Tag Archive for "CIF" - Construction Network Ireland

 Extension of the Help to Buy Scheme key to Solving Housing Crisis

#Budget2020 #CIF

Posted Wednesday, 11th of September

CIF is calling for an extension of the Help to Buy scheme as a top priority in their recent Pre-Budget 2020 Submission. Many housebuilders have reported that between 40% and […]


75% of CIF Members Not Confident that Infrastructure Projects will Materialise in their Regions


Posted Thursday, 5th of September

The Southern region of Cork, Limerick and Waterford has seen several essential road projects delayed over the past 18 months. The CIF is warning that the slowdown in investment threatens […]


Turnover for Top Irish Construction Companies Reaches €8.39B


Posted Wednesday, 12th of June

The combined turnover for Ireland’s top construction companies increased by 25% to €8.39 billion last year according to Construction magazine’s annual Top 50 CIF Contractors listing for 2019. The annual listing gives […]


Increase in Construction Exports Drives Further Stability in Market


Posted Friday, 31st of May

Construction exports have increased by 22% to €1.97 billion over the last year.  This increase was the largest recorded by any sector according to Enterprise Ireland. Director of Communications and […]


€26B Invested in Construction and Building in 2018 Supporting 10600 New Jobs


Posted Thursday, 9th of May

A new report from the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) shows that 10,600 extra workers joined the construction workforce in 2018, up 8% year on year and bringing the total workforce […]


Nearly €2.5b Spent through Home Renovations Incentive Since its Launch in 2013


Posted Thursday, 18th of April

Irish homeowners have spent over €2,471 million in total through the Home Renovation Incentive (HRI) since its launch in 2013. This incentive has facilitated homeowners throughout Ireland in carrying out […]

Women In Construction

Spotlight on Gender Gap Ahead of CIF’s Annual Conference


Posted Monday, 1st of October

A recent survey commissioned by the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) showed that over 70% of companies recognise the need for more women in the industry. Yet on average, only one […]


Shortage of Workers Threatening Housing and Infrastructure Plans


Posted Tuesday, 8th of May

The State will not be able to deliver on ambitious housing and infrastructure targets unless more is done to encourage workers who left Ireland during the recession to return home, the Construction Industry […]


Ireland’s Lost Generation of Construction Workers


Posted Thursday, 12th of April

The construction sector must work to attract over 112,000 workers into the industry up to 2020 to ensure that Ireland can deliver on its housing and infrastructure targets. According to […]


Construction Industry Crucial to National Development Plan

#CIF #NDP2040

Posted Monday, 19th of February

Friday’s announcement of the National Planning Framework and National Development Plan is a potential game-changer for the Irish economy and society. The ambition of both documents is to be lauded. […]


Housing Commencements up 35%

#CIF #Housing

Posted Wednesday, 20th of December

The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) analysis shows that 14,917 new houses were started in the Jan/Oct period this year. This represents an increase of 35.6% in the commencement of new […]


Ease housing crisis with emergency Vat cut: CIF


Posted Monday, 18th of December

The Government should introduce an emergency Vat cut for apartment builders as a way to solve the housing crisis in Dublin, according to Construction Industry Federation (CIF) ceo Tom Parlon. […]

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