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CGI of Lumina, work on which could start within next 12 to 18 months

Sterling confident on Lumina and Great Charles Square

Head of property firm behind key regeneration sites is bullish over their futures but keen to pin down pre-let on Lumina

Church Street in Birmingham City centre

Jobs boost as Bellpenny to open Birmingham office

The financial planning firm is opening an office on 45 Church Street, at the heart of the city’s business district

CGI of Three Snowhill

Landmark vision for Three Snowhill unveiled

Long-awaited office scheme will offer 360,000 sq ft of grade A offices over 16 storeys, along with 40,000 sq ft of leisure and retail space and parking spaces

Demolition work on the NatWest Tower will be delayed after the city council refused planning permission

NatWest Tower developers hit out at council after plans refused

A Sterling Property Ventures director said he was "extremely disappointed" after proposals to demolish the tower were turned down by councilors

Hagley Road is one of several in Birmingham set to have new cycle lanes

City's cycling revolution 'could create congestion'

Tory group leader hits out at £30m investment into cycling which he claims will cause more road blockages rather than free them up

CGI of Three Snowhill

Three Snowhill plans submitted in major step for Birmingham offices

Developer Ballymore is behind the plans which will take the total area of the Snowhill estate to almost 1 million sq ft

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

Ex-BPF chief Liz Peace named Curzon Urban Regeneration Company chair

One of the best-known faces on the property scene will head up major regeneration plans in Birmingham

CGI of the proposed redevelopment of Birmingham's Wholesale Markets

Plans to turn Wholesale Markets into Birmingham's family quarter

New 'Birmingham Smithfield' vision unveiled today in France at international property conference MIPIM

Birmingham city centre continues to be a magnet for property deals

Birmingham city centre investments hit £670m mark

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New report from property consultancy GVA also says UK ownership of city's buildings has increased over the past year

Ade Cheatham, chief executive of PKF Cooper Parry, which is looking to expand into the West Midlands by opening a new base in Birmingham

PKF Cooper Parry eyes new Birmingham base

East Midlands accountancy firm says it wants to launch a new team in the heart of city's business district

View from The Cube by Reuben Colley

Birmingham artist Reuben Colley opens Colmore Row gallery

City artist's paintings of Birmingham will sit next to work from the likes of Warhol and Damien Hirst

CGI of the planned new façade on Phoenix House

Office plan for prime Newhall Street building

New retail space will be created as part of a redevelopment of the building above independent café Yorks

The Electric Cinema in Birmingham City centre.

Electric Cinema fears allayed after apartment plans withdrawn

The owner of the oldest working cinema in the UK had feared the scheme would lead to its demise because of noise pollution complaints from residents

An artist's impression of the type of building now being planned at the V Building site

Plans for V Building site set for go-ahead despite Alpha Tower concerns

Proposals for the new residential tower block at the Arena Central site have been earmarked for approval by planning officers

Gas Street Basin

Gas Street Basin leak threatens railway tunnel

Work under way to plug "quite significant" leak threatening to deluge a disused railway tunnel

Rafal Zar, 'Wisdom' from a series called 'Allegories', size 127x101cm, 2014, Oil on canvas

New Art WM: Annuale exhibition aiming to make it easier to buy from region's contemporary artists

All exhibited artwork will be on sale, with price-tags ranging from £93 to £3,500

Architect John Madin in front of Central Library

A brutal end for the vision of John Madin

Demolition starts this month to tear down one of Birmingham's most recognisable landmarks. As fans of Central Library bid it a fond farewell, Tamlyn Jones takes a look at the legacy of its controversial architect

The Parkside Building sitting comfortably next to Millennium Point in Eastside

Panel to decide on £2m public artwork for Birmingham

The formation of the selection panel is the latest stage of the Birmingham Big Art Project (BBAP), which is aiming to raise £2m to create an iconic piece of permanent public art for the city.

CGI of the Ridley House development - one of four brought forward this month by Seven Capital

Seven Capital to build £150m of new city homes

Quartet of new developments unveiled as property group continues its long-term investment into the city

Robin Lovell, Fergus Hicks, David Tonks, Simon Lloyd, Jon Leedham and Ben Clarke at the DTZ Networking and Property Research Presentation at Austin Court, Birmingham.

DTZ hosts Outlook 2015 event

Global real estate services firm DTZ welcomed more than 130 property professionals to Austin Court in Birmingham city centre to hear the latest research findings of its Outlook 2015 research.


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