Property industry has learned nothing from the past
Rental freeze proposals aside, the wider issue of negativity towards property developers and companies is driving often rapid policy change
The property industry must be getting the distinct feeling that the generous returns made over the last number of years have come back to haunt it. Not only has stamp duty on commercial property deals gone up twice, costing hundreds of millions of euro a year in additional tax, there is now the prospect that residential rates, the underlying source of income for many funds, could be frozen.
The government may be against the proposed...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
All Digital Access + eReader
Unlimited Access for 1 Month, €19.99 Monthly thereafter
*New subscribers only
€149 For the 1st Year
Unlimited Access for 1 Year
90 Day Pass
Unlimited Access for 2 Years
Get a Business Account for you and your team
Andrea Cleary: Don’t fall for the long con of 80 hours a week
Our bosses want us to work longer and longer shifts – and why wouldn’t they? Which makes it all the more important that we stand firm and resist
Séamas O’Reilly: What happens when the male gaze gets turned on itself?
Men are feeling more pressure than ever to achieve unattainable looks, but women have been graded and degraded on their appearance for centuries. It’s time for us all to go easy on ourselves
Deirdre Heenan: The DUP, not Brexit, has left angry loyalists in a tailspin
Thanks to a shameful and dangerous lack of political leadership, mistrust and division is rife in unionism – to everybody’s cost