Donal Buckley

Donal Buckley

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.

Auctions: Leinster auctions raise more than €17m in a week

Auctions: Leinster auctions raise more than €17m in a week

The latest auction results show the Dublin market continuing to go from strength to strength, writes Donal Buckley.

Market growing but maturing

Market growing but maturing

2014 could be the strongest year of commercial property investment ever recorded in Ireland, writes Donal Buckley.

Dublin homes sell for well above guide prices

Dublin homes sell for well above guide prices

Five Dublin houses sold at auction last week at prices ranging from just below the million euro mark and up to €3.65 million.

Nine development sites up for auction as market gathers pace

Nine development sites up for auction as market gathers pace

Sites are likely to see restrained development as demand is for family homes, writes Donal Buckley.

Auction results show buyers still hungry for development sites

Auction results show buyers still hungry for development sites

Development sites featured prominently among last week's auction results when 13 properties, including three Dublin houses, sold for more than €2 million.

Spike in hotel sales activity

Spike in hotel sales activity

The ending of the Capital Gains Tax waiver at year end is one factor affecting the hotel sector.

Office and retail prices surge ahead in first quarter

Office and retail prices surge ahead in first quarter

The prices of Irish offices and retail properties are rising at their fastest pace in more than seven years.

Interest grows in incomplete Kilternan complex

Interest grows in incomplete Kilternan complex

The Kilternan Hotel and Country Club in south Dublin Hotel saw more than €170 million invested in it during the boom, writes Donal Buckley.

Commercial lots dominate Allsop Space auction

Commercial lots dominate Allsop Space auction

The largest Allsop Space auction by volume takes place at the RDS next week, with Euro 38 million worth of lots on offer, writes Donal Buckley.

Facelift plans for maligned Luas line

Facelift plans for maligned Luas line

The Luas line between Heuston Station and O'Connell Street is littered with derelict buildings and vacant land. But this is set to change, writes Donal Buckley.

Retail parks begin to gain from recovery

Retail parks begin to gain from recovery

The retail park market is benefiting from a bounce in the housing market.

Developer launches into student housing despite crazy' land prices

Developer launches into student housing despite crazy' land prices

A British developer is to create students' accommodation at the Digital Hub, and has plans for more developments, writes Donal Buckley.