Lotus Group Investments

Daft.ie, Ireland’s Largest Property Listing Site, Ordered to Block Discriminatory Language in Online Ads

The Workplace Relations Commission rules Daft Media Ltd must remove and prevent adverts with discriminatory language on their website. Recently, the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) issued an order calling for…

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David Grin

Private Rented Sector Dominates Investment Property Transactions in the Second Quarter

The private rented sector dominated international investor activity in Dublin – accounting for 55 percent of all property transactions during the second quarter of 2019. According to the newest report…

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Lotus Investment Group

Decline in New Home Construction Across Ireland

A surplus of newly constructed houses sitting vacant on the market has led builders to cut back on the construction of homes. Goodbody Stockbrokers housebuilding tracker recorded a dramatic deceleration…

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David Grin examines new short-term letting rules

New Restrictions Target Airbnb Rentals Across Ireland

Irish government introduces new short-term letting rules in an attempt to alleviate the country’s growing rental crisis. New short-term letting regulations recently came into effect nationwide. It is important that…

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David Grin and Lotus Investment Group

Report Indicates 90,000 Apartments Needed in Dublin Over the Next 20 Years

Ireland is expected to need an additional 90,000 apartment units in Dublin alone over the next 20 years to accommodate a booming population. This is according to a recent Sustainable…

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David Grin

40% of Social Housing in 2018 Provided by Not-for-Profit Agencies

A recent annual activity report released by the Irish Council for Social Housing (ICSH) stated that non-for-profit agencies were responsible for almost 40% of social housing delivered across Ireland, with…

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Lotus Investment Group

A Busy Summer Ahead for the Irish Commercial Property Market

The newly released bimonthly report by CBRE property specialists anticipate a flurry of activity across the Irish commercial property market in the coming months. The quarterly report by the property…

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David Grin Dublin Luas

Artist Renderings of Proposed Dublin MetroLink Stations Unveiled

The National Transport Authority unveiled artistic impressions of the long-awaited proposed MetroLink route stations across the capital of Dublin last month at a public event. The NTA announced that the…

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David Grin Examines the Vienna Model of Housing

A New Model of Housing for Ireland?

Could a housing model that has been successful in Austria hold the answers for the housing crisis in Ireland The prevailing housing crisis has put intense pressure on the Irish…

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Lotus Investment Group

Office Rentals in Dublin Set Q1 Record

According to a recently released CBRE report, office rental demand continues to exceed available supply in the Irish capital. Office take-up in Dublin in the first quarter of 2019 was…

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