LURGAN rental agency Managemint has merged with Morton Pinpoint, one of Northern Ireland’s leading estate agencies.
The two companies will operate under the Morton Pinpoint brand, creating one of the largest residential lettings and sales agencies in Northern Ireland, doubling its rental portfolio and employing a total of 32 staff within a five-strong branch network.
Managemint’s south Belfast office will now operate out of Morton Pinpoint’s head office on the Lisburn Road, Belfast, while the Lurgan branch will join Morton Pinpoint’s south, north and east Belfast offices as well as the dedicated student lettings agency SU Lets, based in the Queen’s University Students’ Union building on the University Road.
Morton Pinpoint is a RICS regulated agency giving all clients direct access to wider experience and expertise and the full range of estate agency services, from residential sales and lettings, to commercial and professional services, surveys, asset management and fixed charge receiverships.
Nicholas Brennan, Managing Director, Morton Pinpoint is delighted with the announcement. He said: “This merger is extremely positive for the Morton Pinpoint brand and for our customer base, as it further facilitates our expansion in Northern Ireland. I believe that our clients will benefit hugely from a much wider geographic spread and much stronger brand presence, which will attract a larger audience of potential tenants and purchasers.
“The merger is an evolutionary step towards realising our long-term goal to be Northern Ireland’s No. 1 estate agency.”
Jeremy Baird, Managing Director, Managemint, added: “This deal is extremely significant for us and provides the opportunity to grow our business in the Northern Ireland marketplace, not only with the increase expertise of the staff, but with the new Lurgan presence which covers Portadown, Moira, Donaghcloney, Waringstown, Gilford, Banbridge, Dromore and Armagh. Since day one, Managemint have always strived to be a progressive and innovative property management and lettings company, and have continuously looked for ways to improve our services and develop our position in what is a very competitive market place.”
Jeremy added; “The decision to merge with Morton Pinpoint was a strategic one. They are one of the very few companies actually to have grown over the past few, very difficult years, and are a business which entirely mirrors our ethos and long