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Shop Local this Christmas

  Despite the uncertainty of COVID, it is great to see such optimism across our property management portfolio with over 40 new openings since we emerged from lockdown in May 2021. Shop Local this Christmas!

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Regatta Great Outdoors store is now open in Nutgrove Shopping Centre

We’re delighted to see the new Regatta Great Outdoors store open in Nutgrove Shopping Centre, Dublin 14. This was our first acquisition on behalf of our new client Regatta Ltd. The super smart looking store, which will also incorporate Craghoppers and Dare 2b products, will serve the catchment well and the strong customer base who are embracing the outdoors even […]

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Investors follow footfall into retail parks as high street shuts up shop

Covid-19 has flipped the performance of retail assets on their head. The previously-held view was that the prime to tertiary hierarchy was – city high street, major town centre, retail park, grocery retail and local necessity centres. However, in terms of demand and performance from the occupiers on the ground, this traditional hierarchy has now […]

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Boojum is now open in Blanchardstown Centre

Another great brand coming to Blanchardstown Centre. The addition of Boojum will bring a boost to the F&B offering of the centre and the catchment. It was great working with Sharon Walsh, Andrew McPhail and Gareth Shiells on the letting with discussions commencing pre-Covid and taking a few twists and turns before agreeing this super […]

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Winter Maintenance – Case Study

  Background The Property Management team at Bannon currently manage over 70 commercial sites across Ireland. The portfolio is made up of Shopping Centres, Retail Parks, Business Parks and Office Parks. In recent years there has been an unquestionable shift in weather patterns, and this is particularly noticeable in the colder winter months. One such […]

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Neil Bannon on the Future of Dublin Retail

Neil Bannon is a leading expert on retail property in Dublin. In the upcoming December 2021 issue of the Dublin Economic Monitor, Neil provides his thoughts on the future of the Capital’s retail core. In advance of the publication, the below video gives a snapshot of Neil’s views on Dublin’s retail sector and the outlook […]

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FitPink is now open in Blanchardstown Centre

We often rush to welcome international brands to Irish high streets and shopping centres, potentially overlooking the quality of home grown indigenous brands. With that in mind, its great to have been involved in bringing Donegal originated FitPink Athleisure to Blanchardstown Centre. This is the first physical store for FitPink in Rep of Ireland which no doubt will […]

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SOSU, POCO and Walker & Hunt Opening in Blanchardstown Centre

Great to see a host of new store openings in Blanchardstown Centre with three very exciting brands, SOSU by Suzanne Jackson, POCO By Pippa and Walker & Hunt being the latest additions to the ever-growing Tenant mix in the run-up to the Christmas trading period. Bannon are pleased to be involved in the leasing of […]

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Shop Local

The retail industry in Ireland employs c285,000 people. That is 12.5% of the working population. As leaders in the sector, we are very proud at Bannon to manage over 50 shopping destinations across the country. These destinations are home to over 1,100 businesses who in turn employ 10’s of thousands of local people. Supporting trade […]

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First Sky Store in Ireland Coming Soon to Blanchardstown Centre

Another first for Blanchardstown Centre and part of a run of some exciting announcements for the scheme. Having the first Sky Store in Ireland will bring some interesting animation and events to the centre. We are delighted to have advised Falcon AM and Blanchardstown Centre on this letting working with Eoin Feeney on the successful deal.