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New ‘use it or lose it’ rule to speed up home building

The Government plans to introduce a ‘use it or lose it’ clause to planning permissions to force developers to build new homes. Local authorities will be given powers to reduce the amount of time allowed to develop new estates if they believe builders are delaying construction works in the hope that prices will rise. And […]

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300pc rise in residential construction projects

02 December – An article featured in yesterday’s Irish Independent which uses data from the National Residential Developments report to show a 300 per cent increase in residential development commencements. THE race is on to solve the housing crisis with news that a total of €1.47bn worth of multi-unit residential construction projects have got underway […]

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New House Construction Up 66%

In this Irish Independent article the Link2Plans National Housing Construction Index (NHCI) is referenced  to give a national analysis of Residential House Construction hotspots.  The August edition of the NHCI indicated a 66% increase in the number of new homes being built.  While New House Construction is slower in some areas of the Country Dublin […]

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