Jurys Inn operates 21 UK provincial hotels, four London hotels, five hotels in Ireland and one in Prague. It employs approximately 2,000 people.  (Photograph: Adrian Brown/Bloomberg News)

US private equity group Lone Star Funds has closed its €900 million acquisition of Jurys Inn, following approval by the competition authority.John Br(...)

Ulster Bank has hundreds of guarantees given by property investors and developers which it is trying to sell. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

  Property movement Property movement Lone Star, the largest single investor in Irish property since the crash, plans to further sell (...)

Long-term interest in Ireland: Luke Comer in the kitchen of the new Hersil Wood development in Knocklyon, Dublin 16. Photograph: Cyril Byrne 5:02

Luke Comer is only half an hour late, which is good going by all accounts. The developer, who with his brother Brian, has built a £2.5 billion prop(...)

The offices of the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation: IBRC closed nine transactions with a combined face value of €18.7 billion while Nama completed 16 deals worth €10.1 billion.

Irish Bank Resolution Corporation and the National Asset Management Agency were the two biggest sellers of commercial real estate in Europe last year,(...)

John Brennan will remain as chief executive of Jurys Inn. He said that the owner is “very committed to the future growth and development of the Jurys Inn brand and business”. (Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES)

US private equity group Lone Star Funds is to pay £680 million (€909mn) to acquire the Jurys Inn chain of 31 hotels from a group of investors. The ho(...)

Dundrum Town Centre: expected to come on the market in the early part of the year and will generate considerable interest at home and abroad. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Six years after the property meltdown, the painful hangover has been replaced by a buying frenzy, much of it at surprisingly high values.The turnarou(...)

Goldman Sachs and CarVal have bought a  €2 billion Irish portfolio from Lloyds. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

UK bank Lloyds has agreed the sale of a €2 billion portfolio of Irish buy-to-let residential and small commercial mortgages to Goldman Sachs and pri(...)

Irish specialist loan-servicing group Certus is seeking 195 redundancies from its near 600-strong workforce in a bid to reshape the business followin(...)

The portfolio of about 4,000 Irish non-performing residential home loans obtained from Llloyds  had a face value of €1.1 billion. Photograph: Andrew Winning/Reuters

US private equity fund Lone Star has appointed loan servicing specialist HML to manage a portfolio of residential loans that it acquired last month fr(...)

Gerry Barrett, a former maths teacher turned developer, is one of the largest remaining clients of Nama.

The National Asset Management Agency has appointed estate agent Cushman & Wakefield to sell a €778 million loan portfolio secured on property form(...)