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Building Information Index in the Media

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Media interest in the latest edition of the Building Information Index has been strong, featuring in much of the national media this week. Below are some articles related to the second volume of the Building Information Index which examines trends in each of the main construction sectors in Ireland at mid point during 2015.

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RTE News

Irish Examiner

Independent Residential Construction News

Breaking News

Business World

Irish Building Magazine

The Building Information Index is produced by a team of researchers at Building Information Ireland and is aggregated from real time planning and construction project data.

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Q1/Q2 2015 – Building Information Index

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+41% Growth in Value of Construction Commencements

According the latest edition of the Building Information Index the value of construction project commencements has grown by +41% when compared to the same period of 2014.  While the Q1 year on year comparison showed a fall in activity, a strong Q2 2015 brings the total half year Commencements to €2.75bn compared to €1.95bn in 2014. Three sectors registered modest decreases, Agriculture (-12%), Education (-37%) and Medical (-6%). Commercial and Retail recorded strong growth with Commencements up +141% (to €624m) on 2014 figures. Industrial also was up +58% to €191m. Residential, the largest and most significant sector show growth of +44% year on year with the value of Commencements in the first 6 months of 2015 at €1.43bn.

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Building Information Index - Planning Applications Q2

New Planning Applications – Regional Big Picture

The Building Information Index breaks out Planning Applications into four regions: Dublin, Leinster, Munster and Connacht / Ulster. The Q2 Index shows an overall +27% National Increase in the Value of new Applications submitted during the first 6 months of 2015. In contrast to Q1 figures, Dublin (€2.98bn) now represents the region with highest value of new Applications submitted up+45% over last year. Leinster (€2.1bn) sees a sharp increase of +65% and Connacht / Ulster (€743m) is marginally up by +2% over same period last year.  It is interesting to see a -18% fall in Munster (€1.2bn)

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Residential Construction News

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Extensive national and local media coverage of the latest Volume of the ‘National Housing Construction Index’ which tracks activity in the Residential Construction sector.

National Housing Construction Index Vol. 20

 Irish Examiner

51% fall in house building from 2014

 Independent Residential Construction News

 Residential house building falls by 50pc

 Irish Times Construction News

CBRE figures show prime office rents in Dublin up 25%Residential house building falls by 50pc

 RTE News

Building activity slowing down – housing construction index

 TV3 Residential Construction News

 TV3 interview with CEO Danny O’Shea

 Business & Leadership

 Positive sentiment in house building despite commencement drop of 51pc – index

Galway Bay FM – Planning applications in Galway have increased by almost a quarter

Business World – Residential Construction Sector Falls Sharply Compared to 2014

LMFM – Louth has one of the Highest Hikes in Planning Applications

Shannonside – Leitrim records highest increase in planning applications so far this year

Connacht Tribune – Planning applications in Galway have increased by almost a quarter

BreakingNews.ie – New-builds down 51% year-on-year, but overall trend ‘positive’

Kildare FM – 12% Increase in No. Of Planning Applications Lodged In Kildare

Irish Building Magazine – Activity in residential construction sector fell sharply compared to 2014

Galway Independent – Sharp drop in new house builds

Donegal Democrat – Fall in building activity in Donegal

Limerick Post – Construction sector falls in Limerick

 

Extensive Media Coverage of The Building Information Index

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The Building Information Index in the Media

Media coverage of Vol 1. of The Building Information Index has been extensive.  Our data really has struck a chord with the Irish Construction Industry as it emerges from a sustained period of contraction. The Index shines a light on how each region is performing and explores which construction sectors are recovering quickest.

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RTE Morning Ireland

RTE Morning Ireland

Newstalk Breakfast

Newstalk Breakfast

Irish Independent

Independent

Irish Times

Irish Times

RTE News

RTE News

Irish Examiner

Irish Examiner

Irish Examiner

Irish Examiner

RTE Website

RTE Website

Business Post

Business Post

Business & Leadership

Business & Leadership

Business World

Business World

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