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Posted February 14, 2017

Dublin City Centre | Active Projects

Skyscaper City has compiled a list of currently active construction projects in the Dublin City Centre area, categorised as: Completed Under construction Granted planning permission Appealed to An Bord Pleanala Planning application approved In planning Source ->
Posted February 9, 2017

Ground broken on major new development in South Dublin

Work on a new town centre development in south Dublin that will eventually provide 4,000 new homes for approximately 15,000 people, has commenced. US property investment firm Hines, along with King Street Capital, bought the 400-acre in Cherrywood for €282…
Posted December 21, 2016

Thinking of returning home in 2017?

With 2017 fast approaching, the outlook for the Irish construction market is very bright indeed. A report commissioned by the Construction Industry Federation from DKM says that the level of construction activity can sustain an additional 112,000 jobs up to…
Posted November 4, 2016

Some 11,550 housing units under construction in Ireland

Some 11,550 housing units are currently under construction in Ireland, with another 12,388 having received planning permission in the first nine months of this year, according to data compiled by Construction Information Services (CIS). This marks a significant acceleration in…
Posted October 31, 2016

UK Construction to dodge post-Brexit vote recession

Faltering commercial workloads will be offset by strong growth in infrastructure and school spending over the next two years, according to the latest major industry forecast. Economists at the Construction Products Association said the industry will avoid a post-Brexit vote…
Posted October 10, 2016

Spike in new orders boosts Irish construction activity

Activity in the construction sector is continuing to expand thanks to a spurt in new business. The latest Ulster Bank construction purchasing managers’ index (PMI) for October rose to 58.7, with the 50 line separating growth from contraction. The report…
Posted September 23, 2016

This Week in Construction….. [Fri 23rd Sep]

Each week we bring you a recap of our most viewed construction articles in the UK & Ireland: Cork needs to expand as a city or risk being eclipsed by Limerick. Dublin docklands site for student accommodation fetches €20m. Site beside Point…