Posts Tagged ‘Belfast’

Belfast’s byphone system challenges global VoIP players

David Whelan and James Wells

A Belfast Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone system, which has witnessed remarkable growth since it was launched 18 months ago, has been shortlisted in two categories at the UK’s most prestigious ICT awards. VoIP system, byphone, which was developed by Belfast engineers, Voxbit, a subsidiary of Clarity Telecom, is a simple to use phone…

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Arthur Cox appoints four new Partners

Arthur Cox Managing Partner Catriona Gibson welcomes the appointment of four new Partners to the leading law firm, from left, Chris Milligan, David Black, Mark Jameson, and Cahal Carvill

Leading law firm Arthur Cox has appointed four new Partners in Northern Ireland. Welcoming the promotions, Catriona Gibson, Managing Partner of Arthur Cox, said: “The admission of four new Partners within our firm reflects the sustained growth we’ve seen over the last number of years, driven by market demand from businesses who seek out Arthur…

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Belfast City Airport offers £30k marketing prize to NI’s ‘best’ small visitor attraction with Tourism NI

John McGrillen, CEO Toursim NI; and Katy Best, Commercial and Marketing Director at Belfast City Airport

Airport partners with Tourism NI and all eleven local Councils for competition to celebrate region’s lesser known attractions and experiences George Best Belfast City Airport has partnered with Tourism NI and all eleven Councils in the province to launch the search for Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction – with £30,000 of free marketing support…

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Artemis Technologies opens new facility in Belfast

Iain Percy, Karen Bradley, Joe O'Neill and Mark Gillan.

Artemis Technologies, a spin-off from America’s Cup team Artemis Racing, is to establish a new facility in Belfast Harbour, initially creating 35 jobs, in a bid to return commercial shipbuilding to the city. The company led by double Olympic gold medalist, Iain Percy OBE, will use its expertise garnished at the highest echelons of world…

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Prestigious Metro Building sold in the largest deal of the year

The highly prominent Metro Building, 70,000 sq. ft. of Grade A office space located on Donegall Square South has been purchased by a Private Property Trust. The asset was sold by Lisney and Osborne King. The property sold well in excess of its £21m asking price. Developed in 2003, the nine-storey building boasts a strong…

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CastleCourt announces plan to boost footfall in Belfast city centre


Belfast Chamber of Trade and Commerce has welcomed a CastleCourt campaign to boost footfall for retailers in the wake of the Primark fire, by significantly reducing its car parking charges this weekend and every Saturday and Sunday in September. The initiative which will see motorists park for £1 an hour during the period, follows the…

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First £1 million fire appliance arrives at George Best Belfast City Airport

Seamus Mac Mahon, Chief Fire Officer at George Best Belfast City Airport Fire & Rescue Service marks the arrival of the first £1m fire appliance to the airport.

George Best Belfast City Airport Fire Service has taken delivery of the first new fire appliances, each representing an investment in the region of £1 million. Purpose built for the airport by the Spanish firm Iturri, and the culmination of a 5-year procurement and manufacturing process, the new fire appliance offers the latest technology in…

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Iconic Belfast building reborn as The Flatiron

Flatiron Belfast

One of Belfast’s most iconic buildings has found a new lease of life as The Flatiron, offering unrivalled high-specification office space in the heart of the city centre. The five-storey building on Victoria Street, home to the popular Bittles Bar, has been redeveloped by Holywood-based investor, Wirefox, which purchased it in 2016. Michael Wright, Director…

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Corum Asset Management makes first purchase in Northern Ireland

40-46 Donegall Place Belfast

Corum Asset Management has completed the off-market acquisition of one of Belfast’s most prime retail properties, in what is the largest retail investment transaction in Northern Ireland so far this year. 40-46 Donegall Place, which is currently home to Northern Ireland’s flagship Next store and Dublin-based Eason, and extends to 67,000 sq ft, was acquired…

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Bright future for Lighthouse Communications following £400,000 investment

Bright future for Lighthouse Communications following £400,000 investment

One of Northern Ireland’s most respected PR and marketing communications agencies has announced a £400,000 investment following a period of continued growth. Lighthouse Communications, which employs 10 people and is retained by many of Northern Ireland’s leading companies, has purchased and completely refurbished Centre House on Holywood’s High Street. The firm has also appointed Mike…

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