Amendments to the Central Bank’s macroprudential rules will provide a significant boost to the housing market

Today’s decision by the Central Bank to relax its macroprudential rules represents another significant boost for struggling first-time buyers following the introduction of the Help-to-Buy scheme in October. In conjunction with the Help-to-Buy (HTB) scheme, today’s announcement by the Central Bank reduces the deposit required by a first-time buyer by up to 66%. Given that Read more about Amendments to the Central Bank’s macroprudential rules will provide a significant boost to the housing market[…]

Dublin remains Europe’s strongest performing city for the second consecutive quarter.

The latest edition of Knight Frank’s Prime Global Cities Index has shown that the price of prime residential property in Dublin, defined as the top 5% of the housing market, increased by 0.9% in Q3 and 5.5% on an annual basis. While Dublin remained in 13th position globally, it was Europe’s strongest performing city for Read more about Dublin remains Europe’s strongest performing city for the second consecutive quarter.[…]

Grafton Street retail rents rise 25% to €6,500 per sq m

Introduction This blog post discusses the significant rebound in occupier, investor and development activity in Grafton Street, Dublin’s premier retail destination. For a more detailed analysis of Grafton Street, click here to read Knight Frank’s Grafton Street Market Analysis Report 2016. Occupier Market Grafton Street is experiencing a significant rebound in occupier interest with a number Read more about Grafton Street retail rents rise 25% to €6,500 per sq m[…]