Donal Buckley

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.

Dublin's prime office costs starting to increase

Dublin's prime office costs starting to increase

Global survey shows the capital moving up the world rankings, writes Donal Buckley.

Hotel sites among commercial lots at upcoming Allsop auction

Hotel sites among commercial lots at upcoming Allsop auction

Hotels and agricultural land will also go under the hammer later this month, writes Donal Buckley.

Housing recovery is at top of the property sector's agenda

Housing recovery is at top of the property sector's agenda

Concerns about possible threats to the sustainability of Ireland’s economic growth prospects were highlighted at the Property Industry Ireland, writes Donal Buckley.

Investment in North set to top £200m

Investment in North set to top £200m

A busy year is forecast for the Northern commercial property sector, writes Donal Buckley

Dublin rises up property investment league table

Dublin rises up property investment league table

Between €2 billion and €3 billion is available for investment in Irish property Reits, and these figures are almost double the previous estimates of between €1.5 billion and €2 billion.

Dublin marked for growth

Dublin marked for growth

A new report highlights the capital's potential to make gains across a range of property sectors, writes Donal Buckley.

Overseas investment firms become active in flipping Irish commercial property

Overseas investment firms become active in flipping Irish commercial property

The sales may spell good news for some hard-pressed Irish property owners, as well as smaller Irish investors who want to get in on the property recovery, writes Donal Buckley.

Almost Euro 2 billion in commercial deals

Almost Euro 2 billion in commercial deals

Market maintains momentum despite departure of bargain hunters.

Brisk sale of sites nationwide

Brisk sale of sites nationwide

From Ashbourne to Achill, there has been considerable activity in sales of development land, writes Donal Buckley.