Offices Continue to Lead the Way in Irish Property

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 – MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, including indexes, portfolio risk and performance analytics and ESG data and research, today announced today the latest results of the IPD/SCSI Ireland Quarterly Property Index. MSCI has revealed that total returns from investment property hit 6.3% in the…

Chartered Surveyors welcome review of Dublin City apartment standards

Harmonisation of standards needed nationally Tuesday 28th July 2015 The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland has welcomed new proposals from Dublin City Council which would permit the construction of smaller apartments. The SCSI said that increased flexibility around the standards would improve viability and help alleviate the shortage of housing and rented accommodation in the…

SCSI Young Surveyors 5-A-Side Tag Rugby Tournament

The annual SCSI 5-a-side Tag Rugby Tournament, one of the highlights of the Young Members calendar, took place last Friday on July 10th, 2015 at the Old Wesley Rugby Club in Donnybrook. The tournament, organised by the SCSI Young Members Committee, was as popular as ever with twelve teams entering from across the property and construction industry and a…

Launch of 2015 Guide to House Rebuilding Costs

House rebuilding costs increase by average of 4% nationally in 2015 Average increase varies from 3% in Dublin to 6% in Galway and Waterford New building regulations adding to costs of rebuilding Wednesday 8th July 2015. The latest Guide to House Rebuilding Costs published by the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) shows that national…

IPD/SCSI Ireland Quarterly Property Index Q2 2015

The SCSI is hosting the Q2 IPD / SCSI Ireland Quarterly Property Index results at the Chartered Accountants House on Wednesday, July 29th 2015. The results will be presented over a short breakfast briefing where attendees will be amongst the first to hear the latest key performance indicators for the investment property market in Ireland. The…

Irish Independent Property Industry Excellence Awards

The Irish Independent Property Industry Excellence Awards programme aims to provide an opportunity for the Irish property industry to showcase its expertise and standards globally. A judging panel of recognised industry professionals representing each aspect of the property and wider business communities has been assembled. All proceeds from the awards process will go to fund a…

SCSI launches the Business Leasing Code

The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) has launched the SCSI Business Leasing Code for Landlords & Tenants. The SCSI’s Commercial Agency Professional Group have produced this Code with the aim of promoting fairness in negotiating and constructing commercial lease agreements. Eamonn Maguire of the Commercial Agency Professional Group said “the Code raises awareness of…

Young Surveyors Masquerade Ball

The Young Surveyors Masquerade Ball takes place in The Mansion House, Dawson Street on Saturday, 31st October 2015. Drinks reception starts at 7.30pm, followed by sit-down dinner and live entertainment by Spring Break. Due to anticipated demand we advise booking tickets early to avoid disappointment. Bookings accepted through our online system only. Full tables of 10…