The Irish Times will continue to conduct a crane survey once a month to track construction levels in the city centre. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

There were 104 cranes visible over the centre of Dublin on December 1st from the seventh floor of The Irish Times building on Tara Street. This is t(...)

There were 42 cranes visible north of the Liffey – a rise of 17 (or 68 per cent) on the 25 recorded in July. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

There were a record 93 cranes visible over the centre of Dublin on September 1st from the seventh floor of The Irish Times building on Tara Street. (...)

Ikea is reported to be keen on a site in Carrickmines. Photograph: Reuters/Arnd Wiegmann
What’s hot in the burbs

The highest suburban retail and office rents in Dublin are on the southside – with Sandyford and Dundrum setting the pace – but travel a little furthe(...)

Apple has abandoned plans to build an €850 million data centre in Athenry, Co Galway. Photograph: Collins Courts
Failure to plan

Apple’s decision in May to abandon plans for an €850 million data centre in Athenry, Co Galway, has highlighted what many believe are profound problem(...)

Dogpatch Labs’ shared-office space at CHQ in the IFSC. Photograph: David Sleator

Co-working and flexible office space – where companies and individuals rent on a short-term basis in trendy, often Google-like environments – emerged (...)

The main driver of demand for office space in Dublin at the moment is coming from the technology and finance sectors. Photograph: iStock
Peak office at last

Many estate agents are predicting only very moderate rent rises at the top end of the market over the next few years and some even see a tempering of (...)

The cost of solar is coming down so fast that fossil fuels could have had their day by 2030.

“There is a really compelling business case for companies to make energy savings today,” says John Walsh, who heads up the ESB’s recently established (...)

Justin Comiskey , with two of his children Michael (9), Lavina (11). Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

My new car is saving me about €3,000 every year in running costs compared with my previous motor – and that’s a conservative estimate based on easily (...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 1
  • 2