Donal Buckley

Donal Buckley

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.

Real estate investment to hit Euro 32 trillion

Real estate investment to hit Euro 32 trillion

Technology is set to shape phenomenal spending on Irish and global property, writes Donal Buckley.

Investors pump €230m into hotel sector

Investors pump €230m into hotel sector

The hotel market is seeing competition increase between international and domestic investors, writes Donal Buckley.

Development land sector mirrors Ireland's two-tier housing market

Development land sector mirrors Ireland's two-tier housing market

Local authorities are said to be making it difficult to get planning for zoned lands further out from villages, writes Donal Buckley.

Measures on way to add 30,000 construction jobs

Measures on way to add 30,000 construction jobs

The government intends to introduce a series of measures to boost employment in the construction sector.

Irish retail sales Christmas cracker

Irish retail sales Christmas cracker

Irish retail sales showed the sixth-strongest growth in Europe over the Christmas and January sales period according to the latest research from property consultants CBRE.

New mortgage providers would boost loans

New mortgage providers would boost loans

A new mortgage provider could emerge from one of the international firms which are purchasing portfolios of residential loans.

New vacant property levy on the way

New vacant property levy on the way

Owners of vacant land avoid taxes, but the council must meet financial costs associated with them

Office market sees value in Georgian Dublin

Office market sees value in Georgian Dublin

Market and city council measures look likely to combine to bring a new lease of life to Dublin's Georgian properties.

Use your pension fund to invest in a property

Use your pension fund to invest in a property

Because of the tax efficiencies of pensions, investors can get a much better return, writes Donal Buckley.