• Irish CRE market moving to the next stage of the cycle

  • More secondary trading of assets as deleveraging activity winds down

  • Strong returns anticipated albeit lower than in the last 2 year period

  • Very strong occupier activity - strong rental growth still on the horizon

  • Profile of investors continuing to evolve – further new entrants

  • Notable increase in development activity in some sectors, giving rise to new opportunities

  • Increased focus on student housing, healthcare, hospitality and data centres

  • Biggest threats are macroeconomic

  • Maintaining competitiveness crucial