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Dealz to open six more stores in Ireland

UK-listed discount retailer Poundland is planning to open six new Dealz stores in Ireland over the next year. The new openings will bring to 41 the number of shops in the Republic for Dealz, which opened here three years ago.

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Housing Supply Capacity in Dublin’s Urban Settlements 2014-18

A report, which has been commissioned by the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI), explores the capacity of lands zoned for residential development within the Dublin Region to deliver the requisite housing units for the projected population of the Dublin Region between 2014-2018.

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Allianz to invest €140m in Irish property market

Allianz Real Estate, the international real estate division of Allianz Group with €30bn in assets under management, has committed to invest €140m in IPUT, the largest unlisted debt-free property fund in Ireland.


E-day is Today

Today is E-day, the date from which central Government, local authorities and State agencies stop issuing and accepting cheques from businesses.

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Construction tender prices increase

The Tender Indices for the second half of 2014, produced by the SCSI, show construction tender rates continue to rise steadily in 2014, up 4.4% from this time last year. Construction tender prices increased by 2% since the beginning of 2014.

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New type of loan for small businesses

The network of Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) has joined forces with Microfinance Ireland (MFI) and launched a new type of loan support aimed at Ireland’s small business community called ‘LEO Microfinance’.


Eircom plans transfer to Jersey

Eircom has announced plans to transfer the assets and liabilities of its main operating company to a new entity incorporated in Jersey. Last April, Eircom announced it was undertaking a formal review, advised by Goldman Sachs, Rothschild and Morgan Stanley, of its future “strategic options”, including a possible flotation that could value it at between €2.5 – €3 billion.