Leading property figure hails rise of a ‘great city’ from ashes of IRA bomb

ONE of the most senior and influential figures in Manchester’s office real estate scene has hailed the work of city leaders in the wake of the IRA bomb blast which struck 20 years ago today (June 15).

Peter Gallagher, director of national offices at Colliers International in Manchester, told TheBusinessDesk: “June 15 1996 might have been one of the darkest days in the city but it also marked the beginning of the best of times.”

At the time of the bomb, Gallagher was director and head of agenc... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...