Category Archives: Economy

House prices continue to rise

The price of new build houses in Northern Ireland are rising at a dramatic rate and are now only one third below their peak in 2007. In what is an eight year...

Tourism growth continues in 2017

Pound sterling depreciation has meant the trend of growth of external markets and a shrinkage of the domestic market has continued into 2017. The 2016 tourism sector performance analysis was positive, relaying...

Brexit: A border council perspective

Over a year on from the EU Referendum, the Northern Ireland business community continue to watch and investigate the impact of the UK’s decision to leave the EU. However, for the economy...

A joined-up approach to growth

In April 2017 Helm and Fold housing associations merged to form Radius Housing. The new social housing provider draws on a combined 80 years of expertise, knowledge and customer service excellence. Radius...

The Brexit economy

Owen McQuade looks at the unfolding Brexit chaos and its impact on the Northern Ireland economy. Despite warnings of a calamitous downturn in the immediate wake of the vote to leave the...