New-home market: Property Industry Ireland is calling on the Government to prioritise housing development. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

As the year winds down there is a marked difference in the property market between this year and last. In 2018 it roared out of the traps amid soaring(...)

Independent Senator Victor Boyhan said great financial strain had been placed on communities in taking judicial review proceedings in an effort to halt developments sanctioned under the scheme. Photograph: Laura Hutton

Mark Hilliard Construction work on approved housing developments can take up to two years to begin despite the introduction of a controversial fast-t(...)

‘You can have higher-density housing if you use innovative layouts. More and better design pays off in the long run.’ Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images

On June 21st next, hundreds of professionals from the Irish and international property and construction sectors will gather in the Marker Hotel, Dubli(...)

The Government has been urged to rethink its housing policy in light of Brexit and “to apply more dynamic thinking” to solving the crisis.

The Government has been urged to rethink its housing policy in light of Brexit and “to apply more dynamic thinking” to solving the crisis. A report b(...)

 Mark FitzGerald says the Government and the Oireachtas need to act to increase housing supply.

The continuation of the Central Bank’s restrictions on mortgage borrowing means the Government needs to reduce the rate of VAT on new houses to delive(...)

The Government is under intense pressure to address the State’s housing problems amid a series of rallies and sit-in protests. Up to 10,000 people took part in the #RaiseTheRoof protest  in Dublin last week. Photograph: Alan Betson

Leading housing experts have warned the Government not to introduce short-term measures to address the current crisis in Tuesday’s budget, suggesting (...)

Property Industry Ireland (PII) has called for the retention of the Government’s controversial Help-to-Buy scheme in next month’s budget so as to giv(...)

The Strategic Housing Development system gives effect to a commitment to fast-track decision-making for large-scale housing schemes. Photograph: Frank Miller

Developers planning to build large-scale housing schemes will be able from Monday to make their case directly to An Bord Pleanála, bypassing local-aut(...)

David Duffy:  takes up role as Property Industry Ireland  chief executive on October 6th.

David Duffy, a senior economist with the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), has been appointed as chief executive of the Ibec-affiliated (...)

Over the next three or four years house prices are likely to be on average 3.5 per cent lower than where they would have been without the Central Bank mortgage rules, an ESRI report forecasts

The Central Bank’s mortgage lending rules are likely to curtail the supply of new homes by up to 5 per cent over the next four years, the Economic an(...)

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