Census 2016 paints a picture of the dysfunctionality of Ireland’s housing market

Dublin, Ireland – A picture of dysfunctionality of Ireland’s housing market has been painted by today’s 2016 Census release ‘Housing in Ireland’. The results show that Ireland fails at housing: we fail to build enough housing, we fail to build housing where it is most needed and we fail to build housing of the type Read more about Census 2016 paints a picture of the dysfunctionality of Ireland’s housing market[…]

€469 million was invested in the Irish commercial property market in Q1 2017

According to Knight Frank’s Investment_Insight_Q1 2017 , €469 million worth of investment transactions changed hands during Q1, representing a decline of almost 36% in comparison to the same period last year. Despite this, the figure represents a healthy start to the year given that Q1 is traditionally the quietest quarter of the year, and puts the investment market Read more about €469 million was invested in the Irish commercial property market in Q1 2017[…]

Census 2016: Average Household Size in Ireland Increases to 2.75

The increase in the average household size in Ireland is the latest damning evidence of the extent of Ireland’s housing crisis. Contained within the first detailed results of the 2016 Census – released yesterday – the data shows that the average household size in Ireland increased from 2.73 to 2.75 between 2011 and 2016. The Read more about Census 2016: Average Household Size in Ireland Increases to 2.75[…]

Existing schemes currently cater for only 13% of the student population

Dublin’s growing student population and the current under-supply of beds are attracting the world’s leading global investors with 7,181 bed spaces now in the pipeline according to Knight Frank’s Student Housing Report 2017. The number of full-time students in Dublin has increased by 34% over the past 10 years, accounting for 43% of Ireland’s student Read more about Existing schemes currently cater for only 13% of the student population[…]