Research

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MediKids Rejuvenating Ireland's Small Town Centres 2018

The decline of our small towns, in particular their main thoroughfares, is a real challenge and concern for all, particularly those that live and rely on its success for their livelihood. Our Report is for those community groups and local authorities to adopt so that practical issues faced by retailers and other business groups can be addressed and therefore help promote a return to a vibrant environment.

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Q4 2018: Ireland Commercial Property Monitor

 

The Q4 2018 Ireland Commercial Property Monitor results suggest that, following a period of sustained strong growth over recent years, momentum continues to fade gradually. While sentiment remains modestly positive overall, a slowdown is becoming increasingly evident in the retail sector. Investment enquiries are now falling and occupier demand has stagnated. This is reflected in negative medium term capital value and rental expectations for secondary retail properties, although projections remain positive for the industrial and office markets.

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MediKids/PwC Construction Market Monitor Report 2018

Presenting our 2018 MediKids/ PwC Construction Market Monitor, incorporating the views of over 300 chartered surveyors canvassed in March 2018 and September 2017. The research reveals increasing confidence in the Irish construction sector, regionally and nationally. Half (56%) of chartered surveyors experienced increased activity in the six months to March 2018, largely driven by private housing and commercial activity. Infrastructure also showed robust performance.

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BIM Survey

The first national survey to benchmark the level of Building Information Modelling (BIM) adoption in Ireland revealed that 67% of the industry sample possessed confidence in their skills and knowledge to deliver BIM.