Lessons of Priory Hall

Few victims of the property bust have been quite so unfortunate as the 240 residents of Priory Hall. Not only did they pay inflated prices for their a(...)

Ulster Bank chief economist Simon Barry: “Significantly, overall activity rose for the first time in over six years, as the headline PMI jumped by six points.”

Construction activity grew last month for the first time in more than six years, according to figures due to be published today.The Ulster Bank Constr(...)

It’s raining corporate shindigs at the moment. You can’t walk 20 yards across town without bumping into some business head in a tuxedo.Last night, it (...)

Construction industry wants VAT rate cut to 9 per cent for two years to get houses built

Budget Day looms and speculation is growing that there will be a range of measures announced for the property sector. There’s cautious optimism that (...)

and MARK PAULState assets agency Nama should be prepared to fund housebuilding in Dublin and its commuter belt to avoid a bubble developing in residen(...)

There’s a bit of house-keeping going on over at Property Industry Ireland (PII), the industry lobby group that represents the building professions suc(...)

The anomaly that has seen house prices rise in some urban areas, despite lagging prices elsewhere, has been further highlighted by a call from housing(...)

Paul van Riel, chief executive of Dutch multinational Fugro, with Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton and Barry O’Leary, IDA chief executive. Photograph: Kenneth O’Halloran

While the number of people out of work decreased during the second quarter of this year, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remains at a “stub(...)

The inquiry will examine flooring contracts for the Google offices in Dublin’s docklands

The Competition Authority, which has launched a major inquiry into allegations of price fixing among big industrial flooring companies, has received d(...)

A single first-time buyer on average earnings who buys a house at the national average price typically spent 27.9 per cent of their net income on their mortgage repayments in May this year, according to the latest affordability index by lender EBS and economic consultants DKM. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Mortgage affordability worsened in the first half of 2013, as the Government removed mortgage-interest tax relief for first-time buyers, the latest af(...)

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