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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 […]
2nd November 2018
Hagan Homes vows to construct 2,000 new NI homes in next decade

Hagan Homes vows to construct 2,000 new NI homes in next decade

One of Northern Ireland’s biggest house builders, Hagan Homes, has vowed to build 2,000 new homes over the next decade in a £300m investment. Founder and chairman of Hagan Homes, James Hagan, said he would build around 200 homes every year for a decade, which he announced as the company celebrates 30 years in business. Creating […]
29th October 2018
Belfast hotelier in plans to restore former Portrush bank building

Belfast hotelier in plans to restore former Portrush bank building

Andras Hotels, a leading Belfast hotelier, has submitted plans to restore and refurbish the former Northern Bank building in Portrush. Situated on Main Street, the listed building is adjacent to the proposed new 87-bedroom Andras Hotel at the former Londonderry Hotel site. The project will feature six serviced apartments alongside a cafe bar with the […]
11th October 2018
Belfast’s first ‘build to rent’ apartment scheme gets the thumbs-up from planners

Belfast’s first ‘build to rent’ apartment scheme gets the thumbs-up from planners

Plans for Belfast’s first ‘build to rent’ apartment scheme in the Cathedral Quarter have been given the nod by planners. Based in the city’s Academy Street, between Ulster University and The MAC, the £15m project is expected to create 110 jobs both directly and indirectly, during the construction phase and 25 when completed. A report […]
5th October 2018
Apartments plan unveiled for Belfast city centre building

Apartments plan unveiled for Belfast city centre building

The artistic vision behind a bid to transform a listed building in Belfast city centre has been revealed. Visuals for what the developer, Castlebrooke Investment, calls the Garfield & North project were unveiled yesterday by Colliers Residential. The London-based developer is seeking to construct 24 apartments at the corner of Garfield Street and North Street […]