Selling Manhattan Apartments: 10 Tips for Choosing a Real Estate Agent

Selling Manhattan Apartments: 10 Tips for Choosing a Real Estate Agent

Chances are, your home represents the largest purchase you have ever made. What’s more, your home is not just a financial investment, but an emotional investment as well. When you decide to sell your Manhattan apartment, be sure to enlist the services of a real estate agent who has the knowledge, experience, and understanding that […]

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Women lag behind in business start-ups

Northern Ireland women have fallen behind the UK trend for demonstrating entrepreneurship traits. Global Entreneurship Monitor (GEM), an annual barometer of UK entrepreneurial activity, shows the gap between male and female entrepreneurs in Northern Ireland is widening – elsewhere in the UK it has narrowed. For every 100 male entrepreneurs UK-wide, 46 women also started their […]

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Nothing under £50,000 for first-time buyers

For the first time £50,000 will get you absolutely nothing if you’re hunting for a new house in Northern Ireland.  For as prices in the north continue to buck trends by showing sustained hikes, figures yesterday revealed that in the last three months, not a single new-build property in the north was in the under […]

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Plan to transform public areas

Could Belfast be the next Barcelona? International design company EDAW hopes so.  For it is expected to be formally appointed this morning to transform Belfast’s public areas over the next decade.  If the transformation happens to plan, at least 4000 new jobs . EDAW – which has already helped reshape cityscapes in Barcelona and Manchester […]

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Extra Canadian destination Zooms into view

ZOOM Airlines is expanding its summer programme of flights from Belfast to Canada this summer due to high demand.  Initally, the Canadian airline introduced a weekly flight from Belfast to Toronto, offering low-cost full scheduled flights at prices starting from £89 one-way including taxes. However, due to the unprecedented demand, Zoom has introduced Halifax, Nova […]

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Big time beckons for designers

A Northen Ireland design company has been invited to join the ranks of high fliers within the industry.  Creative Media, which employs 14 people in offices in Belfast and Omagh, will take part in a series of UK think-tanks and forums geared towards raising ethics and standards within creative industries. The company, which was founded […]

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Project gets people off the dole and into employment

An initiative to get disadvantaged people in the West Belfast and Greater Shankill areas off the dole queues and into work has resulted in nearly 100 people moving into employment. Ex-prisoners, disabled people, lone parents and the educationally disadvantaged were key targets of the West Belfast and Greater Shankill Employment Services Board. Outlining its progress […]

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Castlecourt looks to broaden horizons

Belfast is back on the drawing board with schemes aimed at reviving two bleak, run-down areas of the city centre.  The challenge, this time round, is not only to give them a makeover worth hundreds of millions of pounds, but to create a city with soul. Helen McGurk talks to Westfield about its plans for […]