Hines to be new backer of Players Square build

Property giant in talks with Nama on €94m deal to buy debts associated with large residential scheme

US property giant Hines has emerged as the new backer of Players Square, one of the largest and most sought-after residential sites in Dublin.

The fund confirmed to The Sunday Business Post that it had reached an agreement to refinance boom-era debts secured on the site, and is preparing to move the project into the development fast lane in early 2019.

The project, which is now fully funded, will be built out as ...