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Mortgage approvals down in May

26 Jun , 2020  

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has today published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for May 2020. The following are the key elements: A total of 1,879 mortgages were approved in May 2020 – some 852 were for FTBs (45% of total volume) while mover purchasers accounted for 424 (23%). The number of […]

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Highest standards and complete client satisfaction – the Moston Construction way

24 Jun , 2020  

The Moston Construction team have been delivering high quality projects throughout Ireland for over two decades. Their prestigious client base includes the Health Service Executive, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Beaumont Hospital, Trinity College, UCD, Siemens and ESB, to name but a few. Moston Construction is a high-quality building contractor, which has successfully completed projects in […]

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Straid Contracts – leaders in quality construction

19 Jun , 2020  

Straid Contracts Ltd is a leading construction sub-contractor specialising in fitout, structural frame solutions (SFS) and now light gauge steel frame solutions. The company was founded by a group of construction professionals with over 50 years’ experience in the industry, who combined their skills and expertise to create a one-stop shop for internal fitout and […]

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It’s all about the detail

17 Jun , 2020  

An obsession with detail – every element, every millimetre – has been critical to the growth and success of MILLIMETRE DESIGN. The exceptional multi-disciplinary design practice has received numerous accolades over the years and was recently shortlisted in the Building Refurbishment for a Single Building or Development category of the 2019 Building & Architect of […]

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New Distribution Partner for Zehnder Group in Scotland

16 Jun , 2020  

The family-run business, Versatile Group whose grass roots are within engineering and specialised building products and services has appointed Philip Treacy to the role of Operations Director Ireland and Scotland, who will work closely with Zehnder Group – the innovative indoor climate solutions specialist – to grow the brand’s presence in Scotland. The appointment will build on Versatile’s technical […]

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Severe impact to housing supply this year due to COVID-19

16 Jun , 2020  

The latest Housing Market Monitor Q1 2020 published today by Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) shows that, restrictions imposed to halt the spread of Covid-19 will have a huge impact on housing supply this year however, demand may be more resilient amongst borrowers on typical home buyer incomes. Providing his analysis of supply and […]

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Sonica appoints Dan Ryan as Construction Director

15 Jun , 2020  

Sonica, the leading fit-out & construction company, has appointed Dan Ryan as Construction Director.  In this new role with Sonica, Dan will oversee all future construction operations, supporting Sonica in targeting large scale business projects both locally and internationally as well as further embedding the Sonica commitment to uncompromising excellence and innovation across their entire […]

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Edpac = excellence in engineering

12 Jun , 2020  

The EDPAC name is synonymous with quality, reliability and flexibility in a world where data processing and electrical technologies are applied in critical applications. The past 12 months has seen a period of expansion and growth and Commercial Director David Bourke tells Building Ireland that there is more to come. Friday, April 5th last was […]

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Brooks Galway’s excellence recognised

9 Jun , 2020  

Brooks Timber & Buildings Supplies, Galway were well represented at the Octabuild Builders Merchant Excellence Awards 2019 ceremony in The Aviva Stadium on Thursday night, November 7th, having been nominated for two prestigious awards. Building Ireland visited the well-appointed Ballybrit premises to get an insight into one of Galway’s longest-established builders merchants from amiable branch […]

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Housing Alliance calls on incoming Government to set up Affordable Rental Scheme led by Approved Housing Bodies

9 Jun , 2020  

The incoming Government must prioritise the provision of affordable, secure housing for long-term renters. That’s according to the Housing Alliance, a collaboration of six of Ireland’s largest Approved Housing Bodies (AHBs). The organisation said thousands of people across Ireland who do not qualify for social housing need good-quality, affordable housing where they can put down roots knowing […]