Residential still reigns supreme for investors

Hooke & MacDonald’s latest report shows the private rented sector is outperforming all other investment classes

Cairn sold 342 apartments at Griffith Wood in Dublin 9 to Greystar for €176.5 million. Picture: Ben Ryan Photography

Property agent Hooke & MacDonald’s latest half-year investment report on residential investment in the Greater Dublin Area, a substantial tome at 99 pages, shows that the multi-family/private rented sector, or PRS, has been the most active investment asset class in in Ireland for the past three years.

The report, a comprehensive analysis and review of all aspects of the multi-family investment sector, also contains projections for the year ahead including more investment interest in the ...