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# developers - Monday 14 April, 2014

From Business ETC Microsoft releases Windows Phone 8.1 preview for developers* Windows Phone

Microsoft releases Windows Phone 8.1 preview for developers*

*If you’re not a developer, there’s still a way to get your hands on it.

# developers - Friday 4 April, 2014

From Business ETC NAMA sells €5.4bn Northern Ireland loan book but won’t disclose sale price Bad Bank

NAMA sells €5.4bn Northern Ireland loan book but won’t disclose sale price

The loan portfolio, codenamed Project Eagle, has been sold to New York based investment firm Cerberus.

# developers - Thursday 13 February, 2014

From Business ETC EU app boom saw developers make €17.5 billion in 2013 Only Way Is App

EU app boom saw developers make €17.5 billion in 2013

A new study from NUI Galway and GigaOM research predicts that EU app developers will make €63 billion in 2018.

# developers - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

From Business ETC Apple’s App Store sales hits $10 billion in 2013 Money Money Money

Apple’s App Store sales hits $10 billion in 2013

Consumers spent $1 billion in December alone, making it the store’s best month on record.

# developers - Thursday 4 July, 2013

No date for rescheduled property auction after protesters force cancellation

Allsop Space were forced to abandon the event this morning after a handful of demonstrators entered the venue and demanded it be called off.

# developers - Friday 15 March, 2013

Property developers owe €750million in levies to local authorities

New figures released by Minister of State Jan O’Sullivan show that €312,483,594.87 is owed by long term debtors to local authorities.

# developers - Sunday 15 July, 2012

O’Dowd says he is ‘not on the side of developers’

Junior Minister O’Dowd said that he is on the side of “what is the best to get the best return for our assets”.

# developers - Thursday 5 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

# developers - Friday 22 June, 2012

From Business ETC NAMA: Developers’ guarantees only dropped in exchange for commercial agreement NAMA

NAMA: Developers’ guarantees only dropped in exchange for commercial agreement

After Michael Noonan says NAMA occasionally lets developers off their guarantees, the agency says it only does so when it can expect a better payoff.

# developers - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Opposition dismisses ‘whitewash’ report on councils’ planning inquiries

Jan O’Sullivan’s report on irregularities in seven county councils came a day before a Dáil vote on resuming them.

# developers - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Planning review finds deficiencies but no evidence of wrongdoing

The Green Party, whose former leader John Gormley announced the review in 2010, said it “beggars belief” that all seven councils came out of the report “squeaky clean”.

# developers - Monday 4 June, 2012

DDDA fiasco shows ‘murky relationship between FF, developers and Anglo’ – TD

Mary Lou McDonald has said that the Irish taxpayer is again being made to foot the bill for the debacle at the Dublin Docklands Development Authority.

# developers - Monday 28 May, 2012

From Business ETC Amazon to create 100 jobs in Dublin Amazon

Amazon to create 100 jobs in Dublin

The online retailer is seeking people to work as support engineers and software developers as well as in other roles. The announcement has been welcomed by the IDA and Minister Richard Bruton.

# developers - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

From Business ETC Treasury Holdings commences legal proceedings against Nama NAMA

Treasury Holdings commences legal proceedings against Nama

Treasury Holdings is seeking damages of hundreds of millions of euro, and is also believed to be making a constitutional challenge to the Nama Act.

# developers - Monday 16 April, 2012

Ennis: “Some of the most senseless zoning excesses of Celtic Tiger”

Co Clare farmer sold 48 acres for €18.8m – but it was located on a flood plain. But Ennis wasn’t the only place where there were attempts to build on floodplains…

# developers - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

From Business ETC Column: Did you hear the one about the developer, the banker and the politician? Opinion

Column: Did you hear the one about the developer, the banker and the politician?

Former trader Nick Leeson on bidding wars at boom-time black-tie balls… and how someone saw fit to flick the over-ride switch so the excess could continue.

# developers - Monday 19 March, 2012

Nama to Nature: Why we are planting trees on ghost estates Action This post contains images

Nama to Nature: Why we are planting trees on ghost estates Exclusive

Group of friends urge fellow citizens to help Ireland’s 600 ghost estates return to nature rather than blight the landscape – Frank Armstrong describes one guerilla planting session in Co Leitrim.

# developers - Thursday 8 March, 2012

From Business ETC Nama to roll out vendor finance to commercial buyers in Northern Ireland NAMA

Nama to roll out vendor finance to commercial buyers in Northern Ireland

The agency also said it hoped to offer a pilot mortgage initiative to homeowners, and insisted it would avoid engaging in “firesales”.

# developers - Friday 10 February, 2012

Vacant buildings could be used for art in new Dublin plan

A new initiative is encouraging property owners to allow artists to stage temporary events in unused buildings.

