Friday December 6, 2019

Deals struck with landlords during the recession that kept businesses alive are coming to an end

The city retail rental sector is hitting a tipping point. Last week, the much-loved music shop Waltons announced it was moving out of Dublin city centre almost a century after it had opened its first city branch.

25th February, 2018
Mark Grehan of The Garden flower shop at Powerscourt Townhouse Centre. Fergal Phillips

Looking for a commercial premises for your shop or restaurant? It could cost you €45,000 a year if you’re looking to rent a 321 square metre space in Dublin 1.

What about a 51 square metre unit on Aungier Street, Dublin 2, or a 184 square metre unit on Lower Dorset Street, Dublin 1? They’ll set you back €35,000 or €40,000 a year respectively.

How about 148 square metres on Wicklow Street, gazing over at the luxurious...

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