Donal Buckley

Donal Buckley

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

Investment doubles to nearly €1bn on back of interest in office sector

Investment doubles to nearly €1bn on back of interest in office sector

Dublin is showing good value for overseas buyers, but for tenants it’s a different story

Plenty to choose from at six major auctions

Plenty to choose from at six major auctions

A mix of commercial and residential properties are going under the hammer

Boom, not gloom, in the land of giants

Boom, not gloom, in the land of giants

In spite of an impending Brexit, Belfast is opening its arms to international investment and major developments are proliferating

€3.2m of apartments and houses sell at public auctions

€3.2m of apartments and houses sell at public auctions

Hammer falls on wide range of lots in everything from turn-key to fixer-upper condition in auctions hosted by Lisney and REA

Climate change events likely to spark run on last-mile logistics facilities

Climate change events likely to spark run on last-mile logistics facilities

Concerns over consumer access to goods during freak weather could be assuaged by online suppliers renting warehouses close to urban centres, writes Donal Buckley

Residential auctions see nearly €24 million worth of activity

Residential auctions see nearly €24 million worth of activity

Brisk bidding on a Dublin 7 unit near the new Luas line drove its price €190,000 over the estimate

Student housing firm GSA forges ahead with projects

Student housing firm GSA forges ahead with projects

Uninest will more than double its stock of student dorms in Ireland by 2020

More than €17m goes under the hammer

More than €17m goes under the hammer

Two auctions this week included four lots which topped the €1m mark, writes Donal Buckley

Size and privacy vital in co-living unit design, says leading developer

Size and privacy vital in co-living unit design, says leading developer

Martlet Property Group says proposed guidelines will result in singles apartments that are unsuitable and too costly

Sandyford set for big boost from Google

Sandyford set for big boost from Google

Tech giant Google’s take-up of almost 10,000 square metres of office space is good news for Sandyford in south Dublin

Pension fund investors skip happily over buy-to-let tax hurdles

Pension fund investors skip happily over buy-to-let tax hurdles

The key to turning a healthy profit as a landlord could be right under your nose

Surge in international interest could power aparthotel revolution

Surge in international interest could power aparthotel revolution

Supply of short stay apartments for the tourist and corporate markets looks set to increase fourfold in Dublin

Trading rooms: Hotel sales hit €3bn in five years

Trading rooms: Hotel sales hit €3bn in five years

Interest from regional investors and international chains see Dublin hotel values reach €400,000 per room

Bumper crop of residential and commercial properties from BidX1

Bumper crop of residential and commercial properties from BidX1

At auction later this month will be several properties valued well in excess of €1 million, writes Donal Buckley