Lisburn Firm Flying High After Growth Finance Fund Investment

Lisburn Firm Flying High After Growth Finance Fund Investment

Andrew Kelly Corporate

A Lisburn-based aerospace business has become the first company to receive funding from the £30m Growth Finance Fund. Causeway Aero Group has received £500,000 to support working capital and plans to create 17 new jobs. Finance for the £30m Growth Finance Fund has been provided by the British Business Bank, Invest Northern Ireland and private investors, Northern Ireland Local Government …

Multimillion Pound Housing Development Targets First Time Buyers

Multi-million Pound Housing Development Targets First Time Buyers

Andrew Kelly Corporate

A multi-million pound investment in 108 new homes in the Downpatrick area is set to address a shortage of affordable properties for first time buyers.  The investment by KAP Properties will create 30 new jobs and is being part-funded by Danske Bank. KAP Properties was established in 2014 and has built several developments in the Downpatrick area. The new Saul …

Tim Hortons Confirms Opening Date For First NI Drive-Thru

Tim Hortons Confirms Opening Date For First NI Drive-Thru

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Tim Hortons®, the iconic Canadian coffee chain, will open a new restaurant at Connswater Shopping Centre and Retail Park on 12th December 2018 following an investment of £750,000. The new restaurant will create 50 jobs, a combination of full-time and part-time. The Connswater location will be the second Tim Hortons® restaurant to open in Northern Ireland, and the first Drive-Thru. …

French Village Bakery Expands Into Catering Sector Following Significant Investment

French Village Bakery Expands Into Catering Sector Following Significant Investment

Andrew Kelly Corporate

French Village Bakery has invested £850,000 to expand its current operations and develop its catering division, creating 10 new jobs and four apprenticeship positions.  The investment was supported by Danske Bank. The family-owned business opened in 1981 with premises on the Stranmillis Road.  Originally a producer of artisan breads, cakes and buns, the company quickly established a reputation for creating …

Homegrown Cyber Security Company Uleska Secures £500,000 Investment To Drive Future Growth

Uleska Secures £500,000 Investment To Drive Future Growth

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Belfast-based software security company Uleska announced today that it has secured £500,000 in investment and sales, which will enable it to significantly grow product development and double its headcount. The company has raised £325,000 in investment from a combination of institutional and private investors, including Techstart NI, Clarendon Fund Managers and Dennis Murphy, co-founder of software business Anaeko. Sales of …

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. …

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 …

Prep House Targets New Export Markets Following Investment

Prep House Targets New Export Markets Following Investment

Andrew Kelly Corporate

A Co. Down sauce company has invested £800,000 in a new factory that will help it fulfil its new contracts with large multi-national supermarkets.  The investment was part supported by Danske Bank. Prep House was established in 1999 by Paul and David Bell.  The business specialises in the development and production of sauces, mayonnaise, dressings and marinades.  Prep House employs …

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 …