Investment in Dublin almost back to 2007 levels

It appears as though the property market is once again becoming very active. There has been a splurge of money from a number of foreign investors, the type of investor that was not seen previously, with a rush on distressed assets as international companies take advantage of the current Irish financial situation. Many distressed assets Read more about Investment in Dublin almost back to 2007 levels[…]

Increasing Irish population may affect property prices and rents

The population of Ireland could reach 5m by 2031. Dublin’s population alone could reach over 1.5m, according to CSO figures released. This projected Dublin population could see an increase of over 400,000, and an overall country increase of over 613,000. Surprisingly, the largest increase is expected in the mid-east – up to 27% in areas such as Read more about Increasing Irish population may affect property prices and rents[…]

Growth in Global residential property prices

Knight Frank’s Global House Price Index which records mainstream residential property prices in 53 countries currently stands at 4% above its peak in Q2 2009 and 12.7% above its low in Q2 2009, exceeding its pre-financial crisis high. Over 14% more countries showed an increase in residential property prices between January and September of this year compared Read more about Growth in Global residential property prices[…]

Forbes names Ireland “best country in the world for business”

For the first time since its conception in 2006, influential US financial magazine Forbes has named Ireland the best country in the world for business. Ireland ranks first, followed by New Zealand, Hong Kong, Denmark and, in fifth place, Sweden, having moved up from 6th place last year. Despite Ireland’s economic troubles since 2007; the recession, the Read more about Forbes names Ireland “best country in the world for business”[…]