Tag Archives: Ordnance Survey Ireland


Number of new builds fell 36% last year

There was a 36pc decrease in new buildings in 2013 compared to 2012 figures, according to new data published by GeoDirectory. There were a total of 7,943 new buildings in 2013 compared to the 12,541 new buildings recorded in 2012. The total number of buildings in the Republic of Ireland is now 1,900,672. Dublin was [...]

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Empty commercial buildings, such as these in Carrick-on-Shannon, have contributed to Leitrim having the highest vacancy rate in the country at 14%

Commercial vacancy rate nationwide stands at 11%

The vacancy rate in the country’s commercial premises stands at around 11%, new figures show. 23,834 commercial units were recorded as vacant in June 2012 from the total stock of 226,622 nationally. The figures are compiled by GeoDirectory, which was jointly established by An Post and Ordnance Survey Ireland to manage a countrywide data base [...]

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Number of new buildings in first six months falls by 23%

New figures from GeoDirectory have shown that the number of new buildings fell by 23% in the first six months of 2012 compared to the same time last year. GeoDirectory said the total number of new residential and commercial buildings built nationwide in the first half of the year was 5,620 compared to 7,330 the [...]

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The number of new buildings being built last year fell by 30%

30% fall in number of new buildings built last year

There was a 30% fall in the number of new buildings built last year compared with 2010, according to newly released figures from GeoDirectory – a joint venture between Ordnance Survey Ireland and An Post. In 2011, 12,237 new buildings were built in the Republic, bringing the total number of buildings to 1.88 million. Last [...]

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