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Strongest performing quarter ever recorded for the Irish commercial property market, with €2.1 billion worth of investments changing hands

€2.1 billion worth of investment transactions changed hands during the second quarter of 2016, making it the strongest performing quarter ever recorded for the Irish commercial property market. Year-to-date, transactions are almost €1 billion ahead of the record breaking year of 2014.   The staggering level of investment activity can be attributed to the fact Read more about Strongest performing quarter ever recorded for the Irish commercial property market, with €2.1 billion worth of investments changing hands[…]

Property Prices Increase by 6.9% on an Annual Basis in May 2016

The CSO’s Residential Property Price Index has shown that the price of residential property increased by 0.2% on a national basis during May 2016. The growth in prices declined marginally in comparison to March and April when prices increased by 0.3%. On an annual basis, prices nationally are now 6.9% higher. In terms of Dublin, Read more about Property Prices Increase by 6.9% on an Annual Basis in May 2016[…]

The vote to leave the European Union creates both threats and opportunities for Dublin’s office market.

Economic uncertainty is never a positive for any market, and in the short-term Brexit adds a considerable helping of uncertainty which will act as a drag on activity over the summer months. Looking beyond the short-term, the longer-term impact is more nuanced with both downside and upside forces at play. For the office market, we Read more about The vote to leave the European Union creates both threats and opportunities for Dublin’s office market.[…]

Rustic Killiney cottage with very fine views for €995,000

  A colourfully planted garden full of secret paths, nooks and rockeries is one of the main attractions of a house high on Killiney Hill Road – that, and its views from both house and garden of Killiney Bay. Bel Air Cottage, a detached 191sq m (2,055 sq ft) pink-painted, four-bedroom house a short walk Read more about Rustic Killiney cottage with very fine views for €995,000[…]

Who leads football’s house price rankings?

Four years can be a long time in sport, politics… and house prices. When the last European football tournament took place in June 2012 Fabio Capello had not long resigned, Leicester City was in the Championship, the Lib Dems were in coalition, and few would have predicted that house prices in Turkey, Ireland and Sweden would Read more about Who leads football’s house price rankings?[…]

Latest RTB report shows rents in Dublin now exceed their previous peak.

The latest edition of the RTB rental index has shown that, on a national basis, rental growth increased by 0.5% in the first quarter of 2016. In Dublin, rents increased by 0.2% when compared with the fourth quarter of 2015. Looking at trends in more detail, rents for houses and apartments increased by 0.6% and Read more about Latest RTB report shows rents in Dublin now exceed their previous peak.[…]

Stepaside for modern flourish

New development of three spacious five-bed houses just a short stroll from Stepaside village Local craftsmen are busy putting the final touches to the showhouse in a new development of just three houses on Stepaside Lane in Dublin 18. Built by Jammel Developments, who also built the small but high-spec Pirton scheme in Dundrum, the three properties are just a short stroll from the village. There’s Read more about Stepaside for modern flourish[…]

Ranelagh classic with stylish twist for 3 Million

Palmerston Road, a popular street in the redbrick heart of Dublin 6, fairly bristles with “For Sale” and “Sale Agreed” signs at the moment. The street has had its ups and downs, with Victorian homes converted from flats back into single family homes selling for €6 million-plus in the Celtic Tiger years. Prices fell in Read more about Ranelagh classic with stylish twist for 3 Million[…]

The Sharp Building – Hogan Place, Dublin 2

HWBC and Knight Frank are delighted to announce the launch of the Sharp Building, a new Grade A office development by the McGarrell Reilly Group. The new Sharp Building has been designed by KMD Architects to the highest Fourth Generation office standards and will comprise 45,000 sq ft with 6 floors over basement and a Read more about The Sharp Building – Hogan Place, Dublin 2[…]

The price of prime property in Dublin increased by 1.4% in Q1 2016

  The latest edition of Knight Frank’s Prime Global Cities Index has shown that the price of prime residential property in Dublin increased by 1.4% in the first quarter of 2016. This represents the second consecutive quarterly increase in the price of prime property in Dublin, defined as the top 5% of the housing market, Read more about The price of prime property in Dublin increased by 1.4% in Q1 2016[…]