

Private developers are returning to the property market in Galway, but state agencies have also r...

Another notable victory for Cork city

Another notable victory for Cork city

Office and hotel development is gathering pace in Cork, as yields harden and occupancy rates rise

Housing and retail bonanza in proposed Dundrum

Housing and retail bonanza in proposed Dundrum

Hammerson and Allianz hope to build homes for 2,000 people and increase retail space hugely in the Dublin 14 shopping hub

Strong returns in apartment rental sector tempting investors to bite

Strong returns in apartment rental sector tempting investors to bite

Rising residential yields look set to hold, easing worries over imbalance in the market

Prime property yields rock-solid for 2019

Prime property yields rock-solid for 2019

Agent Cushman & Wakefield reports a positive outlook for next four years, though Dublin yields are predicted to soften from 2020 on