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3rd September 2019
Belfast Telegraph Property Awards 2019 in partnership with Electric Ireland now open!

Belfast Telegraph Property Awards 2019 in partnership with Electric Ireland now open!

What are the Property Awards? The Property Awards showcase excellence in the industry providing a platform for estate agencies, developers, architects, designers and contractors to highlight the extraordinary work they have accomplished in the past year. Which of the 14 categories can you enter? Last year’s awards had a record number of entries from right […]
8th August 2019
House sales dip but remain high

House sales dip but remain high

The latest housing survey from UK estate agents shows that demand from buyers continues to be high. The NAEA Propertymark housing report for June shows that the number of house hunters fell slightly from 307 to 305 per agency branch although the number of prospective buyers remains high. Year-on-year, housing demand is almost aligned, with […]
7th June 2019
Developer applies to build £7m apartment block on Dublin Road

Developer applies to build £7m apartment block on Dublin Road

A £7m plan for 71 new apartments in Belfast’s Golden Mile has taken a step forward, potentially creating 50 jobs. Developer John Smyth’s Estates has formally submitted an application for the 10-storey project on the Dublin Road. The development would also include a new ground floor restaurant. Featuring a mix of one-bedroom and two-bedroom self-contained […]
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 […]
7th February 2019
Approval for £11m investment in Newtownards development

Approval for £11m investment in Newtownards development

Homebuilder, Antrim Construction Company (ACC), celebrates approval of £11m investment for 43 new homes in Newtownards. The Ards and North Down Borough Council approved the construction of 43 new detached homes on Tuesday (5th February) evening. These plans are set to create approximately 30 construction jobs and will also improve the layout of an existing […]
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 […]
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 […]
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