"Primark fire and Covid closed our doors for most of the last three years"

Press/Media: Expert Comment


Cited in article in Belfast Telegraph


Combined impact on Belfast city centre businesses of Primark fire in August 2018 and Covid in 2020- Belfast use my assessment of "how long to bounce back"

Period22 Dec 2020

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Media contributions


  • Northern Ireland
  • Northern Ireland economy, political impact on economy, devolution, devolved policies, economic policy, economic growth, UK growth
  • Northern Ireland economy, UK economy, economic growth, productivity, GDP, GVA, economic growth
  • Belfast City
  • City centre retail
  • Covid
  • Covid economic response
  • Primark fire