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Friday, 12 May 2017 News

Warren James trading well in Tower Centre Ballymena

Warren James trading well in Tower Centre Ballymena

Murphy Chartered Surveyors and Property Consultants, one of N Ireland’s leading retail agents, have secured premises for our retained client’s, Warren James, in Ballymena

The 1000 sqft unit in the Tower centre, is the 6th store, that we have secured for them in N Ireland.

The scheme has recently been bought by...

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Friday, 12 May 2017 News

British Heart Foundation on Castle Lane to close

British Heart Foundation on Castle Lane to close

It is always a disappointment to Murphy when one of our client's close a business.

Our client the BHF are coming to the end of a lease on Castle Lane, in June and have made the hard decision to close the doors of this prime store.

Our client leased the unit in the height of one of our economic downturns, in a unit that...

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Thursday, 06 April 2017 News

Murphy retained to help Eurochange

Murphy retained to help Eurochange

Murphy Chartered Surveyors, have been retained by wwweurochange.co.uk to help with the expansion of there business into Northern Ireland.

Our latest client is a retail bureau de change specialist and has been trading for some 40 plus years across high street and shopping centre location's in the UK, with 143 branches nationwide to...

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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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Saturday, 18 February 2017 News

Newbridge Silverware opens in Belfast's Arthur street

Newbridge Silverware opens in Belfast's Arthur street

Murphy's first meeting with www.newbridgesilverware.com was in the summer of 2015.

At that time, they wanted to open a dedicated boutique store in Belfast, the first in the UK.

Murphy were appointed to review the market and present opportunities for consideration.

At that time the client felt the right building just...

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Monday, 13 February 2017 News

Former Ulsterbank building on Main street Newcastle now being redeveloped

Former Ulsterbank building on Main street Newcastle now being redeveloped

We happened to be passing through Newcastle heading into the mournes for a walk this week.

It was great to see a former Ulster bank in a prime site has been bought, demolished and a new development under way, all within 12 months of the bank closing.

The development by Alterity from Belfast, is a change from the norm for them,...

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Friday, 03 February 2017 News

Northern Ireland development activity spreading into smaller towns

Northern Ireland development activity spreading into smaller towns

As a company, that makes it our business to notice what's happening in our Northern Ireland towns, its refreshing to know that new development is happening not just in Belfast, however in smaller towns such as Hillsborough.

Over the last 24 months their has been lots of activity for a town of 3500 people.

We have seen the...

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Wednesday, 01 February 2017 News

Cheque Centre leave Northern Ireland

Cheque Centre leave Northern Ireland

At Murphy, we always have a heavy heart when a company you helped grow in your region closes and in this case leaves.

Cheque Centre, like many other alternative lenders, sprung up out of the recessions years in the last decade.

In Northern Ireland they entered the market in 2010 and by 2014 had some 28 outlets, all acquired...

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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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Monday, 28 November 2016 News

Murphy secure premises for Newbridge Silverware

Murphy secure premises for Newbridge Silverware

Murphy Chartered Surveyors, one of Northern Ireland's leading retail and leisure advisers has secured premises in Belfast for one of Ireland's most renowned retail brands, Newbridge Silverware.

The new boutique will be located in 43 Arthur Street Belfast, adjacent to Avoca and Fred J Malcolms in a newly refurbish period building.

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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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Wednesday, 02 November 2016 News

Murphy has been shortlisted for Commercial Estate Agency of the Year

Murphy has been shortlisted for Commercial Estate Agency of the Year

Murphy Chartered Surveyors has been shortlisted in the Commercial Estate Agency of the Year category in the 2016 Belfast Telegraph Property Awards in association with Propertynews.com.

The Gala Awards ceremony will take place at the Ramada Plaza Hotel, Shaw’s Bridge on Friday 18th November 2016.

Who knows maybe this will...

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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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