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, …

Victoria Square’s 10th Birthday

Nicole Hollinger Events

In January 2018 MCE Events met with Victoria Square to discuss their 10th birthday party celebration! With lots of exciting plans for their birthday weekend, MCE Events were charged with the organization of the birthday party on 6th March 2018. MCE Events oversaw the logistics, entertainment, guest list, AV and most importantly – the birthday cake! MCE Events wanted to …

Victoria Square Celebrates £2bn In Sales Since Launching Ten Years Ago

Victoria Square Celebrates £2bn In Sales Since Launching Ten Years Ago

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Victoria Square has achieved an impressive £2bn in sales across all of its retailers and leisure operators since the landmark shopping centre opened in Belfast 10 years ago, it was revealed today. Opened on March 6, 2008, Victoria Square today marked its tenth anniversary with a number of events and activities to celebrate the milestone and also highlighted the centre’s …

A Perfect 10

Niamh Parker Consumer

Northern Ireland’s leading leisure and retail destination, Victoria Square turns 10 in March and is saying thank you for the memories with a host of exclusive events and over £10,000 worth of giveaways to celebrate its big birthday. From the beginning of the month, the mall will be bedecked with an impressive floral installation and on Friday 3rd and Saturday …

Victoria Square Holds Position As Leading Shopping Centre In Northern Ireland

Victoria Square Holds Position As Leading Shopping Centre In Northern Ireland

Andrew Kelly Corporate

Trevor Wood Associates’ Going Shopping 2018 – The Definitive Guide to Shopping Centres reveals that Victoria Square retained its title as the leading shopping centre in Northern Ireland, a position it has now held for seven years. Trevor Wood Associates launched the latest edition of ‘Going Shopping 2018 – The Definitive Guide to Shopping Centres’ at the Merchant Hotel, Belfast …

Retail Boost For Carrickfergus As New Opening Creates 15 Jobs

Retail Boost For Carrickfergus As New Opening Creates 15 Jobs

Andrew Kelly Corporate

An off-price retailer has opened a new store in a prime position on High Street in Carrickfergus in time for the Christmas rush, creating 15 new roles.  The Original Factory Shop, has secured a five year lease of the 5,300 sq ft unit previously occupied by Poundstretcher. The retailer is embarking on a period of significant growth with a series …

NewRiver Appoints Lambert Smith Hampton On Major UK Property Management Instruction

NewRiver Appoints Lambert Smith Hampton On Major UK Property Management Instruction

Andrew Kelly Corporate

NewRiver has appointed LSH’s Belfast office as the managing agents on a major UK and Ireland shopping centre and leisure portfolio, with a combined size in excess of 1.7m sq ft. The instruction comprises seven shopping centres and two retail parks amongst other retail and leisure assets. Included are: Abbey Centre in Newtownabbey, Belfast; Priory Meadow in Hastings; and The …

Velocity CEO Enda McShane (right) and Japan country manager Cartan McLaughlin (Left) with the Darius robot sales assistant in Velocity’s product demonstration suite in Belfast.

Velocity Worldwide Target Japanese Retail Market

Alastair Luke Corporate

Belfast-based marketing and software company Velocity Worldwide is set to enter the Japanese market, using its industry leading technology to open up exciting new opportunities for retailers in Japan. The announcement was made as Velocity welcomed a delegation from Asian outsourcing giant Transcosmos to its offices in Belfast, Dublin and London. The company has appointed Cartan McLaughlin as country manager …

(L-R) Brendan Boyd, director of Alfred Street Properties Ltd and Gerry Monaghan, manager of Connswater Shopping Centre and Retail Park.

The Range Announced As New Anchor Tenant At Connswater Shopping Complex

Alastair Luke Corporate

Alfred Street Properties Ltd, owners of Connswater Shopping Centre and Retail Park, has today announced that the scheme is to receive a significant boost when home, garden and leisure retail chain, The Range, opens a 65,000 sq ft store at the complex later this year. The retailer will create 80 new jobs when it opens the doors to its anchor …

Rio & Brazil Set To Open New Store In Victoria Square

Rio & Brazil Set To Open New Store In Victoria Square

Andrew Kelly Corporate

One of Belfast’s longest running independent fashion boutiques, is celebrating 40 years in business, by investing over £200,000 to relocate to a new store in Victoria Square. Rio & Brazil has taken over a 3,200 sq ft two story unit on the ground floor, opposite the iconic yellow Jaffe Fountain and Kitchen Bar. The new store is set to open …