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How the Great Charles Street Estate looks today

Great Charles Street Estate sells to open up regeneration opportunity

Dunedin Property Asset Management and Angelo Gordon have bought seven prominent buildings in Birmingham city centre

CGI of Paradise development, looking across Chamberlain Square towards Town Hall Birmingham

Road to 'Paradise' mapped out as 11 years of building begins

Arguably Birmingham's biggest redevelopment project in a generation will begin in January as city braces itself for road closures and diversions and the final curtain call for Central Library

Louisa Ryland House

New future for Louisa Ryland House after sale agreed

There is much interest in the future of the attractive Grade II-listed building which was named after a major benefactor to Birmingham in the 1800s

An updated artist's impression of the Paradise Circus development, viewed from Ratcliffe Passage, shows new indicative landscaping in Chamberlain Square

New name for £500m Paradise Circus project as start date confirmed

City centre regeneration scheme to be called 'Paradise' as demolition and infrastructure work set to start on Central Library site next month

Neil Pountney, a leading construction strategist and procurement advisor

'Retirement' will be hard work for construction boss

Construction sector troubleshooter Neil Pountney announced his retirement - only to be swamped with requests for new jobs

How the Great Charles Street Estate looks today

Great Charles Estate in Birmingham to be sold within days

The estate, which comprises seven buildings on a prominent site opposite Paradise Circus, is under offer with a deal looming, it is understood

The Smith Cooper team, Pictured are (top) Andrew Norton, Oliver Ratcliffe, Dan Flaherty, Tom Bostock and Mandip Sandhu. Bottom Adrian Jones, Tony Bartle, Jackie Hendley, Jeremy Cope and Ed Saunders

Smith Cooper moves to new city centre office

The business has signed the lease on two floors at 158 Edmund Street in Birmingham city centre after outgrowing its previous home at Livery Place.

J. F. Kennedy Memorial in Digbeth

New Dig Digbeth guide shines light on city district

Free publication aims to showcase the area's charms including shops, bars and history

Cheltenham House

Cheltenham House welcomes new tenants following £1.2m refurb

Colmore Business District building sees influx of new occupiers under new owners after 2013 acquisition

Coun David Jamieson

Cash-strapped West Midlands Police hit with £300,000 Tory conference bill

West Midlands Police has been hit with a £300,000 bill for policing September's Tory Party Conference in Birmingham.

Londoners heading to Birmingham - what's your story?

Research from the Office for National Statistics shows that Birmingham is the most popular city for 30 somethings leaving the capital for pastures new

James Villarreal, co-founder of Glide Utilities which features in a countdown of the nation's fastest-growing companies

Glide Utilities makes first appearance in Fast Track 100 countdown

Company founded in 2006 joins 99 others in countdown of Britain's fastest-growing businesses based on sales over three-year period

If Birmingham's Christmas Market is a bit much for you, then why not try some of these alternatives?

Independent Birmingham: Seven alternative ways to enjoy Christmas in the city

As Small Business Saturday approaches, the Post, with website Independent Birmingham, takes a look at different ways shoppers and visitors can enjoy the city this festive period

The Electric Cinema in Birmingham City centre.

Electric Cinema fears after plans for nearby apartments

The owner of the iconic city centre cinema fears noise pollution complaints from residents could lead to it shutting down

CGI of Five Brindleyplace, home of Deutsche Bank in Birmingham updated

Birmingham's potential attracts entrepreneurs out of London

A report into workers leaving the capital has had national coverage - and entrepreneurs who have relocated say it was a shrewd move

Review: Birtwistle in Birmingham - Thallein Ensemble at Adrian Boult Hall

The remarkable student-led Thallein Ensemble proved how they can present contemporary music at the most demanding level.

The Women on Wheels cycle club in Handsworth Park, Instructor Sabriha Abdou takes the ladies round the lake.

Birmingham cycling boost with millions of pounds en route

The funding was announced by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg following the success of this year’s Tour de France stages in Britain

Photo archive of inner-city Birmingham revealed 50 years on

Swedish photographer visited the city as a 22-year-old student and volunteer but says he does not recognise Birmingham as the place he once knew

158 Edmund Street, in Colmore business district, where accountancy firm Smith Cooper has taken office space

Knight Frank seals deal on two new lettings

Terraquest and Smith Cooper take space at two city centre office blocks in Broad Street and Edmund Street

A computer-generated image of the Grand Hotel created by Blink Image

Grand Hotel Birmingham: New images reveal hidden sandstone façade

New CGI shows a course of sandstone bricks over four floors which was not known about before Hortons’ Estate began work to restore the building to its former glory


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