I find it hard to believe that mega brand Volkswagen has become embroiled in a worldwide scandal regarding the falsifying of emissions data. Building a brand or an image takes years; destroying one can be the work of a few seconds.
Osborne King’s final auction of the year takes place on Friday 27 November in the Clayton Hotel, Ormeau Avenue Belfast. The company’s auction catalogue features 55 lots with a combined overall maximum reserve value of over £5.5 million making it Osborne King’s largest auction of the year.
Osborne King has been shortlisted in the Commercial Estate Agency category in the 2015 Belfast Telegraph Property Awards in association with Propertynews.com.
There is little doubt that direct property investment is re-emerging as a preferred investment class due to poor returns on cash deposits and enhanced market sentiment. It’s a case of “back to basics, accepting that it is prudent to take a medium term view on property and acknowledging that capital growth will be steady rather than instant.
Earlier in the year, we reported on how renewed confidence on the part of developers and investors was leading to resurgence within the local property market across all sectors.
Photo - Copyright © Kevin Cooper Photoline. The Northern Ireland Retail Trade Association (NIIRTA) recently launched its Cut the Cost Campaign in the Stormont Hotel at an event sponsored by Osborne King. The main aim of the event was to outline key issues affecting the retail trade industry in Northern Ireland such as rates, energy costs, red tape and concerns about the cost of the national living wage.