Research

Browse the SCSI's most recent research, reports and surveys.

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The SCSI Annual Report 2012/ 2013

This report shows how hard the Society has worked throughout 2012 to achieve its mission to become the go-to organisation for comment and advice on all matters relating to construction, land and property, and to position the chartered surveyor as the recognised authority in these sectors.

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Annual Property Report 2012/2013

The Society published its Annual Property Report 2012 on 6th February 2013. 
Some of the key findings show that t
he average prices of second-hand three and four bedroom semi-detached family homes in Dublin increased by 2.7% and 1.1% respectively in 2012, compared to declines of 12.6% and 13.6% in 2011. 

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Report of Graduate Employment Trends in Construction and Property Surveying

In 2012, the SCSI published a report detailing the significant fall-off of applicants applying for courses related to construction or property surveying.After many years of this continuing trend, any small pick-up in activity will warrant great demand for these types of graduates as suggested by the research findings. To read and download the full report, please click on the above link.

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SCSI Annual Property Report 2011

The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland was formed in April 2011 following the merger of the Irish Auctioneers and Vaulers Institute (IAVI) and the Society of Chartered Surveyors  (SCS).  The IAVI traditionally undertook an annual property survey of its members and in January 2011, an annual property report was published as a joint initiative between the IAVI and SCS.

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The Irish Construction Industry in 2012

The Irish construction sector remains in an exceptionally weak phase. Having peaked at close to €39 billion or almost 25% of GNP in 2006, the ensuing painful adjustment has led to the value of output falling to €8.7 billion in 2011, or 7% of GNP. The crisis in construction will see the value of output decline again this year to an estimated €7.5 billion, or by 14.5% in volume terms. Thus construction will record its fifth year in a row of a contraction in output, reaching just 6% of GNP