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Direct Line House has been sold for £25.1m

Direct Line buys city centre base for £25m

The building in Colmore business district has been sold by German investor to insurance group

Benacre is aiming to turn 96-104 Bristol Street into 122 bedrooms for students

Benacre pushes ahead with more Birmingham student accommodation

Property group lodges second application this month to develop halls of residence in Bristol Street to target city's student population

The Radisson Blu towers over Birmingham's skyline - its leaseholder has been bought by Royal Gulf

Radisson Blu leaseholder acquired by Dubai group

Beetham Hotels Birmingham fell into administration three years ago and has now been bought out by Royal Gulf

Review: Benjamin Grosvenor at Birmingham Town Hall

Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor had a delicate touch and precision in his playing

Rich List 2015: No.12= - Caspar MacDonald-Hall

Sixty-four-year-old Caspar MacDonald-Hall loves fishing and game shooting and has been rated by The Field magazine as one of the best shots in the country, described as an "elegant high-hitter"

PR agency Liquid is moving to a new base in Birmingham city centre

New Birmingham base for Liquid

Worcestershire PR agency will relocate this month to a new home in the heart of the Colmore Business District

CGI of the planned redevelopment of The Leisurebox ice rink and bowling alley

Pictures: Plans lodged for former Silver Blades ice rink

Eleven-storey vision for former ice rink and bowling alley becomes clear as plans submitted to city council to build more than 330 flats

A computer-generated image of the Lighthouse scheme in Birmingham city centre

Work on Lighthouse residential scheme in Birmingham city centre to start

The development, named Lighthouse, is situated on the southern edge of the Masshouse Plaza plot, near the proposed Birmingham Cuzon Street HS2 station

The Development Game in Birmingham

The Development Game: A useful tool to stay on top of key Birmingham schemes

A playful way of keeping on top of development in Birmingham - the newly-crowned most investable city in the UK


NEC Group sold to LDC in £307m deal

Sale of the NEC Group represents one of the largest in the history of Birmingham City Council, while new owners have pledged improvements to the venues

The project to convert 7-8 Waterloo Street, on the right of the photo, into serviced apartments looks set to get the green light next week

Birmingham restaurant and apartment project set for green light

Vacant office building in Colmore Business District could be given new life after laying vacant for four years

Birmingham could benefit from the capital's property bubble

Birmingham 'offering strong alternative' to London property bubble

Marketing Birmingham chief says city's rising GVA and redevelopment projects are creating sustainable investment opportunities for global companies

Traffic this week on roads around the Salford Circus roundabout by junction six of the M6 where sliproads have been closed

'We warned you' say city council bosses over traffic chaos

Authority insists city-wide road works were unavoidable as drivers face months of misery sitting in huge tailbacks

Andris Nelsons

Who will replace Andris Nelsons at CBSO?

Christopher Morley looks at those in the frame to replace the CBSO principal conductor

The BW Blue Square building in Bennetts Hill

£2m deal for Bennetts Hill building

The deal for the Birmingham-based property group comes a matter of days after the Post the first Midland Bank branch nearby would be turned into a café-bar

A CGI of Open Studio Architects with United Visual Artists London's proposal for changing Centenary Square

Architects' plans to transform Centenary Square revealed

Artists' impressions show architects' plans to transform one of the most central public spaces in Birmingham

National Exhibition Centre in Solihull could be bought this week by LDC as part of a deal for the NEC Group

LDC to 'buy NEC Group this week'

Reports suggest deal is almost done for exhibition and event venue group after it was placed on sale last year by Birmingham City Council

Tesco has called time on its long-running plan to redeveloped Monaco House

Tesco pulls plug on Monaco House redevelopment

Supermarket giant confirms derelict building close to Birmingham city centre will not become a major supermarket following ten-year campaign

Nick Clegg

£350m Greater Birmingham growth deal 'is just the start'

Nick Clegg said councils would need to embrace change if they hoped to win further funding and devolution packages

The House of Fraser building in Corporation Street as been sold as part of a £219m deal

Legal & General buys House of Fraser building in £219m deal

Home of department store in Birmingham city centre sold by British Land along with two other assets


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