The report entitled, From Puerto Rico to the Dublin Docklands, Vulture Funds and Debt in Ireland and the Global South is by the Debt and Development Coalition Ireland. Photograph: Getty Images

The arrival of “vulture funds” in the Irish property market means an increased likelihood of people being evicted from their homes, according to a rep(...)

Developer Michael O’Flynn: “There isn’t a single house constructed on the land.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Developer Michael O’Flynn claims the absence of a single house on the largest fast-track planning area in Dublin more than two years after it was appr(...)

US investment group Blackstone is reportedly poised to buy the Blanchardstown Centre from Green Property in a deal worth about €950 million.

US investment group Blackstone is poised to buy the Blanchardstown Centre from Green Property in a deal worth €950 million. Stephen Vernon’s Green Pr(...)

Opened in 1996, the Blanchardstown Centre, situated on 85 acres, includes 1.25 million square feet of retail and retail warehousing.

Green Property has called for final bids tomorrow for the Blanchardstown Centre, its crown jewel asset, with three contenders remaining in the race fo(...)

Ardagh, led by executive chairman Paul Coulson, is due to publish quarterly results and update debt investors at the end of this month.

Financier Paul Coulson faces questions next week from bond investors on how the heavily-indebted Ardagh Group plans to fund what would be its biggest (...)

CRH entered the Indian market in 2008 with the acquisition of a stake in a cement business called My Home Industries

Building materials giant CRH is reported to have submitted a bid for an Indian cement business being sold by Franco-Swiss rival LafargeHolcim, which i(...)

Hume House in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.  Blackstone is to sell on the building just over 12 months after buying the distressed asset from Nama.

Just as the US property boom was coming to an end in 2007, Jon Gray, the 46-year old head of real estate for Blackstone, spent $39bn to acquire Equit(...)

Inside the JW Marriott Essex House hotel in the Manhattan borough of New York, Nov. 20, 2012. After a Chinese-led group raised its bid for Starwood Hotels to $14 billion, the hotel chain’s other suitor must now decide whether it will prolong the bidding war.

China’s Anbang Insurance Group has raised its offer for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide to almost $14 billion, in the latest challenge to the (...)

Lufthansa: using iBeacon

Merger of hotel groups in a spin after Chinese bid The world’s largest hotel deal was nearly derailed over the last week. The offer by Marriott Hotels(...)

CRH is being linked with a potential bid for the Lafarge India unit. Photograph: Reuters

Local reports in India are speculating that LafargeHolcim, the merged building materials giant, will start the process for an estimated $1.5 billion s(...)