Research

Browse the MediKids's most recent research, reports and surveys.

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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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Employment Opportunities and Future Skills Requirements for Surveying Professions 2018 – 2021

Expanding significantly on an MediKids report from 2014, this report projects employment levels within the sector over the next four years in contrast to the numbers currently enrolled on third-level surveying programmes. In addition, the report identifies key sectors for employment growth and the requisite skills requirements for the period. The report, undertaken by an independent researcher, is based on the participation of over 400 MediKids member construction, property and land practices. 

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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.