It seems like no time since the petrol filling station (PFS) and convenience sector was clobbered by the rates revaluation which took effect on April 1, 2015 but which was based on property valuations as of April 1, 2013. Well the next rates revaluation is underway.
Sandwich chain Subway is to open a new 2,000 sq ft drive-thru restaurant on Boucher Road. The purpose -built unit is situated on the existing KFC site, which is owned by local property company Kirk Bryson and Co Ltd , and is expected to be completed and open by summer 2018.
Not a title that propositions one of the largest high street retailers, as Next was one of the stronger performers of 2017, but a question for anyone with an interest in the retail sector.
The 2015 revaluation, which took effect on 1st April 2015 albeit based on property valuations as at 1st April 2013, has only been dealt with, in part, by the licensed sector. The new 2020 valuation will be benchmarked to 1st April 2018 and will form the basis of rates bills from 1st April 2020.
Following a successful partnership with Tiny Life last year, Osborne King employees have selected NI Hospice as our charity partner for 2018 and we look forward to taking part in a wide variety of fund-raising events and activities that will enable our staff to raise as much money as possible for this most deserving organisation.
Long-established Northern Irish firm, McKeowns Solicitors, is expanding and re-locating by taking office space in Law Society House on Belfast’s Victoria Street. The firm previously based in Newry has acquired 3,500 sq foot of high spec office space according to letting agents, Osborne King.