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.

Durkan has go-ahead for €178m project

Durkan has go-ahead for €178m project

Durkan Estates has received planning permission for a €178 million regeneration project in the Woolwich area of London.

Housing completions to fall next year by 15,000

Housing completions to fall next year by 15,000

Housing completions will fall to 65,000 in 2008, down from an expected 80,000 this year, according to a report to be published tomorrow by Davy Stockbrokers.

New scheme in Co Wicklow village

New scheme in Co Wicklow village

A new scheme of three and four-bedroom houses in the Wicklow village of Rathdrum has gone on sale through Savills Hamilton Osborne King and HJ Byrne.

Agents’ cautious optimism as auction sales increase

Agents’ cautious optimism as auction sales increase

Fianna Fail’s u-turn on the reform of stamp duty, coupled with an increase in the number of properties selling under the hammer in Dublin last week, have given vendors and estate agents grounds for cautious optimism on the future of the property mark

Plenty of hype behind Malahide Road scheme

Plenty of hype behind Malahide Road scheme

A new phase of apartments have gone on sale at the €1.2 billion Belmayne development on the Malahide Road in north Dublin, backed up by one of the most talked-about advertising campaigns ever undertaken for a new housing scheme in Ireland.

‘At the end of the day, people buy their houses to live in them’

‘At the end of the day, people buy their houses to live in them’

The RTE programme hypothesising a collapse in property values may have triggered a debate about where the housing market is going, but the new president of the Irish Auctioneers and Valuers Institute (IAVI), is unequivocal in his opinion of it.

Apartments close to Manchester go on sale

Apartments close to Manchester go on sale

Homesellers is handling sales at a small development of apartments in the town of Newton-Le-Willows, close to Manchester and Liverpool in northwest England.

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.