Commercial Property Insights

Insights from one of the UK’s leading property investment consultants, Neil McShane.

Author: Neil McShane

Newry Industrial site sold for new headquarters and distribution hub

INPRIO has successfully sold a 10.39 acre site in Newry for £1.6m.  The site, which is zoned for industrial development, will house the new headquarters and distribution hub for S&W Wholesale.   The sale forms part of Chancellors Exchange, a 22 acre site at Chancellors Road, Newry, located beside the A1

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INPRIO Annual Commercial Property Market Review 2021

The world is waking up….these were the words of a client back in September, as we continued on our slow path back to normality.  A few months later, and we can see a further improvement, but it is undoubtedly small steps.  It is difficult to say just how long we

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BBC Talkback – The Tribeca project gets the go-ahead

BBC Talkback – The Tribeca project gets the go-ahead from Belfast City Council’s planning committee, but critics say it’s not in the best interests of the city.  The £500m mixed-use plan is heavily weighted towards offices.  Our director, Neil McShane, contributed to the debate. When asked by William Crawley about

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BBC Newsline – Planning Decision Due for Belfast’s Tribeca Scheme

In advance of the decision by Belfast City Council’s planning committee, John Campbell, BBC News NI Economics & Business Editor, looked at the implications of the mixed-use Tribeca scheme. Contributing to the piece, our director, Neil McShane, was asked about the considerable focus on offices and, specifically, how employees have

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Commercial Property Market Review 2020

I have been tasked with providing a review of the commercial property market for 2020.  This should be relatively straightforward; it has been brutal.  COVID-19, and the necessary but challenging lockdown, has resulted in the toughest market I have experienced in my 20 years in the industry.  This was to

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What will happen to the office sector?

The debate is daily. But the reality is, no one knows for sure. We can only speculate about what will happen to the office sector. So here are my thoughts. It will survive. Why? Well, for a start, we need each other, in a physical sense. Zoom calls are great.

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INPRIO Podcast Episode 1 with guest Mark Blair

In our first podcast, Neil McShane speaks to Mark Blair, Real Estate Partner at national law firm Shoosmiths, to address various legal issues, for both landlord and tenant, arising from the Covid-19 pandemic. Listen to our discussion below: For future podcasts keep an eye on our blog and social media

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2019 Commercial Property Snapshot

2019 has been a year of “what if’s” and “maybe’s”.  What if Theresa May got her Brexit deal through parliament?  Maybe we will get an improved Brexit deal by October?  What if we got a People’s Vote?  Maybe not. The last 3 ½ years have been challenging but, without doubt,

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Ormeau Baths out for a kick-about

Ormeau Baths now has its very own football team!  It turns out that this hub is not just blessed with tech-talent!  To date, opposition has included DWF, CBRE, Savills, TLT and A&L Goodbody.  Alongside Barclays Eagle Lab, INPRIO is a proud sponsor of the Ormeau Baths football team. Check out

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