Largest Office Block Portfolio offered by Nama

“Platinum Portfolio”: Nama is offering four prime office buildings in Dublin; The Bloodstone Building on Sir John Rogerson’s Quay; the adjoining Block B, Riverside IV, on Britain Quay; Grand Mill Quay on Barrow Street; and Hume House on Pembroke Road in Ballsbridge, at an asking price of €120m. Knight Frank and CBRE are joint agents Read more about Largest Office Block Portfolio offered by Nama[…]

Knight Frank advise Kobo

Canadian eReading company Kobo has opened its new European office at Connaught House, Burlington Road, Dublin 4 – creating more than 30 jobs. Daniel Shannon of Knight Frank advised Kobo on the acquisition of 6,500 sq.ft. of office accommodation which will house their European Software Development Centre Kobo is one of the world’s fastest-growing eReading Read more about Knight Frank advise Kobo[…]

Mixed Use Scheme Dublin 7 For Sale by Private Treaty

Knight Frank have been instructed by Receiver, Martin Ferris of Ferris & Associates to offer Office Units 4 & 5, The Capel Building, Mary’s Abbey, Dublin 7 for sale by private treaty. Units 4 & 5 form part of The Capel Building, a striking, state-of-the-art, mixed use scheme, which provides five floors of offices over retail with Read more about Mixed Use Scheme Dublin 7 For Sale by Private Treaty[…]

Construction is Making a Comeback

Ulster Bank chief economist Simon Barry: “Significantly, overall activity rose for the first time in over six years, as the headline PMI jumped by six points.” According to figures published on Monday in the Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), in September of this year, for the first time since 2007, construction activity showed a level Read more about Construction is Making a Comeback[…]

Europe’s property markets since the collapse of Lehmans’ bank

How have Europe’s residential property markets managed over the last five year’s since the collapse of Lehman Brothers’ Bank? Knight Frank looks at the statistics, calculating each market’s average price change from Q3 2008 to date. The impact of the ensuing crisis is most prominent on central and eastern European markets, Spain, and Ireland. While Read more about Europe’s property markets since the collapse of Lehmans’ bank[…]

Property investment most active since 2007

THE flow of international funds to Irish commercial property has been the standout investment story of 2013. Investment activity this year is expected to exceed €1bn for the first time since 2007. Investment activity has been boosted by the successful launch of the Green REIT (or Real Estate Investment Trusts), and the expectation of further Read more about Property investment most active since 2007[…]

SOLD – Chambers Buildings, Burlington Road, Dublin 4

Sold for significantly in excess of the €10million guide price. High profile office building of 1,782 sq.m. (19,181 sq.ft.) including 17 car spaces. Let to Eugene F Collins Solicitors for 25 years from 1998. Currently producing €989,863 per annum. Located on high profile corner site on Burlington Road. HT Meagher O’Reilly Knight Frank has successfully Read more about SOLD – Chambers Buildings, Burlington Road, Dublin 4[…]

SOLD – New Century House, IFSC, Dublin 1

Sold for in excess of €27million guide price. Modern high specification building of 7,393 sq.m. (79,578 sq.m.) including 87 car spaces. Let to Bank of Ireland for 25 years from July 1999. Currently producing €2,847,777 per annum. Building designed to provide occupational flexibility with dual entrances and cores HT Meagher O’Reilly Knight Frank has successfully Read more about SOLD – New Century House, IFSC, Dublin 1[…]

Commercial Property Investments in Europe increase by 4% in first half of 2013

In Q2 2013, €25 billion was invested in European commercial property, taking the total for H1 2013 to €53.7 billion, a 4% increase on the same period last year. Source: Real Capital Analytics/Knight Frank data. Although demand for assets in primary markets remains at a high for H1 2013, the number of investors in areas outside Read more about Commercial Property Investments in Europe increase by 4% in first half of 2013[…]

The investor is back

Recent sales and auctions of Dublin and regional properties show that daring investors are making a comeback writes Donal Buckley The residential investment market has witnessed the surprising return of investors as reflected in two major sales events — April’s distressed property auction as well as the sales of apartments at the Gasworks development in Read more about The investor is back[…]