Commercial Property

Housing minister plays down calls for empty office blocks to be converted to homes

Darragh O’Brien said a ‘strategic approach’ needed to be taken when considering alternative uses for large office blocks that are lying empty

Recent data published by HWBC, the property consultant, showed three fifths of the office space under construction in Dublin still has no future tenant lined up. Picture: Getty

Business Post subscribers can read:

• What commercial properties are best suited for conversion

• The limits to any plan to repurpose office blocks

• Why some vacant office space is needed