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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.

(From left) Chefs Chris Bratt-Rose, Luke Tipping, Andy Waters and Adam Stokes whose restaurants are taking part in Streetsmart 2014

Lack of support by Birmingham restaurants 'embarrassing' says St Basils

Streetsmart scheme allows restaurants to add a voluntary £1 to each table's bill but Birmingham is failing to match other cities with levels of support

Else Solicitors Jonathan Tyson is the Midlands Leading Adviser to Family Businesses 2014

Else solicitor claims honours in Midlands Family Business Awards

  • Law

Jonathan Tyson, associate and head of corporate & commercial at Else, won the Leading Adviser to Family Business Award in recognition of the advice he provides to family businesses

Jodi Larkin, William Sherlock, CBRE; Kelvin Craddock, Jones Lang LaSalle; Ed Purcell, Cushman & Wakefield; Dominique Roberts.

Property professionals race to secure space at Birmingham's Eleven Brindleyplace

Property professionals from across the West Midlands moved into top gear when they joined the race to secure space at Birmingham's Eleven Brindleyplace.

122 Colmore Row has welcomed Clive Reeves PR, its first tenant following a £500,000 revamp

Clive Reeves PR takes first space at 122 Colmore Row

Vacant historic city centre business address welcomes first tenant following £500,000 revamp over the summer

Ian Lanchbury, ARUP; Alex Watson, Barberry; Peter Gough, Savills; Siobhan McCrystal, Savills.

Worcestershire-based property company highlights strategy

Worcestershire-based Barberry Group joined dozens of property agents and investors at a meeting of the Residential Agents Club (RAC) at Primitivo in Birmingham where the company highlighted its strategy of residential investment.

Paul Keiser, regional director, Barclays Wealth and Investment Management, the Midlands

Entrepreneurial activity on the rise in Midlands

According to the latest Barclays Entrepreneurs Index the number of businesses in the Midlands has grown by four per cent

Thursfields solicitor Stuart Price

Thursfields targets technology entertainment and media sectors with new team

  • Law

Stuart Price, the solicitor leading the new team started working with clients in the music industry in 2001

Robert Muntz, Alexis Nicholls, Lodders; Mark Weston.

Warwickshire Law firm Lodders enjoys a day at the races

Warwickshire law firm Lodders welcomed clients and fellow professionals from the county's business community to Warwick Racecourse.

Lisa Kennedy, Ladies First; Ariane Poole, Andrea Bayles, Natural Solutions; Julie Richardson, Ladies First, at this month's Ladies First event held at Nailcote Hall.

Nailcote Hall in Berkswell was the setting for this month's Ladies First event

Ariane Poole and Andrea Bayles gave out make-up and nutrition tips to businesswomen at this month's Ladies First event at Nailcote Hall in Berkswell.

Christine Cushing, Mark Rogers, Guest Speaker, Birmingham City Council, at Birmingham Civic Society's annual reception, hosted by DWF LLP.

Birmingham Council chief speaks at Civic Society's annual reception

Birmingham City Council chief executive, Mark Rogers, spoke at the Birmingham Civic Society Annual Reception hosted by DWF LLP.

Birmingham-based Vivien Holland, who is heading Grant Thornton's new local government advisory service in the Midlands

Grant Thornton launches new local government advisory team

The new Local Government Advisory (LGA) team is part of the firm’s wider public sector assurance practice

Barrister Michael Stephens, who has joined Kings Chambers

Seasoned arbitrator joins Kings Chambers

  • Law

Michael Stephens was called to the Bar in 1983 and has particular interests in commercial and construction law

Paul Keiser and Stephanie Flanders

Stephanie Flanders speaks at Barclays Wealth and Investment Management seminar

Stephanie Flanders spoke at a seminar at Barclays Wealth's headquarters in Colmore Square

Sue White, investment manager with Walker Crips

Walker Crips appoints new investment manager

Sue White joins Birmingham team to strengthen stockbroking division

The building known as the NatWest Tower at 103 Colmore Row

Rockspring buys NatWest Tower on Colmore Row in long-awaited deal

Investment firm Rockspring has bought the Colmore Row building – which has been vacant for a decade – and is expected to oversee one of the city’s most central office developments

Gavin Faber, the new wills, trust and estates disputes partner at Irwin Mitchell

New partner joins Irwin Mitchell

Mr Faber joins Irwin Mitchell’s Birmingham office’s wills, trusts and estates disputes team led by Paula Myers who joined the firm earlier in 2014

Two Snowhill which could be the new home of accountancy firm BDO

BDO poised for Two Snowhill relocation

Reports suggest financial services firm is under offer to sub-let 25,000 sq ft from law firm Wragge Lawrence Graham & co

Ashley Hudson, Knight Frank

Quintet of promotions at Knight Frank

Two agents step up to partner level and three more become associates at Colmore Row base

Darren Moore, The Kaleidoscope Plus Group Trustee and West Bromwich Albion Development Coach; Tom Bates, West Bromwich Albion Performance Psychology Coach.

West Midlands-based charity Kaleidoscope Plus Group raise £23,000 at gala ball

The Kaleidoscope Plus Group raised a staggering £23,000 at its inaugural World Mental Health Charity Gala Ball.

Citygrove Securities and its subsidiary Albemarle Developments' redevelopment of Telfords town centre

Shoosmiths team advises Citygrove Securities on Telford town centre redevelopment

Citygrove was selected by Telford and Wrekin Council as development partner for the leisure element of the wider £250 million regeneration of Southwater Square

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