Donal Buckley

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.

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.