Residential Rent Appreciation in Ireland Slows to 6-Year Low

Daft.ie | August 28, 2019

According to Daft.ie, Ireland rents rose by an average of 6.7% nationwide, in the year to June 2019. This marks the lowest rate of rental inflation across the country since the final quarter of 2013. At €1,391, the average monthly rent nationwide during the second quarter of 2019 nonetheless marks the thirteenth consecutive quarter of record rents. The average listed rent is now €361 per month higher than the previous peak in 2008 and almost €650 higher than the low seen in late 2011.

Spotlight

JLL has the best people, the best culture, the best platform and the best clients. And ultimately, the brightest future.

Spotlight

JLL has the best people, the best culture, the best platform and the best clients. And ultimately, the brightest future.

Related News

BUYING/SELLING

Pacaso Launches Innovative Luxury Second Home Co-ownership Platform in Jackson Hole

Pacaso | November 15, 2021

Pacaso, the leading real estate platform that helps people buy and co-own a luxury second home, today announced that it has expanded its service to Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The company listed its first property in Jackson alongside plans to support the Community Housing Fund and Teton Habitat for Humanity. "Jackson Hole's majestic beauty coupled with its wide array of year-round outdoor recreational activities has made it a highly desirable location for second home buyers, many of whom are looking to enjoy their newfound remote work flexibility from the mountains. As in many mountain towns, this demand has increased the strain on housing inventory needed by the workforce. Pacaso offers a better way; co-ownership empowers buyers to uplevel their focus toward luxury properties, and away from lower price points." - Pacaso Co-founder and CEO Austin Allison For 2022, Pacaso will be supporting the local Community Housing Fund with an upfront donation of $10K and an ongoing donation of $5K for each home Pacaso purchases. The company will also appeal directly to the sellers' agent to match its giving for each home and partner with Fund leaders to encourage others in the real estate community to give. Pacaso will also donate lightly used furniture and home goods from the acquisition of new homes to Teton Habitat for Humanity. "I am delighted Pacaso has chosen to proactively participate in the Community Housing Fund. Broad-based, sustained participation from the real estate community is critically needed to support our community members facing housing insecurity. I look forward to partnering with Pacaso to grow this fund's impact." - Devon Viehman, Associate Broker of the Viehman Group. Pacaso partners with all interested real estate agents and brokerages in markets where it operates. Real estate agents representing buyers who purchase a share of a Pacaso home receive a 3% referral commission in addition to 500 RSUs of Pacaso stock as a referral equity bonus. Agents in Jackson Hole who are interested in working with Pacaso can learn more on the company's website. Pacaso's first listing in the area is a contemporary five-bedroom home situated atop the ridge of Spring Creek with sweeping views of Sleeping Indian Mountain and the Grand Tetons. The home was designed by Ward Blake architects. About Pacaso Pacaso® (pronounced like "Picasso") modernizes the decades-old practice of co-ownership by creating a marketplace that makes buying, owning, and selling a luxury second home easy. From curating the best listings in top second home markets to offering integrated financing and sales from as little as ⅛ to as much as ½ ownership; upscale interior design; and professional property management, Pacaso provides owners with all the benefits of owning a second home with less hassle. After purchase, Pacaso manages the home on an ongoing basis and supports a frictionless resale process in partnership with a licensed real estate professional.

