Category: Property Industry News

8th May 2019
Live rent-free for one year in a luxury Portland 88 ‘smart’ apartment on Belfast’s Ormeau Road!

Live rent-free for one year in a luxury Portland 88 ‘smart’ apartment on Belfast’s Ormeau Road!

The Belfast Telegraph has teamed up with Barnett Developments to offer the prize of a life-time; one year rent free in a brand new two bedroom ‘smart’ apartment at Belfast’s most desirable new address, Portland 88. Part of a £19 million development, this amazing prize is worth in excess of £15,000 and includes a Chain […]
7th May 2019
GOC celebrates 25 years in real estate

GOC celebrates 25 years in real estate

GOC Estate Agents, based in South Belfast, is celebrating twenty five years in business as the housing market shows strong signs of growth. The firm started life in Stranmillis by Gerry O’Connor with just two members of staff in 1994, the same year the ceasefires were announced and when the average house price in Northern […]
8th April 2019
Belfast home scheme in its second stage

Belfast home scheme in its second stage

The second phase of a major private housing development in South Belfast is under way. Ballyclare based developers, Hagan Homes, said the second stage of the £10.5m development will produce 14 three-bedroom semi-detached dwellings. The prices will start from £145,000. Once complete, this project will consist of 76 high quality homes built in the Kitchener […]
4th April 2019
New luxury Belfast apartments on the market

New luxury Belfast apartments on the market

Work has now finished on Belfast’s newest apartment block on the Ormeau Road. Bristol based development company, Barnett Developments, have fully launched the £19m development, Portland 88. The properties feature smart technology and a car lift for residents use. The company has highlighted that over 50% of the apartments sold before the official launch of […]
14th December 2018
Work on new Ormeau Road apartments set to begin in May

Work on new Ormeau Road apartments set to begin in May

After receiving planning approval on Tuesday evening, work to demolish the former Ballynafeigh PSNI Station on Belfast’s Ormeau Road is expected to begin in May 2019. Co Tyrone developer Knockburn Ltd is set to knock down the derelict structure and build 57 new apartments on the site. The full proposal includes two apartment blocks, three […]
13th December 2018
NI housing market stays the strongest in UK

NI housing market stays the strongest in UK

Northern Ireland house price rises are predicted to continue, meaning the housing market here remains the strongest performing among UK regions. According to the latest Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Ulster Bank Residential Market Survey, property prices fell across Great Britain for a third successive month in November. With 39% more respondents reporting […]
7th December 2018
Two major Ormeau Road developments look set for planning green light

Two major Ormeau Road developments look set for planning green light

Two major developments on south Belfast’s Ormeau Road are likely to be granted planning approval this Tuesday. City council officials have already recommended green-lighting a proposal to demolish the former Ballynafeigh PSNI station to make way for a modern apartment complex. Cromac Quay Ltd’s £12m bid for a six-storey office block at the Gasworks end […]
5th December 2018
Report reveals 10% growth in number of new NI homes

Report reveals 10% growth in number of new NI homes

The number of completed new-build homes in the last year has grown by 10% to reach 7,100, according to a new report. The Northern Ireland Housing Statistics report, from the Department for Communities, showed there were 7,382 residential planning decisions made, of which just 6% were refusals. The report additionally demonstrated growth of 1% in […]