Donal Buckley

Donal Buckley

Limerick set for two major new office builds

Limerick set for two major new office builds

Cheaper rents than the capital and a talented supply of graduates from its university and third-level colleges make Limerick city a ripe opportunity

21st century living above the shop

21st century living above the shop

For shoppers who want an all-round retail experience, will resi-retail be ‘the perfect storm’?

Well-located eateries are the flavour of the month

Well-located eateries are the flavour of the month

Prices are on the up for restaurants and cafés in salubrious (and even not-so-salubrious) locales around Dublin

Strong demand for mixed use investment properties

Strong demand for mixed use investment properties

The top seller at Allsop’s online auction last week was adjoining Georgian mixed used buildings on Dublin’s Mountjoy Square which sold for €1.15 million, more than double the guide price

Surveyors’ body calls for fund to deal with defective apartment schemes

Surveyors’ body calls for fund to deal with defective apartment schemes

Call made to housing minister following a number of recent high-profile cases concerning building defects

Work paying off at former Sandyford industrial estate

Work paying off at former Sandyford industrial estate

Planning permission has been granted for more than 110,000 square metres of new office developments following the launch of the Sandyford Business Improvement District Company

Luxury retailers: if you build it, will they come?

Luxury retailers: if you build it, will they come?

Can the retail developments on Dublin’s Dawson St attract the big-name international brands?

Dublin office market still European hotspot

Dublin office market still European hotspot

Slipping in the rankings to fifth most expensive European city means the capital is proving more competitive and the pace of rents will continue to increase, albeit at a slower pace

Dig deep on Dawson Street

Dig deep on Dawson Street

Developers are rushing to catch the new Luas line at Dawson Street, with over 40,000 square metres of new commercial space expected to command some of the highest rents in Ireland

Managing properties – now there’s an app

Managing properties – now there’s an app

Not only does the software monitor mechanical and electrical functions, it also monitors health and safety issues

New Reits expected after tax changes

New Reits expected after tax changes

More real estate investment trusts could be welcomed by smaller investors as an opportunity to invest in diverse portfolios while limiting personal risk

Office space demand precipitates a Smithfield regeneration

Office space demand precipitates a Smithfield regeneration

Rising rents and a dearth of available property mean that new office development is coming down the tracks

Demand spikes for pubs in Dublin

Demand spikes for pubs in Dublin

Bar sales, including coffee shop and juice bars, increased by 5 per cent in the first 11 months of 2016 and 11 per cent since 2012

Ireland’s seafood sector has potential to be the international catch of the day

Ireland’s seafood sector has potential to be the international catch of the day

Donal Buckley talks about Bord Iascaigh Mhara’s plans to get more people in Ireland to eat fish, to improve our trade links with Asia and to process the catches caught by other countries off our coasts

Getting bang for your buck with buy-to-let

Getting bang for your buck with buy-to-let

Most of the areas with the lowest yields are those where properties attract the strongest competing bids between home buyers and investors