The economy grew by 7.3 per cent last year, three times faster than the wider euro area, according to new EU Commission estimates. The surge, driven by the activities of multinational companies operating here, would make the Republic the fastest-growing country ... read more
Richard Barrett of Bartra Capital Group now spends much of his time in Shanghai.
Boom-era property developer Richard Barrett has helped broker a Chinese suitor's €100m tilt for Goodbody Stockbrokers, the Irish Independent understands.
Mr Barrett, who ... read more
Government hopes new lease scheme will see 10,000 social dwellings constructed.
The new Government scheme will allow investors to pay for the construction of social homes that can be leased to councils, which can in turn rent them to ... read more
The output of housing in Ireland needs to treble over the coming years in order to meet demand, according to the Goodbody housing tracker report.
Last year housing output grew by 77pc.
However, with medium-term housing demand running at around 35,000 ... read more
ONE-IN-FIVE inquiries for houses and apartments on the market here is now coming from overseas, according to a new survey.
The surge comes on the back of a reviving economy and as Irish workers, who left the country during the crash, look to move home and find work.
A ... read more
The government is easing the terms of a social housing incentive scheme, in the hope of encouraging pension funds and investment capital groups to deliver hundreds of homes for local authority tenants.
The Department of Housing has decided to abolish a cap on ... read more