Housing meeting postponed

first_imgTwitter Previous articleOver €411,000 in funding for Limerick roads under Local Improvement Scheme says Fine Gael senatorNext articleThe Stranglers: No More Heroes anymore? Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Fianna Fáil has decided to postpone the public meeting on Housing which was scheduled to take place this Thursday in Limerick, due to the severe weather warning for the coming days. The meeting will now be held on Monday, March 26th at 8pm in the Strand Hotel, Ennis Rd., Limerick. The meeting forms part of a series of regional events on the housing crisis.for more breaking news click here  Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Advertisement WhatsApp Facebook TAGSFianna Fáilhousing crisisHousing meetinglimericksevere weatherwarning Linkedin Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Email Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival NewsBreaking newsHousing meeting postponedBy Bernie English – February 27, 2018 3685 WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Print Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clashlast_img read more

Growth superstars emerge in unit markets across outer suburbs

first_imgA unit at 3111/211 King Arthur Terrace, Tennyson, has water views.Ormiston, about 20km from the CBD, was the third strongest performer in the unit market with its median up by 14.3 per cent during the quarter to $427,000.Many of the units at Tennyson have amazing water views, including one at 3111/211 King Arthur Tce. The three-bedroom unit is in the Softstone building. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus21 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market21 hours ago It is 215sq m and on the sixth floor of the property. It has two separate living areas and an open plan kitchen. It is listed through Dianne Bauer of Belle Property – Toowong. 25/83 Freeth Street West Ormiston is listed at $459,000.At 25/83 Freeth St West, Ormiston, a two-bedroom “retirement living’’ unit is listed for $459,000.The unit has been renovated with a new kitchen. It is airconditioned, has open plan dining and living areas and a large bathroom plus a separate laundry.A north-facing outdoor patio has a full length pergola.It is listed through Aveo – Retirement Living. 3111/211 King Arthur Terrace Tennyson.GREATER Brisbane’s growth superstars for the unit market aren’t necessarily all inner city, with demand on the way up for suburbs outside the city ring.While an inner city suburb topped the list, suburbs a lot further out came in second and third in terms of median price growth in the past quarter.New figures from CoreLogic reveal that Tennyson had the highest median unit price growth in the past quarter of 33 per cent, bringing its median to $1,127,500.The second strongest performing unit market was at Beachmere, 37km from the CBD.The median unit price rose 18.9 per cent in the past quarter to $332,500.center_img A one bedder at 19/56 Biggs Ave Beachmere is listed at $95,000.While many of the units at Beachmere are nowhere near as palatial, they come with a much more affordable price point. A one-bedroom unit at 19/56 Biggs Ave, Beachmere is listed for $95,000.It is within walking distance of the beach and the lawn bowls club. The unit is 52 sq m and has recently been refurbished with new carpets, paint and airconditioner. A new washing machine is included in the property which is rented for $495 a fortnight. It is listed through Gail Lockyer of Furtado Property – Brisbane.last_img read more

Awilco Drilling swings to quarterly loss

first_imgUK driller Awilco Drilling sank to a loss in the fourth quarter 2017 dragged down by an impairment charge related to the erosion of the contract backlog and continued downturn in the offshore drilling market.Awilco Drilling on Thursday reported a loss for the fourth quarter 2017 of $23.8 million compared to a profit of $14.9 million in the prior-year quarter.Revenues earned in the fourth quarter 2017 totaled $33.9 million compared to $35.1 million in the same period of 2016.In the fourth quarter, Awilco Drilling incurred an impairment charge of $45 million, due to the erosion of the contract backlog and the continued downturn in both the UKCS and global drilling markets.In 4Q 2017, the WilPhoenix was in continued operations for Apache North Sea at the Callater and Titan locations before moving to the Val D’Isere location where it remained through the end of the quarter.Revenue efficiency for the quarter was 95.2% and contract utilization was 100%. At the end of December 2017, WilPhoenix had a total remaining contract backlog of approximately $41 million.During the quarter, the company’s only other rig, the WilHunter, was cold stacked in Invergordon.Awilco’s current firm contract backlog is $25 million, and WilPhoenix is committed until at least November 2019.Awilco said that, while contract opportunities over the winter of 2018 into 2019 remain limited, a large number of inquiries in the quarter has matured into strong demand over the summer of 2018, with full utilization of the UK marketed fleet forecast.According to the company, some operators will be forced to delay drilling plans and it remains to be seen if that will lead to higher levels of activity in the winter periods to come as the market recovery continues. Awilco also stated that overall outlook continues to improve.In related news, Awilco announced that following revisions to the project schedule the letter of award from Alpha Petroleum Resources did not result in an agreed contract for WilPhoenix. At the same time, Awilco Drilling announced that it has signed a letter of intent with an undisclosed operator for the provision of WilPhoenix.Offshore Energy Today Stafflast_img read more