David Gavaghan, pictured in 2014 when he was  chief executive of the Titanic Quarter, with then lord mayor of Dublin Oisín Quinn, the lord mayor of Belfast Máirtín Ó Muilleoir and John McGram of Ulster Bank on the Enterprise train: he is decidedly upbeat about Belfast and  the North’s prospects in general. Photograph: David Sleator

David Gavaghan, an alumnus of both Dublin’s Blackrock College and Trinity College, Gavaghan has made a career out of being a front runner whether as t(...)

Aviation ground handling services company Swissport plans to create 100 new jobs at Belfast International Airport. The company has decided to increa(...)

A city centre property complex in Belfast, which includes Ireland’s tallest building, the 27 storey Obel Tower, is to get a £2 million investment, acc(...)

The RICS and Ulster Bank Residential Market Survey suggests that house prices could rise by around five per cent

Francess McDonnell House prices in the North are predicted to rise “strongly” in the first quarter but the pace of growth will drop back during the n(...)

Hollywood star Liam Neeson, who hails from Ballymena, has lent his support for a major rally in the town

Hollywood star Liam Neeson is lending his support to a major rally that is being organised by trade unions to highlight the impact that hundreds of pl(...)

Ten Square Hotel in Belfast: The city’s council has approved an extension to the current hotel along with plans for a new 179-bedroom hotel in Hope Street

Belfast City Council has agreed to back two further new hotel projects for the city centre bringing the number of multi-million pound hotel investment(...)

Belfast International Airport.  Airport security company ICTS is  to announce plans for  40 additional jobs

The London-headquartered airport security company ICTS is today set to announce plans to create 40 additional jobs in the North. The jobs boost at Bel(...)

UK prime minister, David Cameron  and  Taoiseach Enda Kenny as they prepared to discuss Brexit late last year Photograph: PA Wire

The forthcoming Brexit referendum in the UK has the “potential to drag down investment levels” in the North and is one of the “biggest risks” facing t(...)

 Nama chairman Frank Daly: He has written to Stormont inquiry chairman Daithí McKay to say the agency was not aware of meetings between Frank  Cushnahan and possible buyers or of his potential “representation of individuals or companies whose loans had transferred by Nama”. Photograph Chris Bellew/Fennell

Nama had “no knowledge” of any meetings between its former Northern Ireland advisory committee member Frank Cushnahan and prospective buyers of the a(...)

Two girls stand on a bench as they brave waves at Troon promenade in Scotland Photograph: Reuters

P&O Ferries is to close its “loss-making” Larne to Troon route immediately but there will be no redundancies. The ferry company has also reaffir(...)