Nama to claw back €500million in assets

The agency expects to recover assets which debtors tried to put beyond its reach, its chairman Frank Daly has said.

# developers - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

MEP: McCreevy’s boom-time diary raises issues about lobbyists

New documents show that McCreevy met with many major developers and bankers – including Sean Quinn and Bernard McNamara – during the Irish property bubble.

# developers - Thursday 12 January, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

# developers - Saturday 7 January, 2012

From Business ETC Nama begins legal proceedings against developer Sean Dunne NAMA

Nama begins legal proceedings against developer Sean Dunne

The agency has confirmed that it has recently served papers to the property developer.

# developers - Thursday 15 December, 2011

From Business ETC NAMA to hire private detectives to hunt down hidden riches BaNAMA Republic

NAMA to hire private detectives to hunt down hidden riches

The agency has advertised looking for staff to help “verify the accuracy” of financial statements submitted by its debtors.

# developers - Friday 11 November, 2011

City council to appeal Priory Hall court order

Dublin City Council is to appeal an order forcing it to pay for alternative accommodation for the residents of the Priory Hall complex.

# developers - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

“No easy solutions” to Priory Hall, city manager warns

Dublin City Council is currently paying for the temporary accommodation of the evicted residents – but for how much longer?

# developers - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

NAMA is paying €200,000 salaries to two indebted developers

Two of the ‘major’ developers who owe millions to the bad bank are being paid €200k salaries – and all can be paid commission.

# developers - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…

Priory Hall developers told to hand over passports

The developers said they did not have the resources to cover the cost of alternative accommodation for residents of Priory Hall – who are being evacuated from their homes over grave fire safety concerns.

# developers - Monday 3 October, 2011

From Business ETC NAMA confirms pursuit of major developers’ pensions BaNAMA Republic

NAMA confirms pursuit of major developers’ pensions

The State’s ‘bad bank’ says it wants to get its hands on the pension pots of indebted developers – some of them worth millions.

# developers - Friday 9 September, 2011

NAMA chairman defends paying six-figure salaries to developers

Frank Daly tells an Oireachtas committee that hiring a developer on a big salary is often cheaper than appointing a receiver.

# developers - Monday 8 August, 2011

From Business ETC Column: Amid unnerved stock markets, it’s time to give NAMA a chance Opinion

Column: Amid unnerved stock markets, it’s time to give NAMA a chance

Nick Leeson believes NAMA is a “necessary evil”, but says it’s time to jettison those developers who can’t work with the agency.

# developers - Saturday 16 July, 2011

From Business ETC NAMA to invest €3m in ‘urgent’ ghost estate work Ghost Estates

NAMA to invest €3m in ‘urgent’ ghost estate work

The national bad bank says it’s funding ‘urgent construction’ in ghost estates linked to the loans it holds.

# developers - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

From Business ETC NAMA chairman denies builders can buy back their properties cheaply BaNAMA Republic

NAMA chairman denies builders can buy back their properties cheaply

It had been claimed that developers whose properties were taken over by NAMA were looking to buy them back at huge discounts.

# developers - Saturday 7 May, 2011

Poll: Is it time to stop treating property developers as ‘social pariahs’? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it time to stop treating property developers as ‘social pariahs’?

Today, we’re asking is it time to forgive the property developers and no longer consider them as “social pariahs”, as government minister Brian Hayes suggests?

Minister says developers should no longer be treated as ‘social pariahs’

In a speech yesterday, Brian Hayes said that we should not see developers as “suffering from some horrible disease.”

# developers - Saturday 30 April, 2011

From Business ETC NAMA receivers stood down as developers who owe €650m regain control of assets NAMA

NAMA receivers stood down as developers who owe €650m regain control of assets

The developers Ray and Danny Grehan have been given until the close of business on Tuesday to repay the debts owed by their Glenkerrin Group.

# developers - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

From Business ETC Irish Property Council calls for a “truth commission” Property

Irish Property Council calls for a “truth commission”

The organisation has called for a truth commission that would hold the government, banks, Financial Regulator, Central Bank, and the Department of Finance to account for contributing to the economic crisis.

# developers - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

From Business ETC NAMA chief threatens further action against developers NAMA

NAMA chief threatens further action against developers

Chairman Frank Daly says it is “surprising” that the agency has to put pressure on debtors to meet submission deadlines.

# developers - Friday 18 February, 2011

Poll: What should be done about Ireland’s ghost estates? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: What should be done about Ireland’s ghost estates?

The latest figures on the ghost estate crisis reveal that 348 ghost estates have been abandoned by developers. We want to know what you think should be done with them.

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