Gillian Nelis

Gillian Nelis

Gillian Nelis has been managing editor of The Sunday Business Post since 2012, having previously been assistant editor and property editor. She specialises in long form interviews and news features, and has a particular interest in the food industry, writing the paper’s restaurant reviews as well as a weekly food news page in the magazine.

High-end leaseback schemes in Paris

High-end leaseback schemes in Paris

Springvale Overseas is handling sales at a leaseback development in Paris which comes with a 5.5 per cent rental yield.

Newly-built four-bed in Carrickmines

Newly-built four-bed in Carrickmines

A newly-built house in Carrickmines, which is being sold through Sherry FitzGerald for €695,000, will suit families seeking a home that is ready to move into.

United States still a land of opportunity

United States still a land of opportunity

Given the turmoil in the financial markets and the continuing difficulties with the sub-prime mortgage sector, you would be forgiven for thinking that Irish property investors would be running a mile from the US.

Kuvera seeks investors for Birmingham scheme

Kuvera seeks investors for Birmingham scheme

The Irish firm Kuvera Properties is seeking investors for a new apartment development in the suburbs of Birmingham.

Studios on the slopes

Studios on the slopes

Buyers seeking an affordable home in the exclusive French ski resort of Megeve will be interested in Les Loges Blanches, a scheme of 63 studio, one and two-bedroom apartments set within four detached chalets.

Spire dispute ‘a tempest in a teacup’

Spire dispute ‘a tempest in a teacup’

A lawyer for property developer Garrett Kelleher has described a dispute with the owners of properties beside Kelleher’s planned Chicago Spire project as ‘‘a tempest in a teacup’’.

Chicago condo scheme offered in Ireland

Chicago condo scheme offered in Ireland

The latest condo development in Chicago to be offered to Irish investors will be launched in Dublin next week.

Portugal properties on the market

Portugal properties on the market

Freehold and fractional ownership properties are on offer at the Parque de Floresta golf development on the Western Algarve in Portugal.

More caution needed overseas

More caution needed overseas

The Michael Lynn case is sure to highlight the lack of regulation in the overseas property industry, at a time when it is already in trouble.

CMC acquires €12.2m commercial park in Dresden

CMC acquires €12.2m commercial park in Dresden

The property syndication firm CMC Capital has a c qui r ed a commercial park in the German city of Dresden for €12.2 million, in a deal which will have an initial rental yield of 7.2 per cent.

Fashion chain Dynasty to sell off all shops

Fashion chain Dynasty to sell off all shops

Fashion accessories retailer Dynasty is to sell its entire chain of shops, following the collapse of the sale of the group to a trade buyer.

Kildare VEC to sell Naas school

Kildare VEC to sell Naas school

Developers seeking a site with a long closing option will be interested in the sale by Kildare VEC of one of its secondary schools.

Strong sales in new homes market welcomed

Strong sales in new homes market welcomed

Strong sales of new apartments and houses in the past week have raised hopes of a recovery in the new homes market.

IAVI wants reform of ‘inequitable’ stamp duty

IAVI wants reform of ‘inequitable’ stamp duty

The property market is ‘‘in danger of stagnating’’, and public finances are suffering because the government has acted too late in reforming stamp duty, according to the Irish Auctioneers and Valuers Institute (IAVI).

Difficult read fails to live up to Johnston hype

Difficult read fails to live up to Johnston hype

Foolish Mortals. By Jennifer Johnston, Headline Review, €20