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EVENTS • CREATIVE • RESIDENTIAL • RETAIL Wednesday 22nd April 2015

Irish eyes smile on new marketplace

Irish eyes smile on new marketplace

The inaugural Completely Retail & Leisure Marketplace for the Irish property market was a major success.

More than 420 retail and leisure property professionals gathered in Dublin at the CHQ building on the south bank of the Liffey for the first event of its kind in Ireland.

The new event brought together leading UK and Irish retailers, property agents, landlords and investors to discuss a wealth of leasing and investment opportunities in a straight-forward and simple environment, focused on deal-making.

The sponsors of the event were Savills Ireland, Iceland, Wetherspoon, Chartered Land, H&M and CBRE who all contributed to the impressive line-up of exhibitors on the day.

More than 140 retail brands were represented by delegates and included Tesco, Primark, Boots, Dunnes Stores, Insomnia Coffee Company and O’Briens.

The Competely Group’s Dom Millar reports: “We were thrilled with the response to this inaugural Marketplace in Ireland – with a huge uptake registering ahead and on the day.

“The event also came at the perfect time for the Irish economy and its recovery as there is now a strong and positive demand for space on prime High Streets and shopping centres – throughout Ireland and Northern Ireland.”