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Over the last few months there has been much discussion about the impact students are having on the city during lockdown. In normal times Galway has approximately 28,000 students attending a variety of third level colleges and language schools. Given that the last census in 2016 put the city's population at 79,504, students potentially represent 35 per cent of the residents. Obviously, many of these students are Galway natives and may be living in the family home, but a significant cohort are drawn to the city for college from further afield and need housing to live in for the academic year.
New Year normally brings with it a desire to look to the future, get fit, get healthy, etc. After Covid-19 hit 2020 and three lockdowns, we are all keen to look to move forward, but with much more appreciation for where we live, work, and play.
Over the last week we have seen people back on the streets as some businesses have been able to open post the latest lockdown. This is a crucial period for the city, and in particular for retailers and hospitality businesses. Thus, this week we are going to look at the city centre, and in particular retail and office space. We will start with the important figures but we will then try to get behind these numbers and look at the trends.
One thing we have all had to adjust to over the last few months is the so called “Covid fog” brought on by uncertainty and constant change. Property has not been immune from this, and we see more and more queries from property owners and other interested parties such as housing bodies and construction firms, regarding what the impact has been on the Galway housing sector.
Over the past few weeks Enda McGuane, managing director of Winters Property Management, has been answering property related questions relevant to the Covid-19 crisis in The Irish Times on behalf of the Society of Chartered Surveyors of Irelsnd (SCSI). Below is an extract of some of the questions and answers
Being offered to market via private treaty, No 185 Gort na Coiribe is an exceptional penthouse property in Galway city.
Craughwell AC athletes excelled with some exceptional performance on day one of the National Juvenile Outdoor Track and Field championships in Tullamore on Saturday.
COPE Galway and the Eyre Square Shopping Centre are teaming up to provide a fun-packed Easter Saturday with games and activities for all the family.
Both purchasers and vendors often say the most frustrating thing when buying or selling a property is the amount of time it takes after the property is sale agreed for the sale of a property to close.
For most people the single biggest outlay they make in life is the purchase of a property. As with any purchase, the buyer must ensure the product is up to the expected standard. However due to the current low levels of stock many potential purchasers often forget the basic guidelines.