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Category: Featured

Clúid purchase of Dublin apartment scheme is first acquisition in €54m Legal & General partnership

Cluid Housing

Clúid Housing has announced the acquisition of a 40-unit apartment development, Blackbanks View, in Raheny, Dublin. The €18.8m scheme is being delivered in partnership with LGIM Real Assets (Legal & General) and forms part of a larger €54m long-term financing agreement. The announcement sees Clúid welcome over 100 residents to their new homes

Covid-19 lockdown leads to further decline in activity, but confidence reaches two-and-a-half-year high

Ulster Bank PMI

As the construction sector starts to reopen, the Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – posted 30.9 in March, up from February’s reading of 27.0, but still signalling a sharp reduction in activity. Falls have been recorded throughout the first three months of the year amid the latest COVID-19 lockdown.

Maplewood and Grandbrind to commence construction on ‘first of its kind’ joint venture development in south Dublin

Maplewood Residential

Maplewood Residential and Grandbrind Ltd are about to commence construction on a 1,034-home development at Kilcarbery in Clondalkin, Dublin, the first public-private housing project of its kind to get underway in the country. Up to 200 construction jobs will be created through this innovative project, with the phased return of residential construction starting from 12 April.

Leading M&E contractor Michael Nugent Ltd implements construction-specific biometric time and attendance solution

Michael Nugent Ltd, a leading mechanical and electrical services provider in Northern Ireland, has implemented the Causeway Donseed biometric solution across all of its major construction projects.
The contractor needed a biometric solution that accurately captures the hours worked on site and also stores the workforce’s data in one cloud database while supporting its health and safety commitments.