Office availability in the South Docklands was critically low, with a net vacancy rate of 4.1 per cent, according to the report. Photograph: Eric Luke

With the acute shortage of houses in the Dublin area continuing to attract considerable attention, the ongoing scarcity of grade A office space for n(...)

The largest deal in Q1 was the purchase by JP McManus of the five-star Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort in Co Limerick for €31.5 million – significantly above the asking price of €25 million

The latest review of the hotel market from DTZ says that €126 million worth of hotels were transacted in the first quarter of this year, up 37 per cen(...)

Dublin’s south docklands: office space supply level is critically low, with a vacancy rate of 4.1 per cent, according to Marian Finnegan of DZT. photograph: getty images/istockphoto Dublin’s south docklands: office space supply level is critically low, with a vacancy rate of 4.1 per cent, according to Marian Finnegan of DTZ Sherry FitzGerald

New analysis of the office market in Dublin’s central business district (CBD) highlights how near-record low vacancy rates are placing strong upward p(...)

Patrick’s Hill  in Cork: house price growth in the city has been gathering pace since the middle of last year. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The residential property market in Cork is likely to overtake the Dublin market this year. House price growth in Cork has been gathering pace since(...)

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 (...)

Sherry Fitzgerald said on Friday that there is  “every reason to believe that prices will continue to rise at above trend levels in the short term in many locations” into 2015. (Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES)

Residential property prices are expected to continue to rise into 2015, despite challenges such as the Central Bank’s proposals to restrict mortgag(...)

Take-up of office space in the Dublin office market for the third quarter of 2014 stood at 41,450sq m – almost a third higher than the second quarter. Photograph: Eric Luke

The latest Dublin office review from DTZ Sherry FitzGerald confirms last week’s record returns reported for the sector by IPD. Dublin’s central busine(...)

Dairy farmers are increasingly buying up the best quality arable land, competing with tillage farmers who were historically the dominant purchasers in this market

The Irish agricultural land market recorded steady growth in the first half of 2014, as prices increased by 1.8 per cent to stand at an average of aro(...)

There was notable rebound in the industrial market last year, according to a review of the sector by DTZ Sherry FitzGerald. It reports t(...)

A ‘Start Your Own Business Scheme’ for people who have been unemployed for 15 months or more and  a tax break for home renovations are included in a range of Budget measures announced today.

A two-year tax break for unemployed people who start their own business has been welcomed as the boost that might reignite the almost stagnant constru(...)