Housing Association Announces £75m Investment In 550 New Homes

Housing Association Announces £75m Investment In 550 New Homes

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Ark Housing Association Northern Ireland Ltd. has today announced an investment of £75m to build 550 new homes by 2024. Supported by an initial investment of £12m from Danske Bank and the Department for Communities’ (DfC) Housing Association Grant programme, Ark Housing, who currently manage 450 homes, are committed to more than doubling that number over the next five years. …

Danske Bank Extends Premiership Sponsorship For Three More Years

Danske Bank Extends Premiership Sponsorship For Three More Years

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Danske Bank and the NI Football League have extended their partnership, in a record breaking deal for the league, to continue title sponsorship of the Premiership and Women’s Premiership for another three years. Amid one of the most exciting title races in years, the partnership is currently in its eighth season of sponsorship and will bring Danske Bank into a …

Danske Bank Supports £3m Investment In Local Housing Developments

Danske Bank Supports £3m Investment In Local Housing Developments

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Belfast and Moira are set to benefit from two new housing developments following a £3m investment by Mayfair Homes NI. The investment has been supported by Danske Bank. Mayfair Homes NI was established in 2012 and the company has completed several developments in Belfast, Ballyclare, Dundonald and Holywood. The new Northview Lane development will consist of 18 new houses on …

Danske Bank's Belfast Headquarters

Consumer Confidence Falls For The Third Consecutive Quarter

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Consumer confidence in Northern Ireland fell again in the fourth quarter of 2019 as the lack of an Executive, Brexit and the impact of higher prices negatively impacted how people were feeling, according to analysis published today by Danske Bank. The Danske Bank Northern Ireland Consumer Confidence Index fell to 129 in Q4 2019, down from 131 in the third …

Craigavon Firm Turns To Automation For Future Growth

Craigavon Firm Turns To Automation For Future Growth

Andrew Kelly Corporate

A Craigavon-based engineering firm has invested £500,000 to build a new 6,000 sq. ft plant and purchase an automated anodising machine. The investment, which will also create six new jobs, was supported by Danske Bank. Foxano, a spin out from Foxcut WCS, anodises aluminium parts for the aerospace, engineering and architectural industries. Foxcut WCS specialises in robotic waterjet cutting, a …

Danske Bank's Belfast Headquarters

NI Growth Forecasts Slightly Lowered

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Danske Bank has slightly lowered its Northern Ireland economic growth forecasts, and now expects the local economy to grow by 0.8 per cent in 2019 and by 0.9 per cent in 2020. That is down from the Bank’s previous forecasts, delivered in October, that growth would hit 0.9 per cent in 2019 and 1.0 per cent in 2020. In its …

Danske Bank Raises Over £200k For Children’s Mental Health

Danske Bank Raises Over £200k For Children’s Mental Health

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Danske Bank employees and customers have raised £208,000 for charity partner Action Mental Health in three years. The partnership means over 5,000 NI children and 800 parents and teachers will have benefited from the charity’s Healthy Me programme, which otherwise receives no public funding. Danske Bank selected Action Mental Health as its charity partner in 2017 with the objective of …

Danske Bank Announces Christmas Gift For Cancer Fund For Children

Danske Bank Announces Christmas Gift For Cancer Fund For Children

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Northern Ireland’s leading children’s cancer charity, Cancer Fund for Children has received a £5,000 Christmas charity gift from Danske Bank. The bank made the donation after its employees, customers and members of the public voted for the local charity they wanted to see receive a Christmas gift this year. Cancer Fund for Children provides practical and emotional support to young …

Belfast City Centre Can Become Hotspot For FMCG Market

Belfast City Centre Can Become Hotspot For FMCG Market

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Belfast city centre is primed for further growth and investment in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) market, according to a leading Centra franchise owner. Ricky and Vicky Leathem have invested £1.5m across their four stores since starting the business in 2007.  Having recently switched their banking to Danske Bank, the owners are now able to facilitate further growth in the …