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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 […]

Fire Safety for Owners’ Management Companies

What you need to know to meet your responsibilities as a director in respect of Fire regulations

Compulsory Purchase Order Panel of Experts

A handy resource for experts in the field of Compulsory Purchase Orders

Construction Sector Guide to OSGM15 (Geoid Changes for Ireland)

If you are a surveyor, architect, engineer, developer or builder and use topographic survey information or mapping, it is essential to understand the effects the change to the new, improved geoid model covering Ireland and UK can have on your projects.

SCSI Guide to RedBook

A guide for those looking for valuation advice – What is RedBook, why demand International Valuation Standards and what type of surveyors provide this service.

Brexit & Ireland’s Housing Challenge: Submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee

Professionals operating in the property, construction and land sectors have found the British withdrawal from the European Union challenging to anticipate the different scenarios and their impact on the demand and supply of property as well on the regulatory regimes and skills pipeline which these sectors depend.

Are You Fully Insured? Guide to House Rebuilding Costs

This guide explains some of the more important aspects of house insurance. It also emphasises the importance of adequately insuring what is probably your most valuable possession and provides guidance on how to correctly value your house for insurance purposes.

Submission to the Review Group on the Administration of Civil Justice

A joint submission from the SCSI and the Apartment Owners Network in respect of the Review of the Administration of Civil Justice in respect of Multiunit Developments

A Short Guide to Security Deposits for Residential Tenancies

This document provides clear guidance for both tenants and landlords and answers all common questions regarding security deposits. Topics covered include: paying a security deposit, reasons why a security deposit may be withheld and what to do if a security deposit is not returned.

Vacant Refurbishment Bill 2017

Our views on the proposed Vacant Housing Refurbishment Bill 2017 to introduce a Fast track approval process for bringing existing units back into habitable use.

pre-Budget submission 2018

SCSI set out a number of priority recommendations for the property, land and construction industry ahead of Budget 2018

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (drone) submission

SCSI sets out some considerations ahead of guidance being issued by the EU on drone legislation for professional use.

Vehicle Clamping submission

SCSI sets out recommendations to be considered for the Vehicle Clamping legisation.

Submission to Indecon Re: Help to Buy

Closing the ‘Help to Buy’ scheme less than a year into its creation could cause more harm than the savings gained was the core message of the SCSI’s submission to the Department of Finance’s review of the scheme.

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Consumer Guide

The SCSI Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) working group has prepared a consumer guide on the operation of drones in Ireland. This guide aims to raise awareness of the regulations that are currently in place and should be of assistance to both hobbyist and professionals using drones as part of their day to day business.

Defects in our Built Environment

SCSI submission to the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government in relation to building defects in our industry

SCSI Pre-Budget Submission 2017

Following member consultation in July and after receiving almost 300 responses to our online survey, the SCSI has now published its pre-Budget Submission 2017.

Submission on the Proposed Draft Regulations for the Operation of Drones

In response to the request for submissions in relation to the proposed Draft Regulations for the Operation of Drones our Mineral Surveying and Geomatics Professional Group has compiled the following responce.

A Clear Impartial Guide to Letting

This client guide is for landlords considering procuring the services of a residential agent to let their residential rental property.

The Potential of Taxation Measures to Encourage Development of Zoned and Serviced Land

The SCSI Valuation and Planning & Development professional groups have published a submission to the Department of Finance in relation to its consultation on proposed taxation measures on zoned and serviced land.

Tenant’s Guide to Renting

This consumer guide is for tenants and provides useful tips and advice in relation to rented property, highlighting statutory requirements and how to avoid any disputes.

Review of the Operation of the Local Property Tax (LPT) Submission

Following on from a meeting between the SCSI and the Department of Finance regarding the review of the operation of the Local Property Tax recently announced by Minister for Finance Michael Noonan, the SCSI has published a submission incorporating the views of members from a recent member survey and the valuation and residential professional groups

Business Leasing Code

This code has been produced with the aim of promoting fairness in commercial leases while also recognising the need to increase awareness of property issues, especially among small businesses, ensuring that occupiers of business premises have a good understanding of the leasing process.

Dublin Area Transport Strategy 2015-2035

The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the review of the National Transport Authority’s (NTA) Greater Dublin Area Draft Transport Strategy 2011-2035

SCSI Submission on the Planning and Development (No.1) Bill 2014.

The Society welcomes the publication of the General Scheme of the Planning & Development (No. 1) Bill 2014 and in particular the provisions to enact Government’s Construction 2020 Strategy which is intended to result in a renewed construction sector.

