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28 Acres Dubber, Co. Dublin Strategic Development Opportunity (S.P.P.)

A significant GE zoned land holding has just been launched to the market by Knight Frank on behalf of the Receivers Grant Thornton at a guide price of excess €2.8 million exclusive. Extending to 27.99 acres, this single block holding is ideally situated in a strategic location between Dublin Airport and the M50 Motorway in Read more about 28 Acres Dubber, Co. Dublin Strategic Development Opportunity (S.P.P.)[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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 tech industry. The origins of Smithfield can be traced to when the area emerged as an agricultural trading post located at the outskirts of medieval Dublin City, where cattle was primarily traded. The establishment in Read more about Smithfield is seeing heightened occupier demand, with very limited prevailing vacancy[…]

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 rumoured to be eyeing Ireland as a post-Brexit base, Dublin is presented with a once in a generation opportunity to turbo-charge its standing as an international financial services centre. While some doubts have been raised Read more about Dublin office market is well positioned to cater for the expected increase in demand from Brexit.[…]

4 Ready-to-Go Dublin Sites

Knight Frank are delighted to introduce to the market four superb ‘ready-to-go’ development sites located at Mill Street in Dublin 8, Parnell Road in Dublin 12, Church Road in Swords and Haydens Lane in Lucan. We now outline details of the sites as follows: Mill Street, Dublin 8 The subject site extends to approx. 0.57 Read more about 4 Ready-to-Go Dublin Sites[…]