Big investors are the heroes, not villains of housing crisis

Naysayers need to check their facts: our sector offers value for money and delivers homes that would otherwise not be built

  • September 1, 2019

A recent opinion article in this newspaper took issue with so-called ‘cheerleaders’ for institutional property investment in Ireland. It’s a puzzling premise given that up to now, the public discourse on this topic has been heavily dominated by the naysayers who time and time again seek to misrepresent the role of institutional property investment by relying on a blend of myth and selective argument.

The crux of that article, that institutional investment in ...