Technology workers lash out at “crazy” Dublin rent price

  • Technology workers lash out at “crazy” Dublin rent price
    Independent.t. E.
    Irish workers technician talks about the chaotic battle in Dublin, with young leaders say it is the lack of life and job creation in the capital.
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Irish workers technician talks about the chaotic battle in Dublin, with young leaders say it is the lack of life and job creation in the capital.

“Finding housing here is probably the most difficult thing I have ever experienced anywhere,” said Austin Spivey, who moved to Dublin from the USA in recent months to take a job as head of operations with DSD, a startup that specializiruetsya on connected devices the “Internet of things”.

“I lived in the heart of Manhattan and San Francisco, and I have never experienced something so difficult. You can’t even begin to explain how hard really”.

A recent report from the listings website Daft.t. E. claimed that average monthly apartment rents in Dublin now nearing €2,000, an increase of 12.4 PC in the past year.

While thousands of people are looking for somewhere to rent property, there are just over 1,000 properties in the capital is available.

The latest data from residential docks 2018 report, published by the Agency, Owen Riley, suggest that almost half of the tenants rent in the Silicon docks area of Dublin specialists work for companies like Google, Facebook, Airbnb and LinkedIn. The combination of the growth spurt of the largest technology companies and the crunch in supply of residential premises has created enormous difficulties for workers trying to live somewhere close to downtown.

“You basically appear and there will be 50 people looking at the apartment at the same time,” said Ms. Spivey.

“You just keep going on and on. So you end up compromising on things that you would normally not disturbed, because there is such a shortage of places”. According to the report, residential docks, apartments in the Silicon docks area typical rents for a premium of about 70pc over the average rent across Dublin.

“Rent is so high,” said Ms. Spivey. “This is comparable, if not a little more than in San Francisco, which is pretty crazy.”

A recent report from Dublin recruitment company prosperity suggested that some skilled technical workers from abroad, avoiding jobs from Dublin due to low availability and high cost of rental housing here.

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