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Census 2016: Average Household Size in Ireland Increases to 2.75

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

Smithfield is seeing heightened occupier demand, with very limited prevailing vacancy

Smithfield is seeing heightened occupier demand, with very limited prevailing vacancy

INTRODUCTION Smithfield has a rich tangible history, making it an area of increasing appeal to occupiers, especially those from the...

Dublin office market is well positioned to cater for the expected increase in demand from Brexit.

Dublin office market is well positioned to cater for the expected increase in demand from Brexit.

With global financial powerhouses such as Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan, Bank of China, BNY, Lloyds, Barclay’s and Credit Suisse all...

Value of Prime Market Sales in Dublin increased by 8% in 2016.

Value of Prime Market Sales in Dublin increased by 8% in 2016.

An analysis of the Property Price Register, as of the 11th January 2016, has shown that there were more than...

Update on the Planning and Development (Housing) and Residential Tenancies Act 2016

Update on the Planning and Development (Housing) and Residential Tenancies Act 2016

Rent Predictability A. Rental Pressure Zones The cornerstone of the government’s rent predictability measures is the establishment of “rent pressure...

€4.3bn in sales as long-term investors pour in

€4.3bn in sales as long-term investors pour in

2016 was a very strong year for commercial property sales in Ireland. This is reflected in an expected out-turn of...

Rent Controls – Short term gain for long term pain

Rent Controls – Short term gain for long term pain

In the face of the ongoing rental housing crisis and the current weak governing system, it was perhaps inevitable that...

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