Loughshore Hotel

Loughview Leisure Outlines 2017 Investment Plans

Alastair Luke Planning

Loughview Leisure is embarking on an extensive refurbishment project which will see significant investment being made across its portfolio of hotels in the greater Belfast area. Christopher Kearney, finance director, outlines the company’s plans. This year is going to be an exciting year for our company as we work to finalise renovation works across several of our properties. In total …

Stephen Blaney, Coogan and Co

Strong Belfast Delegation Needed At MIPIM 2017

Alastair Luke Planning

As Belfast showcases what it has to offer on a European stage at MIPIM 2017, Stephen Blaney, design director at Coogan & Co Architects, explains why a strong delegation from the city needs to be there. Belfast left last year’s MIPIM with a new found sense of confidence. This event gave us the confidence to know that the projects we …

Causeway Asset Management

Demand for High Specification Office Space Sparks Investor Interest

Alastair Luke Planning

With office rents now surpassing £20 per sq ft, Causeway Asset Management believes that now is the right time to invest in the Belfast office market. Damian Mitchell, property director, explains why. With its prominent location in Belfast City Centre, Chichester House is just one of a number of properties undergoing redevelopment to transform it into a high specification Grade …

Causeway Asset Management

Sustained Investment and Flexibility Key to Meet Belfast’s Market Demands

Alastair Luke Planning

As asset managers and co-investors, Causeway Asset Management is well placed to recognise and address some of the key challenges facing development projects in Belfast. Damian Mitchell, property director, explores the strengths of the market and the crucial next steps forward. At the moment, Belfast is one of the world’s top destinations for financial services technology investment. The city has …

Causeway Asset Management

Belfast Development Forum Could Provide Boost in Investor Confidence

Alastair Luke Planning

As a multi-disciplinary real estate investment company in Belfast, Causeway Asset Management is involved in some of the city’s key development projects, including Lanyon Central. Property Director Damian Mitchell, explores what needs to happen next to keep the city on the radar of the world’s top investors. Much has changed since MIPIM 2016, particularly when we consider the context we …

Paul McErlean, MCE Public Relations

It’s time to ‘think big’ and put some properly tall buildings into Belfast city centre

Alastair Luke Blog

First published in the Irish News, MCE’s MD Paul McErlean provides his insight into the world of commercial property, Brexit uncertainty and calls for a new Belfast skyline.  The word we’ve all heard time and again when it comes to Brexit is uncertainty. In an uncertain business climate, companies tend to be more cautious and as a result, be more risk-averse. …