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New family homes hit the market

New family homes hit the market

The first of the Dublin schemes is at Sycamore Grove on Grove Road in Dublin 11 and is open for viewing from the show house today from 11.30am to 1pm or by appointment

Last batch of Lucan new homes scheme on view

Last batch of Lucan new homes scheme on view

Almost a year after its initial launch, a limited number of three, four and five-bedroom homes remain for sale in the Castlethorn scheme on Newcastle Road, ranging in price from €345,000 to €640,000

Rathfarnham and Greystones latest to launch new schemes

Rathfarnham and Greystones latest to launch new schemes

Sherry FitzGerald’s new homes division is on site at two highly-anticipated launches today in Rathfarnham in Dublin 14 and Greystones in Co Wicklow

On the market

On the market

Our round-up of the best homes currently on offer

Building in the wow factor

Building in the wow factor

Inspiration, an event to be held in Bank of Ireland on College Green next month, will kick off Open House Dublin, the architectural festival that opens up 100 old and new buildings and homes that are usually inaccessible to the public

New documentary celebrates career of maverick engineer

New documentary celebrates career of maverick engineer

Born in the capital but raised in Dundalk, Co Louth, Peter Rice was awarded the Gold Medal for architecture by the Royal Institute of British Architects in 1992

Price drops at BidX1 auction achieve some mixed results

Price drops at BidX1 auction achieve some mixed results

Reductions in reserves saw some lots sold for more than their previous guide prices, but others failed to sell even at the reduced guides

Blessington family home with five apartments on market for €995,000

Blessington family home with five apartments on market for €995,000

The three-storey building incorporates a five-bedroom family home, three one-bedroom apartments and two two-bedroom apartments

Why green homes could attract cheaper mortgages

Why green homes could attract cheaper mortgages

Energy efficiency is being matched with lower borrowing rates under new European legislation involving covered bonds

Student digs do well with international investors

Student digs do well with international investors

At present Dublin has 14,833 dedicated student beds, which estate agent Knight Frank estimates accommodates only 18 per cent of the student population

Cities see surge in student accommodation sector

Cities see surge in student accommodation sector

The purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) sector has evolved from a small number of early participants, backed by private funding, to a fast-growing segment of the Irish real estate market

Housing crisis could affect Dublin’s ability to attract talent

Housing crisis could affect Dublin’s ability to attract talent

Four in five survey respondents cited a lack of housing as the biggest obstacle to attracting talent, while a whopping 78 per cent said the city’s high cost of accommodation was the single greatest handicap to living and working in Dublin

Timeless classics

Timeless classics

The Irish Antique Dealers Association’s annual fair at the RDS is aiming to ‘challenge people’s perceptions of what antiques are’ with a vast range of displays and networking opportunities

Large south Co Dublin site on offer for €35m

Large south Co Dublin site on offer for €35m

Brennanstown, which is available in one or more lots, has extensive frontage on to the Brennanstown Road and extends as far south as the Luas Green line at Laughanstown

Industrial unit in Sandyford guiding at €800,000

Industrial unit in Sandyford guiding at €800,000

The property comprises a concrete portal frame with concrete block infill walls, a redbrick outer leaf on the front elevation and dash rendering on the side and rear elevations