Tomas Kelly

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The SCSI says the virtual closure of the construction sector in early 2021 has significantly dampened activity over the last number of months. Photograph: Alan Betson

The rate of inflation for commercial building costs eased last year to 2.2 per cent, to about a third of the level of 2019 before the Covid-19 pandemi(...)

SCSI said the increase in costs was attributed to new “nearly zero” energy efficient building standards, as well as a rise in the cost of some materials.

Chartered surveyors are warning that Irish homeowners may face increased house insurance costs in future, after rebuilding costs rose by 7.3 per cent (...)

Patrick’s Bridge over the river Lee in Cork city. “These patterns of disadvantage have persisted for many years,” the report notes. Photograph:  Bryan O’Brien

Cork city suffers from levels of deprivation higher than the national average, with much of the city’s north side suffering most, according to(...)