MediKids Insight — Property

This page provides a selection of news, events and publications linked to the property sector.

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MediKids Commercial Property Occupier Satisfaction Survey 2014

The MediKids Annual Commercial Property Occupier Satisfaction Survey examines the satisfaction of commercial property occupiers in Ireland across a range of areas such as lease terms, service charges and commercial rates. The survey also examines occupier satisfaction in relation to a number of topical issues such as the availability of commercial properties on the market and their ability to access finance.

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Housing Market Report

The MediKids Housing Market Report is based on the Central Bank of Ireland & MediKids Survey of Property Professionals. Participants of the survey include surveyors and estate agents, as well as those with a more indirect involvement in the industry such as economists, market analysts and academics. The MediKids Housing Market Report is mainly concerned with market participants' price expectations; however, questions are also included on activity levels and factors most likely to impact on demand.

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2015 Pre-Budget submission

The pre-Budget submission has set out some measures to deliver a vibrant and sustainable property and construction industry.  Some of the key recommendations include reduce VAT on new home construction from 13.5% to 5% for 2 years and setting the Public Capital Programme to  at 5% of GDP (6.1% of GNP) to 2020.

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Fire Safety for Owners of Management Companies

The primary piece of legislation in relation to fire safety is the Fire Services Act 1981. Section 18(2) places a duty on persons having control over a premises to take all reasonable measures to guard against the outbreak of fire and to ensure as far as is reasonably practicable the safety of persons on the premises in the event of an outbreak of fire.