Wednesday January 29, 2020

State pays €100m in rent to landlords

Companies are earning big money from renting to the state, write Pat Leahy and Hannah Nagle.

13th October, 2012
Dept of Communications, Adelaide Road, Dublin 2.

The state is paying over €100 million a year in rent to landlords for office space, according to figures released by the Office of Public Works (OPW).

Nama developers, companies in receivership, offshore companies, business tycoons, supermarkets, religious orders, the Freemasons, the Knights of Columbanus, Trinity College, a former Anglo Irish banker, pension funds and investment vehicles are all the state's landlords in almost 900 properties across the country.

A list released to Sinn Féin shows...

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