The MetLife  headquarters building  in New York. MetLife Inc is the biggest US life insurer. Photograph: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

New York-listed insurance giant MetLife has issued €131 million to finance four properties in Dublin, the multinational’s first such venture into th(...)

The Irish Times’ business affairs correspondent Mark Paul: chief executive of Viber? Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

We received a large entry for Ciarán Hancock’s Christmas Quiz, which took some time to work through. It threw up a few odd answers with a number of yo(...)

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(...)

Agency experts are moving on to lucrative jobs in the quickly expanding private sector. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Hardly a week passes without yet another property advisor exiting Nama. More than 40 have already left this year, and resignations seem to be speeding(...)

Bolands Mills  at Irishtown: redevelopment would refurbish a stone building on the site as well as an old warehouse fronting on to the dock, restore a two-storey Georgian building on Barrow Street, and replace the concrete silos with three slender blocks. Photograph: Eric Luke

A planning application for the derelict Boland’s Mill site at Grand Canal Dock is expected to be made “in the next month or so” by receivers acting on(...)

 Nick Corcoran (left) and Nigel McDermott of Cardinal Capital in Residence on Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne

The spectacular Gherkin building is the perfect place to look out on London’s financial world, from the City’s investment banks directly below it to M(...)

Beacon South Quarter, Sandyford: Producing rents of €3.46 million

Nama is due to confirm this week that it has secured €217 million for 761 Dublin apartments – €57 million more than the guide price.The unexpectedly (...)

Kennedy Wilson’s acquisition of the Shelbourne Hotel  closes out a near decade of ownership by a consortium of investors that included Bernard McNamara and Jerry O’Reilly. Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish Times

It was some time in the making but ownership of the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin, the city’s most famous five-star inn, has finally transferred to Kenne(...)

The Marshes is a highly successful centre with Dunnes Stores and Penneys as anchor tenants among the traders

International property investment fund Kennedy Wilson is the front runner to buy The Marshes shopping centre in Dundalk, Co Louth, for around €45 mill(...)

The then taoiseach Brian Cowen tours the Grand Canal Theatre with Harry Crosbie ahead of its opening in March 2010. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The Bord Gáis Energy Theatrein the Dublin docklands, is to be offered for sale on the international market at over €20 million – a long way short of t(...)