Donal Buckley

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.

City of the Tribes trumps its rivals

City of the Tribes trumps its rivals

While industrial rents have stayed high in Galway, there's a greater supply of available space in Cork and Limerick, writes Donal Buckley.

Adelphi Centre office building sells for €3.6m

Adelphi Centre office building sells for €3.6m

Series of deals shows strength of development land and office markets, writes Donal Buckley.

Landlords fear abuse of examinership process

Landlords fear abuse of examinership process

Property Industry Ireland is concerned that tenants may use opportunity to attempt to reduce rents, writes Donal Buckley.

Regional shortage of grade A office space is emerging

Regional shortage of grade A office space is emerging

In Dublin the central business district dominates, but in other cities occupiers are opting for suburban locations, writes Donal Buckley.

Movement in the hotels market

Movement in the hotels market

Boost is linked to rise in tourist numbers, writes Donal Buckley

Green Reit - what it bought and what it might buy

Green Reit - what it bought and what it might buy

After announcing that it had splashed out €178 million on a variety of commercial and development properties, it is now believed that Green Reit will target some if not all of the four office blocks which Nama brought to the market this week.

Development land prices triple in less than a year

Development land prices triple in less than a year

Rising house prices, increased office values and a shortage of sites have contributed to a sharp rise in development land values in Dublin and to a lesser extent elsewhere, writes Donal Buckley.

Commercial property auctions generating plenty of interest

Commercial property auctions generating plenty of interest

Nourishing root vegetables are just what the body needs through the long winter, writes Dermot Carey.