New-build apartments on Airbnb for €5,900 a month

New-build apartments intended for long-term lettings are being advertised on Airbnb at more than double the regular price

One listing on Silverdoor said one and two-bed apartments were available in Capital Dock, the 23-storey tower in Dublin docklands, for short occupancy

Apartments in new developments intended for the long-term rental sector are being advertised as short-term lets at rates of more than double the regular rent, a Business Post analysis has shown.

More than a dozen units in Woodward Square and Fernbank, two Dublin rental developments, are advertised on Airbnb for €173 and €221 per night, which would equate to €5,300 to €6,800 a month in rent. Long-term tenants in those developments would typically pay between ...