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Saturday, 03 January 2015 News

BHF to close in coleraine

BHF to close in coleraine

It will be another disappointing day for one of Murphy’s retail clients when the British Heart Foundation close there Coleraine store at the start of feb 2015.

When our client entered the NI charity market in the lat 90′s there was limited charity retailing on the high street.

With the advent of the downturn, more...

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Wednesday, 03 December 2014 News

Murphy seeking instructions in 2015

Murphy seeking instructions in 2015

As we begin 2015, Murphy Chartered Surveyors, Property Consultant and Estate Agents have reached the end of our fifth year in business in Northern Ireland.

Our Niche practice has been working hard over the last year on behalf of select clients, bringing them property / business opportunities, that they can operate...

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Wednesday, 03 September 2014 News

Murphy sells 72 Castle street Belfast

Murphy sells 72 Castle street Belfast

Murphy Chartered Surveyors in association with GVA NI have sold the above retail building to a local business occupier.

The building is located in one of Belfast main secondary streets and attracted strong interest from local business to buy the building.

Having been placed on the market in March 2014, the transaction...

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Thursday, 03 July 2014 News

Topps Tiles Plc take second N Ireland store with Murphys help

Topps Tiles Plc take second N Ireland store with Murphys help

Murphy Chartered Surveyors clients Topps Tiles Plc have signed contracts to lease their second store in N Ireland.

The latest store will be located in Unit 4 Boucher Plaza, Boucher Road, which is the cities main DIY destination for trade and private customers alike.Topps Tiles Plc have...

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Monday, 03 March 2014 News

Murphy secure flexible lease terms on renewal

Murphy secure flexible lease terms on renewal

Murphy Chartered Surveyors have just completed a lease renewal on the British Heart Foundation at 49 Main Street Bangor, N Ireland.

The premises were acquired by Eamonn Murphy, 15 years ago when BHF entered the N Ireland market.

As the lease has come to an end, Murphy have been able to negotiate a new lease on more modern...

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Monday, 03 February 2014 News

Murphy secure rent reduction for client

Murphy secure rent reduction for client

Murphy Chartered Surveyors have successfully negotiated a 32% reduction of the rental on premises on Bow Street Lisburn.

The premises at 63 Bow street, a 100% prime location, are occupied by their clients Card Factory, were they have traded for 3 years.

With rentals on Bow street having fallen over the last three years, Murphy...

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Friday, 03 January 2014 News

Do you have a lease renewal coming up

Do you have a lease renewal coming up

At Murphy Chartered Surveyors and Property Consultants we are continually assisting people try to reduce their property occupation costs.

A recent example has been a lease renewal we carried out for our clients Card Factory in the diamond Coleraine N Ireland.  After detailed negotiations with the Landlords agent we managed to...

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Wednesday, 01 January 2014 News

A commercial lease can be a minefield so ask Murphy for help

A commercial lease can be a minefield so ask Murphy for help

A commercial lease can be a minefield… early advice from a surveyor can save you thousands of pounds in the long run and could deliver you a better deal

Examples of Six things you should consider before signing your new commercial property lease

  1. The RENT is the headline cost, but that’s just the start.
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Wednesday, 01 January 2014 News

Murphy now four years in business

Murphy now four years in business

As we begin 2014, Murphy Chartered Surveyors and Property Consultant have reached the end of our fourth year in business.

Our Niche practice has been working hard over the last number of years on behalf of mostly tenants, bringing them property / business opportunities, that they can operate their business from successfully and...

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Wednesday, 01 January 2014 News

Bravissimo to open flagship with murphys help

Bravissimo to open flagship with murphys help

Bravissimo, the lingerie, swimwear and nightwear Specialist have secured premises for a flagship store in Belfast city centre.

The store will be located at a completely refurbished period building, 41 Royal Avenue and will extend to c.5,000 sq ft over three floors.

As well a huge selection of lingerie, swimwear and nightwear...

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Sunday, 01 September 2013 News

Topps Tiles opens in the Abbey Trading Estate, Newtownabbey

Topps Tiles opens in the Abbey Trading Estate, Newtownabbey

Topps Tiles Plc have opened their first store in Northern Ireland with the help of Murphy Chartered Surveyors and Property Consultants.

The 4500 sq.ft. show room is located in the Abbey Trading Estate, in Greater Belfast and is one of 8 stores planned for N Ireland over the coming years.

Our client has in excess of 300 stores...

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Saturday, 01 June 2013 News

Card factory pop up stores a success

Card factory pop up stores a success

Card Factory which now has 28 trading stores in N Ireland has a mixture of long and short term commitments in terms of their leases.

When looking at some of the provisional towns in N Ireland and more expensive shopping centre’s, they took the view, that they would like to trail stores for 12 months to see how they traded.

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Wednesday, 01 May 2013 News

June set to be a busy month in NI property

June set to be a busy month in NI property

June is set to be a busy month in NI property with the rise of the property auction for selling certain assets to the market.

In June alone, their are four main auctions which will have over 170 properties between them up for sale.

The assets in the main are repossessions, land, along with secondary houses and commercial.

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Friday, 01 March 2013 News

Murphy helps the British Heart Foundation get into Derry

Murphy helps the British Heart Foundation get into Derry

Murphy Chartered Surveyors & Property Consultants, the retailers choice for property advise in N Ireland, have helped the British Heart foundation get into Derry.

They have assisted with the identification and acquisition of premises at 9 Ferryquay street, which has historically been occupied by Shoe Zone.

The 3000 sqft...

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Friday, 01 February 2013 News

 Murphy helps PLC expand into N Ireland

Murphy helps PLC expand into N Ireland

Murphy Chartered Surveyors and Property Consultants are to assist Topps Tiles PLC on their expansion into N Ireland / Ireland.

The retailer has looked at the market on and off, for many years, however they have decided now is the right time to open.They will be looking for outlets of 3,000 to 8,000 sq ft in the main towns and cities,...

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