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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.

1 Colmore Square has been acquired by Legal & General Property for £87.3m

Legal & General Property acquires 1 Colmore Square for £87m

Property arm of pension and investment group continues deal spree with latest buyout of Birmingham business premises

Jake Hollier and his new venture Jake's Coffee Box in Eden Place

New coffee 'pod' opens in old BT phone box

  • BT

Venture launches in Birmingham city centre a week after originally planned as new life is brought back to vacant old phone booths

Jackie Lee, Andrea Law, Sarah Darby, Emma Piff, Beenita Patel, Teresa Mannion, Alsters Kelley.

Ladies step out on charity fashion night

Alsters Kelley LLP in conjunction with Ladies First hosted a charity fashion show held at Coombe Abbey.

Dr Chris Moody, Dr David Hardman and Geoff Inskip.

Centro hosts transport conference

Centro held its second annual West Midlands Intelligent Mobility Conference at Etc Venues on Corporation Street.

The old home of NatWest Bank at 103 Colmore Row could soon be demolished

NatWest Tower demolition set for green light

City planners finally expected to approve the end of John Madin's 41-year-old tower which has sat vacant since 2003 and construction of its 26-storey replacement

Jan Thompson, Kerwoods; Ken Jubb, Delphine Powell.

Law firm Kerwoods host summer BBQ

Law firm Kerwoods Solicitors held a summer barbecue for professional colleagues, clients and intermediaries at Redditch Golf Club.

CGI of of the Grand Hotel

Grand Hotel unveiling coming soon

Wraps to come off famous Birmingham hotel in Colmore Row as work on façade finishes within weeks

Spearhead collect their Entrepreneurial Spark Pitching Competition prize

Entrepreneurial Spark start-ups rewarded

The gongs are organised by the business Hatchery, Entrepreneurial Spark, powered by NatWest, and partner KPMG

Jim Davis, head of sales for BFS West Midlands

Bibby Financial Services celebrates successful nine months in city

The firm announce it has also boosted funding to Midland companies by £20 million in the first half of 2015

The new Nosh and Quaff restaurant in Colmore Row, Birmingham.

Nosh and Quaff unveiled after £1m fit-out completes

The lobster and beer restaurant, which looks out over the Council House and Victoria Square, is set to begin trading

A new coffee 'pod' is opening today in an old phone box in Eden Place

Old BT phone box in Birmingham opens as coffee 'pod'

New lease of life starts today for one of four disused red phone booths off Colmore Row

Peter Clague, The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, Maynard Burton.

Business Secretary joins celebration of young music talent

Partners from law firm mfg Solicitors hosted a private reception ahead of the final of the 2015 Bromsgrove International Young Musicians' Competition.

Temp of the Year 2015 winners Sandra Reid, Thomas Lister; Jenna Bennett, Stroke Association; Roisin O'Dubhlaoidh, Health Education West Midlands; Lauren Hiard, Synapse; Catherine Finch, Synapse.

Top temps recognised at annual awards ceremony

Roisin O'Dubhlaoidh was judged to be the best candidate in the Midlands at the 11th annual Katie Bard Temp of the Year Awards.

Hamilton Bland, Captain Mark Cowley, Pilot.

Helidrop competition at Warwickshire golf club in aid of NSPCC

The NSPCC organised a Helidrop competition at Stoneleigh Deer Park Golf Club to raise money for the charity.

CGI of redevelopment plans for former Birmingham Post & Mail building showing view from Whittall Street

Former Post & Mail project approved despite 'Marmite' claim

Councillor says 14-storey building is likely to divide opinion in the city as green light given to build offices and 115 flats

David Fennell, chief executive of Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co

Legal director promotions at Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co

  • Law

The commercial litigation team is boosted by the promotions of Emma Carr and Adam Fisher, while the IP team sees the promotions of Antony Craggs and Peter Koch

Richard Lane, Managing Partner; Monica Macheng, Alex Robinson, John Rouse, all Wright Hassell.

Business professionals put their quiz prowess to the test for charity

Wright Hassall hosted 33 teams at its quiz night held at the firm’s Olympus Avenue offices in aid of its charitable trust.

Peter McLintock, partner in Mills & Reeves corporate team in Birmingham

Rosy start to 2015 for Mills & Reeve's corporate team

  • Law

The performance won the firm top slot as the Birmingham-based law firm with the highest value of deals advised

Maria O'Donnell, associate director, Grant Thornton advisory team in the Midlands

Grant Thornton team advises Grayrentals shareholders on Hong Kong sale

The deal team worked with Grayrentals’ shareholders to provide complex transaction advice

Bob Ghosh, Dominika Obajtek, Jabbar Khan, Richard Beverley, Aktar Islam and Kiarna Ta

Freeths advises Lasan Group on Nosh & Quaff venture

The real estate team at Freeths provided advice for Lasan Group on its move to 130 Colmore Row where it will be opening Nosh and Quaff

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