Construction tender prices increase by 5.5% in 2015

Surveyors say increases down to capacity constraints and increasing material costs Tuesday, 23 February 2016. The latest Construction Tender Price Index published by the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) shows that tender prices increased by 2.8% in the second half of 2015. According to the Society tender prices for building projects increased by 5.5%…

Number of graduates over the next two years will not meet demand

Three leading representative organisations in the construction-related fields have described the lack of graduates in the sector as a critical concern for the future development of Ireland. Students, particularly female students, with an interest in STEM urged to put a construction related programme as their first CAO choice Tuesday 16th February 2016. Three leading representative…

SCSI Annual Dinner 2016

  Our ever popular 2016 Annual Dinner took place last Thursday evening, 4th February in the DoubleTree by Hilton Dublin. The event has long been regarded as an occasion that offers members an excellent opportunity to meet and network with fellow colleagues.  This year was no exception with more than 1300 members in attendance. Shortly before dinner was…

SCSI Residential and Commercial Property Market Report 2016

The SCSI have launched the Residential and Commercial Property Market Interactive Review and Outlook Report for 2016. This interactive report reviews the performance of the residential and commercial property market in 2015 and provides an outlook for 2016. With over 700 estate agents and Chartered Surveyors surveyed, results revealed that property values are estimated to have…