The below report provides an overview of key developments in the Irish residential market during the opening six months of 2018. Included in the report are the first quarter results on price performance by Sherry FitzGerald Research, together with an analysis of other key market indicators.
The following report examines the flow of capital into the Irish property market during 2017, presenting an in-depth county by county analysis of the trends in both the residential and commercial property markets. A total of €17.9bn was invested in Irish property nationwide in 2017. In terms of sector performance, 2017 saw a strong increase in capital targeting the residential sector, recording a significant uplift in transactions on the previous year to reach €14.4bn, and accounting for 80% of the total spend.
The Dublin industrial sector delivered a strong performance in the opening half of 2018, with 164,650 sq m of space occupied, a rise of 17% annually. In terms of market driver, logistics and 3PL occupiers are playing a key role, alongside pharmaceuticals, e-retailing and data centres.