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Weekly Irish property market news and insights – for the industry,by the industry  

Before we get stuck into the general property news of the week, below are the local and international stories that might be of particular interest:

If you missed last week’s round-up, you can catch up here: https://propertydistrict.ie/sunday-roundup/

As always, you might let me know if I have missed out on any relevant property news by emailing  carol@propertydistrict.ie.

(Apologies in advance for any typos, it’s difficult to get good help on a Sunday. Also, I use voice to text dictation so just sound out anything that really doesn’t make sense in a strong rural accent and that should help!)

SUNDAY LISTEN

This week on iPropertyRadio… 

#Property Roundup

This week on the #PropertyRoundup show on iProperty Radio, Tom Crosse, Property Director at GVM Auctioneers, joins us to discuss the Limerick marketplace, both second hand and new homes, and he talks about who is buying property in 2023. Tom gives us an overview of the 2024 pipeline and developments underway (not all in Limerick!).

Listen back to the interview in full to hear about how the Limerick-based GVM team has leveraged good homebuilder relationships and a suite of digital tools to bring new schemes in Dublin and Kildare to the market. Learn more about GVM Auctioneers:  https://gvmauctioneers.ie/

*Property Roundup is sponsored by Daft.ie, Ireland’s most visited property website 

*Watch/ listen back: https://ipropertyradio.com/property-matters/

#Proptech Hot Seat

In the Proptech Hot Seat is Scott Langbein, MBA, Global Director of Business Development with Topcon Positioning Systems. Scott joined me on the show today to talk about their new integration platform, Aptix. The platform simplifies the integration of third-party applications and project data commonly used throughout the entire construction project lifecycle. LIsten back to the full interview to learn more!

Check out the demonstration video here- https://lnkd.in/esrmrvh5

*Proptech Hot seat is sponsored by Proptech Ireland, the hub for innovators, investors and industry leaders https://prop-tech.ie/

Watch/ listen back: https://ipropertyradio.com/proptech-hot-seat/

#BreakingGround

This week on #BreakingGround host Carol Tallon is joined by Olan Crowley, Design Manager with Architects Workshop Limited. Olan discusses the evolving role of architects in modular construction and gives us a highlight of some of his past and upcoming projects.  Learn more about AWL here – https://awl.ie/

Breaking Ground is sponsored by PLACEengage – Your Virtual Town Hall, a data-driven platform for more successful public consultation and community engagement for your next development project https://placeengage.com/

*Watch back and listen back: https://ipropertyradio.com/breaking-ground/

Watch back and listen back to all shows at: https://ipropertyradio.com/shows/

Produced by Katie Tallon, with Hear Me Roar Media on sound  https://hearmeroarmedia.com/

PLACEMAKING

OPEN PUBLIC CONSULTATIONS AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

ISSUES IMPACTING RURAL IRELAND 

  • RURAL IRELAND: There is a new group being set up for housing developers, property investors and estate agents trying or intending to deliver new homes, businesses or important infrastructure in rural Ireland – email in confidence to carol@propertydistrict.ie
  • Study reveals ‘harrowing’ experiences of women of colour working in rural Munster: ‘The Black Ceiling’ study by Munster Technological University noted that women of colour were aware they were working low-paying jobs ‘that Irish people did not want’ https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/munster/arid-41252038.html

CONSTRUCTION, MMC & DEVELOPMENT NEWS

PROPTECH, ESG & CONSTRUCTION INNOVATION

  • Proptech Ireland is updating the database of 2023 Irish technology providers for the built environment – From smart design and planning right through to the smart property transaction, where does your Irish-led or Ireland-based proptech  or MMC business sit?  Pease take five minutes to add or update your details to our internationally-shared listing here: SIGN UP HERE: *https://prop-tech.ie/register/ * and email product or service details to hello@prop-tech.ie
  • Proptech Ireland: Ireland’s CONSTRUCTION and REAL ESTATE ESG technologies resource hub. Confused about how and where to start on your ESG journey? Contact us 👉https://prop-tech.ie

ENERGY, CLIMATE & ENVIRONMENT  

  • Meter Tails in a Domestic Setting: Meter Tails are the cables which carry electricity from the national grid to your Electrical Installation. Learn how best to manage Meter Tails for additions to electrical installations, EV Home Chargers and Heat Pumps https://www.seai.ie/blog/meter-tails-domestic/index.xml

RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY NEWS (including PRS)

COMMERCIAL PROPERTY NEWS

INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY NEWS

FACEBOOK GROUP FOR IRISH PROPERTY BUYERS & INVESTORS

Crowd-sourcing answers topical property questions:    

As many of you might know, my annual property book The Irish Property Buyers’ Handbook (since 2011) was rebranded in 2018 and now appears as part of The Property Insider series, published by Oak Tree Press, the first three titles are now published and available here: https://www.amazon.com/Carol-Tallon/

From 2020, the publishers and I wanted to ensure the content remains topical and we are now doing this by crowd-sourcing home buyer and investor queries, with crowd-sourced and editorial team answers. 

Join the Facebook Group here to contribute: https://www.facebook.com/groups/IrishPropertyBuyers/

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