Dublin City Development Plan 2016 – 2022 Issues Paper Submission

The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) welcomes the opportunity to forward some recommendations relating to the new Dublin City Development plan-making process which will review and build on the progress made under the previous City Development Plan and set the direction for the future growth of the city.

Central Bank Macro-Prudential Policy Proposals Submission

SCSI commissioned a RED C poll of prospective purchasers to offer recommendations in relation to the Central Bank Macro Prudential Policy Proposals. Download the PDF to view the poll results and read the SCSI’s recommendations.

A New Model for the Private Rented Sector in Ireland

The SCSI’s call for policy initiatives in relation to private rented sector. These include an increase of institutional investment in the private rented sector as well as an increase in supply and an improvement in overall standards

Delivering Houses: a ten step strategy to address the housing supply shortage

The SCSI believes that a properly functioning housing market is an essential component of sustaining economic competitiveness and productivity. This report sets out a ten-step strategy to address the housing supply shortage

A Guide to the Residential Surveyor

Buying, selling or letting a property? Read this short introduction to the services provided by residential agency surveyors. Residential agency surveyors sell and let residential property and provide a range of property-related services.

Joint Sector Protocol for Property Services Providers & Valuers

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Planning and Development Surveyor

What is a Planning and Development Surveying? Chartered Planning and Development (P&D) Surveyors are professionals involved in a broad variety of work, in both the public and private sector.

Chartered Surveyors & Property Managers of Multi-Unit Developments

The Property Services Regulatory Authority (PSRA) requires that all Property Service Providers (PSP) are licensed. Under Part D of the licence, the Property Manager is entitled to provide Multi-Unit Developments with Property Management and related Services.

International Construction Measurement Standards (ICMS) Explained

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A Clear Guide to Selling a Home

The process involved in selling a home can be quite onerous for most people, even in a buoyant market. To help in this process, the SCSI have produced this clear and impartial guide to assist homeowners at all stages in the process.

Commercial Service Charge Code (2020)

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Red Book pre-audit checklist

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A Guide to Property for SMEs

This guide is a one-stop shop for SMEs seeking to understand their rights and responsibilities in relation to commercial property. It provides a clear overview of what firms need to know in relation to their business premises including negotiating leases, rent reviews, commercial rates and service charges.

Guidance Notes Index – Property, Land & Construction

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GDPR Training and Templates

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A Consumer Guide to Residential Surveys

A recent SCSI poll revealed 1 in 5 buyers didn’t commission a survey in advance of purchasing a home and incurred additional expense afterwards as a result. This document provides an overview of the various types of building surveys available.

Property and Land Boundaries: Checklist for Purchasers

Property ownership and rights of use are basic attributes of land and buildings. It can be surprising the amount of issues that can arise in terms of easements, including rights of ways and way leaves,and also incorrect deed maps or mis-placed boundary fences, to name but a few.

A Guide to Home Rennovation 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 a step-by-step guide for homeowners undertaking home improvements and extensions. It also features a number of case studies, which include guide costs on the savings arising from the HRI scheme.

A Clear Impartial Guide to Boundary Disputes

Chartered Surveyors specialising in boundaries are professional advisors with relevant knowledge of both property issues and the law. They will look at the problem, prepare any technical data that may help solve the dispute at an early stage and, if necessary, provide a court with the appropriate advice and information needed to make a judgement.

Boundaries: Procedures for Boundary Identification, Demarcation and Dispute Resolution in Ireland

Provides members with an understanding of the value and role that clearly identifiable boundaries provide and with help in the event of a dispute over boundaries.

SCSI Terms of Engagement Cover Letter

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A Guide to Fixed Charge Receiverships

Financial institutions are increasingly seeing the benefit of turning to property professionals in relation to Fixed Charge Receiverships. By directly appointing Chartered Surveyors as Fixed Charge Receivers, as is common practice in the UK, they gain access to professional experience in dealing with the various issues that may act as a barrier to sale.

