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George Town, the capital of Grand Cayman. Photograph: iStock

I see a shark ahead of me in the water and swim towards it. And that is something I never thought I’d write. Mike, our snorkelling guide, had warned u(...)

Artist’s impression of the proposed College Green plaza.

Taxi fares in Dublin city could increase by 25 per cent if the proposed civic plaza development at College Green proceeds, according to mobile taxi ha(...)

Tesco warned that if the College Green civic plaza plans go ahead as proposed, they could “jeopardise the viability of retailers at this location”. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Dublin City Council’s current plans for a new civic plaza at College Green pose health and safety risks to retail delivery staff, Tesco Ireland has sa(...)

The Beacon Hotel in Sandyford, Dublin, which has been sold along with the Morgan and the Spencer hotels. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Liberty Global’s John Malone and two other businessmen have bought Fitzpatrick Lifestyle Hotels for more than €150 million. Mr Malone, property devel(...)

Formula One is a European-dominated sport that has long sought to break into the US market and win fresh audiences. Photograph: AFP

Formula One faces its biggest shake-up in decades with the announcement that US cable TV mogul and high-profile investor in Ireland John Malone’s Libe(...)

Hume House in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.  Blackstone is to sell on the building just over 12 months after buying the distressed asset from Nama.

Just as the US property boom was coming to an end in 2007, Jon Gray, the 46-year old head of real estate for Blackstone, spent $39bn to acquire Equit(...)

China’s Anbang Insurance has abandoned its $14 billion bid for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc, paving the way for Marriott International Inc to buy the Sheraton and Westin hotels operator. (Photograph: Kacper Pempel/Reuters)

China’s Anbang Insurance has abandoned its $14 billion bid for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc, paving the way for Marriott International(...)

Inside the JW Marriott Essex House hotel in the Manhattan borough of New York, Nov. 20, 2012. After a Chinese-led group raised its bid for Starwood Hotels to $14 billion, the hotel chain’s other suitor must now decide whether it will prolong the bidding war.

China’s Anbang Insurance Group has raised its offer for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide to almost $14 billion, in the latest challenge to the (...)

The Lalco land in Sandyford has a particularly high profile at the entrance to Central Park, which is widely acknowledged as Dublin’s best suburban office park.

Almost 10 years after several development sites in the Sandyford area of south Dublin sold for more than €20 million an acre, one of them is about to (...)

Banned: battery-powered electronic smoking devices

Can Hyatt Hotel Corporation pull off a deal to buy double-the-size Starwood Hotels? That is the question this week for quality hotel users. The Hyatt(...)