Increases in property prices continue to illustrate lack of supply

Thursday 24th July 2014 The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland has called for the prompt implementation of the measures recommended in the Government’s Construction 2020 Strategy to address the current housing supply shortage and pace of increases in property prices. The SCSI, the professional body for the property and construction sector, made the call following…

Irish Property Values Continue to Surge in Q2 2014

Irish property values continue to surge in Q2 2014 Dublin, 22 July 2014: Quarterly returns from Irish commercial real estate accelerated to 8.5% in the second quarter of 2014, their highest level since Q2 2006, and ahead of the imposing 7.2% return recorded in the first three months of 2014, according to the IPD/SCSI Ireland Quarterly…

25th Annual Chartered Surveyors Tennis Tournament

The SCSI will host the 25th Annual Tennis Tournament, sponsored by The Irish Times, on 27th August in Lansdowne Tennis Club from 4pm onwards. The victorious Savills team receiving The Irish Times Perpetual Trophy from Peter Dargan (The Irish Times) & Micheál O’Connor (SCSI Past President) in 2013 Now that Wimbledon has come and gone attention can…

New Legislation due to change Conacre system from 1st July

  New legislation effective on July 1st will change the way conacre letting arrangements will be conducted writes Tom McDonald, Chairman of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) Rural Professional group. Recent estimates suggest about 640,000 hectares is rented by way of conacre, which is the right to sow and harvest crops on another’s…