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Thurles Shopping Centre 25th Anniversary

Wildflowers in full bloom at Thurles Shopping Centre ahead of the centre celebrating it’s 25th Anniversary this weekend, Saturday 25th June. Thurles Shopping Centre have a Family Fun day planned, with Beat FM broadcasting on site for the afternoon along with Willy Wonka, magic shows and fun and games for all the family.

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Bannon Retail Pulse Report – June 2022

Our June 2022 Bannon Retail Pulse is now available. This month, as well as keeping track on our indicators which continue to improve, we focus on Grafton Street. We forecast that current vacancy is likely to drop significantly as 2022 progresses with a further enhancement of the mix and offerings on our premier retail street. […]

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Gorey Shopping Centre

Managing 25% of Ireland’s Shopping Centres, our Property Management team is very proud of the scale and reach of our growing portfolio. On an ongoing basis, Bannon engages with various contractors to optimise user experience and maintain the appearance and accessibility across our retail portfolio. One such example is Gorey Shopping Centre. A big thank you […]

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Retail Property – One Size Does Not Fit All

The challenges faced by retail and the effects on performance metrics against the various Covid trading restrictions, have triggered the need to reconsider how retail assets should be categorised and considered. ‘Retail asset’ is a broad, all-encompassing term used to capture Shopping Centres, Retail Parks and High Street/Main Street Shopping. At Bannon, we have extensive […]

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Bannon – The Conduit to A Seamless Acquisition Strategy

The Bannon Retail team is acquiring stores on behalf of national and international retailers with a variety of use categories including Card Factory, Lush, Pret A Manager, Eason, Jump Juice Bars, Matt Britton, McCabes Pharmacy, Tuthills, Gino’s and L’Ombre Hair & Beauty.  As part of our work, we advise them on their rollout strategy across […]

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Neil Bannon on Dublin City Centre

One of our recent Retail Pulse reports was referenced by David McWilliams in his article in Saturday’s Irish Times. The article suggests that one of the reasons for vacancy in the city centre is that Owners are demanding rental levels “priced to a pre COVID world” hoarding vacant property. The reality is very different, from […]

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112/113 Grafton Street

Bannon is delighted to have been part of a very successful launch today of 112/113 Grafton Street. A superb retail building redeveloped to the highest standard by Irish Life Investment Managers. 13,000 sqft of top quality space now available through Bannon and joint agent Savills.

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Bannon adds Citywest Shopping Centre to its impressive retail property portfolio

Date 31st May 2022: Retail property market leader, Bannon, has been appointed by Ardstone to manage Citywest Shopping Centre.  This is the latest in a series of new wins for the firm. The Citywest area was launched in the 1990s with the building of the business campus and hotel, the largest in the country.  The […]

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Neil Bannon joined Newstalk Bobby Kerr on Down to Business

Neil Bannon joined Newstalk Bobby Kerr on Down to Business on Saturday to discuss the medias negative perception of the Irish retail market. While a negative narrative persists in the media, Neil points to CSO data that shows that the three-month moving average of retail sales values is substantially higher in March 2022 than it was Pre-Covid. Neil & Bobby also discuss the future of Irish High Streets, […]

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Bannon Retail Pulse Report – May 2022

We are delighted to share our latest Bannon Retail Pulse. The ongoing global macro-economic uncertainty is having a significant impact on consumer sentiment. Inflationary concerns coupled with an anticipated rise in central bank interest rates has provided a more uncertain backdrop and is something we will be keeping a close eye on in the coming […]