Market Insights

Market Insights

SCSI Market Insight Reports

Expert views from chartered surveyors inform our residential, commercial and agricultural reports and provide leading indicators of activity and challenges facing our sectors.

Residential Property Market Monitor – July 2021

Read the results of our Q2 2021 Residential Property Market Monitor here.

Tender Price Index – April 2021

The Index is the only independent assessment of construction tender prices in Ireland. It is compiled by the Quantity Surveying members of the Society. The Tender Price Index (TPI) is based largely on sentiment returns with actual tender returns included in the calculations. The TPI is for non-residential projects during the period in question. It […]

SCSI/Teagasc Agricultural Land Market Review & Outlook 2021

We are delighted to publish the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI)/Teagasc Agricultural Land Market Review and Outlook 2021. This joint publication is our eighth annual report reviewing economic activity in the farming sector and activity in associated agricultural land sales and rental markets. Our report provides an outlook for 2021, with a selection of [...]

MSCI/SCSI Ireland Annual Property Index 2021

SCSI has partnered with MSCI to publish this Ireland Annual Property Index which aims to bring enhanced transparency and representativeness of the Ireland real estate market. This index measures unlevered total returns of directly held property investments from one valuation to the next. The index tracks performance of 490 property investments, with a total capital […]

Real Cost of New Apartment Delivery Report

The SCSI Cost of Apartment Delivery Report provides current figures on the costs of delivering various categories of apartments to market.  The report features a breakdown of costs, affordability and viability analyses and recommendations for the future. Read the latest report.

Residential Property Review & Outlook 2021

Read the full report for an overview of the 2020 property market and outlook for 2021 as provided by chartered estate agents.

SCSI Annual Residential Market Report Review & Outlook 2019 | Dublin

  The Irish economy continued to grow strongly in 2018. Most of the key economic indicators which impact the residential housing market point to continued positive performance in the sector. There are clear challenges in 2019 and, apart from obvious ones like Brexit, the threat of higher interest rates increasing mortgage payments and general affordability […]

Remuneration and Attitudes Survey 2019

The SCSI Remuneration and Attitudes 2019 Report has become a reliable reference document among all surveying disciplines, both for employees and employers across Ireland. We are delighted to present to you our third edition. Activity in the property and construction sectors remain positive with members reporting continued demand for services across most of the country. […]

Residential Markets Report: Special Covid-19 Edition

New SCSI Special Covid-19 Residential Report provides key insights into the state of residential property markets.

SCSI Teagas Agri-land Review and Outlook Report 2018

Land Market Review and Outlook 2018 This annual SCSI/Teagasc Land Market Review and Outlook 2018 provides an indepth analysis of key agricultural farmland market trends in 2017 and provides an outlook for 2018.

SCSI/Teagasc Agricultural Land Market Review + Outlook 2019

The annual SCSI/Teagasc Land Market Review and Outlook 2019 provides an in-depth analysis of key agricultural farmland market trends in 2018 and provides an outlook for 2019

Residential and Commercial Property Market Review 2017 Full

This interactive report reviews the performance of the residential and commercial property market in 2016 and provides an outlook for 2017.   https://view.joomag.com/scsi-residential-property-review-and-outlook-2017-2/0672192001485542434

SCSI/RICS Global Commercial Property Monitor Report – Q2 2016

Momentum now easing in a number of key markets

SCSI PwC Construction Monitor 2020

Surveyors warn of challenging outlook for construction sector, but opportunities exist, SCSI / PwC Construction Market Monitor 2020

SCSI PwC Construction Monitor 2020

Surveyors warn of challenging outlook for construction sector, but opportunities exist, SCSI / PwC Construction Market Monitor 2020 We are delighted to present our 2020 SCSI/ PwC Construction Market Monitor representing the views and insights of nearly 300 members of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) on current trends as well as challenges facing construction […]

Annual Residential Property Report 2020

Our latest Residential and Rental market forecast

Annual Commercial Property Review & Outlook 2020

Our latest commercial property review and 2020 outlook. Insights into key commercial sectors such as industrial, office, retail, development land and investments covering 2020 forecasts

SCSI Real Cost of New Housing Delivery Report 2020

The SCSI Cost of Housing Delivery Report 2020 provides current figures on the costs of delivering homes to market. This report provides real figures on the average delivery costs for three bedroom semi-detached houses constructed in the private sector.

SCSI Teagasc Agricultural Land Review & Outlook Report 2020

Review and Outlook Agri land 2020, in partnership with Teagasc.  Read about the latest trends in agri commodities, sales values and rental prices.

