Contracts with private firms running Direct Provision should not be renewed – Refugee Council – thejournal.ie

CONTRACTS WITH PRIVATE companies running Direct Provision centres should not be renewed in 2021, the Irish Refugee Council has said.  ‘Implementing Alternatives To Direct Provision’ – a report drawn up the Refugee Council and Campbell Tickell housing consultants – has made a number of recommendations about how the Government should transition away from the controversial

Income of almost €100k needed to buy cheapest apartments in Dublin – Dublin People

A new report reveals that a couple first time buying an apartment in Dublin would need a joint income of almost €100,000 to purchase the lowest priced property. This is according to the ‘Real Costs of New Apartment Delivery 2020’ which has just been published by the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI). They found

Belfast 'set to take advantage of pent-up property demand' – Insider Media

Weavers Cross Belfast is “well-positioned to take advantage of pent-up demand and high levels of liquidity in the commercial real estate sector”, according to CBRE. Spencer Levy, chairman of Americas research and one of CBRE’s global senior economic advisers, made the comments at the CBRE NI Real Estate Market Outlook 2021 event. “Like most other

Cost to develop Dublin city apartment as much as €619,000 – The Irish Times

The cost of delivering a two-bed apartment in Dublin ranges from €359,000 for a low-rise unit in the suburbs to as much as €619,000 for a high-rise unit in the city centre, according to a report from the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI). The figures, based on data obtained from 49 developments in Dublin

Is the property market facing a ticking time bomb? – This is Money

Owners of energy inefficient homes may find themselves the proprietors of unsellable and unlettable properties just over seven years from now. The Climate Change Committee, which is advising the UK government on how to achieve its net zero carbon emissions target by 2050, has recommended that all homes should have an Energy Performance Certificate rating

'Germans are coming with money to invest' top CBRE analyst reveals – The Irish News

Gary McDonald Business Editor 22 January, 2021 01:00 THE Germans are coming . . . and Belfast is set to be a huge beneficiary from their investment millions. One of commercial property firm CBRE’s most senior global advisers revealed that, with the UK’s exit from the EU now ratified, more companies from Germany are seeking

'Germans are coming with money to invest' top CBRE analyst reveals – The Irish News

Gary McDonald Business Editor 22 January, 2021 01:00 THE Germans are coming . . . and Belfast is set to be a huge beneficiary from their investment millions. One of commercial property firm CBRE’s most senior global advisers revealed that, with the UK’s exit from the EU now ratified, more companies from Germany are seeking

Housing charity seek eviction ban extension until March as they received 78 calls for help during Christmas week – Independent.ie

National housing charity Threshold has revealed that a total of 78 calls were made by renters to its helpline during Christmas week, an average rate of 11 calls per day and an increase of 28pc in the same period in 2019. hreshold is calling for the extension of the blanket moratorium on evictions into March

German investor to acquire Greystones apartments for €60m – The Irish Times

Glenveagh Properties is on course to secure over €60 million from the sale of more than 100 apartments at its Marina Village scheme in Greystones, Co Wicklow, to the German investor Realis. The transaction, which is expected to be completed in the current quarter, represents the second purchase by Realis of a residential portfolio from

The Government knows how to solve poverty yet it is making life so difficult for struggling families – iNews

Earlier this week, many of us looked at photos including half a tomato in cling film and tuna flakes in a coin bag, and asked ‘how does that feed a child for a week?’ The real question we should be asking is ‘why do millions of children rely on food parcels in the first place?’