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Friday, 15 March 2019 News

Could a No deal Brexit boost physical retail on the Island of Ireland

Could a No deal Brexit boost physical retail on the Island of Ireland

With the looming potential of a NO deal brexit there will be winners and losers.

On scenario is that it could lead to a boost for physical retail in the short term in Northern Ireland and maybe even in ROI.

As more and more people choose as part of there shopping to do this online this could be set to get more and more...

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Monday, 15 October 2018 News

Do you need a "WEE" shed

Do you need a "WEE" shed

Demand has been steady for premises in Derriaghy Industrial Park, Dunmurry, during 2018.

Since buying the park several years ago, our client has worked his way around the estate refurbishing and upgrading units for occupation.

Over the last year we have welcomed new companies and uses, these include, Fox future heating, Norn...

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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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Tuesday, 13 June 2017 News

Card Factory open in Oaks Centre Dungannon

Card Factory open in Oaks Centre Dungannon

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

The 1500 sqft unit in the Oaks centre is the latest store that Murphy have secured for our client's in N Ireland, with the store now open and...

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Thursday, 23 March 2017 News

What affect will wage rises have on N Ireland property

What affect will wage rises have on N Ireland property

UK retail workers are due a pay rise next month, as the minimum wage increases take affect.

The higher wage costs come at a time when UK national retailers are also contending with a possible increase in property taxes (rates) and import costs that are rising as sterling falls.

At Murphy, we have been discussing the issue with...

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Thursday, 16 March 2017 News

Derriaghy industrial park see continued rental growth after refurbishment

Derriaghy industrial park see continued rental growth after refurbishment

Murphy Chartered Surveyors, have been working as strategic asset managers for the owners of Derrighy Industrial Park over the last 12 months.

During this period of a continuous refurbishment program, we have seen 8 new occupiers to the estate, such as Clarke Millar foods, Dunmurry Upholstery and H and J Martin to name some, with...

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Wednesday, 07 December 2016 News

10 years in Belfast prime retail pitch

10 years in Belfast prime retail pitch

At this time of year, it is always use full to look back at the year for retail property to date.

This year we decided to look back a little further, 10 years in fact.

We had a quick look at some key street, to see what has changed, namely Donegall Belfast, Castle Lane, Cornmarket, Arthur Street and Ann street.

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Friday, 25 November 2016 News

Lynas food outlet opens in Newry

Lynas food outlet opens in Newry

Lynas Food Outlets have opened in the Plaza Retail Park on the Belfast Road in Newry.

This is the latest of the companies outlet stores to open in Northern Ireland in recent times.

The new store is 4000 sqft and will re-anchor the scheme, which also has tenants such as Dominos, Chopsticks and the famous Genoa.

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Monday, 31 October 2016 News

Dunmurry upholstery to open in Derriaghy Industrial Park

Dunmurry upholstery to open in Derriaghy Industrial Park

At Dunmurry Upholstery, they have over 70 years experience in reupholstering existing furniture and designing and creating new sofas.

Working closely with Architects, Interior designers and customers own ideas and designs we are able to produce furniture which is completely unique and original.

When recently reviewing their...

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Thursday, 13 October 2016 News

Topps Tiles have a 5 year goal for Profitability

Topps Tiles have a 5 year goal for Profitability

Topps Tiles has recently announced a 5 year goal to profitably grow sales to £300m by 2020, which will continue the positive growth the business has seen in recent years.

The business has recognised that a key driver for achieving this is through customer convenience which is largely down to having the best looking stores in the...

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Thursday, 13 October 2016 News

Portakabin now open in Derriaghy

Portakabin now open in Derriaghy

Portakabin Ireland have leased a site at Derriaghy Industrial Park for a new venture in Northern Ireland 

The site which is there flagship Visitor and Hire centre for the companies products of Modular and portable buildings is now open for business and trade is starting to build.

At Murphy, we are delighted that they have...

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Thursday, 13 October 2016 News

Clarke Millar Foods relocate to Derriaghy

Clarke Millar Foods relocate to Derriaghy

Murphy Chartered Surveyors, asset managers for private clients, at Derriaghy industrial estate, Belfast, have secured Clarke Millar Foods as one of the latest tenants to the estate.

Clarke Millar Foods selected DIP over other locations in Greater Belfast/Lisburn as the site to relocate too and upsize their business, from black staff...

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Tuesday, 30 August 2016 News

Could Portadown's high Street Mall offer one of the best business opportunity in N Ireland at the minute

Could Portadown's high Street Mall offer one of the best business opportunity in N Ireland at the minute

Are you looking to expand you business in Northern Ireland in the coming year, then maybe Portadown's High Street Mall would be a place to consider.

Portadown is a bustling market town with a estimated population in the region of 25,000 people and the 12th largest population centre in Northern Ireland.

The...

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Saturday, 04 June 2016 News

Nulife Engineering commit to a new lease at Derrighy Industrial Park

Nulife Engineering commit to a new lease at Derrighy Industrial Park

Nulife Engineering has just committed to a further five years in Derriaghy Industrial Park.

The business has been establish since 1985 and provides engineering services to the a wide spectrum of sectors with a specific specialism in the Aerospace sector.

The company operates from a 23,000 sqft commercial property facility and...

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Friday, 03 June 2016 News

Murphy Chartered Surveyors, have leased industrial premises in Derriaghy Industrial Park to Clarke Millar Foods.

Murphy Chartered Surveyors, have leased industrial premises in Derriaghy Industrial Park to Clarke Millar Foods.

The newly refurbished 4,000 sqft commercial property will be a food processing and packaging facility for the company, servicing the Island of Ireland.

This letting is part of a string of lettings that are happening in the refurbished industrial park located between Lisburn and Belfast.

Clarke Millar Foods will employ 9 people...

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