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Property prices set to grow 8% this year, predict SCSI

Property prices set to grow 8% this year, predict SCSI

The average price of three-bed semi-detached houses here is set to soar by up to 8% this year, according to the Society for Chartered Surveyors Ireland. In further bad news for the rental market, costs are also expected to swell by between 5% and 7%, depending on location.…
Construction activity falls sharply in November

Construction activity falls sharply in November

Construction activity fell sharply again in November as new orders declined at an accelerated pace, according to the latest Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index. The index reveals that job shedding intensified during the month in line with reduced workloads, and firms lowered their input…