Designs on the future

Favourable tax rates might have lured multinationals to Ireland, but it has been the construction sector that has driven the economy to the next level.

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Ian Kehoe

23rd September, 2006

Favourable tax rates might have lured multinationals to Ireland, but it has been the construction sector that has driven the economy to the next level. Over the past decade, there has been a 300 per cent increase in the amount of new developments being built in Ireland, and the demand shows no sign of cooling.

Put bluntly, Ireland’s wealth has been built on bricks and mortar.

And behind every project is an architect. The...

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