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New Online Platform, Vacant Homes Brings Hundreds of Houses Back into use

Posted Thursday, 8th of August is an online platform initiated by Mayo County Council which allows the public to anonymously log empty homes in their areas. Between 250 to 300 vacant homes have already […]

Commercial Property

Hibernia Reit Appoints Edwina Governey as Chief Investment Officer


Posted Tuesday, 6th of August

Edwina Governey has been appointed as chief investment officer at Hibernia Reit. Ms Governey had held the role on an interim basis since Richard Ball’s departure in March. She is […]


Minister Considering ‘Use-it-or-Lose-it’ Rule to get Developers Building Faster


Posted Tuesday, 30th of July

A ‘use-it-or-lose-it’ rule for planning permissions in Strategic Housing Developments (SHDs) is being considered by Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy as part of the Government’s bid to tackle the housing crisis. […]

Commercial Property

Further Expansion Plans in Pipeline for Hammerson in Ireland Despite Losses Across UK



Hammerson, which owns half of the Dundrum Town Centre, is searching for an architect to design a residential-led scheme on its Phase II land at the south Dublin mall. Previous […]


Minister Damien English Launches Two Schemes Comprising of 86 Homes in Navan


Posted Wednesday, 24th of July

Minister English together with several local TDs and Councillors were welcomed to two new build housing developments in Navan this week by Tuath Housing Chairman, Mr. Eamon Gavigan. First stop […]


Multifamily Housing Accounted for More than 40% of Irish Investment Spend in H1 2019


Posted Tuesday, 23rd of July

Multifamily housing is the second largest sector for real estate investment in Europe, and could become the dominant sector, according to new research by global real estate advisor CBRE. International […]


Turner & Townsend Reports Record Year as Turnover Exceeds €727m


Posted Monday, 22nd of July

Global independent professional services firm Turner & Townsend has today reported its ninth consecutive year of growth, with turnover reaching €727m for the year ending 30 April 2019, rising from […]

Commercial Property

Dessie Kilkenny Re-Joins CBRE as Executive Director in the Investment Team



Following the recent appointment of Kyle Rothwell as Head of Investment Properties at CBRE Ireland, the property consultancy is delighted to welcome back Dessie Kilkenny as an Executive Director in […]


Planning Permission Granted for €500 Million Data Centre in Wicklow


Posted Sunday, 21st of July

OVER 500 JOBS are to be created as planning permission has been granted by An Bord Pleanála for a €500 million data centre in Co Wicklow. Echelon Data Centres was […]


Construction Accidents in Decline Despite Growing Activity


Posted Friday, 19th of July

The construction industry is on track to have the lowest recorded workplace fatalities this year, with two recorded deaths in 2019. The Health and Safety Authority report 164 non-fatal workplace […]


Design Contract Awarded for Rooftop Food & Beverage at Central Plaza Dublin



Serendipity By Design, an Irish owned and operated design consultancy firm, with its HQ in Dubai, has recently been awarded a contract for the interior architecture and design for Central Plaza rooftop […]


Blackstone in Advanced Negotiations with CRH’s European Distribution Arm


Posted Tuesday, 16th of July

US private equity giant Blackstone is in advanced talks to buy CRH’s European distribution arm, which the Irish construction supplies giant put up for sale earlier this year. The Bloomberg […]