Crane numbers signal signs of improvement for belfast office market development

Crane Numbers Signal Signs Of Improvement For Belfast Office Market Development

Andrew Lemon Corporate

After a lengthy period of limited speculative development in the Belfast office market, signs of improvement are evident with the number of cranes for office developments at its highest for the past decade, according to Lambert Smith Hampton’s Ireland Office Market Report H1 2019 which was published today. Healthy occupier demand for high quality office space has continued from a …

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Consumer Confidence Falls As Political Inactivity And Brexit Continue To Bite

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Consumer confidence in Northern Ireland fell in the second quarter of 2019 as the lack of progress in resolving the local political stalemate and ongoing uncertainty around Brexit continued to weigh on sentiment, according to analysis published today by Danske Bank. The Danske Bank Northern Ireland Consumer Confidence Index fell to 136 in Q2 2019, down from 139 in the …

We’re Hiring: Client Executive (Public Affairs)

Lorna Cowan Blog

We’re Hiring! MCE Public Relations is seeking an ambitious, talented and commercially focused individual to join our Public Affairs team to work with us on political matters, current affairs and stakeholder relations, providing advice and managing client issues on a day-to-day basis. This is an excellent opportunity for a first-rate candidate to take the next step in their career at …

Blanchardstown property offers

Blanchardstown Investment Property Comes To The Market With Offers Invited In Excess Of €775,000

Andrew Lemon Corporate

An investment property on the main street of Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, has come to the market this week with offers being sought in excess of €775,000, representing a Net Initial Yield (NIY) of 6.90%. Warren House, which has been brought to the market by commercial agents Lambert Smith Hampton, is an easily managed investment opportunity, fully let to the Health …

Citibank investment boost

Citibank Deal And Private Investor Activity Boost Q2 Property Investment Volume

Andrew Lemon Corporate

Commercial property investment volume in Q2 2019 was healthy at £61.7m, 10 percent above that of the same period in 2018, according to new research published today by Lambert Smith Hampton. The Investment Transactions Northern Ireland Bulletin Q2 2019 showed that although Q2 volume was the highest quarterly total for six consecutive quarters, it remained 22 percent below the five-year …

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Announcement Of Public Exhibition On Tribeca Belfast Planning Amendments

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Members of the public will be able to see a series of positive amendments to the outline planning application for Tribeca Belfast for the first time at a public exhibition held by Castlebrooke Investments which will open at 2pm on Monday 29th July 2019 at the former Mackeys Opticians unit on 6-8 North Street, Belfast. The voluntary ten week public …

Paul McErlean, MCE Public Relations

North In Shop Window As The Open Comes To Town

Lorna Cowan Blog

This time last year, I had never really played golf before but then I was offered the opportunity to play a round at Royal Portrush and decided I would take it up. I knew before the summer last year that this chance to play one of the world’s best golf courses was coming up in October but it wasn’t until …

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Danske Bank UK Financial Results

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Danske Bank in Northern Ireland reports a profit before impairments of £47.8m for the first half of 2019. Total income is 1% higher reflecting balance sheet growth alongside higher average UK interest rates. Despite continued economic uncertainty, lending is 5% higher year-on-year with retail customer activity levels remaining satisfactory, although new lending to businesses has been impacted by Brexit – …

BGF Team

BGF Reaches Landmark £2bn Investment Milestone

Andrew Kelly Corporate

BGF, the UK and Ireland’s most active investor in growing businesses, has committed £2bn into UK and Irish SMEs. The landmark capital investment was reached following £7.5m of growth funding for Merseyside-based manufacturer Joloda International. In 2015, BGF made its first Northern Ireland investment into Derry housebuilder Braidwater. Since then, the investor has backed five companies, deploying more than £35m …