• Increase in transactional activity anticipated in some sectors of the market from this point forward although this Autumn selling season will be different
  • There is now considerable investor liquidity built up and looking to deploy into Irish real estate
  • Vendors & agents have embraced technology and devised alternative solutions to enable potential investors and occupiers to review opportunities remotely until such time as travel restrictions are lifted
  • Domestic investors and entities with decisionmakers in-country will have a distinct competitive advantage over the coming months
  • A number of office and industrial leasing deals in legals but for now occupiers remain hesitant to make long-term commitments
  • Increase in incidences of occupiers looking to sublet excess office accommodation & increased appetite or flexible leasing solutions
  • Strong demand for industrial sites from data centre operators
  • Transactional activity in the retail sector remains largely paralysed with shopping now more tactical than experiential
  • A number of multifamily assets are currently being prepared for sale while other transactions are underway off-market
  • Particularly strong demand for social leasing investments and healthcare opportunities in the current climate
  • Negotiations have reignited on some hotel assets that were being formally marketed before Covid-19 lockdown with some activity underway off-market