Global co-living giant targets Dublin with plan for 5,000 beds
One of the world's largest co-living providers intends to bring more than 5,000 new beds to Dublin over the next five years, the Sunday Independent has learned.
One of the world's largest co-living providers intends to bring more than 5,000 new beds to Dublin over the next five years, the Sunday Independent has learned.
The construction of new homes in Dublin has begun to slow in the opening months of this year, a new study has found.
A new all-encompassing regulator should be established to oversee the entirety of the housing sector, a new report from the Government's Housing Agency has recommended.
Quotas for women in leadership roles may be necessary to bring change to Irish corporate culture, according to Regina Moran, enterprise director with Vodafone Ireland.
There is "always a risk" that private developers will renege on agreements to build social housing, the Department of Housing has admitted.
The surge in the popularity of second-hand imported cars has resulted in a €1bn loss to the Exchequer over the last four years, the head of Nissan Ireland has claimed.
Sirius, a company which former Ryanair Chief Financial Officer Howard Millar is head of, has postponed its IPO until later this year.
Irish water tech company H2Ozone expects to hit €5m a year in sales within the next three years following the launch of two new chemical-free treatment devices.
One of the world's largest asset managers, Legal & General, has expanded its Irish office to more than 20 people.
One of Ireland's largest bookmakers, BoyleSports, has entered the UK retail market with the acquisition of 13 stores, the Sunday Independent can reveal.
Bank of Ireland has approved more than €750m in development finance to fund the construction of thousands of new homes and student beds.
Powerscourt estate in Co Wicklow will open the doors to its new €20m Irish whiskey distillery and visitor centre this week and will launch a fund-raising cask programme
Electronics retailer Dixons Carphone Ireland has increased its stockpiling capacity by seven times over as part of its preparations for Brexit. The company's Irish arm, which was on the brink of...
Online discussion forum Reddit is to begin its search for an Ireland country manager next year, the first outside of the US.
Three years ago the futures of the Carphone Warehouse and Currys PC World brands in Ireland were under real threat.
Beauty has always been big business but up until recently, cosmetic procedures were the domain of the rich and famous. That has all changed over the past decade. The rise of inexpensive anti-ageing procedures which take just a few minutes to perform - coupled with a growing desire for Instagram perfection - has transformed the cosmetic and beauty industry.
The managing director of fast food group Rockets has left just six months after being appointed to the role.
One of the world's largest vaping companies, Blu, has targeted sales of €5m within its first 18 months of operation in Ireland.
The value of State-backed mortgage arrears has fallen by €108m over the past three years, new figures show.
Bank of Ireland used its post-results briefing with the Department of Finance to highlight the "competitive disadvantage" imposed by the bankers' pay restrictions.
Jameson owner Irish Distillers plans to more than quadruple the sale of its premium Redbreast brand within the next 10 to 15 years.
In the heart of Sandyford, south Dublin, sits a facility made of corrugated steel and concrete blocks decorated in bold colours. Inside is a community of people dedicated to exercise, something that has rapidly become almost a new religion.
The Owners of the Kildare Village retail unit expect its latest expansion of 30 new boutiques to add up to 380 new jobs and generate around €140m in revenue.
Irish gym-software company Glofox has set its sights on an initial public offering within the next five years.
Insurance giant Irish Life intends to double the size of its retail investment business over the next five years to €10bn. It also plans to acquire a number of residential developments, investing "hundreds of millions" in residential properties.
Canadian cannabis-based brewer Province Brands has begun seeking Irish investors for its latest CAD$30m (€19m) funding round.
The new owners of listed clinical trials firm Venn Life Sciences intend to grow its revenue from €15m a year to €50m within the next three years, it is understood.
Developer Johnny Ronan and his joint-venture partner Colony Capital have secured €478m in development finance to fund the construction of two flagship office developments.
More than 135,000 sq ft of office space in Dublin has been taken up exclusively due to Brexit, a new report has found.
State-owned AIB must reduce its non-performing loans by at least €1.6bn before the end of the year in order to reach European norms.
The future of Ford's Irish headquarters is in doubt as the US car manufacturer aims to relocate the management functions for the market back to the UK, the Sunday Independent understands.
The Department of Finance has called for "urgent" consultation with the European Central Bank (ECB) in relation to proposed legislation that would prevent banks from selling loans to so-called vulture funds.
Two decades ago Austin, Texas, was a "sleepy town" in middle America. It was far from a place one would associate with cutting-edge technological research, let alone a hub for some of the biggest names in the tech industry. And yet, today, in the middle of the city sits Silicon Hills. Austin may be the home of Indeed, the world's biggest job-search engine, but Dublin, or more specifically Silicon Docks, is its European home. And Chis Hyams, chief executive of Indeed, believes there are plenty of similarities between the two locations.
Ireland became the top European destination for job seekers immediately after the UK voted for Brexit, the head of the world's largest job-search engine, has said.
The European Ryder Cup team's first-ever psychological-performance coach is to highlight the importance of a "growth mindset" in future-proofing Irish businesses at an upcoming summit.
