Wednesday April 1, 2020

Tax breaks won’t increase student housing - developer

With €130m worth of projects in the pipeline, Ziggurat’s Matthew McAdden says a lack of development land is the biggest problem

26th July, 2015
Dublins former Montrose Hotel has been transformed into new student accommodation

Offering tax incentives to the developers of student accommodation will not solve Ireland’s student housing crisis, according to the co-founder of a high-profile business operating in the sector.

The government is considering a number of measures to boost the supply of student housing, with tax breaks for developers who construct student accommodation understood to be under consideration.

However Matthew McAdden, the co-founder of Ziggurat, the British company that transformed Dublin’s former Montrose Hotel...

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