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Thursday, 05 March 2020 News

o'neills halo store now open in Belfast city centre

o'neills halo store now open in Belfast city centre

Murphy Chartered Surveyors and property consultants have helped o'neills identify and acquire there latest store in Northern Ireland.

The 9000 sqft halo store is located on Royal Avenue Belfast, in what will become known as o'neills corner.

As someone who is active in country life and the horse world, I would regularly be...

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Friday, 28 February 2020 News

Northern Ireland draft rates revaluation list 2020 published

Northern Ireland draft rates revaluation list 2020 published

The Northern Ireland draft rates revaluation list 2020 has been released and this will provide businesses an opportunity to plan ahead for property tax costs in Northern Ireland.

As ever there will be those who benefit and those that don't.

In a recent exercise by my client  Card Factory, who have some 42 stores in...

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Friday, 17 January 2020 News

oneills to open in Belfast city centre

oneills to open in Belfast city centre

When my clients oneills said they might look at a Belfast city centre store a few years ago I said I would keep a watching brief. 

The brief was simple, we need 10,000 sqft approx for a total occupational budget of X. 

After identifying the best options in terms of size and planting the seeds with building owners, it...

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Tuesday, 31 December 2019 News

Joules open in Newry

Joules open in Newry

Murphy Chartered Surveyors and property consultants have helped Joules identify and acquire there second store in Northern Ireland.

The 1600 sqft store is located in The Quays Shopping Centre Newry.

Joules is a British clothing company which sells clothing and homeware products inspired by British country lifestyles. Its...

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Tuesday, 31 December 2019 News

NM Money open in Ballymena

NM Money open in Ballymena

NM Money have now opened there sixth Northern Ireland store in Tower centre, Ballymena, during the months of December 2019.

Murphy Chartered Surveyors and Property Consultants a leading retail and leisure agent in the region, have helped identify and negotiate the transaction.

The premises offer currency / travel money...

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Tuesday, 31 December 2019 News

Team Murphy has a new member

Team Murphy has a new member

Having sold my last horse over a year ago, I have taken my time to find a suitable replacement.

I have now found a new equine partner in Flash a 11 year old Irish sports horse gelding.

We will take the winter to get to know each other and hopefully have some fun in the spring/summer of 2020.

Time will tell.....

 

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Wednesday, 20 November 2019 News

CARD FACTORY OPEN SECOND RETAIL WAREHOUSE UNIT IN NORTHERN IRELAND

CARD FACTORY OPEN SECOND RETAIL WAREHOUSE UNIT IN NORTHERN IRELAND

Murphy Chartered Surveyors and Property Consultants, one of N Ireland’s leading retail and leisure agents, have secured further premises for our retained clients, Card Factory, in Newry

The 1,500 sqft unit is located in the Damolly retail park and is located beside Costa and Home Bargains .

This is the second retail...

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Wednesday, 20 November 2019 News

NM MONEY OPEN FIFTH STORE IN NORTHERN IRELAND

NM MONEY OPEN FIFTH STORE IN NORTHERN IRELAND

NM Money have now opened there fifth Northern Ireland store in abbey centre, Newtownabbey, during the months of November 2019.

Murphy Chartered Surveyors and Property Consultants a leading retail and leisure agent in the region, have helped identify and negotiate the transaction.

The premises offer currency / travel money...

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Thursday, 10 October 2019 News

Flying Tiger pop into Abbey Centre

Flying Tiger pop into Abbey Centre

Our client Flying Tiger Stores Ireland have had a great experience in Belfast castle lane for their first store in Northern Ireland, since opening in November 2015.

The good people of NI love them, it seems and they have decided to open a pop up store in abbey centre Newtownabbey from Oct 2019 to January 2020 to spread their...

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Friday, 27 September 2019 News

Mseven launch Belfast office building

Mseven launch Belfast office building

Murphy Chartered Surveyors popped along to the launch of the newly refurbished Mseven office building in Belfast this month.

The premises at 20 Adelaide street has been extensively refurbished over the last year and provides 20,000 sqft of space, in suites, of 2,200 sqft, for the SME market.

I thought the space was fantastic...

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Friday, 20 September 2019 News

Revo always learning

Revo always learning

I attended this years Revo Liverpool event for some networking, learning and deal making.

The room was full of mixed emotions, with the retail and leisure industry very much in the state of evolution.

Some interesting things have been learned from the seminars

. the fall in footfall in centre's is driven by family...

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Friday, 06 September 2019 News

NM Money open fourth store in Northern Ireland

NM Money open fourth store in Northern Ireland

NM Money have now opened there fourth Northern Ireland store in Bow street mall Lisburn, during the months of September 2019.

Murphy chartered surveyors and property consultants a leading retail and leisure agent in the region, have helped identify and negotiate the transaction.

The premises offer currency / travel money...

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Tuesday, 27 August 2019 News

The British Heart Foundation surrender lease

The British Heart Foundation surrender lease

Murphy Chartered Surveyors have negotiated the surrender terms of a lease held by the British Heart Foundation to make way for a redevelopment.

Our client has been in the same location for some 20 years, however the passage of time can mean a building can become rip for demolition and redevelopment.

This is the case for...

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Friday, 16 August 2019 News

card factory open their 1000th shop

card factory open their 1000th shop

I am always excited when a client reaches a mile stone in their business and in some small way, you have helped through your efforts and hard work.

Our clients Card Factory open their 1000th shop today in England, with a further 25 stores planned for 2019.

I started helping the company look at expanding into Northern Ireland...

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Monday, 01 July 2019 News

THE BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION RELOCATE IN BELFAST

THE BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION RELOCATE IN BELFAST

Murphy Chartered Surveyors and Property Consultants, one of N Ireland’s leading retail and leisure agents, have secured premises for our retained clients, the BHF, in Belfast city centre.

The 2,000 sqft unit is located at 23 Fountain Street.

As a result of the Belfast, Primark fire, our client had to close there...

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