Record Levels Of Commercial Vacancies

Over 14% of all properties in the country are empty.

Ireland is facing the highest level of commercial vacancies since records began.

GEO Directory says 14.1% of all properties are now empty across the country.

The rate is even higher in Laois and Offaly, at 14.5% and 16% respectively, while it's at 12.7% in Westmeath.

It's the highest rate of vacancy since the database started collecting information 10 years ago.

CEO says Dara Keogh says there are a number of factors which have contributed to the decline of retail.

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