John Sisk & Son, which won the contracts to build the accommodation and central buildings at the first Center Parcs in Ireland (above), retained its position as the largest contractor, with revenues of just under €1.2 billion

The combined turnover for Ireland’s top 50 construction contractors increased by 25 per cent to €8.39 billion last year, according to the latest indus(...)

The price MKN Property Group paid for the prime East Wall site is unknown. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

MKN Property Group has acquired a 0.38 hectare (0.85 acre) site on East Wall Road, Dublin 3. The property was occupied by the Canavan Ford & Seat (...)

The modern office block is within walking distance of the Dart and the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

A striking modern office block overlooking Grand Canal Dock in Dublin 2 has been let in its entirety for more than the quoted rent of €646 per sq m (€(...)

The exterior of One Microsoft Place, a manifestation of Microsoft’s cultural shift towards ‘one Microsoft’

An LED waterfall and digital lake, an indoor “mountain” and a “DreamSpace” for teaching the next generation about technology: One Microsoft Place has (...)

Cyber Monday should give a boost to online shopping

Monday Results: Aberdeen Asset Management; Naturex Indicators: German retail sales (Oct); Irish retail sales (Oct); US Dallas Fed Manufacturing Ind(...)

Jones Engineering: specialises in providing construction services for multinationals

Jones Engineering, one of the largest privately-owned companies in the State, is targeting further growth in Europe and the Middle East after it grew (...)

How the €30 million Waterways House will look on Grand Canal Quay

High-spec office space overlooking Grand Canal Dock in Dublin’s south docklands is quoting €645 per sq m (€60 per sq ft) through joint agents Browne C(...)

Irish crane companies are operating at 75 to 80 per cent capacity, according to the Construction Industry Federation. Photograph: Alan Betson

Forty-six construction cranes were visible over the centre of Dublin on September 1st from the seventh floor of the Irish Times building on Tara Stree(...)

Peter Whittle (left): “There’s the opportunity to work abroad when I’m qualified”

When the bottom fell out of the construction industry, tradespeople such as plumbers, plasterers and builders were the first to lose their jobs. Toda(...)

Jones Engineering Charity Cycle (from left) Mike Wall, Sean Downey and Brian Nolan. photograph: shane o’neill photography

Jones Engineering, one the country’s largest privately owned companies, with more than 2,000 staff, recently dispatched 20 of them to complete a tough(...)

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