Franciscan Well, one of the country's largest craft beer brands, intends on doubling its output to more than 200,000 kegs in the next five years, its founder has said.
A company linked to developer Johnny Ronan paid for anonymous advertisements in a Sunday newspaper in favour of easing height restrictions for large scale Dublin developments.
Funds buying residential properties in blocks is set to reach a record high in 2019 after €430m worth of homes were secured by investors in the first three months of the year.
The European Commission has adopted special regulation to ensure that more than €550m worth of EU funds designed to stimulate economic activity and enforce peace in the border regions will continue in spite of a disorderly Brexit.
Philip Lane's swansong may force banks to charge more for mortgages and other loans, it has been warned.
Property management company O'Dwyer Real Estate has secured a five-year contract to manage the upkeep of homes included in the Government's mortgage-to-rent scheme.
Homeware chain Homesavers is to invest an additional €10m into its business as it bids to become a nationwide retailer.
Developer Johnny Ronan has won approval to build Dublin city's tallest structure, the Sunday Independent can reveal.
Ireland's Brexit dividend has been a "remarkable outcome" for the country, with 92 UK-based companies moving their operations here.
A reduction in the number of cruise ships entering Dublin Port will cause considerable damage to the tourism sector on the island of Ireland, the leader of the DUP has warned.
Forecourt retailer Maxol is considering opening its own standalone coffee shops to help stop it from becoming too reliant on its fuel business.
Over 90pc of all loans sold by the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) have gone to international funds - the vast majority in the US - the United Nations has claimed.
Irish housebuilder Glenveagh is on course to significantly exceed its sales targets this year, according to Davy Stockbrokers.
Energy giant SSE has begun assessing Wicklow Port and Arklow Harbour as possible locations for a service base for the country's only offshore wind farm.
Ireland has become the fifth most attractive country in the world to do business in, according to a new study.
Developer and solicitor Noel Smyth is planning to bring more than €100m worth of new residential developments to the rental market.
Retailers have clashed with Dublin Port over plans to restrict cruise ship traffic due to capacity issues.
An Irish graphic design company has set its sights on more gaming projects after helping launch new World War II online multi-player title Heroes & Generals.
Richard Barrett's Bartra Capital has lodged plans to bring 725 new beds to a development in south-west Dublin.
The lack of preparedness among Irish firms for GDPR changes and the European Commission's anti-money laundering directives has led to widespread fines, James Treacy, managing director of Stubbs Gazette, has warned.
The Department of Housing wants to quadruple the size of its State-backed mortgage scheme to €800m.
Fast food group Eddie Rocket's plans to bring its outlets to Galway, Cork and Limerick cities as part of its domestic expansion, its newly-appointed managing director has said.
The founder of fast-food chain business Eddie Rocket's is to step away from the day-to-day running of the business 30 years after it started.
Activity in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) has almost doubled over the last five years as the country continued to recover from the recession, new figures show.
First-time buyers have claimed over €142m in Vat rebates through the Government's help-to-buy scheme, new figures show.
Bank of Ireland is planning to sell up to €800m worth of non-performing loans this year as it moves to bring its balance sheet in line with European norms.
Construction workers are demanding pay increases, home-builders are reporting soaring revenues and apartments are hitting the market for more than €1m. Sound familiar?
The Irish arm of insurance giant Aviva paid out over €90m in life-insurance and income-protection payouts last year, new figures show.
Dublin City University (DCU) and the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) are set to benefit from more than 500 new student beds on the north side of the capital.
Irish online peer-to-peer lender Property Bridges plans to offer at least €150m in construction development loans over the next three years.
Not-for-profit housebuilder Tuath spent more than €161m providing new homes in Ireland last year, new figures show.
Samsung Electronics has entered into discussions with An Garda Siochana to supply the entire force with new handsets which will double as their personal computers.
Trinity College Dublin has begun reaching out to the regions by offering its first course that will be taught in Cork, Limerick, and Galway as well as Dublin.
Fintech disruptor Revolut is to establish an Irish base in the coming months as it prepares to take on the country's pillar banks with new current accounts, overdrafts, and personal loans.
Specialist SME lender CapitalFlow has applied for a retail credit licence as part of its plans to lend to private property investors, chief executive Ronan Horgan has said.
Dublin-based Lynk Taxis has invested more than €1m into its digital platform for its new 'Delivers' courier service and intends on adding another 200 drivers this year.
Ireland's pillar banks have lost sight of small and medium business and gifted a marketplace to alternative lenders, according to the head of specialist lender CapitalFlow.
Financial services company Invesco has acquired Irish-owned financial consultancy City Life for an undisclosed sum.
Irish health food stores are facing tax bills worth millions of euro stretching back as far as four years following rulings on food supplements by Revenue, it has been claimed.
Plans for almost 1,400 new student bed spaces have been submitted since the start of the year as the housing crisis continues to hit those in third-level education seeking accommodation.
Rugby's Six Nations may not have even started, but one Irish travel agency is already looking further ahead and preparing for the thousands of Irish rugby fans set to travel to Japan later this year to follow their team at the Rugby World Cup.
