Sunday Property Roundup May 12th 2024

Weekly Irish property market news and insights – for the industry, by the industry  




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Below are the local and international stories that might be of particular interest
















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Open public consultations and community engagement 











Rural Proof


  • The Irish Rural Home Summit takes on Saturday, May 25th in the Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise. Learn more about this event at























  • Work to restart ‘within weeks’ on stalled Cork City Council houses after dispute resolved: The Cork Northwest Quarter Regeneration project involves the demolition of around 450 homes and the construction of almost 650 new homes in phases



















Construction Careers




Construction Materials Exchange

Recently on ‘Breaking Ground’ on Rachel Loughrey, Programme Manager within the Irish Green Building Council, joins us to discuss the new Construction Materials Exchange platform (CMEx Platform) and the staggering waste stats of the Irish demolition and construction industry, which is currently up at 57.5%.


Breaking Ground is sponsored by PLACEengage – Your Virtual Town Hall, a data-driven platform for more successful public consultation and community engagement for your next development project – Watch back and listen back:





























PODCAST: The Property Roundup on

Recovering deposits paid for off-plan properties in Spain

This week on the ‘Property Roundup’ on, we are joined by Fernando Salmerón Sanchez, Spanish Lawyer with Bufete Salmerón to discuss the launch of his Spanish property services in Ireland, advising clients on the legalities of buying property in Spain and his success to recouping deposits. Listen back to the full interview to hear his tips on buying properties overseas. 

Property Roundup is sponsored by, Ireland’s most visited property website – Watch/ listen back: 


FACEBOOK group for homebuyers and investors in Ireland 2024: 
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  • Proptech Ireland: Ireland’s CONSTRUCTION and REAL ESTATE ESG technologies resource hub. Confused about how and where to start on your ESG journey? Contact us 👉








PODCAST: The Proptech Hot Seat on

Automated Valuations: A data-driven approach leveraging AI


In the Proptech Hot Seat on this week is Paul van Bommel, Co-Founder of Geowox. Paul joins us to discuss the Geowox offering and the new legislation coming into effect in July and compulsory automated home valuations for lenders. 


Proptech Hot seat is sponsored by Proptech Ireland, the hub for innovators, investors and industry leaders – Watch/ listen back:

















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