Drysdale Building & Engineering Services Limited


Construction industry forecasts growth of 20% in 2019

There will be significant growth in the construction of houses this year, as the industry forecasts 20% growth in construction overall in 2019.

John O’Regan, Director of AECOM – who conducted a survey of clients, consultants and contractors – found broad optimism in the construction industry.

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Property Ireland 2018: House price rises slow dramatically in Dublin

HOUSE prices nationally rose by 5.5pc – or €1,000 a month – during 2018, but the level of price increase in Dublin fell dramatically when compared with a year earlier.

In Dublin, prices rose by 2.9pc during 2018, compared to an increase of 11.7pc in 2017. The cooling of the Dublin market is being put down to an increased availability of new homes, and will offer some encouragement to potential purchasers after years of double-digit growth in the capital.

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Standards body to bring in new wiring rules for electricians by end of year

Thousands of electricians across the country are being urged to have their say on new Wiring Rules coming into force this year.

It is the first major revision to the guidelines in more than a decade and features key changes in areas like electrical installation, safety and energy efficiency.

The consultation period is open until February 28.

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Construction index hits four-month high

The construction industry is expanding rapidly, with commercial building
leading the way, and although the pace of gains in house-building
slowed slightly from November it is at levels seen before the crash,
according to Ulster Bank’s Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index

The overall index hit 56.3 in December, up from 55.5 in November, a four-month high.

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Intel to create 3,000 construction jobs after Leixlip site gets permission

Tech giant Intel could be set to create 3,000 construction jobs after planning permission was granted for a new manufacturing facility.

It has been confirmed by An Bord Pleanala that the green light was given for the new plant at its existing site in Leixlip, Co. Kildare.

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Hollywoodrath Homes

Drysdale Ltd are delighted to be working with MDY Construction for Regency Group. The project has commenced construction for a scheme of 455 residential units with the first units to be released for sale in early 2016. The site is located just north of the newly constructed road which links the N2 and M3 national routes, which are two of the main strategic arterial routes connecting Dublin city to the north and west of the country.

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53 & 54 Upper Mount Street – Commercial Office Fit Out

Drysdale Ltd are delighted to be working with EEDI Studio on yet another commercial fit out. The project is a historically listed building and the fit out comprises of the following services:

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Glencullen GAA – Stars of Erin

Drysdale Ltd are delighted to be working with MDY Construction on yet another project. The Stars of Erin is a community GAA Club Building and pitches complete with offices, commercial kitchens multiple toilets, multiple changing rooms etc. & a conference hall  and is due for completion in December 2015.

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$350 million Construction progresses on Bridge Park’s

Construction trucks rumbled by as Crawford Hoying celebrated a ground-breaking for Bridge Park last week.

Preliminary site work at the Bridge Park sites in Historic Dublin and at the northeast corner of Riverside Drive and state Route 161 has been ongoing for months, setting a background of dirt mounds for the official ground-breaking for the $350 million mixed-use development.

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Paypal asks staff to rent room to new staff

Paypal has begun asking staff to make spare rooms available to new employees, because of the shortage of rental accommodation, according to the company’s head of Irish operations Louise Phelan.

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