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HSBC UK's new head office could house up to 2,500 people

Middle East staff eye jobs at HSBC's new Birmingham base

New UK retail arm of high street bank is attracting job applicants from around the world as relocation out of London gains 'momentum'

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

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

CGI of The Lewis Building which is bringing an old department store name back

Review of 2016 - June: Lewis's name returns, grand plan for Tramps and Channel 4 courts Birmingham

An old department store name was set to make a return to the city while a grand vision for a former nightclub in Broad Street was revealed in June

The Victorian Society hit out at plans for Louisa Ryland House in February

Review of 2016 - February: 'Unacceptable' development, Lib Dem leader and tributes to Cube architect

February saw tributes flood in following the death of the man who designed The Cube and Arena Central while the city's Lib Dems unveiled a new leader

CGI of Dandara's plans which have received new government support

New investment to build more than 300 Birmingham apartments

Government ploughs millions into Dandara's plans for the site of the once-mooted V Building off Broad Street

A new 'bierkeller' bar will open in Broad Street on December 9

Bierkeller ready to open in former Brannigans nightclub

Bar group Burning Night confirms new sports bar and traditional Bavarian bierkeller will open next week in Birmingham's Broad Street

CGI of the Left Bank development

JS Wright banking on £1.7m contract win

Building services provider secures brief to carry out mechanical and electrical services in Left Bank project

CGI of the Left Bank development

Wates Construction wins £20m deal to build Left Bank

New hotel and apartment project in Broad Street will start this month and is due to be completed in summer 2018

CGI of the Left Bank development

Funding deal for £35m Left Bank scheme on Broad Street

Real estate investment firm Aprirose has made the scheme its first major residential development project in the UK

Oliver Knussen

Review: Birmingham Contemporary Music Group at CBSO Centre

The CBSO Centre was buzzing in a huge display of affection for Jackie and Stephen Newbould, retiring after nearly 30 years at the helm of Birmingham Contemporary Music Group.

Paul Thandi, chief executive of the NEC Group

Birmingham Post Power 250: Tourism

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The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of tourism

The British Union Flag and the European Flag

Those in the middle of the EU referendum debate are not being helped by the heavy handed rhetoric on the fringes

For some EU membership is not an article of faith and it could be those votes which matter

Lee Longlands has enjoyed another year of growth

Return to 'core roots' boosts Lee Longlands

Turnover and profit boosted at renowned Birmingham retailer as it undergoes rebrand and revamps Broad Street store

CGI of the Left Bank development on which work is yet to start

Left Bank development hits 'impasse' over planning conditions

Major hotel and residential scheme in Broad Street remains dormant after planning condition causes 'uncertainty' among scheme's funders

Brindleyplace celebrated its 20th anniversary during 2015

Review of 2015 - February: City council consultant, Brindleyplace birthday and Snow Hill masterplan launched

Birmingham City Council came under fire in February for spending £1,100 a day on a consultant, Brindleyplace started celebrations of its 20th birthday and city chiefs unveiled the £600m vision for Snow Hil

Revised plans have been lodged to redevelop this car park in Tennant Street

Birmingham apartment block vision back again

Plot to build residential complex near Broad Street has been revised after councillors dismissed it due to lack of parking

HSBC pledges half of managers recruited to Birmingham HQ will be women

Fewer than a third of the bank's bosses are women at the moment, despite female employees accounting for more than half of its total workforce

CGI of the Park Regis hotel which is now recruiting staff

Park Regis launches Birmingham recruitment drive

Hotel group is on the hunt for 150 staff to work in its first site in Europe as redevelopment of old Broad Street towers nears completion

Lee Longlands directors complete multimillion pound buyout

Lee Longlands has been taken over by its management team for an undisclosed multimillion pound sum

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