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Swords Road site in Santry set to become €35m Urban Logistics Development

3 May , 2022  

Developer Chancerygate and specialist investor Bridges Fund Management have acquired a 2.1-hectare (five-acre) site on Swords Road in Santry, Dublin, for €4.5m from construction company Careys. It represents the first ever joint investment in Ireland for Chancerygate and Bridges, who have been partnering on development projects in the UK for over 10 years. Subject to planning, the JV partners […]

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Solid growth in mortgage activity in Q1 2022 driven by lending to first-time buyers and switchers

29 Apr , 2022  

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Drawdowns Report for Q1 2022 and the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for March 2022.  The reports show continued growth in mortgage activity driven mainly by first-time buyers (FTBs) and re-mortgage/switching. For FTBs, approval growth was modest at 1.1% year on year in March but much stronger […]

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Respond and Tuath Housing announced as winner at the National Property Awards 2022

29 Apr , 2022  

Approved Housing Bodies Respond and Tuath have said they are delighted to be announced as the winners of Social Housing Development of the Year Property at the National Property Awards 2022. The award is for ‘Woodside’, a development on the Enniskerry Road (Dublin) of purpose built cost rental and social housing homes, delivered in partnership […]

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The future of floor insulation

29 Apr , 2022  

Based in Moneygall, Co. Offaly and operating nationwide, Superior Floor Screed provides quality floor screed services for residential dwelling and commercial buildings of all sizes. Established in 2015 by Enda Gleeson, the company’s professional tradesmen have many years of combined experience in the building trade and have laid countless floors in that time. While the […]

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Property Industry Ireland announce Ivan Gaine as new chair

28 Apr , 2022  

Property Industry Ireland (PII), the Ibec group for businesses working in the property sector, has announced the election of Ivan Gaine, Managing Director Sherry FitzGerald New Homes, as its new Chair. Speaking following the announcement, Mr. Gaine said: “I am honoured to take on this role. The property and construction sector are still dealing with […]

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Ronan Group Lodges Plans For 141 Homes at Stylebawn

28 Apr , 2022  

Ronan Group Real Estate (Ronan Group) has lodged planning to develop 141 luxury houses and apartments at Stylebawn, in Delgany Village, Co. Wicklow. Once construction is complete, the development will consist of a mix of dwellings including 60 four-bed houses, 14 three-bed houses, and one two-bed house. Furthermore, there will be two apartment blocks constructed […]

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Ireland’s number one lifting specialists

28 Apr , 2022  

Celebrating 15 years in business, Mastiff Engineering Ltd is one of Ireland’s leading rigging companies specialising in moving, lifting and fitting large equipment and machinery by using safe work systems that have been developed over the years. Heavy lift, Rigging, Hiab, Haulage and Hire are the name of the game for this exceptional and highly-regarded […]

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Civil engineering contractors believe public works tendering structured to incentivise below cost bidding – CIF

27 Apr , 2022  

86% of civil engineer contractors believe the tendering process for public works contracts is structured to incentivise below cost bidding.  That’s according to a new report produced by Idiro Analytics on behalf of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA), the civil engineering body within the Construction Industry Federation (CIF).  The report is entitled Public Tendering Practices […]

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McGrath Quantity Surveyors “delighted” to be recognised by their peers

27 Apr , 2022  

McGrath Quantity Surveyors (Dublin and Wexford) have been recognised by their peers with a nomination in the Consultancy of the Year category at the 2021 Irish Construction Industry Awards. The only QS firm in the category, Principal Ronan McGrath was full of praise for the efforts of his team when he spoke to Building Ireland. […]

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Clonmore Construction Ltd – a family tradition

26 Apr , 2022  

Clonmore Construction Ltd is a family-run business with four generations of building experience. The company’s reputation is based on delivering high-quality new home builds, extensions, restoration and insurance work, grant work and government projects. Taking its name from the townland in which it is located between Edenderry and Rhode in Co. Offaly, Clonmore Construction provides […]