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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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Monday, 04 September 2017 News

Up sizing Belfast

Up sizing Belfast

At Murphy we are always looking for trends and positive signs in the Northern Ireland retail market.

At present we are seeing some retailers up size into larger premises in Belfast city centre.

Pandora have up sized from 650 sqft on William street South to Cornmarket and a new store of 1500 sqft.  They assigned there old...

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Monday, 04 September 2017 News

Murphy 20 years in N Ireland property

Murphy 20 years in N Ireland property

Its always a bit scary, when you reach a mile stone, in your working life.

This month sees Mr Murphy, 20 years in the Northern Ireland property market.

Having started our venture into property some 30 years ago, moving to Scotland to study and work, I started my first Job in Northern Ireland in September 1997.

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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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Monday, 12 June 2017 News

Mountain Warehouse have another good trading year

Mountain Warehouse have another good trading year

Mountain Warehouse has posted a double-digit jump in annual profits as it plans 40 new store openings creating hundreds of jobs.

In the year to February 2017 pre-tax profits shot up by 22 per cent to 19.8 million, while sales jumped 30.8 per cent to £184.8 million.

Like-for-like sales at the outdoor retailer also saw a...

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Monday, 12 June 2017 News

Murphy News: COOKIE BOX to open in Abbey Centre

Murphy News: COOKIE BOX to open in Abbey Centre

Murphy, Chartered Surveyors, Property Consultants and Real estate agents based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, have help Cookie Box, identify and acquire there latest small store format outlet in Abbey centre, Belfast.

Cookie Box are a progressive NI company with growth plans for their business and have been waiting for the right...

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Monday, 22 May 2017 News

Card Factory to open in Boucher Shopping Park Belfast

Card Factory to open in Boucher Shopping Park Belfast

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 Greater Belfast

The 1900 sqft unit in the boucher shopping Park is the latest store that Murphy have secured for our client's in N...

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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, 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

Belfast a city moving forward with lots of business potenetial

Belfast a city moving forward with lots of business potenetial

When we meet new clients that are interested in expanding into Northern Ireland and Belfast, they ask us whats it like as a place to do business and what happening at the minute.

Belfast city council prepared a recent video to show case the region at Mipim 2017 which we think is a good starting point and will generate more...

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