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The travails currently faced by building firms were the subject of a fascinating panel discussion at last week’s Property Summit

‘It’s very difficult for projects to become viable at the moment’

The eighth annual Business Post Property Summit took place (virtually) last week, and while the entire programme was packed with interesting comment, opinion and analysis, it was the first panel discussion of the morning which grabbed my utmost attention.

The three panellists included John Dobbin, director at Shay Cleary Architects, Claire Solon the managing director of Greystar Ireland, and Rick Larkin, the executive director at Irish property developer, Twinlite. The topic up for discussion: “Surviving ...