Planning permission granted for 667 apartments in south Dublin despite local opposition

Planning permission granted for 667 apartments in south Dublin despite local opposition

20/01/22

AN BORD PLEANÁLA has granted planning permission for plans for a 667 apartment scheme for Milltown Park southeast of Ranelagh village. The decision is one of three Strategic Housing Development (SHD) rulings where the appeals board has granted ‘fast track’ planning permission for a total of 1,097 apartments in north and south Dublin in three […]

Work begins on €20m Prism project in Cork City

Work begins on €20m Prism project in Cork City

20/01/22

Hot on the heels of major announcements around the future development of Cork City’s South Docks, work has begun in real-time on the Prism project, a glitzy €20m commercial development, touted as a “gateway” between the city centre and a new docklands district. Read more here

Work begins on 'transformative' €80m Limerick office and residential block

Work begins on ‘transformative’ €80m Limerick office and residential block

20/01/22

Construction work has commenced on a new €80m office and residential development on Limerick’s Bishop’s Quay. The nine-storey riverside block, which has been officially named 1BQ, will be built on the site of the old ESB building and is led by the development company, Kirkland Investments. It is due for completion in the autumn of […]

Dublin Port plans €400m development on Poolbeg peninsula

Dublin Port plans €400m development on Poolbeg peninsula

23/11/21

Dublin Port Company has announced plans for a €400 million project to redevelop the south side of the State’s busiest port that will include building a bridge across the river Liffey. The project is the third and final part of the port’s 2040 masterplan development to increase capacity to more than three million freight units annually. […]

Masterplan for Dublin's Heuston includes 1,000+ homes, two new bridges - and no cars

Masterplan for Dublin’s Heuston includes 1,000+ homes, two new bridges – and no cars

23/11/21

Over 1,000 new residential units, two new cross-river bridges and enhanced cycling and pedestrian infrastructure is all included as part of a new urban masterplan for Dublin’s Heuston Station. Heuston, which connects Dublin to Cork, Limerick and Galway by rail, is located to the west of the city and the plan envisages a “vibrant new […]

Construction activity rises sharply again as new orders surge

Construction activity rises sharply again as new orders surge

23/11/21

Growth in Irish building activity accelerated again in October, with the sector expanding for the sixth consecutive month, according to Ulster Bank’s construction purchasing managers’ index (PMI). The slight acceleration in growth reflected an improving picture for new orders, which was partly related to the ongoing release of pent-up demand for construction services following the […]

Intel weeks away from deciding if Ireland gets 10,000 new jobs in $80bn project

Intel weeks away from deciding if Ireland gets 10,000 new jobs in $80bn project

23/11/21

Ireland is weeks away from learning whether it has secured a $80 billion foreign direct investment project from chipmaker Intel which will in time create up to 10,000 jobs. Intel already employs more than 5,000 people at its sprawling 360-acre Leixlip, Co Kildare facility and at a site at Shannon, Co Clare. According to a […]

IPS acquires Linesight and partners for strategic growth

IPS acquires Linesight and partners for strategic growth

28/10/21

IPS is a large EPCMV (Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management and Validation) company with over 1,700 staff across 22 offices worldwide. Linesight is a fast-growing professional consultancy services organization providing project controls to data center providers, life sciences companies, commercial real estate, healthcare, hospitality, retail and residential sectors. Linesight has over 900 staff with offices in […]

Cost of building rising at twice rate as before pandemic

Cost of building rising at twice rate as before pandemic

14/10/21

The cost of building is rising at twice the rate that it was before the pandemic, according to a new survey. The Society of Chartered Surveyors in Ireland (SCSI) tender price index figures show prices nationally jumped by 7 per cent in first half of 2021. Read more here.

€3.5 billion invested in Irish property so far this year

€3.5 billion invested in Irish property so far this year

07/10/21

Almost €800m was invested in the Irish property market in Q3 2021 – 25% higher than a typical Q3 over the long-term average. This brought total year-to-date investment volumes in Irish real estate to €3.5bn, representing the highest volumes for the period on record and double the volumes seen in the first three quarters of […]