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Cost of construction major impediment to solving housing crisis - CIF

A group of policy-makers has heard that the housing crisis will not be resolved until there is a reduction in the cost of Government levies and taxation, estimated to be 36 per cent of the value of a new home at a forum hosted by the Construction Industry Federation (CIF).

GMIT conference hears of skills shortage in the construction sector

There was some good news for students and recent graduates of construction and built environment courses attending a construction conference in GMIT last week with a number of speakers highlighting the existing demand for highly-skilled professionals and the opportunities for them in Ireland and abroad because of the current skills shortage in the construction industry.

Housing crisis to be focus of discussion at GMIT’s annual International Construction Management Day Conference

The sixth annual GMIT International Construction Management Day Conference will take place in the institute on Tuesday March 8, from 9am to 3.45pm. The annual conference is the largest construction event in the west of Ireland and provides a meeting place for professionals, contractors, and academics to meet and discuss matters of concern to the industry. The event draws delegates from Ireland and abroad.

New Government housing package will increase supply of homes built

The announcement by Minister for the Environment, Alan Kelly, that he is to reduce levies for construction and make changes to planning standards will increase the supply of houses and lower construction costs, according to the Construction Industry Federation (CIF).

Fine print reveals the flaws in Government messages

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Before the 'Send' icon was clicked, someone should have asked Labour Galway West TD Derek Nolan if he wanted one final look over his press release welcoming Budget 2016, because concluding this happy statement, entitled Family-Friendly Budget Ensures Right People Benefit From Recovery, is one hell of a howler.

Budget 2016 is economically positive, but does not go far enough for the construction sector

The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) are broadly supportive of Budget 2016 announced on Tuesday, which sets Ireland on a positive path for economic growth and recovery.

A Budget to benefit all - except the disabled, rural Ireland, and those waiting for a house?

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The increase in incomes due to changes in the USC, and the savings that will be made as a result of the extension of free GP care, and a second free pre-school year, will "more than cover the extra costs incurred by water charges and the property tax".

Six steps to increase housing supply and stimulate growth in the economy

If 10,000 more housing units are built per year, an additional 25,000 people will be employed in the construction sector, according to the Construction Industry Federation [CIF].

 

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