Record Year For Belfast Office Market As Occupier Confidence Continues To Drive Demand

Kathryn Stevenson Corporate

The Belfast office market set a new annual record in 2018, with total take-up reaching highs of 885,023 sq ft, more than double that of 2017 and 82 percent above the five-year average, according to Lambert Smith Hampton’s Ireland Office Market Report 2019 which was published today. The outstanding year was underpinned by the two single largest lettings of the …

Look At Me Now: Beannchor Reveals The National’s New Look Following £350,000 Investment

Kirsty Winter Consumer

The Beannchor Group has completed a significant £350,000 investment in the redevelopment of its popular Cathedral Quarter bar and eatery, The National. Following an extensive month-longrenovation, the new-look venue reopened to the public at the weekend. Set in the historic surrounds of one of Belfast’s oldest buildings – the former National Bank Building on High Street – the venue has …

Beannchor Announces £350,000 Investment In The National

Kirsty Winter Consumer

The Beannchor Group has announced a £350,000 investment in the redevelopment of its popular bar and eatery, The National in Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter. Set in the historic surroundings of one of Belfast’s oldest buildings – the former National Bank Building on High Street – The National initially opened to the public in September 2013, following a significant redevelopment of the …

Belfast Fundraisers Get Freezin’ For A Reason

Kirsty Winter Consumer

Twenty brave fundraisers from Belfast and beyond embraced the December chill and took on the challenge to plunge into the River Lagan on Saturday 1 December, raising vital funds for local Special Olympics athletes. Taking place at Belfast Marina, the freezing fundraiser challenged the public to ‘get freezin’ for a reason’ in support of athletes with an intellectual disability. Participants and …

Beannchor Group now powered by 100% renewable energy

Kirsty Winter Consumer

Northern Ireland’s largest hospitality group, Beannchor, has taken a major step towards reducing its carbon footprint by agreeing a £500,000 renewable electricity contract with 3T Power. The clean energy transition has been rolled out across the group’s entire portfolio including The Merchant Hotel, Bullitt Belfast, The National & Sixty6, Little Wing, The Dirty Onion and The Hillside Bar and Restaurant, …

Cathedral Quarter Bar Invites Canine Trick or Treaters

Kirsty Winter Consumer

The Dirty Onion set to host a wooftacular Halloween Pooch Social   Dog-friendly bar, The Dirty Onion, is set to welcome back its four-legged furry friends for a special, Halloween-themed Pooch Social on Sunday 28 October. There will be no tricks, just lots of treats at the popular bar’s final Pooch Social of the year, where guests are encouraged to …

Little Wing Serves Up Much-Needed Support To Kids’ Groups Across NI

Kirsty Winter Consumer

Annual Little Stars Bursary Scheme set to return for the fifth year   Northern Ireland’s favourite pizzeria, Little Wing, is serving up much-needed support to local children’s clubs as it launches its Little Stars bursary scheme for the fifth year.   Since the scheme launched in 2014, 26 children’s clubs from across Northern Ireland have benefited from much-needed cash boosts …

Film project celebrates Belfast’s energy, spirit and pride

Kirsty Winter Consumer

A film project celebrating Belfast and its people will be unveiled as part of the city’s Culture Night celebrations later today. Earlier this month, hundreds of volunteers from across Belfast came together for a secret filming project in the Titanic Quarter. Tonight the short film they helped to create will be shown at Culture Night – Belfast’s biggest annual cultural …

Volunteers sought for secret filming project in Belfast

Kirsty Winter Consumer

People from across Belfast and beyond are being invited to be part of an exciting filming project, set to be unveiled at this year’s Culture Night. Up to 2,000 volunteers are being sought to take part in the special filmed project, which will take place in the Titanic Quarter at lunchtime on Wednesday 12 September. Led by Belfast City Council, …

Build Up Your Business At Bullitt

Kirsty Winter Consumer

Bullitt Belfast is offering local people the chance to build up their business, literally one brick at a time. The city centre hotel will be running a workshop that promises to build on people’s innovation, imagination and career performance using everyone’s favourite childhood toy – LEGO. Participants will learn how to communicate more effectively, engage their imaginations more readily and …