Local Fitness Fanatics Encouraged To Step Up For Charity

Local Fitness Fanatics Encouraged To Step Up For Charity

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Local businesses and sports clubs are being encouraged to step up their game and get involved in a race to the top of River House in central Belfast in aid of charity. The event is being organised by mac-interiors and Castleforge Partners to raise money to support the work of Caudwell Children. The event takes place from 22nd-24th September and …

Bob & Berts Receives £2 Million Investment From BGF For Expansion Plans

Bob & Berts Receives £2 Million Investment From BGF For Expansion Plans

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Independent coffee shop chain Bob & Berts has become the third company in Northern Ireland to secure a major equity investment from BGF, the UK’s most active investor in small and mid-sized companies. The business, which is known for its distinctive style, quality offering and local community focused approach, has 16 coffee shops across Northern Ireland in locations including Coleraine, …

Pictured at the launch of the Onecom Business League at the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park is head of Onecom in Northern Ireland Paul Lawther, FinTrU team captain Mark McKeown and Irish FA sales and marketing director, Oonagh O’Reilly.

Last call for teams to enter Onecom Business League

Alastair Luke Corporate

As the new football season gets underway, the Onecom Business League is an opportunity for local firms to find the next Neymar, Ronaldo or Lafferty in their ranks with a limited number of places available for teams to enter the inaugural competition. Five-a-side teams, made up of both male and female players, from prominent businesses including FinTrU, A&L Goodbody, Baker …

Belfast Office Market Activity On Course To Exceed Ten Year Average

Belfast Office Market Activity On Course To Exceed Ten Year Average

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Office market activity in Belfast for 2017 is on course to exceed the average take-up level over the last ten years with 100,000 sq ft of space currently under offer according to Lambert Smith Hampton’s Belfast Office Market Report H1 2017. Grade A stock dominated deals during the first six months of 2017, accounting for 86 per cent of all …

Carson McDowell advises Options on growth investment from Bregal Sagemount

Alastair Luke Corporate

Options, the leading provider of cloud-enabled managed services to the global capital markets, today announced a significant investment by Bregal Sagemount, a New York-based private equity firm focused on growth-oriented investments. The transaction, which sees Bregal Sagemount invest nearly $100m in Options, will enable the firm’s executive team to pursue strategic growth initiatives, invest further in platform innovations, and expand …

Deloitte Becomes Principal Sponsor Of Ulster Women’s Rugby Team

Deloitte Becomes Principal Sponsor Of Ulster Women’s Rugby Team

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Deloitte has today announced an exciting new two-year sponsorship agreement with Ulster Rugby to become the lead sponsor of the Ulster Women’s Rugby team. The Irish Rugby Football Union has set ambition targets to help grow participation in the women’s game across Ireland, with numbers already increasing in Ulster over recent years following the introduction of an Ulster Girls Schools …

Donall McCann, head of regional capital markets at Lambert Smith Hampton

Investment Activity In NI Commercial Property To Bounce Back After Weak H1

Alastair Luke Corporate

The Northern Ireland commercial property investment market is showing signs of bouncing back in the second half of 2017 after hitting five year lows in the first six months of the year, according to new research published today by Lambert Smith Hampton. The Investment Transactions Northern Ireland Bulletin said that at £25.9m, investment volumes in the six month period was …

Geoff Sharpe, head of corporate at Danske Bank, Aran Blackbourne, director, The Karl Group, Simon Moon, commercial property and development manager, The Karl Group, and Paul Currid, corporate banking, Danske Bank.

Danske Bank Supports Development Of ‘The Weaving Works’

Alastair Luke Corporate

First Derivatives plc has signed up as the anchor tenant for The Weaving Works building in Belfast, which is being redeveloped with support from Danske Bank. The former historic Armagh House linen warehouse on Ormeau Avenue is being transformed into a five storey Grade A office building by local developer Karl. The building was acquired under a Development Agreement process …

(L-R) Brendan Boyd, director of Alfred Street Properties Ltd and Gerry Monaghan, manager of Connswater Shopping Centre and Retail Park.

The Range Announced As New Anchor Tenant At Connswater Shopping Complex

Alastair Luke Corporate

Alfred Street Properties Ltd, owners of Connswater Shopping Centre and Retail Park, has today announced that the scheme is to receive a significant boost when home, garden and leisure retail chain, The Range, opens a 65,000 sq ft store at the complex later this year. The retailer will create 80 new jobs when it opens the doors to its anchor …

Danske Bank Premiership Launches At The National Stadium At Windsor Park

Danske Bank Premiership Launches At The National Stadium At Windsor Park

Andrew Kelly Corporate

The Danske Bank Premiership 2017/18 season has been officially launched at an event in the Mervyn Brown Suite at the National Stadium at Windsor Park with players and managers from all 12 clubs in attendance. NIFL Managing Director Andrew Johnston is excited at what promises to be one of the most tightly contested Premiership seasons in recent years: “Last season …