Author: Catherine Kelleher

PLANNING PERMISSIONS – QUARTER 2 2018

Dwelling units approved up 52.2% in year In the second quarter of 2018, planning permissions were granted for 6,777 dwelling units, compared with 4,453 units for the same period in 2017, an increase of 52.2%. The second quarter figures also show that: Planning permissions were granted for 4,951 …

SIKA HELPS TO RESTORE PIECE OF WORLD WAR II HISTORY

A World War II navigational sign has been restored to its former glory with a little charitable help from 100 litres of high performance coating, from global building product manufacturer Sika. The large ‘Eire’ sign on Wicklow’s Bray Head had been gradually lost and forgotten over the years …

NEW HOUSING AGENCY COULD SEE 150,000 HOMES OVER NEXT 20 YEARS

The Government is to launch the new Land Development Agency, which it says will coordinate State owned lands for regeneration and development, and open up sites for the provision of housing. It will be funded to the tune of €1.25 billion and will have the power to use …

RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY PRICES RISE BY 10.4% IN THE YEAR TO JULY

In the year to July, residential property prices at national level increased by 10.4%. This compares with an increase of 11.9% in the year to June and an increase of 11.6% in the twelve months to July 2017. In Dublin, residential property prices increased by 7.2% in the …

KCC ARCHITECTURAL APPOINTMENT

KCC Architectural, a leading supplier of architectural products and services to the Construction Industry are delighted to announce the appointment of Patrick Healy as Group Sales Director. Patrick brings with him over 20 years of management experience gained through a long and successful career in global markets and …