Real estate remains best medium-term investment despite some concerns

Sustained demand driving up values - but innovative solutions are needed to fix supply shortages

9th December, 2018

This has been another strong year for Irish commercial real estate, with investment turnover exceeding €2.5 billion at Q3 and an expectation it will surpass €3.5 billion by year end.

The ESRI expects GDP growth of 8.9 per cent for 2018 (forecast was 4.7 per cent) and growth of 4.5 per cent in 2019. With a population increase of almost 1.35 per cent per annum and unemployment rates down to 5.4 per cent, there is...

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