192 Kilkenny Residential Addresses added to GeoDirectory Database in past 12 months

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Housing construction

81 buildings were classed as being under construction in June

192 residential addresses in Kilkenny were added to the GeoDirectory database in the 12 months to June 2018, according to latest figures, published today.

Kilkenny’s turnover rate was 1.93 per cent in the year to April 2018, while the average house price in Kilkenny stood at €188,115 The average house price in the city was €200,820.
732 residential properties were purchased in Kilkenny in the 12 months to April 2018. Kilkenny’s residential vacancy rate is 4% per cent
81 buildings were classified as being under construction in Kilkenny June 2018.
Nationally, the majority of addresses were added in Dublin, accounting for 39.8 per cent of the overall national total, highlighting an east/west divide in terms of new addresses. On the other end of the scale, Longford and Leitrim were the only two counties to record fewer than 100 new residential addresses, registering only 66 and 87 new addresses respectively.

 In total, 81 buildings were classified as being under construction in Kilkenny in June 2018. The majority of construction activity took place in urban areas, with the highest levels recorded in Dublin (34.9%), Cork (10.7%) and Meath (10.5%). Construction activity was particularly low in the counties of Leitrim (0.2%), Longford (0.3%) and Offaly (0.5%).

Kilkenny residential vacancy rate stands at 4%. This is lower than the average vacancy rate of 4.8 per cent.

By combining data from the GeoDirectory database and the CSO, the GeoView Residential Buildings Report estimates the average rate of housing turnover. Kilkenny’s turnover rate was 1.93 per cent, which was lower than the national average housing turnover rate of 2.6 per cent in the twelve months to April 2018.

In total, 732 residential properties were purchased in Kilkenny the 12 months to April 2018, 8.2% per cent of which were new properties.

The national average residential property price in the twelve months to April 2018 was €273,206. When Dublin is excluded, the national average falls to €198,906. Kilkenny’s average house price was €188,115. The average house price in the city was €200,820.