An offer of €2m has been made to the receiver of e-learning platform Shaw Academy, the Sunday Independent understands.
A London-based co-living company, The Collective, has purchased its first building in Dublin as part of its plans to expand into Europe and the US.
Ireland's homegrown television drama industry is under pressure. On the one hand, a number of international TV shows are produced here, from Vikings to Penny Dreadful to Netflix's upcoming Nightflyers.
Employment in the film, television, and animation production in Ireland is set to double to more than 24,000 people over the next five years, the head of Screen Ireland has said.
The Department of Finance is "examining options" in relation to a ban on old dirty diesels coming in from the UK, the Sunday Independent can reveal.
US-based biomedical technology company Meissner is set to be announced as the main tenant of the IDA's advanced technology building in Castlebar, the Sunday Independent understands.
More than €80m worth of loans have been provided through SME peer-to-peer lender Linked Finance over the last five years, new figures show.
Financial services company Mercer has urged its Irish pension trustees to diversify their portfolios this year ahead of increased macroeconomic risks rising out of US politics and Chinese trade.
AIB has called on the Government to level the playing field between private landlords and their institutional counterparts.
Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has ruled out putting a code of practice on the transfer of mortgages, which protects homeowners in the case of their home loan being sold, on a statutory footing.
The Davy Irish Property Fund (DIPF) reported a 6.6pc return on investments in the first nine months of last year, according to the manager's most recent quarterly update.
Richard Barrett's Bartra Capital has appealed to An Bord Pleanala against a decision to reject its plans for 105 new units in south Dublin city.
GC Aesthetics, an Irish breast implant maker backed by tech veteran Bill McCabe, has appointed a US project manager to spearhead its entry into the American marketplace.
The gaming, construction and hotel and leisure sectors will be the most in-demand areas for employment this year, according to a leading recruiter.
Nine in 10 employers intend to give their employees a salary increase of up to 5pc this year, a new study has found.
Grocery retail group BWG Foods has secured a €7.5m deal to supply groceries and meats to family holiday resort Center Parcs in Co Longford.
Irish equity analysts have tipped homebuilders Glenveagh and Cairn Homes to arrest their share-price slides and become the country's best-performing stocks in 2019, according to the annual Sunday Independent analysts survey.
Changes to accounting practices aimed at improving transparency in company accounts has had little impact in the way most firms present their books, new research has found.
Dublin retail technology startup Pointy plans to hire more staff and expand further after it reached a milestone of being adopted by 1pc of all retailers in the US.
Female representation in Irish boardrooms increased marginally last year, new research has found.
Irish tech startup Pointy has criticised the rigid nature of commercial leases in Ireland, which its says does not suit startups.
Thee owners of a new Irish cream liqueur plan to expand the business into the US market and are eyeing a new whiskey product.
One of the country's largest developers, Cairn Homes, has been given the go-ahead to build more than 450 new homes on the outskirts of Dublin.
An Irish company has received an investment of more than €1m from former Setanta chief executive Michael O'Rourke to bring virtual reality free-roam game Zero Latency to Dublin.
AN Irish baker, Seerys, will produce more than 800,000 Christmas puddings for the festive season, with more than half of them going overseas.
AIB is "closely" considering introducing a new subscription model for its online services in a bid to help fend off competition from fintech rivals.
Forecourt retailer Maxol has been given the go-ahead to knock down one of its petrol stations and an adjoining car dealership in south Dublin and replace it with a five-storey apartment block.
Cyprus-based financial services company Woodbrook Group is to establish a new Irish insurance arm, the company's chief executive has said.
Irish-owned coffee roaster Java Republic is to be put up for sale, it is understood.
Richard Barrett's Bartra Capital has been given the green light to demolish a guesthouse on one of the country's most exclusive roads to build a luxury apartment complex in its place.
One of the country's largest homebuilders, Cairn Homes, has requested a preliminary meeting with An Bord Pleanala to discuss the development of 420 new homes in south-west Dublin.
Apartment owners will be able to secure cheap loans from the Government's new low-interest development fund to pay to have latent defects in their buildings fixed.
David Craig, the architect behind the ill-fated U2 Tower, has launched a new presentation app which aims to take on Powerpoint.
TEN years ago Toyota Ireland CEO Steve Tormey was shipping petrol cars over to the UK as best he could after the government of the day dealt a near-fatal blow to the less-economic fuel type with a CO2 tax twist.
Cloud communications giant 8x8 is considering shifting its European headquarters from the UK to Ireland after Brexit.
Iconic Newspapers, the publisher behind titles such as the Leinster Leader and Dundalk Democrat, has agreed to acquire the River Media group for an undisclosed sum.
A new aircraft-leasing fund that will be floated on the London Stock Exchange this month by a former Ryanair chief financial officer will be valued at around $250m (€220.8m).
Healthy fast-food chain Freshly Chopped has struck a €2.5m deal to supply packaged salad leaves to the country's leading supermarkets.
International payments company PIP IT will triple its headcount over the next 18 months after securing over €1m in funding.