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11th September 2017
Belfast’s Scottish Mutual Building to become George Best Hotel

Belfast’s Scottish Mutual Building to become George Best Hotel

Plans for the much-anticipated George Best Hotel have been revealed. Located in Donegall Square South in Belfast City Centre, The Scottish Mutual building was bought by Liverpool developers Signature Living Group and will contain around 80 bedrooms. Family and friends of the renowned football played George Best have presented the development group with iconic memorabilia […]
24th August 2017
Commercial property deals predicted to reach £300m

Commercial property deals predicted to reach £300m

Reports from leading Belfast agents suggest the commercial sector in Belfast and across the province is enjoying its most active period for years. Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) compiled the first report for the first half of the year which states that office market activity in the city is set to surpass the average take-up level […]
2nd August 2017
Belfast’s CastleCourt sold for £125 million

Belfast’s CastleCourt sold for £125 million

Belfast’s CastleCourt shopping centre has been bought for £125 million by investment firm Wirefox. The Holywood based firm has purchased the city centre shopping complex from Hermes Investment Management and is regarded as one of the largest commercial deals of recent times in Northern Ireland. Wirefox said it plans significant capital expenditure in the 365,000 […]
26th July 2017
Belfast church set to become £2m pub

Belfast church set to become £2m pub

Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has been granted permission to pursue a £2m project to renovate a former Belfast church into a bar. Plans to redevelop the Methodist Church on Belfast’s University Road were initially lodged three years previously, marking significant progress in the project. The listed building has sustained water damage and its organ and […]
19th July 2017
Third generation hotel in Co.Down goes on the market

Third generation hotel in Co.Down goes on the market

A third generation Co Down hotel located close to one of the world’s leading golf courses has gone on sale for £600,000.  Its owner, Dorothy Bell, is selling due to retirement, as her children do not wish take over the business.  The Avoca Hotel rests on the main promenade in the coastal town of Newcastle. . The 16-bedroom hotel includes […]
6th July 2017
Holywood pub to become luxury apartments in £2m scheme

Holywood pub to become luxury apartments in £2m scheme

A Holywood pub looks set to be renovated into luxury apartments as part of a £2m redevelopment. Lacuna Developments is hoping to renovate 1 Stewart’s Place and the Old Priory Inn, Holywood, into new luxury apartments after buying the site in January.  The Northern Ireland developer has put forwarded plans to redevelop the listed building on […]
26th January 2017
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST INVITED FOR GIANT’S PARK NORTH FORESHORE

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST INVITED FOR GIANT’S PARK NORTH FORESHORE

Commercial, leisure led, mixed use expressions of interest for Belfast’s biggest development site – the 200 acre northern and western portion of Giant’s Park North Foreshore – are being sought. One of Belfast’s largest developments, Giant’s Park, a 340 acre former landfill site provides anexcellent location with links to the airports, major roads and motorways […]