Lunn’s To Open New Rolex Store At Queen’s Arcade In Belfast

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Globally renowned watch brand Rolex is to open a new store in the newly refurbished Queen’s Arcade in Belfast, it was announced today. The new store, which will be located at the Donegall Place entrance to Queen’s Arcade, represents a £1m investment by Lunn’s Jewellers and will open in spring 2019. Lunn’s also revealed that it has opened an official …

New Name Revealed For Belfast’s Largest City Centre Redevelopment Project

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Castlebrooke Investments has today revealed the name for its world leading £500m urban regeneration scheme which will deliver 1,500,000 sq ft of prime residential, Grade A office, retail, food and beverage space in Belfast city centre. Tribeca Belfast, which reflects the development’s location as the ‘Triangle beside the Cathedral’, is the largest single regeneration project in Belfast city centre. The …

Bob And Berts Coffee Shop Opens In Dunfermline

Bob And Berts Coffee Shop Opens In Dunfermline

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Bob and Berts, a leading independent coffee shop chain founded in Northern Ireland, has continued its expansion in Scotland with the opening of a new store in Dunfermline.  The new store represents a £300,000 investment and will create 30 new jobs locally. The business has 16 stores in Northern Ireland and opened its first Scottish store in Falkirk in October. …

Challenge The Ecosystem To Drive NI’s Productivity

Challenge The Ecosystem To Drive NI’s Productivity

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Northern Ireland’s low productivity could see significant improvement if education is aligned more closely with the jobs being created and some business incentives are linked to jobs with long-term economic value, according to a new report by Deloitte. The Power Up Report is a UK-wide Deloitte report focused on how to improve productivity in the economy, which incorporates views and …

New Competition Launched To Find ‘Danske Tech Stars’

New Competition Launched To Find ‘Danske Tech Stars’

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Danske Bank and Women in Business have joined forces to launch a new competition that will see four local tech entrepreneurs win 12 months’ free desk space in the new Catalyst Belfast Fintech Hub co-working space. The Catalyst Belfast Fintech Hub is Belfast’s first dedicated fintech co-working space, located on the ground floor of Danske Bank’s city centre headquarters. It …

Carrickfergus Enterprise Invests £20,000 In New Digital Tourism Map

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Carrickfergus Enterprise has invested £20,000 in the launch of an innovative digital initiative to connect tourism businesses in the area more closely with visitors. Visitors will be able to create their own itemised journey experience while also choosing the most optimal route. ‘Experience Northern Ireland’ is an exciting concept digitalising the visitor experience as they journey around the province. This …

Cyprus Avenue Restaurant Completes £750K Expansion

Cyprus Avenue Restaurant Completes £750K Expansion

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Popular East Belfast restaurant Cyprus Avenue has doubled in size and created 18 new jobs following the completion of a £750,000 expansion project.  The investment was part supported by Danske Bank. The busy neighbourhood bistro was opened in January 2017 by Richard McCracken, a chef with over 13 years of experience training with Michelin starred chefs Tom Kitchin and Andrew …

BLK BOX Completes Major Expansion Of Headquarters In Titanic Quarter

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Specialists in sports performance equipment and facility design, BLK BOX, has completed a major expansion of its headquarters in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter following an investment of £250,000. Established in 2012 by Gregory Bradley, BLK BOX specialises in the design, manufacture and delivery of strength and conditioning fitness equipment. The company has worked with businesses from a wide range of sectors, …

Former Balmoral Fruit Market Comes To The Market

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

The former site of the Balmoral Fruit Market has been brought to the market today by commercial property agents Lambert Smith Hampton and McKibbin, with offers invited in the region of £8.5m. The prime development land has a short term income of £210,000 per annum. It is approximately 7 acres in size and one of the few sites on the …