Valuation Report

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Valuation Report Letter

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Real estate fund, asset and property management: investment services

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Commercial Service Charge – Handover Procedures

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Valuation Model Instruction

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Sample Red Book Terms of Engagement

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Valuation Instruction Sheet

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Private Rented Sector Code of Practice

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A Guide to Preparing an Occupiers Handbook

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Insolvency

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Illegal Use of Industrial Premises as Grow Houses

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Measuring Practice: Guidance Notes

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Facilities Management Handbook on Critical Legislation

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Member Handbook: Risk and Insurance Guide

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Anti Money Laundering Guidance Note

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Property Management in Multi-Unit Developments

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FM Guidance Note on Coronavirus

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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

SCSI/RICS Global Commercial Property Monitor Report – Q2 2016

Momentum now easing in a number of key markets

Property Services Providers Guidance to implementing Plan for Living with Covid 19

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SCSI PwC Construction Monitor 2020

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

Q3 2020: Global Commercial Property Monitor

Headline rents and capital values expected to soften amid gloomy economic backdrop

Q3 2020: Ireland Commercial Property Monitor

The Q3 2020 Ireland Commercial Property Monitor results show the market remains very much under pressure amid the challenging economic climate induced by pandemic. As shown in chart 1, there was no real improvement in either the Occupier or Investment Sentiment Indices during Q3

Tender Price Index 2020

Read the latest Tender Price Index to find out how Covid-19 has impacted contruction costs

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

Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland publish new cost of housing report

The Main Findings:   The average cost of building a 3-bed semi in Greater Dublin Area is €371K   Construction or hard costs come to €179K, 48% of total   Soft costs – land, margin and VAT etc make up €192K or 52%   Over the last 4 years, hard costs have increased by 19% […]

Q2 2020: Ireland Commercial Property Monitor

The Q2 2020 Ireland Commercial Property Monitor results indicate further decline in occupier and investment sentiment however some projections more positive than Q1 suggested

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.

Q2 2020: Europe Commercial Property Monitor

The Q2 2020 Europe Commercial Property Monitor results point to a significant deterioration in sentiment over the quarter, as the market continues feel the effects of the economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Surveying Safely – Covid 19 Protocols for Construction & Land

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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.

Q1 2020: Global Commercial Property Monitor

The results of the Q1 2020 SCSI / RICS Global Commercial Property Monitor (GCPM) tell a predictable tale reflecting the damage to both the global economy and the real estate sector from the spread of COVID-19 around the world.

Tender Price Index 2H 2019

Latest Tender Price Inflation data for 2nd half of 2019

Q1 2020: Ireland Commercial Property Monitor

The Q1 2020 Ireland Commercial Property Monitor results unsurprisingly point to a material weakening in market sentiment following the Covid-19 outbreak and associated social distancing measures.

Policy Options for Supporting the Provision of Housing at Affordable Prices

This report calls for the establishment of a new National Housing Authority to implement, direct and co-ordinate housing policy and strategy.

Red book Terms of Engagement and Valuation Report Suite

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Tender Price Index July 2019

Slowing Construction Tender Price inflation with yearly growth down to 7% according to the latest Tender Price Index published by the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland

SCSI Red Book Terms of Engagement Letter

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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.

International Land Measurement Standard: Due Diligence for Land and Real Property Surveying

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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 […]

RICS Valuation – Global Standards 2017: Republic of Ireland national supplement 2019

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GUIDANCE SHEET – Coronavirus: We Need Your Help!

You have a vital role in the campaign against coronavirus. This guidance sheet is designed to help you understand what you need to know about Coronavirus and the vital, simple “everyday” steps you can take in the campaign against the spread of the virus. Most of the information relates to a common senses approach and […]

Ireland’s First MLS Multi Listing System

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New property price survey from Chartered Surveyors and Central Bank indicates further slowdown in rate of house price inflation

While the majority of property market professionals expect house prices to continue to increase nationally – albeit at a slower pace – the number who expect prices to remain steady or decline over the next 12 months has increased. According to the latest Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland / Central Bank of Ireland Housing Market […]

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/PwC Construction Market Monitor Report 2018

Presenting our 2018 SCSI/ PwC Construction Market Monitor, incorporating the views of over 300 chartered surveyors canvassed in March 2018 and September 2017. The research reveals increasing confidence in the Irish construction sector, regionally and nationally. Half (56%) of chartered surveyors experienced increased activity in the six months to March 2018, largely driven by private […]

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 […]

Submission to the Law Reform Commission Issues Paper on Compulsory Acquisition of Land

SCSI made a submission on the current legislation governing Compulsory Purchase Orders. SCSI set out a number of recommendations to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of CPO in the interest of equity and fairness on all parties

SCSI CBOI Residential Property Report – Q4, 2017

The median degree of expected price inflation nationally is 8 per cent (+1 Year) and 14 per cent (+3 Years). Dublin expectations for one year ahead have declined from 8 per cent to 7 per cent, while +3 Year expectations have remained at 15 per cent since the previous survey.

Guidance Note (GN) on Construction Security Performance

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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.

