Rural Technical Briefing South East Region

The SCSI Rural Professional Group will deliver their annual Rural Technical Briefing in partnership with the South East Region on Friday, 6th March 2015 in Kilkenny’s Ormonde Hotel. We are delighted to announce that Phil Hogan, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development will be present to address members at this event. In addition, we…

Construction Tender Price Index

Construction Tender Prices increase by 5% during 2014 Shortage of specialist contractors leading to higher prices Wednesday 11th Feb 2014. The latest Construction Tender Price Index published by the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) shows that tender prices increased by 5% in 2014. The SCSI Construction Tender Price Index, which has been running since…

Annual Dinner 2015

Our Annual Dinner 2015 took place at the DoubleTree by Hilton on Thursday, February 5th. There was a fantastic turnout with a total of 1260 construction, land and property professionals, and guests, in attendance. Our President Pauline Daly addressed the audience noting some changes in the sector over the years, notably that when she first attended the Annual Dinner,…

Public Procurement Survey of Professionals

The Quantity Surveying Procurement Working Group surveyed quantity surveyors in relation to Public Procurement and have now published their results. The survey highlights concerns relating to the onerous paperwork, lack of debriefing, disproportionate financial requirements and an over emphasis on price as the predominant negative factors when tendering for public contracts. Further engagement with the…