We will be keeping a very close weather eye on unnecessary Government interference in the market, but on balance we expect 2022 to be a positive year for the market. Photograph: iStock

Investors not holding back despite ongoing challenges from pandemic

Kennedy Wilson’s €140m sale of Baggot Plaza to German investor Deka Immobilien was one of this year’s headline deals

Investor response to the pandemic has been marked by a flight to quality and risk-averse strategies

For employees the office provides a place for face-to-face interactions that technology struggles to replicate, such as social interaction, mentoring and managing. File photograph: The Irish Times

Covid-19 is accelerating the evolution of the office as opposed to hastening its demise

With the average building height in the docklands at approximately six stories, we are much lower-rise than other European capital cities. Photograph: Eric Luke

Budget 2020 stamp duty hike and Reit policy changes undermine Irish proposition

TMT – technology, media and telecommunications – companies continue to expand in Ireland.

‘There are new opportunities and plenty of growth in flexible office space’

John Moran: “I see growth slowing to more sustainable levels, but advise caution, and to watch Brexit negotiations closely.”

Investors look to alternatives – hotels, healthcare, student housing

John Moran: ‘Expect the unexpected.’

Change in tax legislation will have negative impact on demand from overseas investors

Hundreds of young Cubans gather at Havana University to remember Cuban leader Fidel Castro, who died on Friday night. Photograph: Alejandro Ernesto/EPA

Devastated Cuban people express grief at death of former leader Fidel Castro

Cranes over Dublin in 2007: large scale construction activity is expected in 2016. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

John Moran, chief executive officer of JLL Ireland

Lafcadio Hearn, ground-breaking journalist, translator and writer, in 1895

Celebrating an extraordinary international man of letters

Lafcadio Hearn in 1895

Patrick Lafcadio Hearn, who is perhaps better known in Japan than the country he was born in, is finally getting the recognition h(...)

A new edition of the New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors: The Essential A-Z Guide to the Written Word was published in October

A new edition has just been published of the reference text of choice for editors, journalists and publishers

An Irishman’s Diary about a protean literary genius and traveller

‘At his trial for Alice Brady’s murder, Patrick Traynor claimed the gun went off because of “a belt I got in the arm”.’ Above, crowds in Dublin’s O’Connell street attending a trades union meeting in September 1913. Photograph: Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

An Irishman’s Diary: Time for a new memorial

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“I had a Connaught nurse who told me fairy tales and ghost stories. So I ought to love Irish things, and do

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‘WEARING AN impeccable dinner-jacket, a bucolic complexion, and just the most delicate trace of a black eye, Mr Trevor Howard…

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BECAUSE OF its numerous bridges and an aqueduct that carries the Grand Canal over the River Barrow, Monasterevin is sometimes…

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