New Eurospar Opens Following Multi-Million Pound Investment

New Eurospar Opens Following Multi-Million Pound Investment

Andrew Kelly Corporate

A new 6,000 sq ft Eurospar has opened in Dromore, County Down, creating 40 jobs.  The £2.6m investment was part supported by Danske Bank. Moundview Eurospar is three times larger than the previous Eurospar store on the Hillsborough Road site and now features a deli and butchery counter, forecourt and 24 hour pay at pump facilities. Chris McDonald, Owner of …

UCIT Help’s Put The ‘Sparkle’ Into Clearer Water

UCIT Help’s Put The ‘Sparkle’ Into Clearer Water

Andrew Kelly Corporate

A social enterprise based near Larne has had the ‘sparkle’ put into its business thanks to a £50K loan from Ulster Community Investment Trust (UCIT) to purchase a new automatic carbonator. Clearer Water, from Magheramorne, sources and bottles drinking water which is certified as among the best in the UK and Ireland.  The new carbonator has enabled the company to …

International Property Buyers Target Local Development

International Property Buyers Target Local Development

Andrew Kelly Corporate

A unique housing development in Broughshane, Co Antrim is attracting interest from international buyers. Antrim-based construction company Loft Estates is in the process of completing work on its award winning Copper Barns development, which sits on a 4.5 acre rural site overlooking Slemish Mountain and the Braid Valley. The £1.3m investment in three state-of-the-art homes, was part funded by Danske …

Shoe Shop Puts Best Foot Forward With Investment In Online Platform

Shoe Shop Puts Best Foot Forward With Investment In Online Platform

Andrew Kelly Corporate

A family-owned business in Banbridge has invested £100,000 and created four jobs to support the continued growth of its online platform and export business. The investment was part supported by Danske Bank. Donaghy Shoes operates from a 25,000 sq ft store on the main street, employs 75 staff and exports internationally to more than 50 countries. Peter McVeigh, Director at …

Danske Bank Investing In Major Refurbishment Of Flagship Branch

Danske Bank Investing In Major Refurbishment Of Flagship Branch

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Work is about to commence on a major refurbishment of Danske Bank’s flagship branch at Donegall Square West in Belfast city centre. Building work will begin on Thursday 7 June and is due to complete by the start of September.  During the refurbishment, the branch will operate from a temporary location accessed via Wellington Street at the side of the …

Bob & Berts Opens First Belfast City Centre Store

Bob & Berts Opens First Belfast City Centre Store

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Independent coffee shop chain Bob & Berts has opened its first Belfast city centre store in an investment worth £200,000. The 3,000 sq ft store based on Fountain Street will create 35 new jobs. Bob & Berts was founded in Portstewart in 2013 by Colin McClean, his brother in law, David Ferguson, joined the business in 2015.  The business, which …

SHS GROUP COMPLETES TWO MAJOR ACQUISITIONS WITH SUPPORT FROM DANSKE BANK

SHS Group Completes Two Major Acquisitions With Support From Danske Bank

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Belfast-headquartered SHS Group has invested significantly to position itself for further growth through two major acquisitions.  Danske Bank provided the funding for both acquisitions. SHS Group worked closely with Danske to complete the acquisition of Standard Brands UK Limited, owner of market leading firelighter brands such as Zip and Sunny Jim.  Closely followed by the acquisition of 3V Group, the …

Ground Espresso Opens In Victoria Square

Ground Espresso Opens In Victoria Square

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Ground Espresso has opened a new 50-seater store in Victoria Square, creating 12 new jobs.  Founded in 2001, Ground Espresso Bars is a family owned and operated business which employs over 300 staff across 24 stand-alone stores and concessions in Ireland. Lambert Smith Hampton acted on behalf of Victoria Square to secure the new tenant. Hannah Houston, Senior Support Manager, …

New Showroom Puts Car Dealership In Pole Position

New Showroom Puts Car Dealership In Pole Position

Andrew Kelly Corporate

JC Halliday & Sons have opened Northern Ireland’s only DS Store in Eglinton, creating four new jobs. The £750,000 investment was part supported by Danske Bank. Award-winning Citroen & DS dealer, JC Halliday & Sons first started in 1967 and currently employs 28 staff across two sites in Eglinton and Magherafelt.  The company currently holds the National Excellence award across …