Donal Buckley

Donal Buckley

New thinking is needed to fund development

New thinking is needed to fund development

Planning permission received for just a quarter of the new housing stock needed to meet demand

More bumper hotel deals in the offing

More bumper hotel deals in the offing

The market is braced for another record year in sales

Strong returns on  the way over next two years

Strong returns on the way over next two years

Andrew Hook of Aviva Ireland’s Irish Property Fund says the outlook for domestic commercial property is a good one over the next two years. Donal Buckley reports.

Shortage of Grade A properties set to be exploited

Shortage of Grade A properties set to be exploited

Recent weeks have witnessed a number of eye-catching industrial sales in the commercial property market, writes Donal Buckley.

Designs for life

Designs for life

A new trend in workplace design has resulted in spaces where vibrant colour and the playful use of space create a feeling of restful alertness, writes Donal Buckley

Irish investment market ranked in world top 20

Irish investment market ranked in world top 20

Ireland achieves the sixth highest percentage rise in the world, proving the market’s strength, writes Donal Buckley

Top brands lead Limerick revival

Top brands lead Limerick revival

High-street chains such as Costa Coffee and the Body Shop are snubbing out-of-town retail parks to take a punt on the city centre, writes Donal Buckley.

Prime office occupancy costs rocket in capital

Prime office occupancy costs rocket in capital

There are predictions that prime office space in Dublin 2 and 4 will cost as much as €645 per square metre by December 2016.

Strong demand for south Co Dublin industrial units

Strong demand for south Co Dublin industrial units

Demand for industrial investment in Stillorgan and Sandyford’s industrial estates is underlined by the sale of 21 Spruce Avenue on the Stillorgan Industrial Estate.

Space shortage sees investor focus move to city’s ‘fringe’

Space shortage sees investor focus move to city’s ‘fringe’

With vacancy rates in Dublin’s prime city centre office areas reportedly down to just 3 per cent, accommodation on the fringes is now much in demand by both occupiers and investors alike.

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.