Donal Buckley

Donal Buckley

Quiet week for auction activity after Allsop site crashes

Quiet week for auction activity after Allsop site crashes

The crash of Allsop Space's online auction website on Tuesday led to a very quiet week for auction activity, but two other agents sold four properties, including two south Dublin houses.

Dublin office rents hit Euro 40 a sq ft as rise set to continue

Dublin office rents hit Euro 40 a sq ft as rise set to continue

Prime office rents in Dublin 2 and 4 increased by 15 per cent to Euro 40 per square foot during the second quarter of the year, and could reach Euro 45 by the end of the year.

Nearly €40m in sales at Allsop's auction

Nearly €40m in sales at Allsop's auction

Strong prices were realised at the most recent Allsops Space auction, with commercial properties dominating the sales, writes Donal Buckley.

Commercial Special: Irish interest in commercial property grows

Commercial Special: Irish interest in commercial property grows

Donal Buckley: Reits and private investors are bidding for prime properties coming to the market

Promising return on Reits as market still heating up

Promising return on Reits as market still heating up

Real Estate Investment Trusts are not as promising as buy-to-lets bought this year, but they still look a much better bet than bank deposits, writes Donal Buckley.

Good prices achieved at auction for Dublin and Kildare properties

Good prices achieved at auction for Dublin and Kildare properties

Auction activity picked up again last week in Dublin and surrounding counties, writes Donal Buckley.

Buying property under the radar

Buying property under the radar

As office prices become more predictable and transparent, investors are increasingly buying off-market, writes Donal Buckley.

Protest leads to auction being cancelled

Protest leads to auction being cancelled

An auction of 40 properties was cancelled last Thursday after protestors disrupted proceedings, writes Donal Buckley.

Turnover rents are on the rise

Turnover rents are on the rise

Agreed annual rents are increasingly being replaced by rents based on the sales or turnover of an outlet, writes Donal Buckley.

Pubs for sale in Newbridge, Maynooth and Kildare Town

Pubs for sale in Newbridge, Maynooth and Kildare Town

Pubs in three Kildare towns have been brought to the market at prices ranging from €475,000 to €850,000.

Ganly Walters auction cancelled over protests

Ganly Walters auction cancelled over protests

A major auction with almost 40 properties was cancelled today in Dublin when protesters engaged in scuffles prior to the event at Bewleys Hotel, Newlands Cross, Clondalkin.

Dublin auction sales fall to earth with a bang, while country houses pick up

Dublin auction sales fall to earth with a bang, while country houses pick up

Dublin houses failed to sell at last week's auctions.

International funds oil the wheels for Irish developers

International funds oil the wheels for Irish developers

International funds investing here no longer confine their focus to high yielding prime office investments.

Dublin sees more than €16 million in property sales over ten days

Dublin sees more than €16 million in property sales over ten days

Interest in expensive homes has eased off somewhat, writes Donal Buckley.

Ripple effect' of property upsurge now being hailed by retailers

Ripple effect' of property upsurge now being hailed by retailers

Home improvement firms and other retailers are seeing an upswing. Donal Buckley reports.