Internal Communications Are Now More Important Than Ever Before

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

It is no secret that very few companies take the time to properly invest in a strategic approach to their internal communications. In Northern Ireland in particular it is very common to find that many businesses will have quietly grown to upwards of 300 employees before they realise that they don’t have the mechanisms by which to contact them all …

Current Occupiers Secured Largest Deals In Belfast Office Market During 2019

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Following a spectacular 2018, the office market in Belfast maintained a healthy momentum in 2019, with both new and established occupiers demonstrating their confidence in the city, according to Lambert Smith Hampton’s Ireland Office Market Report 2020. At 517,380 sq ft, annual take-up was closely in line with the five-year annual average. With fewer large deals in 2019, the market …

World Leading Cyber Security Company Rapid7 Signs for Belfast’s Chichester House

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Belfast’s high-tech Chichester House is poised to welcome an international leader in IT security later this year. The Boston, Massachusetts-headquartered cyber security company, Rapid7, has signed a 10-year lease with Causeway Asset Management as part of their ambitious, ongoing growth strategy in Northern Ireland. The new Belfast home for Rapid7 comprises approximately 50,000 sq ft of top quality, modern office …

Belfast’s Iconic Custom House Put Up For Sale

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

One of Belfast’s most iconic buildings, Custom House, has been put up for sale. The Grade B+ listed building was designed by Sir Charles Lanyon, one of Belfast’s leading architects and built by D & J Fulton between 1854 and1857. The property is currently owned by Watford-based property management company Mapeley. Split over two levels, Custom House has an internal …

Sonrai Analytics Secures Major Private And VC Funding Investment

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Artificial Intelligence specialist Sonrai Analytics has closed a £700,000 funding round that signals a significant step in the company’s path towards delivering next-generation healthcare through big-data analysis. Sonrai Analytics applies A.I and deep learning to develop bespoke applications and interfaces that enable healthcare organisations, biotech and pharma to filter and transform data sets in real time. The platform delivers next …

Podium 4 Sport Completes Power Gym At Mayson Hotel

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Podium 4 Sport, the country’s largest all-encompassing sports supplier, has completed the supply and installation of top of the range fitness equipment for Power Gym, the latest project completed by Press Up Entertainment Group in the Mayson Hotel, at North Wall Quay in Dublin. The equipment includes a range of cutting-edge cardiovascular equipment from Matrix Fitness’ 7xi range which incorporates …

Housing Association Announces £75m Investment In 550 New Homes

Housing Association Announces £75m Investment In 550 New Homes

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Ark Housing Association Northern Ireland Ltd. has today announced an investment of £75m to build 550 new homes by 2024. Supported by an initial investment of £12m from Danske Bank and the Department for Communities’ (DfC) Housing Association Grant programme, Ark Housing, who currently manage 450 homes, are committed to more than doubling that number over the next five years. …

Wetherspoons To Open In Regent Shopping Centre With Creation Of 90 New Jobs

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Commercial property agent Lambert Smith Hampton has today confirmed that it has completed a significant deal with Wetherspoons which will see the well-known hospitality business taking a 23,000 sq ft unit in Regent Shopping Centre, creating 90 new jobs. Regent Shopping Centre sits in the centre of Hamilton town in Scotland. Built in the 1970s, it has been the prime …

Danske Bank Extends Premiership Sponsorship For Three More Years

Danske Bank Extends Premiership Sponsorship For Three More Years

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Danske Bank and the NI Football League have extended their partnership, in a record breaking deal for the league, to continue title sponsorship of the Premiership and Women’s Premiership for another three years. Amid one of the most exciting title races in years, the partnership is currently in its eighth season of sponsorship and will bring Danske Bank into a …

Danske Bank Supports £3m Investment In Local Housing Developments

Danske Bank Supports £3m Investment In Local Housing Developments

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Belfast and Moira are set to benefit from two new housing developments following a £3m investment by Mayfair Homes NI. The investment has been supported by Danske Bank. Mayfair Homes NI was established in 2012 and the company has completed several developments in Belfast, Ballyclare, Dundonald and Holywood. The new Northview Lane development will consist of 18 new houses on …