Donal Buckley

Donal Buckley

Western office rents lag behind the capital

Western office rents lag behind the capital

At about €350 per square metre, office rents in Galway and Limerick are roughly half as expensive as those in Dublin, writes Donal Buckley

Retail offering will be at heart of €1bn Cherrywood area

Retail offering will be at heart of €1bn Cherrywood area

Hines’s Town Centre will be mainly residential and retail

Dublin office rents could drop in 2019, says expert

Dublin office rents could drop in 2019, says expert

Gearóid Collins of IWG believes the market has reached a tipping point, writes Donal Buckley

The value gap: How northside trumps southside

The value gap: How northside trumps southside

A flat sold in Ballymun was almost three times better value for money per square metre than one sold in Dublin 4

Wallace’s old units in D1 top the bill in auction sales

Wallace’s old units in D1 top the bill in auction sales

Four retail outlets in the Italian Quarter developed by the independent TD will go under the hammer soon, as well as a slew of other intriguing properties, writes Donal Buckley

Defining the CBD of Dublin is key for investors

Defining the CBD of Dublin is key for investors

Where does the capital’s central business district begin and end, and what repercussions does this have for those wanting to snap up offices?

More development sites are tempted onto market

More development sites are tempted onto market

The government’s decision to allow investors who bought sites between 2012 and 2014 to sell within four years has seen a host of new sites being up for grabs

The perils and rewards of fast-track planning

The perils and rewards of fast-track planning

Dún Laoghaire Rathdown leads the way in fast-track planning, with permission being sought for 1,604 units

Major new €200 million development planned for Park in Carrickmines

Major new €200 million development planned for Park in Carrickmines

The scheme is set to intensify competition between the various retail parks dotted around Dublin, writes Donal Buckley

Chartered surveyors finding commercial prices steep but fair

Chartered surveyors finding commercial prices steep but fair

These are among the latest findings in the Ireland Commercial Property (ICP) Monitor

Businesses favour short-term office space with no strings

Businesses favour short-term office space with no strings

The gig economy and economic uncertainty has prompted both big and small enterprises to hedge their bets, rather than committing to a long-term leases

Five auctions make €32.4m as developers swoop

Five auctions make €32.4m as developers swoop

Development properties, including unfinished developments, were the outstanding performer at BidX1’s auctions reflecting increased activity as developers respond to the housing shortage

Smart money will move from commercial to residential

Smart money will move from commercial to residential

Goodbody analyst predicts that investor payoff will be highest on multi-unit homes in the future

D4 office rent prices hot on the heels of popular neighbour D2

D4 office rent prices hot on the heels of popular neighbour D2

Prices pass €750 per square metre bar as available space shrinks and developers struggle to keep up

Obscure tax break boosts inner city  refurb rates

Obscure tax break boosts inner city refurb rates

The Living City Initiative offers investors and owner-occupiers the chance to claim back on property expenses