Wednesday October 28, 2020

Interview: How the Canadians became the state’s biggest landlords

15th April, 2015
Marker Residences in Dublin, a 'trophy project' for Ires

A year before becoming the state’s biggest landlord, David Ehrlich didn’t know much about Ireland. By his own admission, his knowledge of the country stemmed from headlines about the economic collapse.

However, it also created an opportunity. When the chief executive of parent company Capreit was introduced to a portfolio of 338 units through a Lloyds Bank auction, the Canadians in charge recognised that they could introduce a new element to...

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