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Innovation Birmingham Campus is set to almost double by 2020

Innovation Birmingham on hunt for backers to continue expansion

Investment-for-equity bid from campus as it seeks new financial support to almost double the size of technology park

Up & Running on track for new Birmingham store

National chain is relocating its city centre shop to new home in Colmore Business District

A national restaurant chain is eyeing the former Ted Baker store in New Street

Former Ted Baker store to become new restaurant

Unnamed national restaurant chain is eyeing New Street unit which has attracted 'no serious interest' from retailers since fashion chain moved out

CGI of One Axis Square which has received the green light

Birmingham's backing for Axis Square redevelopment

New office block and a public square next to the Mailbox are warmly welcomed by city council's planning committee

BAM wins brief to develop second Paradise building

Construction group behind Beorma Quarter and Three Snowhill will lead development of Two Chamberlain Square

Rob Valentine from Bruntwood (left) has won the 2016 Birmingham Post/CBRE Office Watch competition, with CBRE's Will Ventham

Bruntwood's Valentine wins Office Watch competition

Second time Rob Valentine has taken home the spoils from the annual Birmingham Post/CBRE competition

Santander to open new branch in Birmingham

High street bank eyes vacant unit previously occupied by JD in city centre to replace its Bullring branch which closed last year

Lord Edmiston

Rich List 2017: No.9 - Lord Edmiston

Christian property and automotive entrepreneur Lord Edmiston wants to spend more time on charity work as his fortunes continue to grow

Arcadian, in China Town, Birmingham

Rich List 2017: No.=11 - Caspar MacDonald-Hall

Property developer Caspar MacDonald Hall, chair of London & Cambridge which owns The Arcadian, has jumped up two places in the Rich List from 2016

Roy Richardson

Rich List 2017: No.14 - Roy Richardson and family

Owners of Merry Hill Shopping Centre have seen their fortune remain constant at £480 million despite dropping three places in the Rich List

Sir Euan Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe

Rich List 2017: No.25 - Sir Euan Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe and family

His property group is redeveloping parts of Edgbaston to create new hotels, apartments and public space

iLite will open at the Mailbox in April

Mailbox unveils latest retailer to join new-look centre

iLite will opens its second store in Birmingham in the high-end shopping mall

Bobbi Bassi, REI; Hannah George, Sarah Horton, Ben Wisher, Richard Williams, all Knight Frank

Birmingham Report launched by Knight Frank

The Midlands commercial property community joined Knight Frank for the launch of the firm’s inaugural ‘Birmingham Report’

Simon Kimberley, WM Housing Group; Scott Black, Crest Nicholson; Councillor John Clancy, Birmingham City Council.

Final phase of Park Central scheme begins

Representatives gather at Park Central to mark the first brick being laid in the final phase of Park Central

CGI of the new iHub base in Colmore Gate

iHub to launch new hot-desk base in Birmingham

Serviced office company is expanding out of Manchester to provide to new office space in Birmingham city centre

More delays to the University of Birmingham's new £55m sport centre were announced in December

Review of 2016 - December: £55m sport centre delayed, overhaul for art gallery and German bierkeller in Broad Street

The University of Birmingham's new swimming pool and sport centre was beset by even more delays during December while a city art gallery was poised for a major renovation programme

November heard the news that a Legoland Discovery Centre was set to open in Birmingham

Review of 2016 - November: Legoland attraction coming to Birmingham, end of Monaco House and Monarch airport jobs

It emerged during November that family favourite Legoland was planning to open a new discovery centre at the Barclaycard Arena while city eyesore Monaco House could finally be coming down

Hamleys announced it was coming to Birmingham city centre in October

Review of 2016 - October: Hamleys toy stores, Michelin stars and local TV

Legendary toy retailer Hamleys announced in October it was planning to open a concession stand in House of Fraser while Solihull was awarded its first Michelin star

Review of 2016 - September: More skyscrapers, Chinese eyes city housing and new restaurant outside Snow Hill

The city council admitted in September that it would need to look again at its tall building policy after approving a new hotel while Chinese investors took a keen interest in Birmingham's housing market

It was the end of the road for Hall Green Greyhound Stadium in July

Review of 2016 - July: West Mids mayor, test cricket and more trampoline parks

An inquiry slams the devolution deal which means the West Midlands must have an elected mayor while Edgbaston Stadium unveils a new diary of international cricket

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