2019: another strong year for commercial property

The Irish real estate sector continues to attract strong investor interest and is now on target to breach the €5 billion mark for the first time

70 St Stephen's Green in Dublin 2: US pharma giant Horizon Therapeutics is to move its global HQ there.

My Outlook 2019 report for the Irish commercial property market suggested that issues including ‘affordability’, ‘viability’ and ‘deliverability’ would be topical during the year and it is fair to say that these words certainly dominated the agenda in the real estate sector over the last 12 months, particularly in the housing and development sectors of the market.

Although a year is a short time in the real estate world, a huge amount happened during the ...