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4 November, 2015

The Apex Collection – best bids 9th november 2015

Best bids for the Apex Collection which comprises of five properties across the Office and Industrial sectors is the 9th November 2015. The office blocks are Blocks 3 and 4 Richview Office Park, Clonskeagh, 2 adjoining blocks at Ashtown Gate, Navan Road and the industrial opportunity is in Westlink on the Kylemore Road. The collection is available as a portfolio or as individual lots.  

2 November, 2015

Rugby World Cup Armchair Pundit Winner 2015

Congratulations to Douglas Keatinge of Murray PR who is the winner of  HWBC’s Rugby World Cup Armchair Pundit competition. Runners up were Brian O'Callaghan of William Fry and John McNeela of Mazars.For the unlucky participants don’t worry, there is not long to wait until our 2016 Six Nations Armchair Pundit competition where there will be plenty of opportunity to avail of great prizes and bragging rights.

14 October, 2015

HWBC attracts three new stores to Blackpool Shopping Centre and Retail Park in Cork

Discount store Dealz, entertainment retailer CeX and outdoor equipment chain Trespass have all recently opened stores in Blackpool Shopping Centre and Retail Park.  Dealz 8,500 sq ft store in Blackpool Retail Park has been let on a 10 year lease at a rent of approximately €200,000 per annum.  CeX has opened it's store of 1,250 sq ft on a 10 year lease at a rent of €50,000 per annum.  Outdoor equipment chain Trespass has taken a 1,110 sq ft unit with a base rent and turnover related top up.  For more on this story please see here.

8 October, 2015

HWBC Brings The Apex Collection to the market

HWBC is bringing to the market The APEX Collection which comprises five properties across the Office and Industrial sectors.  The guide price for the entire APEX Collection is €19.7M.  The office blocks are Blocks 3 and 4 Richview Office Park, Clonskeagh, (guide price for each block is €2.1M), 2 adjoining blocks at Ashtown Gate, Navan Road (guide price €9M) and the industrial opportunity is in Westlink on the Kylemore Road (guide price €6.5M).  The collection is available as a portfolio or as individual lots.  For more on this story click here:                 Lot 1: Blocks ...

30 September, 2015

HWBC advise Irish Life on the Purchase of 57/58 Grafton Street

HWBC advised their client Irish Life on their recent purchase of 57/58 Grafton Street, a prime retail investment let on a long-term lease from 2014.  The reported price was €19.2M.  There is significant reversionary potential already given the upswing in demand for Ireland’s premier retailing street in the last year and the rarity of the size of block ideally suited the Investor.  The building was recently leased following the merging of two properties and a full refurbishment and now serves as the flagship store for Life Style Sports.  For more on this story click here.

28 September, 2015

Dublin Office Rents Soaring

Prime Dublin office rents rose by 24% in the 12 months to June and are expected to rise by 20% this year, meaning that prime office rents in Dublin will have risen by over a third in the space of just 18 months.  Read the full story here.

17 September, 2015

Dublin office take up to rise again

More than 108,000 sq m (1.16m sq ft) of office space in Dublin was taken up in the first six months of this year.  Read the full story here.

4 September, 2015

HWBC Armchair pundit competition is back for the 2015 rugby world cup

Even if you don't know the difference between a wing forward and outside centre you still have every chance to become the 2015 HWBC Rugby World Cup Armchair Pundit. For details on how to enter this exciting competition and win a dream trip to see Ireland take on France in the Six Nations in Paris on Valentine's weekend, just click here.