Belfast Telegraph

Healthy interest shown ahead of agency's first ever online-only auction

By Margaret Canning

Commercial property agency Osborne King has said it's received strong interest in its online-only auction, taking place next week.

Bidding starts online at 9am on Wednesday, October 17 in the auction, which is the agency's first solely online sales event.

Meanwhile, a four-floor office building in south Belfast has gone on the market for offers of over £475,000.

Commercial property agency Philip Tweedie & Co is selling the vacant property at 44-46a Donegall Place, describing it as "prominent, self-contained city centre offices".

The purpose-built offices have a third-floor roof terrace, as well staff kitchen facilities at ground and first floor level.

Amy Holmes from Philip Tweedie said there had been a good response to the property from viewers and interested parties since going on the market.

The agency is also renting out Riverside House in Coleraine, described as a "high-profile headquarter office building".

The two-floor 5,670 sq ft building is on Portstewart Road in the town, and also has around 55 car parking spaces.

Philip Tweedie said the property also had the potential to be subdivided. The agency added that the property has "a prominent location in close proximity to Causeway Coast and Glens council offices, The University of Ulster and the new enterprise zone".

Meanwhile, GVA NI is advertising 12 former Ulster Bank branches in Northern Ireland for sale including three listed properties.

The buildings, three of which are Grade B listed - two B1 buildings in Dromore and Castlederg and one grade B2 in Ballyclare - are in towns including Moira, Rathfriland, Ballyclare, Dungiven, Portrush and Dromore.

Agency director Jago Bret said interest had been strong since the buildings went on the market. However, parties were more interested in acquiring individual branches than a number at a time. "We have had a number of offers and some competitive bidding on a number of them," he said.

"The offers have been from individual parties for individual branches."

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