Shelbourne Motors has appointed local building contractor O’Hare & McGovern to build its new £5m multi-franchise facility in Newry as Renault signs-up to the showpiece development.
The Newry based chartered building company has commenced work on the 50,000 sq ft development that will create 60 new jobs when it’s scheduled to open in Summer 2019. It will include new car showrooms, new car handover bays, lounge-style waiting area with café and a drive-thru service centre with a 28-bay service workshop.
Caroline Willis, Financial Director of Shelbourne Motors commented:
“This is a significant milestone for Shelbourne Motors. We are delighted to partner with one of Northern Ireland leading contractors to carry out the building works on our largest ever single investment. O’Hare & McGovern have demonstrated the skills, experience and resources to match our ambitions to build a state-of-the-art facility that reflects the strength and growth of our brand.”
Martin Lennon, Managing Director of O’Hare & McGovern commented:
“We’re absolutely delighted to have won the contract to build this new state-of-the-art showpiece facility. It strengthens our relationship with Shelbourne Motors which stretches back more than 40 years. It is also a huge economic boost for the city and the wider Newry area.”