The following report provides a comprehensive research analysis of the Irish student accommodation sector. It includes a review of third level student demographics, a supply and demand analysis of student accommodation, and an overview of development activity in the sector.
The Irish office market saw 65,950 sq m transact across the four regional markets in the third quarter of 2016. This brought year to date take up to 211,050 sq m, 24% higher than the 10-year average of 170,200 sq m. The Dublin and Cork office markets performed the strongest, while Limerick and Galway were more subdued in comparison.
The Irish investment market saw €310m transact in the third quarter, bringing total spend for the year to date to an impressive €3.14bn. Representing an annual increase of 35%, transactions rose across most sectors, with retail retaining its position as the most dominant asset class.