The former Botanic Lodge, which lay derelict for several years, has been sold for £606,000, according to selling agents, Osborne King. The property came on the market in November 2015, and due to the strong level of interest a closing date for offers was set for 11th December 2015 with the deal completing within four weeks.
Osborne King, Northern Ireland’s largest independent property consultancy, has been ranked 6th in the UK’s listing of UK Top Commercial Auctioneers for 2015 according to figures released recently by the Essential Information Group (EIG).
Gail Prentice-Jackson assumes the position of Associate Director within the company’s Property and Asset Management Department where she deals with all aspects of property management working to improve the performance of her clients’ property assets across a broad spectrum.
Over 50 lots went under the hammer during our auction at the end of November, which realised £6.2 million worth of sales in under two hours. There was standing room only in the Olympic Suite at the Clayton Hotel, Ormeau Avenue, Belfast as properties ranging from the former Desmond’s Factory outside Enniskillen was sold for £460,000.
On 26 October 2015 the Finance Minister, Arlene Foster MLA, announced a root and branch review of the non-domestic rates system in Northern Ireland offering non-domestic rate payers and interested bodies the first opportunity in years to have a say in shaping this property tax and its future application.
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