SCSI Remuneration and Attitudes Survey 2019 – Full Report

The SCSI Remuneration and Attitudes 2019 Report has become a reliable reference document among all surveying disciplines, both for employees and employers across Ireland. We are delighted to present to you our third edition.

BIM Survey

The first national survey to benchmark the level of Building Information Modelling (BIM) adoption in Ireland revealed that 67% of the industry sample possessed confidence in their skills and knowledge to deliver BIM.

SCSI Residential Property Report 2019 Munster

The Irish economy continued to grow strongly in 2018. Most of the key economic indicators which impact the residential housing market point to continued positive performance in the sector. There are clear challenges in 2019 and, apart from obvious ones like Brexit, the threat of higher interest rates, increasing mortgage payments and general affordability may […]

SCSI Residential Property Report 2019 Connaught Ulster

The Irish economy continued to grow strongly in 2018. Most of the key economic indicators which impact the residential housing market point to continued positive performance in the sector. There are clear challenges in 2019 and, apart from obvious ones like Brexit, the threat of higher interest rates, increasing mortgage payments and general affordability may […]

SCSI Annual Residential Market Report Leinster

I am delighted to launch our 36th Annual Residential Property Review & Outlook Report, compiled on the expertise of our auctioneering & estate agency members across the country. 2018 was a busy year for many, although not evenly experienced across the regions and we are encouraged to hear from members that activity has and is […]

SCSI/CBI Housing Market Report

The latest SCSI/CBoI quarterly house price expectation Report is now published for Q2 2019. In general, median expected house price changes remain positive, but are lower across all time horizons.

SCSI/PwC Construction Market Monitor 2019

Tempered optimism for an industry hampered by acute skills’ shortages while Brexit lurks in the background We are delighted to present our 2019 SCSI/ PwC Construction Market Monitor representing the views and insights of over 250 members of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) on business confidence and priorities as well as a range […]

SCSI/PwC Construction Survey Report 2017

Results of the 2017 SCSI/PwC Construction Survey which reflects the views of 248 construction professionals working within all sub sectors in our construction industry. This report provides in-depth analysis of the construction industry including trends and challenges being experienced on the ground

SCSI/PwC Construction Market Monitor 2019

Tempered optimism for an industry hampered by acute skills’ shortages while Brexit lurks in the background: Chartered surveyors working in the construction sector shared their views on business confidence and priorities as well as a range of important areas for future development which will drive the success of Ireland’s construction sector.

SCSI/Teasgasc Agri-Land Market Review and Outlook 2019

SCSI/Teagasc Land Market Review and Outlook 2019 This annual SCSI/Teagasc Land Market Review and Outlook 2019 provides an in-depth analysis of key agricultural farmland market trends in 2018 and provides an outlook for 2019. The review provides insights on agricultural land values, rents and views on anticipated agricultural land market activity levels over the next […]

SCSI/PwC Construction Market Monitor 2019

58% of chartered surveyors across all sectors experienced increases in construction activity levels in the last 12 months More surveyors working in public housing and infrastructure saw increases in workloads in the last 12 months, with an increasing trend of surveyors reporting that activity is showing some indication of levelling off  for private commercial and […]

Unrealistic price expectations blocking house sales – SCSI Annual Residential Property Report examining market trends in Dublin

National residential property predicted to increase by 4% in 2019, with Dublin up 5% in 2019 The number of agents reporting an increase in market activity has halved in 12 months Rents expected to increase by 5% across all housing sectors 72% of agents reported that one of the top three market concerns is that […]

SCSI Rejuvenating Ireland’s Small Town Centres 2018

The decline of our small towns, in particular their main thoroughfares, is a real challenge and concern for all, particularly those that live and rely on its success for their livelihood. Our Report is for those community groups and local authorities to adopt so that practical issues faced by retailers and other business groups can […]

Commercial Property Review & Outlook Report 2019

Residential Development Land sees 12% year- on -year inflation according to our new report, while pent up demand since the downturn in the economy for new units across office, industrial and indeed to some degree retail, is still apparent. The retail sector is in need of urgent support and innovative ideas, particularly outside of Dublin.

