Ground Espresso has opened a new 50-seater store in Belfast's Victoria Square, creating 12 new jobs.
Founded in 2001, Ground Espresso Bars is a family owned and operated business which employs over 300 staff across 24 stand-alone stores and concessions in Ireland.
Lambert Smith Hampton acted on behalf of Victoria Square to secure the new tenant.
Hannah Houston, senior support manager for Ground Espresso Bars, said, “We have wanted to increase our footprint in Belfast for some time and we chose Victoria Square as it is Northern Ireland’s premier shopping complex. The coffee scene has taken off in recent years and we’re finding more people prefer our local produce to the big brand coffee retailers.
“The Ground brand has been built on the foundations of the commitment we made 17 years ago, which was to offer customers high quality coffee and fresh handmade produce. This combined with our ethically conscious principles has helped us develop a loyal customer base and we look forward to providing our authentic customer experience at Victoria Square.”
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