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Wednesday, 07 March 2018 News

Card Factory sign up to a further three years in The Junction Antrim

Card Factory sign up to a further three years in The Junction Antrim

Card Factory have made the decision to renew their lease, for a further three years in the Junction in Antrim.

The decision was based on renewed optimism of the centre's future with a £30 million of investment planned in the coming years.

Lets hope there plans come together, in the coming years to revitalise this scheme.

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Wednesday, 07 March 2018 News

Waterloo place sold

Waterloo place sold

Murphy Chartered Surveyors and Property Consultants, one of N Ireland’s leading retail agents, have sold the former Pound Giant at 16 Waterloo Place Derry.

The 6,000 sqft building is to open as a small convenience store with off-sales and as yet to be decided use's in the upper floors.

We look forward to the new store...

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Thursday, 01 March 2018 News

Maplin in administration

Maplin in administration

It was another bad day for retail, with the announcement that Maplin have entered administration.

At Murphy we recall them opening there first retail warehouse unit in N Ireland, in Belfast Boucher road, following a relocation from the Lisburn road.

We acquired the 6,000 sqft unit while serving time in another company and help...

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Monday, 19 February 2018 News

Card Factory commit to a further five years in De Courcy Centre

Card Factory commit to a further five years in De Courcy Centre

Card Factory have made the decision to renew their lease for a further five years in the De Courcy Centre, Carrickfergus.

The decision was based on renewed optimism on the centre's future, following a recent letting to Poundstretcher in a Large anchor unit, that faced there store.

This had been empty for some 6 years and...

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Wednesday, 14 February 2018 News

Card Factory sign up to a further three years in Quayside Derry

Card Factory sign up to a further three years in Quayside Derry

Card Factory have made the decision to renew their lease, for a further three years in the Quayside Centre in Derry.

The 1600 sqft store is one of four shops the company currently has trading in the city.

The decision was based on renewed optimism of the centre's future, following a recent purchase of the scheme, by a new...

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Monday, 29 January 2018 News

THE BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION TO OPEN IN OMAGH

THE BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION TO OPEN IN OMAGH

Murphy Chartered Surveyors and Property Consultants, one of N Ireland’s leading retail agents, have secured premises for our retained client’s, the BHF, at 27 Market Street, Omagh.

The 2,000 sqft premises is one of three planned new store for our client in Northern Ireland during 2018.

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Monday, 29 January 2018 News

Murphy chosen by O'Neills to help with expansion into Craigavon

Murphy chosen by O'Neills to help with expansion into Craigavon

O'Neills one of Ireland's leading sports wear retailers is due to open a new flagship store at Marlborough Retail Park in Craigavon, Northern Ireland, in summer 2018.

Murphy Chartered Surveyors, one of Ireland's leading retail real estate agents has assisted the company with store identification and the commercial negotiations of the...

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Friday, 01 December 2017 News

Market sentiment at the end of 2017

Market sentiment at the end of 2017

As the party season kicks of in N Ireland, its a time when people reflect on the past year and get those last few deals over the line.

We attended our first function last night and while the mood was upbeat, economic uncertainty and brexit, has meant a "soft year" in terms of property market activity.

It is good to know that...

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Saturday, 18 November 2017 News

The British Heart Foundation returns to Ballymena

The British Heart Foundation returns to Ballymena

Murphy Chartered Surveyors and Property Consultants, one of N Ireland’s leading retail agents, have secured premises for our retained client’s, the BHF, at 48 Ballymoney Street, Ballymena.

The 3,000 sqft premises is one of three planned new store for our client in Northern Ireland during 2018.

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Saturday, 18 November 2017 News

Team Murphy gets a First

Team Murphy gets a First

At Murphy we are equestrian sport fan's and like to support all things equine.

At the start of 2018, we found that we had to purchase a new horse and after some 45 viewings of various animals at the start of the year, we settled on a Irish sports horse, that we call BIG Benny.

One of the things we love about horses is that we...

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Thursday, 09 November 2017 News

Shopping centre downsizing, when will it start in N Ireland

Shopping centre downsizing, when will it start in N Ireland

It was 10 years ago, when we worked, while at another company, on the demolition and regeneration of one of Northern Ireland's first shopping centre's, into a fresh commercial offer.

While working at a development company, Springhill shopping centre, Bangor was purchased, demolished and rebuilt into a retail park with...

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Tuesday, 31 October 2017 News

Card Factory open in Strabane

Card Factory open in Strabane

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

The 2,000 sqft unit in the main street is the latest store that Murphy have secured for our client's in N Ireland.

This will be the...

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Monday, 02 October 2017 News

Card Factory to open six shops in Ireland

Card Factory to open six shops in Ireland

UK greeting card specialist Card Factory is to open six shops in Ireland by the end of 2017 and has ambitious plans for another 69 outlets over the next five years.

The retailer has secured units at Northside Shopping Centre, Drogheda Town Centre and the Courtyard Shopping Centre in Newbridge along with...

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Monday, 11 September 2017 News

Murphy are at Revo 2017

Murphy are at Revo 2017

Murphy are attending the Revo Conference and exhibition in Liverpool on the 20th September 2017.

Revo is the UK’s largest gathering of people and businesses that together create great places for work, rest and play. 

It's a show case were senior decision makers and retailers attend this event, to do business and look...

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Monday, 04 September 2017 News

Murphy complete St Patrick's endurance ride

Murphy complete St Patrick's endurance ride

Last week end saw Mr Murphy and his Irish sports horse BIG BENNY take part in the 2017 St Patricks endurance ride run by ILDRA at Downpatrick's race course.

This year we entered the 16 km pleasure ride, as we are new to each other and still forming a partnership.  So we adopted a safety first approach to this ride out.

As...

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