Lord Pirrie Book To Go On Public Display For First Time In A Decade

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

A book which hasn’t been on display to the public in Northern Ireland for more than a decade will feature as one of the highlights of this year’s Belfast Titanic Maritime Festival. The Lord Pirrie book, owned by Harland and Wolff, will be on display in the Titanic Hotel Belfast on Sunday 26th and Monday 27th May. It was gifted …

Offers In Excess Of €2m Invited For Prime Galway Investment Opportunity

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Offers in excess of €2m are being sought for a prime Galway city centre investment opportunity as 35 William Street is brought to the market by commercial agents Lambert Smith Hampton. Located in the heart of the premier retail district, the property has c.72.47 sq m (780 sq ft) retail space on the ground floor and upper floors c. 158.5 …

Titanic Maritime Festival To Host Free Pop-Up Cinema Events On Belfast’s Historic Slipways

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

A pop-up cinema experience on Belfast’s historic slipways has been added to this year’s Titanic Maritime Festival’s line-up. The unique outdoor cinema, courtesy of Titanic Belfast and Titanic Foundation, is set to be one of the festival’s highlights, and will show seven family favourites, including Cinemagic’s Grace and Goliath, Finding Nemo, Finding Dory, The Goonies, Free Willy, The Little Mermaid …

Healthy Start To 2019 For Northern Ireland Commercial Property Market

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Commercial property investment volume in Q1 2019 was healthy for an opening quarter at £42.5m, 2.5 times that of the same period in 2018 but 47 percent below the five-year quarterly average, according to new research published today by Lambert Smith Hampton. The Investment Transactions Northern Ireland Bulletin Q1 2019 showed that while volume has been consistent over the last …

Danske Bank's Belfast Headquarters

Strong Labour Market Triggers Rise In Consumer Confidence

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Consumer confidence in Northern Ireland increased in the first quarter of 2019 mainly due to the strong performance of the labour market, according to analysis published today by Danske Bank. The Danske Bank Northern Ireland Consumer Confidence Index rose to 139 in Q1 2019, up from 127 in the fourth quarter of last year but below the 142 registered in …

E-commerce Can Put NI Companies On Track For International Success

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Over 100 local businesses who attended Northern Ireland’s first ever dedicated e-commerce conference, eComm Live 2019, heard that retail-based businesses who invest in e-commerce are far more likely to see growth in international markets.  eComm Live 2019, which is supported by trade body Retail NI, is aimed at retailers – including both those already selling online and those who are …

Wholesale Gas Prices Fall 30 Percent Year On Year

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Wholesale gas and electricity prices in Northern Ireland decreased by 30% and 10% respectively compared to the same period last year, according to the latest Naturgy Energy Review and Forecast. The report shows that wholesale gas prices fell by 10% on a month-by-month basis while electricity prices registered a slight increase of 0.5%. April to date tracked similar losses to …

Danske Bank's Belfast Headquarters

Danske Bank UK Financial Results

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Danske Bank in Northern Ireland reports a profit before impairments of £23.1m for the first quarter of 2019. Lending volumes are 8% higher year-on-year and deposits grew by 6%. Total income is 3% higher reflecting the growth in lending and deposits, and higher UK interest rates. Costs are 2% higher, given ongoing investment in new customer solutions and skills designed …

Lotus Property Secured Significant Dundee Letting Following Major Portfolio Acquisition

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Northern Ireland based property investment company, Lotus Property, which acquired a 1.3m sq ft property portfolio in Scotland valued at approximately £60m last year, has today announced that it has secured a significant letting in Dundee. The final two remaining suites of 9,056 sq ft at West Port House development on Marketgait have been let to Scottish Courts and the …