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Wragge & Co offices in Colmore Row

Colmore Row

The Colmore Row area is the beating heart of Birmingham's business community. The main street runs from Victoria Square to just beyond Snow Hill station. The area has 23 listed buildings and is the most prestigious business address in the city. It is home to the likes of Wragge & Co, Eversheds, Clearwater Corporate Finance and FleetMilne Property. Follow the latest news from the area with the Post team below.

Lisa Barge (Head of Litigation), Kirsty White (Fundraiser from NSPCC), David Beswick (Senior Office Partner), Elli Sandbach and Frances O'Neill at Eversheds LLP's Treasure Hunt, held to raise money for the NSPCC.

Law firm unearths some treasure for children's charity

The Birmingham office of Eversheds LLP hosted a treasure hunt to support and raise money for the NSPCC

Andrew Whitehead, Shakespeare Martineau

Shakespeare Martineau reappointed to National Grid panel

Following competitive tender process, a 20-strong team of lawyers based in firm's Birmingham, Stratford and London offices will support the utility company on specialist gas and electricity legal work

Wesleyan acquires dental plan provider DPAS

Birmingham-based financial services group takes over South West company to bolster its presence in the dental sector

Colmore Row in the heart of Birmingham's business district

New business lobbying group launches for Birmingham

Downtown in Business already runs groups in North West and is now attempting to make waves in Birmingham

Peter Maddox & Associates has acquired 50-52 Newhall Street, adding to its portfolio of serviced offices

Listed Birmingham building acquired by service office provider

Grade II complex in the heart of the Colmore Business District becomes the latest addition to portfolio of sites run by Peter Maddox & Associates

Ricardo Manouchehri, Idex Consulting

Idex Consulting boosts accountancy and finance team

Former senior consultant at Hays joins Colmore Plaza-based agency to grow its presence in new sector

Colmore Plaza has been acquired by AshbyCapital

Colmore Plaza sold for £140m

But owner Carlyle Group takes a £10m hit on its purchase price from nine years ago as AshbyCapital seals its first deal outside London

Pauline Biddle, practice senior partner for Deloitte in the Midlands

Deloitte's revenue and profit on the rise

Financial services firm enjoys another bumper year as partners take home average of £822,000

Back Row: Paul Guest, Lauren Powell, Neale Powell, Tony Green, Steve Wiliams. Front Row: Rachel Carpenter, Sophie Samuda, Melissa Spence, Debbie Haywood, Megan Green, Jane Phillips.

Hortons' quiz raises £5,700 for cancer ward at city hospital

Hortons' Estate Limited raised £5,700 for Ward 19 at Heartlands Hospital, at its eighth annual quiz for the local commercial property community.

Matt Hammond (left) will take over from Mark Smith as PwC's regional chairman for the Midlands and senior partner in Birmingham next month

PwC appoints new Midlands regional chairman

Matt Hammond will take over from Mark Smith next month after seven years in the role to lead more than 2,000 staff across three offices

Damian Navas and Roger Birchall at the official launch evening for Haig&Co, held at Hotel Du Vin.

Birmingham's newest recruitment firm hosts big party

The official launch evening for Haig&Co was held at Hotel Du Vin and organised by Lotty Harper Events.

Rebecca Simkiss has taken over leadership of BPS Birmingham Future

SimkissGuy Recruitment's boss takes the helm at BPS Birmingham Future

Rebecca Simkiss plans to launch a mentoring academy to support young people in Birmingham's professional services

Legal & General has acquired 43 Temple Rpw for £14.5m

Legal & General continues Birmingham deal spree

Property arm of finance group makes yet another purchase as it builds a significant presence in the business district of the city

Craig Ling and Hayley Longdin have been appointed as joint heads of PR and marketing agency Grayling in Birmingham

Grayling appoints joint heads of Birmingham office

PR and marketing agency promotes public affairs specialist and former journalist to lead only Midlands team in national firm

Chris Oglesby, Bruntwood; Glenn Howells, Glenn Howells Architects, at the launch of Two Cornwall Street at Opus.

Property community celebrates £14m redevelopment plan

​The Birmingham property community came together to celebrate the launch of the £14​million redevelopment of ​​Two Cornwall Street.

Paul Mitchell, John Edwards, Caroline Marshall, Matt Price and Lord Digby Jones at the national final of Engineering YES.

Teams bid to win Engineering YES challenge

Engineering YES held its seventh national final at Faraday Wharf on the Innovation Birmingham Campus.

Katie Yates, Andrew Barrett, Nick Burgess, James Millard, Andrew Preston, Matthew Pegg, Jo Salmon, Rob Heald, all LCP.

Magical evening for retail property agents

London & Cambridge Properties (LCP) held its annual social event, in conjunction with the Shop Agent Society (SAS).

Lynda Syree, Aidan Stevens and Patrick Davis at St Andrews Town Hotel's celebration dinner.

Droitwich dinner event celebrates area's food producers

St Andrews Town Hotel in Droitwich hosted a celebration dinner which showcased the best of the area’s food producers and suppliers.

Back row from left: Jon Leedham, head of DTZ's Birmingham office, John Sambrooks and Peter Fullam, both directors Front row from left: Seetle Dool, marketing and communications manager, Clare Lucey, associate director, and Sunita Walia, senior financial systems analyst

DTZ promotes six in Birmingham office

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New directors and marketing manager among those stepping up to more senior roles at property consultancy

35-37 Great Charles Street has been sold by REI just months after acquiring it

Real Estate Investors sells Birmingham property

Listed investment group secures deal just six months after buying Great Charles Street building

In This Week's Paper

Journalists

Graeme Brown
Regional Head of Business
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Cillian O’ Brien
Business Reporter
Jon Griffin
Business Reporter
Alison Jones
Features writer
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor