Global house prices increase by 6% in 2016, the highest annual rate since the first quarter of 2014.

In the latest edition of Knight Frank’s Global House Price Index, which monitors and compares the performance of 55 mainstream residential markets around the world, Ireland has slipped down the global rankings from 12th at year-end 2015 to 23rd at year-end 2016 as the pace of global house price growth accelerated. In total, the Global Read more about Global house prices increase by 6% in 2016, the highest annual rate since the first quarter of 2014.[…]

A note on the economy, jobs growth and underwriting demand for office space in Dublin

The Irish Government raised money at its lowest ever rate today, with the NTMA sourcing €500 million of 12 month debt at a negative interest rate of 0.43%. The low rate is reflective of the appetite for Irish investment assets as the economy continues to grow at a robust pace, with the ESRI projecting that Read more about A note on the economy, jobs growth and underwriting demand for office space in Dublin[…]