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96% of Construction Companies Report Increase in Cost of Materials

Posted Wednesday, 5th of October

96% of construction companies have reported a rise in the cost of building materials between June and August 2022, with 85% expecting cost rises to continue to year end, according […]


Stamp Duty Refund Scheme Should be Extended to Foster Residential Development


Posted Thursday, 15th of September

The Residential Development Stamp Duty Refund Scheme, introduced under the Finance Act 2017, should be extended to help mitigate rising construction costs that risk hindering much-needed residential development. Property advisor, […]


DCT Appoint Paul Oakley as Business Development Director


DCT have recently appointed Paul Oakley BA(Hons) Dip Arch RIBA as new Business Development Director. Paul’s wealth of experience and knowledge will enable the growth of DCT’s global expansion into […]


Housing Completions on Course to Hit 50,000 in Two Years – BPFI

Posted Tuesday, 6th of September

More than 50,000 housing units could be completed here in the two years to the end of 2023, if house building continues at levels seen recently, according to the Banking […]


Government Yet to Act on Proposal to House Ukrainians

Posted Wednesday, 10th of August

The Government has yet to act on a proposal to convert vacant buildings into accommodation for Ukrainian refugees on a non-profit basis, which was made months ago by the Housing […]


€5m in Funding for New Construction Technology Centre

Posted Friday, 22nd of July

The Government has announced funding of €5 million over five years for a new construction technology centre, which will accelerate research and innovation within the construction sector. The centre will […]


Minister Darragh O’Brien Visits 184 New Social Homes Being Delivered by Respond in Galway

Posted Wednesday, 20th of July

Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien T.D, visited a number of construction sites in Galway comprising of 184 new social homes being delivered by Approved Housing Body […]


MMC Ireland Now Taking Membership Applications


Posted Wednesday, 13th of July

Are you involved in the planning, design, procurement or delivery of offsite and other modern methods of construction in Ireland? Evolusion Innovation and C+W O’Brien Architects are bringing together organisations […]


Work Commences on 500 Modular Homes for Ukrainians


Posted Thursday, 30th of June

THE GOVERNMENT HAS approved plans to build 500 modular homes as part of efforts to house Ukrainian refugees, with the first units set to be completed as early as November. […]


Walls Appointed to LDA’s First Affordable Housing Project

Posted Friday, 24th of June

The Land Development Agency (LDA) has appointed Walls for the development of 597 new homes at Shanganagh, Co. Dublin, with work on site to commence in September. The project is […]


Most Construction Companies Unwilling to Take on Fixed Price Contracts

Posted Monday, 23rd of May

Nine out of 10 construction companies say they are unwilling to take on fixed price contracts given the ongoing exceptional increases in raw material costs. That’s according to a new […]


Retrofitting Scheme Produces Life-Changing Results for Residents

Posted Thursday, 19th of May

Sligo County Council and the Cranmore Regeneration Project are on track to complete by 2024 a major €15million scheme to improve the energy efficiency of 350 houses on the Cranmore […]