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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.

Melvyn Lees, Kate Bellingham and Philip Singleton, at the launch of the Young Innovator of the Year prize at Millennium Point, Birmingham.

Eastside's Millennium Point Trust launches Young Innovator Prize initiative

Eastside's Millennium Point Trust has officially launched its brand new Young Innovator Prize initiative.

How the Great Charles Street Estate looks today

Great Charles Street Estate sells to open up regeneration opportunity

Dunedin Property Asset Management and Angelo Gordon have bought seven prominent buildings in Birmingham city centre

Ballroom at the Grand Hotel

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Inside reborn Grand Hotel

Vision to breathe new life into hotel and civic centrepiece in Colmore Row is slowly taking shape

Nick Button, Sean Bryne, Haydn Jones, Jonathon Wilby, Philip Costigan, Partners at Band Hatton Button, at the annual Band Hatton Button Commercial Property Buffet at St Mary's Guildhall in Coventry.

Property future discussed at Band Hatton buffet

The annual Band Hatton Button Commercial Property Buffet was held at St Mary's Guildhall in Coventry.

CGI of Paradise development, looking across Chamberlain Square towards Town Hall Birmingham

Road to 'Paradise' mapped out as 11 years of building begins

Arguably Birmingham's biggest redevelopment project in a generation will begin in January as city braces itself for road closures and diversions and the final curtain call for Central Library

Martin Letza, corporate partner at Shoosmiths' Birmingham office

Shoosmiths team advises ERIKS UK on Timken deal

ERIKS UK is a part of ERIKS NV, an international industrial service provider offering a range of mechanical engineering components and associated technical and logistics services

Some of the Grant Thornton trainees based in Birmingham

Grant Thornton recruits bumper crop of trainees and promotions

Finance and business advisory firm takes on 18 graduates and school leavers on training programme

7-8 Waterloo Street, to the right of the Premier Inn, could be transformed into 32 serviced apartments

New serviced apartment plans for Birmingham office building

Seven-storey site in Colmore Business District has been vacant for four years but could now be reborn as apartment complex following previous plans to open new hotel

Irene Allen, Opus Director: Glynn Purnell, Ann Tonks, Opus Director, attended Bar Opus' pre opening event at One Snowhill.

The Opus family dishes up Birmingham bar with a difference

Bar Opus at the foot of Colmore Row's iconic One Snowhill building, opened its doors to the public.

Jagpal Rai, Monder Ram, Sandra Kerr, Denis Woulfe, Rupinder Kaur, at the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Women's Enterprise Summit at the Latitude Club, One Snowhill, hosted by Barclays.

Women's Business Council summit at Snow Hill in Birmingham

Barclays, in conjunction with the ​​Women's Business Council, hosted the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Women's Enterprise Summit at its offices in Snow Hill, Birmingham.

Jilly Cosgrove, Barques; Stuart Franks, Coltham Developments; Philippa Pickavance, Philippa Pickavance Real Estate, attend Barques 25th anniversary celebrations at Fleet Street Kitchen.

Birmingham-based digital and design agency celebrates 25th anniversary

Birmingham-based digital and design agency Barques has celebrated a quarter of a century in business with an exclusive party at Fleet Street Kitchen.

How the Great Charles Street Estate looks today

Great Charles Estate in Birmingham to be sold within days

The estate, which comprises seven buildings on a prominent site opposite Paradise Circus, is under offer with a deal looming, it is understood

Business of the Year winners Paul Brown and Kirsty Davis Chinnock, at the 2014-2015 NatWest Venus Awards: Recognising Women in Business.

The 2014 -2015 NatWest Venus Awards: Recognising Women in Business

The 2014-2015 NatWest Venus Awards: Recognising Women in Business, were open to the Greater Birmingham region and included the Black Country and Staffordshire. Exclusively recognising women in all business sectors.

Birmingham-based Shoosmiths' senior associate Hayley Saunders

Shoosmiths shortlisted in Women in Compliance Awards

The Shoosmiths team, which was a finalist last year, was selected from more than 250 entries for the awards

The Smith Cooper team, Pictured are (top) Andrew Norton, Oliver Ratcliffe, Dan Flaherty, Tom Bostock and Mandip Sandhu. Bottom Adrian Jones, Tony Bartle, Jackie Hendley, Jeremy Cope and Ed Saunders

Smith Cooper moves to new city centre office

The business has signed the lease on two floors at 158 Edmund Street in Birmingham city centre after outgrowing its previous home at Livery Place.

Cheltenham House

Cheltenham House welcomes new tenants following £1.2m refurb

Colmore Business District building sees influx of new occupiers under new owners after 2013 acquisition

John Cleland, who has been elected as managing partner for Pinsent Masons

Pinsent Masons elects new managing partner

Mr Cleland joined the firm as a partner in 1997 and is currently head of financial institutions, covering banking, restructuring and financial regulatory

Wesleyan Bank managing director Steve Deutsch

Wesleyan Bank marks legal lending milestone

The specialist bank, part of the Birmingham-based mutual Wesleyan Group, has now lent more than half a billion pounds to law firms since 2010 – with an additional £180 million in personal loans

Simon Purkess, KPMG; Richard King, CAE Aircrew Training Services plc; Andrew Pearson, Waypoint Investors; Richard Wright; Mike Steventon, KPMG, at KMPG's Alumni event.

KMPG hosts Alumni event its Birmingham office

KMPG hosted an Alumni event at its Birmingham office for an evening with past colleagues.

Paul Jones, JW Hinks; James Powell, Robert Powell; James Bowkett, Robert Powell; Mark Lee, Calthorpe Estates, at Calthorpe Estates' drinks reception at The High Field in Edgbaston.

Networking lunch for businesses across Calthorpe

The Calthorpe Business Alliance event took place at The High Field in Edgbaston.

In This Week's Paper


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