The Braidwater Group Moves Forward With Consultation Process On 85 Acre Glenmona Site

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

One of Northern Ireland’s leading private and social house builders, The Braidwater Group, has today confirmed it is moving ahead with a consultation process with plans for social and affordable housing on a significant 85 acre site on the Glen Road in Belfast, known as ‘Glenmona’. Braidwater said today that its vision for Glenmona is to create a new mixed-use …

Glandore Celebrates First Anniversary Of Belfast Office

Glandore Celebrates First Anniversary Of Belfast Office

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Ireland’s leading provider of flexible workspace, Glandore, is celebrating the first anniversary of the launch of its new co working, event space & balcony terrace at Arthur House in Belfast. Following a £1m investment last June, Glandore has welcomed a variety of new members including Belfast Chamber, Ortus Secured Finance, ACA Compliance, US tech company SmashFly and one of the …

North Street Arcade To Return As Castlebrooke Investments Launches Planning Amendments On Tribeca Belfast

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Castlebrooke Investments has revealed a series of positive amendments to the outline planning application for Tribeca Belfast and launched a voluntary ten week public consultation process ahead of the submission of the proposal in Autumn 2019. It has also been announced that a new world-class architectural design firm has been appointed to work on the amended proposals. Award-winning Squire & …

Danske Bank's Belfast Headquarters

NI Economy Still Constrained By Brexit And Weaker Global Growth

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Danske Bank has today forecast that the Northern Ireland economy will grow by 1.0 per cent in 2019 and by 1.3 per cent in 2020, unchanged from its previous forecasts earlier this year. In its latest Northern Ireland Quarterly Sectoral Forecasts report, Danske Bank said that the Northern Ireland economy didn’t pick up much underlying momentum in the first quarter …

Belfast Buoys Officially Welcomed To New Home In Titanic Quarter

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

Deputy Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Peter McReynolds, has attended an event today to welcome the Belfast Buoys to their new home in Titanic Quarter, where they will remain on permanent display. The buoys were given to Belfast City Council by the Commissioners of Irish Lights in 1983 and originally located in the Cathedral Gardens, which became affectionately known as …

Belfast Tech Start-Up loyalBe Secures Growth Funding

Belfast Tech Start-Up loyalBe Secures Growth Funding

Andrew Kelly Corporate

One of Northern Ireland’s most promising fintech start-ups, loyalBe, has secured a six figure investment which it plans to use to develop its innovative rewards app. loyalBe, which aims to replace paper loyalty cards with one single mobile app, has received the funding from seed capital investment fund techStart NI and a number of private investors. Founded by Cormac Quinn, …

NI Food & Drink Industry ‘In Good Health But Can’t Be Complacent’

NI Food & Drink Industry ‘In Good Health But Can’t Be Complacent’

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Northern Ireland’s food and drink industry is in good health but cannot be complacent or take its recent performance for granted as it faces up to a range of new challenges. That was one of the key messages delivered at Deloitte’s 8th Annual Food and Drink Dinner at Hilsborough Castle, which was attended by more than 70 representatives from leading …

StepSpace Doubles Footprint In Belfast’s Centre House Following £1m Investment

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

StepSpace, an exciting first-of-its-kind office space concept aimed at fast scaling tech companies, has doubled its footprint in Belfast’s Centre House six months ahead of schedule to facilitate the growth of a number of its tenant companies. StepSpace launched in June 2018 and the latest expansion represents a further investment of £1m by Causeway Asset Management, following on from an …

Outstanding Prime Investment Opportunity In Dublin On Market For €12m

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

A unique, state of the art cold storage facility in Dublin has been brought to the market by commercial agents Lambert Smith Hampton with a guide price of €12m (6.43% NIY) The investment opportunity is created by way of a sale and leaseback to cold storage provider, Kool4Logistics, guaranteed for the first 15 years of the tenancy by their UK …