The Construction Industry Federation and Irish Home Builders’ Association Welcome New Planning and Development Bill

The Construction Industry Federation and Irish Home Builders’ Association have welcomed the new Planning and Development Bill. Conor O’Connell, Director of Housing and Planning with the Construction Industry Federation and

IHBA - 22 Nov 2023
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Construction Industry Federation Q3 Economic Outlook: Half of construction companies remain positive about health of the industry, despite rising material and labour costs.

Half of construction companies in Ireland remain positive about the health of the industry despite 76% reporting a year-on-year increase in labour costs and 64% citing a year-on-year increase in

CIF News - 13 Nov 2023
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Government must invest in the planning system to accelerate infrastructure and housing delivery in Budget 2024, says Construction Industry Federation

Construction delegation will meet with Government on Monday 18th September to outline budgetary recommendations.   The Construction Industry Federation is calling on the Government to allocate additional funding to ease

CIF News - 13 Sep 2023
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Construction Industry Federation Q2 Economic Outlook Survey: Positive growth in construction sector continues but 77% of companies cite access to labour as biggest concern

Over a third of construction companies experienced an increase in turnover in Quarter 2 (34%) but 77% of companies cite access to skilled labour as their top concern, according to

CIF News - 08 Sep 2023
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The Construction Industry Federation welcomes Hubert Fitzpatrick as its new Director General

The Construction Industry Federation welcomes Hubert Fitzpatrick as its new Director General. Hubert Fitzpatrick takes over the position from Tom Parlon, who retired from the organisation on 30th June. CIF

CIF News - 30 Jun 2023
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Build Digital Colloquium Took Place in CIF Dublin Offices

The Build Digital Project has been in existence for 18 months and the aim of the Colloquium was to re-establish the programme of work and objectives of the Project. The

Industry News - 22 Jun 2023
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CSO Publishes Latest Planning Permission Statistics

The CSO has published the most recent planning permission statistics for Quarter 1 2023. There has been an increase of 37.8% in the number of dwelling units approved in the

CIF News - 14 Jun 2023
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The Construction Industry Federation to present at today’s Joint Committee on Housing, Local Government and Heritage on Modern Methods of Construction.

Representatives from the Construction Industry Federation will present at today’s Joint Committee on Housing, Local Government and Heritage, alongside representatives from Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland and Dominic

CIF News - 09 May 2023
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CSO Q1 2023 New Dwelling Completions Data

The CSO  published (26th April 2023) new dwelling completions data for Q1 2023. The data shows there were 6,716 new dwelling completions in the first quarter of the year, representing

IHBA - 27 Apr 2023
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New initiative launched to make sure we have the skills to decarbonise Ireland’s built environment

We are excited to announce the launch of BUSI2030 – Build Up Skills Ireland 2030, a new initiative aimed at ensuring that Ireland’s built environment is decarbonised with the right

Industry News - 02 Mar 2023
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