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The Grand in Colmore Row, Birmingham

Revealed: This is the hotel group which will open at The Grand

Owner Hortons' Estate unveils it has agreed a deal with a company which specialises in opening in city centre landmark buildings

See Martin Johnson train with Vélo Birmingham cyclists for Business 100 Challenge

Vélo Birmingham is sold out but you can still enter the 100 mile sportive Business Challenge - see how here

Midland Metro tram being tested near New Street Station

We want West Midlands firms to work on our tram lines say Midlands Metro bosses

The Midlands Metro Alliance, working on a series of tram line extensions, wants 80 per cent of suppliers to be based in West Midlands

4 Temple Row in Birmingham

Birmingham office block undergoes £2.7m revamp

4 Temple Row has been renovated after being acquired by Nurton Developments in 2015

Alpha Works co-working space at Alpha Tower

£1m co-working space launches in Birmingham city centre

Seven firms have already signed up to take space at Alpha Works off Broad Street

Richard Saxton, Higgs and Sons; Prit Sagoo, Primitivo, Guy Travis and Adrian Roddick; both Pennycuick Collins.

Primitivo Bar and Eatery reopens at The Grand

Primitivo Bar & Eatery has made its much-anticipated return to the city after a 21-month hiatus

New office block 'as distinctive as The Cube'

Councillor praises plans for former Post & Mail site as green light is given to new office building

Highgate Centre could make way for new housing

Birmingham's history has an economic future

Architect Joe Holyoak makes a final plea to retain two historic city buildings tabled for demolition as part of massive new housing development

Mangobean is relaunching in Birmingham city centre

Mangobean relaunches Birmingham café

Coffee shop is under new franchisee after being used by national chain as a test bed site to develop new ideas and products

Livery Place has welcomed two new tenants

New tenants sign up to Livery Place

Consultancies relocate from elsewhere in Birmingham to take top floor space in Livery Street building

New escape game coming to Birmingham

Escape Hunt says it will launch in the city during 2017 to join a growing fraternity in Birmingham

Allegis Global Solutions creates 100 new jobs in Birmingham

Recruitment agency expands network of offices with new base in city's Alpha Tower

The Colmore Building is among the winners at the BCO Awards

Trio of Birmingham buildings crowned region's best

British Council for Offices recognises three city centre workplaces as exemplars in the Midlands region

Liz Peace who is the new chair of The Curzon Urban Regeneration Company

HS2 regen chief quits to take up new role in London

Woman charged maximising development around Birmingham's new HS2 station in Eastside has been appointed to similar post in the capital

Law firms end merger talks

Weightmans and Ward Hadaway decide they are now pursuing a tie up because future strategies are not 'sufficiently aligned'

Another café to open in Birmingham city centre

Independent Medicine to open new coffee shop, gallery and bakery in New Street

Staff from Oakland International celebrate winning two Queen's Awards

West Midlands businesses recognised in Queen's Awards for Enterprise

Companies from across Birmingham and the wider region recognised in the annual list of business excellence

JS Wright will work on Dandara's new apartments blocks in Birmingham

JS Wrights wins £3.5m Dandara contract

Aston-based building services provider will install mechanical and electrical services at new city centre apartment blocks

CGI of plans for the Smithfield regeneration

Cushman & Wakefield to lead Smithfield masterplan

Property consultancy will work with Birmingham City Council to find a development partner and create a masterplan

Anastasia Chisholm, Gavin Morgan, Lydia Chitham.

Top hair salon launches new concept in style

Hair brand Umberto Giannini launched a new salon concept hair studio with an evening of glamour


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