Published on February 8th, 2017 | by

Low commercial vacancy in Boyle

The commercial vacancy rate in Boyle for the last quarter of 2016 has emerged as one of the lowest in Connacht.

That’s according to information provided by GeoView which shows the commercial vacancy rate in Boyle for the period at 16.1%

While the Connacht average was 15.7% Boyle at 16.1% was the third lowest in the province.

Westport showed the lowest rate of vacancy at 13.5% and Carrick on Shannon next at 14.3% followed by Boyle.

Boyle’s vacancy rate for the same period in 2015 was 14.3%

Eight areas were surveyed – Distribution, Health and Social, Services, Industry, Construction, Education, Financial and Public Admin.

Nationwaide, counties Sligo, Leitrim, Donegal, MayoGalway and Limerick  have the six highest vacancy rates in the country.

GeoDirectory was jointly established by An Post and Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) to create and manage Ireland’s only complete database of commercial and residential buildings.

These figures are recorded through a combination of the An Post network of 5,600 delivery staff working with OSi.

The report, published on a bi- annual basis, relies solely on the GeoDirectory database of commercial address points for its information. The database distinguishes between ‘an address point’ which is a unit as opposed to a ‘building’ which can comprise one or more units. The term ‘address point’ is used in this report as a proxy for each unit.

You can view the report here


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