SCSI Regional Residential Property Reports 2019

Connaught/Ulster The report expects Connaught prices to increase by 5% in 2019, down from 8% as reported in 2018. Among the key findings in Connaught and Ulster:   Owners of 3 bed semi-detached houses in Connaught and Ulster are likely to see the highest price growth this year, with estate agents predicting a price increase in […]

Annual Commercial Property Review & Outlook 2018

Activity and growth continues across all commercial property types in 2017 and its particularly encouraging to see that activity is also being experienced outside of Dublin. This is very welcome when one considers that the country is emerging from the worst recession in its history. Unemployment now stands at just 6% – down from over […]

Annual Residential Property Review & Outlook Report 2018

Our 2018 Residential Property Review and Outlook Report published today, 24th January 2018, provides national and regional sales price results from 2017 and expectations for 2018.  Our report is informed by over 450 responses from agents nationwide and also reports on residential development land expectations for 2018. The stark figures are a reminder of the […]

House Building Cost Index

Dec 2017: The House Building Cost Index monitors labour costs in the construction industry and the cost of building materials

SCSI / Teagasc Land Market Review and Outlook 2017

This is the fourth in a series of annual reports on the state of the land market produced by the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) and the Agricultural Economics and Farm Surveys Department of Teagasc

SCSI Remuneration & Benefits Report 2017

The SCSI Remuneration and Benefits Report is seen by members and industry as an extremely useful and authoritative report on the performance of surveying in Ireland. This is the second edition of the Remuneration and Benefits report which this year provides additional analysis and charts on pay levels in Dublin, the regions and the different disciplines of surveying. Apart from the […]

The Real Costs of New Apartment Delivery

This comprehensive report shows that medium rise apartment building is currently unviable. Find out more about the elemental breakdown of costs involved with apartment building

Residential and Commercial Property Market Review and Outlook 2017

This report reviews the performance of the residential and commercial property market in 2016 and provides an outlook for 2017.

Construction Cost Index

Produced by the SCSI, this index is updated bi-annually to check labour and material increase and any back dated increases which may be applicable.

Land Market Review and Outlook 2016

The Land Market Review and Outlook 2016 report highlights the growing divergence in the Irish agricultural land market with prices growing moderately in Leinster and Munster but declining in Connaught/Ulster

Irish Construction Prospects to 2016

The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) Construction Sector Prospects to 2016 report shows that the construction sector has turned a corner after several years of contraction and that new opportunities exist for growth, if barriers to development can be overcome.

Impact of Central Bank rules on the property market

The SCSI has published research on the impact of the Central Bank’s lending restrictions jointly with other industry bodies and estate agents. The Central Bank has sought submissions as a review of the lending requirements take place.

SCSI Salary and Benefits Report

A new survey shows that the national average salary for a Chartered Surveyor is €71K and that property surveyors working in Estate Agency & Property Management with up to 5 years post-graduation experience are earning an average salary of €34,700, excluding bonuses and benefits

The Real Cost of New House Delivery

This report has found that the cost of building a three bedroom semi detached house in the Greater Dublin Area is over €330K.

SCSI Irish Forestry Land Index

The index, a first of its kind in Ireland, is the product of a study of recent sales of commercial forestry plantations nationwide which is broken down into age, location, lot size and yield.

Residential and Commercial Property Market Report

This interactive report reviews the performance of the residential and commercial property market in 2015 and provides an outlook for 2016. To download the PDF version, please click   Please click on the image below to begin.

Land Market Review and Outlook 2015

The SCSI/Teagasc report on the 2014 land market shows a complex picture in terms of agricultural land prices movements in Ireland.

SCSI Annual Commercial Property Market Review & Outlook Report 2015

Based on an extensive survey of over four hundred SCSI chartered surveyors nationally, this report provides a unique analysis of the commercial property market trends on a regional basis, with key findings on price and value trends, rental demand, investor requirements, commercial property demand and supply requirements.

SCSI Annual Residential Property Review & Outlook Report 2015

The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) has, today, launched its Annual Residential Property Review & Oulook 2015

Rejuvenating Ireland’s Small Town Centres Report

The decline of our small towns, in particular their main thoroughfares, is a real challenge and concern for all, particularly those that live and rely on its success for their livelihood. Our Report is for those community groups and local authorities to adopt so that practical issues faced by retailers and other business groups can […]

SCSI/PwC Construction Market Monitor 2019

Tempered optimism for an industry hampered by acute skills’ shortages while Brexit lurks in the background 58% of chartered surveyors across all sectors experienced increases in construction activity levels in the last 12 months More surveyors working in public housing and infrastructure saw increases in workloads in the last 12 months, with an increasing trend […]

Annual Commercial Property Review & Outlook 2020

Our latest commercial property review and 2020 outlook. Insights into key commercial sectors such as industrial, office, retail, development land and investments covering 2020 forecasts

SCSI Central Bank of Ireland Residential Market Reports

Our latest quarterly report highlighting main activities and challenges facing the residential markets across the country.

These reports are used by the Central Bank of Ireland and other key agencies as an indicator of current and future conditions in sales and the rental sector.

Commercial Market Monitor

Quarterly commercial report on investor and occupier sentiment in Ireland and main cities across the globe.

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