Donal Buckley

Donal Buckley

Deals worth €750m herald a strong 2015

Deals worth €750m herald a strong 2015

The latest figures are a drop on last year’s equivalent, but are still impressive, writes Donal Buckley

Wallace’s  Temple Bar apartments set for Allsop Space online auction

Wallace’s Temple Bar apartments set for Allsop Space online auction

Three Temple Bar apartments owned by the company headed by independent TD Mick Wallace are among 70 properties which Allsop Space will auction online after the three failed to sell in last month’s auction. The auctioneer has reduced the guide prices

Strong auction results with transactions worth €4.7m last week

Strong auction results with transactions worth €4.7m last week

The largest deal was for a five-bed family home in Dartry which sold for €3.5 million, writes Donal Buckley.

Auction results reflect growth in investor interest

Auction results reflect growth in investor interest

The wind-up of the capital gains tax exemption last year has failed to dampen investor enthusiasm, writes Donal Buckley.

Regional office rents on the rise

Regional office rents on the rise

City centre tariffs in Cork, Galway and Limerick are continuing to increase, as €100 million worth of office space is sold in Munster’s capital, writes Donal Buckley.

Bids in for Nama’s latest multi-family units sell-off

Bids in for Nama’s latest multi-family units sell-off

Price rises may make it more difficult for corporates to purchase large lots of apartments, writes Donal Buckley.

Hotel groups check in for a bumper year

Hotel groups check in for a bumper year

Hotel sales and loans look set to top €470m but, thanks to the competition commission, some chains may find their expansion plans curtailed, writes Donal Buckley

QE: time to roll the property dice or cash in the chips?

QE: time to roll the property dice or cash in the chips?

While quantitative easing may lead to a rise in residential rents, it will mean good news for the retail investor as increased consumer spending improves yields

Lack of CBD supply boosts D4 offices

Lack of CBD supply boosts D4 offices

Dublin 4 landlords and developers may have to move quickly in order to beat competition from the fast-tracked Dublin Docklands

Precious gems under the €220,000 threshold

Precious gems under the €220,000 threshold

Most of the 105 residential properties that Allsop Space will auction on February 18 will qualify for the low 10 per cent mortgage deposit threshold for first-time buyers, because the majority of the residential lots are priced at less than €220,000.

South Dublin site sales drive up land prices

South Dublin site sales drive up land prices

A return to steady growth is expected as the price per acre of development land in the capital soars, writes Donal Buckley

More Dublin office space  in the pipeline

More Dublin office space in the pipeline

Pent-up demand will create plenty of scope for further office development in the capital

All roads lead to retail parks

All roads lead to retail parks

Increased car sales, better roads and access to parking are driving the increase in rental rates for retail parks, writes Donal Buckley

Farmland yields 50 per cent of €2.8m at auction

Farmland yields 50 per cent of €2.8m at auction

A mix of farmers and developers bought lands in north Co Dublin, Meath and Dundalk, writes Donal Buckley.

Record €129m sale of country’s largest industrial building

Record €129m sale of country’s largest industrial building

Industrial deals are creating headlines with some record prices and there is a noticeable pick-up in demand for both industrial and office space