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'It was like flicking a switch': How Covid-19 has hit the property scene
Agents are turning to virtual viewings as social distancing hits the market.
# building and property
The house that Jack built: 'Ireland is awash with poor quality products from the legacy of a lack of regulation'
While there is no easy fix for those caught in a dysfunctional market, experts plot a way forward.
# building and property
The house that Jack built: 'Ireland is awash with poor quality products from the legacy of a lack of regulation'
While there is no easy fix for those caught in a dysfunctional market, experts plot a way forward.
# building and property
Your crash course in... what's going on with Dublin's rates
The low-down on what is behind the increase in Dublin’s commercial rates.
# building and property
To solve the housing crisis, Ireland needs to think beyond the three-bedroom house
Experts agree that a one-size-fits-all solution isn’t going to remedy the Irish property market.
# 21st Century workplace
Why the real estate industry has been 'sluggish' to embrace new technologies
Despite a ‘plethora of prop-tech’, take-up of digital innovations has been slow, according to a new report.
# building and property
To solve the housing crisis, Ireland needs to think beyond the three-bedroom house
Experts agree that a one-size-fits-all solution isn’t going to remedy the Irish property market.
# 21st Century workplace
The amount of available office space in Dublin has dropped to 2002 levels
The crunch just got crunchier as demand continues to outpace supply.
# Startups and tech
Billion-dollar short-term letting outfit Sonder is the latest to stick its flag in Dublin
The US company is the latest apartment rental company to enter the Irish market.
# Startup Scout
Offr wants to bring much-needed tech to online property buying
In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out promising companies that are emerging from Ireland.
# Startup Scout
Offr wants to bring much-needed tech to online property buying
In our weekly Startup Scout series, Fora picks out promising companies that are emerging from Ireland.
# building and property
A floating data centre in Limerick has been given clearance, ending a months-long dispute
A group that had opposed the project previously said it was incompatible with shipping in the port.
# building and property
The economic east-west divide is widening as the commercial property vacancy rate rises
The national figure edged up slightly to 13.3%, according to a new report.
# building and property
'A little confusing': Commentators respond to Salesforce's second refusal for a taller tower
Some say relaxed height rules would improve the ‘quality of life’ in urban areas.
# Startups and tech
How Dublin startup Geowox is taking the grunt work out of property valuations
As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the prop-tech company.
# building and property
Dublin City Council is coining it on 'sunshine tax', according to the Restaurants Association
The industry body said incoming sandwich board licence fees are ‘shockingly excessive’.
# retail and services
The Dunnes Stores dynasty is planning to install a high-end gym close to its Dublin head office
The proposed fitness studio on South Great George’s Street will be operated by F45 Training.
# retail and services
The Dunnes Stores dynasty is planning to install a high-end gym close to its Dublin head office
The proposed fitness studio on South Great George’s Street will be operated by F45 Training.
# building and property
Dublin City Council is coining it on 'sunshine tax', according to the Restaurants Association
The industry body said incoming sandwich board licence fees are ‘shockingly excessive’.
# Startups and tech
Planning is rife with conflict, so this startup built a 'virtual town hall' to settle disputes
As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile PLACEengage.
# Startups and tech
Rental platform Spotahome is opening a Dublin office amid the city's housing crisis
The online room booking site is putting boots on the ground to be closer to customers.
# Startups and tech
Rental platform Spotahome is opening a Dublin office amid the city's housing crisis
The online room booking site is putting boots on the ground to be closer to customers.
# building and property
Dunnes has won a months-long planning dispute to keep its Liffey Valley Café Sol open
The retail giant referred the case to An Bord Pleanála late last year.
# building and property
Dunnes has won a months-long planning dispute to keep its Liffey Valley Café Sol open
The retail giant referred the case to An Bord Pleanála late last year.
# building and property
Point Square units could become leisure spots in light of an 'irrevocably changed' retail market
Letting agents Savills and CBRE say the mostly empty property’s original vision is ‘no longer achievable’.
# building and property
Point Square units could become leisure spots in light of an 'irrevocably changed' retail market
Letting agents Savills and CBRE say the mostly empty property’s original vision is ‘no longer achievable’.
# building and property
Freshly Chopped has been given the green light to keep its Grafton Street shop open
The company was previously in breach of planning regulations for not having enough retail space.
# building and property
The Central Bank proposes new €320,000 'Double Rainbow' sculpture for Dublin headquarters
Acclaimed artist Eva Rothschild was commissioned to create a sculpture for the office.
# Financial Services
The Central Bank hopes a new outdoor artwork will make its HQ 'more social and transparent'
Acclaimed artist Eva Rothschild was commissioned to create a sculpture for the office.
# Startups and tech
Google is being flooded with staff mail deliveries so it's planning its own DHL-style collection hub
The tech giant said it receives hundreds of thousands of items each year.
# Financial Services
The Central Bank hopes a new outdoor artwork will make its HQ 'more social and transparent'
Acclaimed artist Eva Rothschild was commissioned to create a sculpture for the office.
# Startups and tech
Google is being flooded with staff mail deliveries so it's planning its own DHL-style collection hub
The tech giant said it receives hundreds of thousands of items each year.
# food and drink
Craft beer maker BrewDog is creating about 60 jobs at its new Dublin outpost
The company is hiring a new boss to manage the Silicon Docks operation
# food and drink
Craft beer maker BrewDog is creating about 60 jobs at its new Dublin outpost
The company is hiring a new boss to manage the Silicon Docks operation
# Startups and tech
Dublin's co-working scene is on fire, so Danish firm Alvin wants to match startups with offices
The Irish launch marks the company’s first ‘concentrated effort’ to go international.
# Startups and tech
HubSpot has hit a signage snag at its new Dublin docklands office
The US giant hopes to emblazon the 112,000 sq ft unit with four signs, including a ‘logo sculpture’.
# Startups and tech
HubSpot has hit a signage snag at its new Dublin docklands office
The US giant hopes to emblazon the 112,000 sq ft unit with four signs, including a ‘logo sculpture’.
# building and property
Building testing firm BET has been scooped up by a UK backer to help it go international
The company has carried out compliance checks on Apple’s Cork headquarters.
# Startups and tech
Flexible office space outfit Knotel is opening in Dublin
The WeWork rival is pushing further into the European market.
# Startups and tech
Flexible office space outfit Knotel is opening in Dublin
The WeWork rival is pushing further into the European market.