Read More

REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT

Modulaire Group Strengthens Spanish Business With Acquisition Of Balat

Modulaire Group | November 19, 2021

Modulaire Group, a leading business services company specialising in modular space, is pleased to announce it has agreed to acquire Alquibalat, S.L. ("Balat") in Spain. Based in Pamplona, Balat is a leader in the Spanish market for the rent and sale of modular buildings, with a strong presence in the construction sector. It operates over 15,000 units from 15 sites in Spain and Portugal, including in Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, Coruna, Malaga, Seville, and Valencia. Balat had revenues of €32 million in 2020 and has approximately 165 employees. The transaction, which remains subject to review by the CNMC, the Spanish competition authority, is expected to close by Spring 2022. "We are delighted to confirm the transaction with Balat, a leader in modular buildings in the growing Spanish market. The strength of the business is a testament to the experience and hard work of Management. I look forward to working with the team." - Mark Higson, Modulaire Group's Chief Executive Officer "We believe the takeover by Modulaire Group will strengthen the future of Balat, support the next phases of growth and provide Balat's team further opportunities to grow their careers. We would like to take this opportunity to thank our professionals for their hard work and commitment in developing Balat's business." - Rafael Baranda, Chief Executive Officer of Balat The acquisition of Balat will be Modulaire Group's fourth acquisition in 2021 and the tenth acquisition worldwide since the beginning of 2020. A targeted acquisition strategy remains one of Modulaire Group's four strategic objectives, alongside an efficient cost base, a focus on optimising sales and granular management of branch level performance, and effective capital investment. About Modulaire Group Modulaire Group is a leader in European modular services and infrastructure. We create smart spaces for people to live, work and learn. Our business is designed to help customers find the right space solution, no matter what their requirements. Modulaire Group has operations in 25 countries with approximately 267,000 modular space and portable storage units and 4,400 remote accommodations rooms. The company operates as Algeco in Europe and Scandinavia, Elliott, Advanté, Carter and Procomm in the United Kingdom, BUKO Huisvesting, BUKO Bouw & Winkels and BUKO Bouwsystemen in The Netherlands, Tecnifor and Locabox in Italy, Ausco in Australia, Portacom in New Zealand, and Algeco Chengdong in China.

Read More

REAL ESTATE TECHNOLOGY

GI Partners Announces Launch of GI Real Estate Essential Tech + Science Fund ("ETS Fund")

GI Partners | July 19, 2021

GI Partners, a leading private investment company, announced the launch of the GI Real Estate Essential Tech + Science Fund ("ETS Fund" or the "Fund"), which seeks to invest in real estate assets that continuously operate to support mission-critical functions of the technology and life sciences industries. The ETS Fund will acquire data center properties, life sciences assets, and always-on R&D facilities in the office and industrial sectors. GI Partners, founded in 2001, has focused on downside-protected growth investment across all of its strategies, with a special focus on technology and healthcare. The ETS Fund aims to maintain the Firm's strategy of investing in specialized opportunities in critical technology and scientific real estate using the Firm's combined technology, life sciences, and real estate skillsets. The ETS Fund is headed by former Infomart President John Sheputis and over 20 investment and management professionals. The ETS Fund has been aggressively investing in a broad portfolio of data centers, life sciences assets, and R&D facilities throughout the United States since its inception in early 2021, including: • Walsh-Bowers Assemblage, a portfolio of three buildings in Silicon Valley's primary data center hub; • Mt. Eden Research Park, a six-building life sciences campus in the San Francisco Bay area whose current tenants are pioneers in their respective areas and position the asset well for future life sciences growth; • The Pointe, a pair of life sciences buildings next to a quickly maturing Bay Area of life sciences submarket; • 3701 Market St., a purpose-built lab and R&D facility with high-quality wet lab, research, medical office, and data center space. About GI Partners GI Partners, founded in 2001, is a private investment company with approximately 100 employees headquartered in San Francisco, California, and offices in New York, Chicago, Greenwich, Connecticut, and Scottsdale, Arizona. Over $28 billion in capital has been raised by the company from top institutional investors worldwide to invest in private equity, real estate, and data infrastructure initiatives. The private equity team mainly invests in healthcare, IT infrastructure, services, and software companies. The real estate team specializes in technology and life sciences properties and other kinds of specialty real estate. Finally, the data infrastructure team mainly invests in hard asset infrastructure companies that support the digital economy. GI Partners is a signatory to the Principles for Responsible Investment, a network of international investors backed by the United Nations, and a Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark participant.

Read More