Development Securities has been working with Irish developer Johnny Ronan. The two agreed to buy a key site beside the former Burlington Hotel for €40.5 million last year.

Property development and investment company Development Securities has posted a 133 per cent increase in pre-tax profit to £45.4 million (€63.5 millio(...)

Johnny Ronan is reportedly being backed by US investment funds.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Barring any last-minute hiccups, Johnny Ronan (above) is due to exit Nama tomorrow. Just what exiting Nama entails is a moveable feast but it appears (...)

Irish property developer Johnny Ronan:  Believed to be just days away from exiting from Nama

Irish property developer Johnny Ronan is believed to be just days away from exiting from the National Asset Management Agency. The Irish Times (...)

Bewley’s  in Grafton Street: It will spend more than €1 million upgrading the protected structure. In a bid to reduce annual losses of €1.2 million it  will trade only on the ground floor  and halve its seating to about 160. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Bewley’s cafe on Grafton Street, which has been one of Dublin’s most popular institutions since it opened in 1927, is to close soon for at least six (...)

Bewley’s Cafe on Grafton Street: rent doubled in 2007 to €1.5 million a year. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

After five years of fighting a losing battle to have its “excessive annual rent” of €1.5 million reduced to a market level, Irish-owned coffee group B(...)

Development Securities’ plans for Burlington House

Development Securities, the British listed property fund, has spent €16.1 million acquiring Donnybrook House in Dublin 4 and the Charlemont Clinic in (...)

Revenue for the Campbell Bewley Group rose 6.6 per cent last year to €104 million, the first time since 2004 that turnover topped €100 million. Photograph: David Sleator

Irish-owned coffee group Bewley’s increased its after-tax profits by 43 per cent to €2.2 million last year on the back of strong growth in the UK.Rev(...)

Meath-based property investor Willie Smyth who founded the Fitzwilliam Business Centre in 1995.

Four bids have been received for a portfolio of serviced business centres, development land and retail parks with a face value of €287 million that(...)

Talks have been going on between Johnny Ronan and Nama over his personal and company debts since last March. Photograph: Collins

Developer Johnny Ronan is on the verge of buying out his loans of €300 million from the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) with the financial bac(...)

Crescent Hall on Mount Street Crescent: refurbished to grade-A standard

Colliers International is quoting a rent of €450 a square metre (€41.80 a square foot) for office space at the refurbished Crescent Hall on Mount Stre(...)