Chartered Quantity Surveyors Perspective on Building Information Modelling

In response to Governments commitment to implement a Building Information Modelling (BIM) Strategy for public works, SCSI Research has published a short report on BIM, outlining the Quantity Surveyors perspective on BIM awareness and the current levels of investment made by firms.

Impact of Dublin City Council Apartment Development Design Standards on apartment viability

The purpose of this report is to examine the implications of the proposed amendments by Dublin City Council to the design standards for apartment developments, in particular, the requirement that 85% of apartments in a development are dual aspect.

SCSI/ RICS Commercial Property Management in Ireland

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SCSI Pre-Budget Submission 2016

In advance of the budget 2016, the SCSI has compiled a series of recommendations to create a more sustainable property and construction sector based on improved supply of new homes, office buildings and increase capacity in the construction industry.

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.

Facilities Management Handbook on Critical Legislation (second edition)

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Housing Development Monitor, Q1 2016

The SCSI Quarterly Housing Development monitor for Q1 2016 tracks planning permissions and commencements of residential units in schemes of more than 25 units.

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.

Public Procurement Survey of Professionals

The survey highlights concerns relating to the onerous paperwork, lack of debriefing, disproportionate financial requirements and an over emphasis on price as the predominant negative factors when tendering for public contracts.

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

Valuation of residential property in Ireland, Practice Statement

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Annual Commercial Occupier Satisfaction Survey 2015

The SCSI Annual Commercial Property Occupier Satisfaction Survey examines the satisfaction of commercial property occupiers in Ireland across a range of areas such as lease terms and service charges.

Service Charges in Commercial Property (Third Edition)

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Dublin Housing Development Monitor Infographic

A new monitor of residential planning activity in the Dublin region across the 4 local authorities shows that there were 2,363 planning applications of 25+ unit schemes in the first quarter of the year.

Housing Supply Capacity in Dublin’s Urban Settlements 2014–2018

This SCSI-commisioned report explores the capacity of lands zoned for residential development within the Dublin Region to deliver the housing required for the population of the Dublin Region between 2014–2018.

New Housing Market Report shows the level of cash purchasers is about 35%

26 August 2014 A new housing report published by the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland, has found that cash purchases accounted for about 35% of transactions in the second quarter of the year. The finding, which was made in the SCSI’s first Housing Market Report, would indicate that the level of cash transactions is beginning […]

A Guide to Energy Reduction for Building Owners

Sustainability is about reducing consumption of limited resources and sustainability also makes good business sense as it also reduces costs to your business. If the primary objective of a drive to reduce energy usage is to achieve cost savings then allowance needs to be made in relation to the relative costs of the energy sources.

Noise and Anti-Social Behaviour

This consumer guide looks at common types of noise complaints in multi-unit developments and sets out steps that owners/residents may take to resolve these disputes.

New research on land market

New research on land market 16 July 2014 Conor O’Donovan & Trevor McCarthy A new piece of research from the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland and Teagasc shows an increase in activity and prices in the land market. CONOR O’DONOVAN and TREVOR McCARTHY report. At the launch of the SCSI/Teagasc Land Report were (left to […]

Disability Access in Buildings – Part M of the building regulations

Since the introduction of the Disability Act in 2005, Irish Building Regulations have been revised with Universal Design in mind. The technical requirements of Part M 2010 of the Building Regulations now focus on ensuring that adequate provision shall be made for all people to access and use a building, its facilities and its environs.

Consumer Guide to the new Building Control Regulations

A consumer guide to the new building control regulations brought into force by The Building Control (Amendment) Regulation Act of 2014. These regulations now provide for a much more intensive system of monitoring and control of certain building or works.

I am becoming a landlord for the first time

Question I am about to become a landlord for the first time although I never intended to be one. Due to negative equity I am moving from a one-bed apartment to a three-bedroom semi-detached home. Can you advise me of what I need to know and also my obligations and responsibilities? Answer You are not […]

Service Charges in Commercial Property (Second Edition – July 2013)

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A Guide to FM and PM Contracts

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International Land Measurement Standard: Due Diligence for Land and Real Property Surveying

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Banks need to change the way they implement the Central Bank’s mortgage lending rules

The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland has said that while it agrees with the Central Bank’s policy of continuing to control mortgage borrowing limits, it believes the way the banks implement the policy needs to be changed. Speaking at the SCSI’s national conference in Kilkenny, the Society’s Director General, Áine Myler, said without such changes, […]

Tender Price Index 2H 2019

Latest Tender Price Inflation data for 2nd half of 2019

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

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