Looking ahead: The obvious release valve on price pressure will be the construction of new homes in desirable areas in 2015

The new year brings with it fresh speculation as to how the property market will perform in 2015. But if anything was learned last year, it’s that (...)

Dublin property prices have risen by almost a quarter in the past year figures from the Central Statistics Office show. Property prices continue to cl(...)

Savills Ireland says retail rents in  core urban areas are starting to pick up, with rental values now between €  4,000 and € 5,000 on Dublin’s Grafton Street. Photograph: Davd Sleator/The Irish Times

The continued recovery in employment is translating into a positive knock-on effect on the retail sector, a new report from property consultants, Savi(...)

Grafton Street: Zone A rental values are €4,000-€5,000 per square metre. Photograph : Matt Kavanagh

Recovery in full-time employment and strong economic growth are having a beneficial effect on the retail sector, according to the latest market resear(...)

Castleforbes House , Mayor street , Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / Irish Times

Strong growth in office-based employment is driving the demand for business space in Dublin, according to property consultants, according to estate ag(...)

Transport and storage operators accounted for 29 per cent of the industrial space taken up in Dublin in the first three months of this year

Demand for industrial space is being driven by a resurgent logistics sector, according to property consultants Savills. In its latest commentary on Du(...)

Housing shortage: while it is estimated that Dublin needed 7,000 new completions last year, there were in reality just 1,360.

Despite its reputation as a dismal science, economics is not immune to new thinking. In recent years, for example, behavioural economics (an ap(...)

The former Olhausen facility in Blanchardstown was among the sales in Q4, 2013. photograph: dara mac dónaill

Vacancy rates for industrial space in Dublin will continue to decline this year following a record take-up in 2013, according (...)

Researcher Dr John McCartney said with disposable incomes per person 20 per cent higher in Dublin than in other regions of the country this was lea(...)

While our attention has been focused on rebuilding the economy, profound changes in Ireland’s demographic structure have gone largely unnoticed.Howeve(...)