Author: Joe Pace Ross

Looking at the forest of tower cranes that litter our landscape, one wonders whether there is in fact a demand for all the property going up. Does the number of persons living on this island and the population growth justify the development taking place? The answer would probably be yes, because there is, notwithstanding everything, a ready market. But who is making the market? When we are abroad, nowhere do we see in any EU town or district with a population of 500,000 similar to ours so many tower cranes on concrete platforms in the middle of the streets, concrete…

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