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Just one-fifth of Q2 completions were single dwellings
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26 Jul 2023 / property Print

One-fifth of Q2 completions were single dwellings

There were 7,353 new dwelling completions over Q2 this year, a small drop of 3.5% on the same three months of 2022, new CSO data show.

Apartment completions fell 18.9% from Q2 2022 to Q2 2023, standing at 1,897 this quarter.

There were 4,017 scheme dwelling completions in Q2 2023 – up 2.0% from Q2 2022 – while single dwellings were up 7.2% to 1,439 in Q2 2023.

Over half (54.6%) of completions in Q2 2023 were scheme dwellings, with 25.8% apartments and 19.6% single dwellings.


Year-on-year change from Q2 2022 to Q2 2023 varied between regions, with falls in completions in Dublin and the border, mid-west, and south-west regions, but growth in the midlands, west, mid-east, and south-east regions.

By local electoral area, the most completions in Q2 2023 were in Glencullen-Sandyford with 548, more than double that of the second highest LEA (210 in Lucan).

There has been a rise of 6.3% in seasonally adjusted new dwelling completions from Q1 2023 to Q2 2023.

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