'Radical, rather than patchwork, measures needed'

Recent new homes launches in Dublin cover only 1 per cent of what’s required each year to keep up with demand. Are there any improvements on the horizon?

10th September, 2017
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St Marnock’s Bay, Station Road, Portmarnock, North Co Dublin

The autumn sales rush has hit the new homes property market hard and fast in the past week with the launch of at least ten new housing developments in the capital and in the greater Dublin area.

While the flurry of new homes activity is welcome, cumulatively the launches amount to just under 300 homes, a mere 1 per cent of the estimated 30,000 new homes required each year for the next three years to...

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