Winter 2013 Archive

­Building Consultancy completes fit-out for Gartner

The Building Consultancy has completed the fit-out of new offices at 80 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2, for leading information technology research and advisory company Gartner. Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, USA, and has clients in 85 countries.

iPad winner

Pat Grogan of AECOM (pictured shaking hands with Society President Micheál O’Connor) was the lucky winner of an iPad at the Society’s Annual Conference. Also pictured are Emer Twomey and Kevin Costelloe of sponsors Marsh.

Guide to home renovation

The Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying and Project Management Professional Groups of the Society have published ‘A Guide to … Home Renovation Incentive (HRI)’. The purpose of the Guide is to provide homeowners with comprehensive information on the Home Renovation Incentive Scheme arising from Budget 2014. It includes

Surveying the future of agriculture

There was a large turnout at the Society’s third annual Agriculture Conference in Portlaoise. Trevor McCarthy, Chairperson of the Rural Professional Group, welcomed attendees and introduced the day’s speakers. Thia Hennessy from Teagasc spoke on the economic outlook for agriculture. Thia looked at agricultural land markets in

The property data boom

One positive legacy of the property boom and bust is that we now have more data on Ireland’s housing market than ever before. JOHN McCARTNEY reviews the information available.