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.

Cape Town looking to the future with foreign investment

Cape Town looking to the future with foreign investment

In the 13 years since the end of the apartheid era and the beginning of South Africa’s rehabilitation on the world stage, the country has attracted a significant number of overseas investors keen to snap up property at what seemed like bargain prices

Leeson Street house and mews for €3m

Leeson Street house and mews for €3m

Buyers seeking a home with rental income will be interested in a Victorian period home and a mews which are to be auctioned as one lot by Lisney on May 8.

Good planning can counter rising interest rates

Good planning can counter rising interest rates

Investors should take action now to help themselves cope with rising interest rates, according to a consultant specialising in overseas property purchases.

Room for expansion in Bray

Room for expansion in Bray

A two-bedroom home in Bray with full planning permission for a two storey extension is on the books of Sherry FitzGerald with an asking price of €450,000.

Building on tax breaks

Building on tax breaks

Whatever your opinion of the property tax incentives that were first introduced in Ireland in the 1980s and are now winding down, there is no doubt that they have contributed to the transformation of many parts of the country.

Finance Bill closes stamp-duty loopholes

Finance Bill closes stamp-duty loopholes

Minister for Finance Brian Cowen has proposed changes to close stamp duty avoidance schemes in which property developers leave site purchases ‘‘resting on contract’’ or enter into licence agreements with landowners.

Development site in Bolton St

Development site in Bolton St

Two adjoining redbrick buildings on Bolton Street in Dublin’s north city centre have come on the market through Savills Hamilton Osborne King with an advised minimum value of €3 million.

Ballymore bids for Chelsea Barracks site

Ballymore bids for Chelsea Barracks site

Derek Quinlan and Sean Mulryan’s Ballymore Properties is understood to be among the bidders for the 13-acre Chelsea Barracks site in London.

Well-maintained 1930s home in Dun Laoghaire

Well-maintained 1930s home in Dun Laoghaire

Douglas Newman Good is quoting an advised minimum value of €1.4 million for 26 Rosmeen Gardens, a well-maintained 1930s home in Dun Laoghaire, which will be auctioned on March 15.

Delgany scheme goes on sale

Delgany scheme goes on sale

Homes priced from €310,000 to €2.1 million are on sale this weekend at Eden Wood, a new scheme of 70 apartments and houses in Delgany, Co Wicklow.

Stamp duty uncertainty hits market

Stamp duty uncertainty hits market

When Michael McDowell announced last week that the Progressive Democrats planned drastically to overhaul the stamp-duty regime if they returned to office after the general election, estate agents around the country must have shuddered with dismay.

SCS calls for high density and high rise approach to city planning

SCS calls for high density and high rise approach to city planning

Dublin City Council should adopt a policy of high density and high rise, according to the president of the Society of Chartered Surveyors (SCS), Conor Hogan.

New condo units are close to Disney World

New condo units are close to Disney World

Irish developer Gary Kenny has released the last 25 condominium units for sale at his Tuscana development close to Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.

Latest scheme in Lucan super town

Latest scheme in Lucan super town

This time last year, hundreds of buyers flocked to west Dublin to snap up the first units at Adamstown, the so-called ‘‘super town’’ in Lucan which will eventually contain almost 10,000 homes, a new railway station, four new schools and a host of ret

Digital Realty Trust pays €36.3m for Dublin unit

Digital Realty Trust pays €36.3m for Dublin unit

Digital Realty Trust, which owns and manages corporate data centres and internet gateways, has paid €36.3 million for unit 9 at the Blanchardstown Corporate Park in west Dublin.