P McVey Mobile Buildings Supplies Health Sector With New Buildings After Surge In Demand Due To Coronavirus

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Magherafelt-based P McVey Mobile Buildings has responded to a significant rise in demand for emergency storage and testing facilities from the health services in Northern Ireland and Ireland by manufacturing and supplying 40 new modular buildings to hospitals across the island. The expansion was supported by Danske Bank, which provided the company with a loan through the government’s Coronavirus Business …

The Braidwater Group Submits One Of Northern Ireland’s Largest Ever Residential Planning Applications

Matthew Morrison Corporate

Leading private and social house builder, The Braidwater Group, has today submitted one of the largest residential planning applications ever to be received by Belfast City Council, with plans for an investment of £95m on social and affordable housing on a significant 75 acre site beside the Glen Road in Belfast, known as ‘Glenmona’. Braidwater said that its vision for …

Local Destination Businesses Access Coronavirus Support Loans And Call For Public To Back NI Tourism When Restrictions Lift

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

The owners of Crumlin Road Gaol, Exploris Aquarium and Pickie Park have called on local people to support Northern Ireland tourism businesses when they are allowed to reopen after the coronavirus lockdown. All three businesses have availed of the government’s Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) through Danske Bank to enable them to stay afloat while they are closed to …

Joining Us Now From The Sofa In Their Front Room Is…

Kirsty Winter Blog, Corporate

There was a time not so long ago when remote video interviews with people sitting in their own homes were a relatively rare occurrence in mainstream media. They’ve been common on social media for a long time but interviews conducted on a person’s phone, tablet or laptop were generally only used by broadcasters as a last resort, when a guest …

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 …