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Belfast recruitment firm, Honeycomb expanding into city centre office block

Honeycomb, founded in 2017, has acquired the fourth floor of The Linenhall on Linenhall Street.
Gareth McKeown

A BELFAST recruitment agency is moving to a new office in the city centre as part of ongoing expansion plans.

Honeycomb, founded in 2017, has acquired the fourth floor of The Linenhall on Linenhall Street. The boutique agency, which specialises in the the recruitment of administration and business support professionals will take 1,800 sq ft of space in the 10-storey Grade A office block.

The company is moving from its existing premises in the Scottish Provident Building.

Managing director at Honeycomb, Mairead Scott believes the office move will result in "significant growth" at the company, with staff numbers set to double over the next 12 months.

“Since our inception in 2017, we have experienced unprecedented demand from the market, and are working with a diverse spectrum of clients, ranging from local SMEs to global corporate giants," she said.

“This office move will allow us to facilitate significant growth internally, and further expand into new sectors and territories. With a high number of contracts wins in the past six months especially, we are on track to double our headcount by the end of 2019.”

David Wright, director at commercial real estate services firm, CBRE said the office move is good news for the city.

“This is fantastic office move for Honeycomb that demonstrates its intent and commitment to continued growth and investment.

“It is also very encouraging for the Belfast office market, as it showcases the demand for high end, good quality office accommodation in Belfast city centre in the 1,500 to 3,000 sq ft bracket."

Laura McCarthy, senior asset manager at Killultagh Estates, who own the Linenhall added: “We are thrilled to secure yet another high-quality tenant in Honeycomb at The Linenhall. They are a welcome addition to the other first-rate occupiers already residing at the development, including CBRE, Chartered Accountants Ireland, Companies House, Cunningham Coates, Malcolm Hollis and John McKee & Sons Solicitors.”

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