The announcement of a commercial property alliance between two leading Irish estate agency groups, Colliers Jackson-Stops and Property Partners, is expected to result in a major boost for Property Partners’ clients throughout Ireland. The association will see Colliers Jackson-Stops become the recommended commercial associates to Property Partners, utilising Colliers Jackson-Stops’ position as an internationally supported commercial property advisory group to support Property Partners national branch network. The news is described by Colliers Jackson-Stops, Director, Marcus Magnier, as ‘a significant development for both firms who will now be uniquely positioned to deliver a number of benefits to clients as the two companies joining forces.’ He adds: ‘The new arrangement gives Property Partners a double-edged advantage with the benefit of Colliers Jackson-Stops’ commercial consultancy strength, expertise and access to world markets alongside unrivalled representation through 55 branches of Property Partners across Ireland. This will offer a significant and valuable market advantage to Property Partners’ offices,’ said Mr Magnier. Commenting on the link-up, Brian O’Dwyer, Commercial Director at Property Partners Ltd said: ‘The commercial property market in Ireland is still holding strong throughout the regions with our share of this market increasing year on year, and we are pleased to extend our network further to better promote our range of commercial services. With the backing of Colliers Jackson-Stops, one of Ireland’s best and most well-established commercial real estate groups and our extensive network of offices throughout Ireland, we will now be able to provide our existing and new clients with greater access to a range of services supported by expert advice and business solutions.’ John Earley, Director of Property Partners Earley commented: ‘We are delighted to welcome the new commercial association with Colliers Jackson-Stops. This association will further enhance the commercial services offered by our office and allow greater opportunities for commercial clients in our area.’ Under the new agreement, a range of commercial developments, including offices, retail, industrial, investment property and development land will be available through Property Partners Earley to both national and international investors. With the support of a combined staff of more than 300 professionals throughout Ireland, Property Partners is recognised as a leading player in all sectors of the Irish property market.