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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.

 

Curium Solutions co-founders James Farrow (left) and twin Adam

New city centre home for Curium Solutions

Change management consultancy moves to new base in the Colmore Business District after doubling team over last two years

Julian Straker, regional director for the Midlands with ArchOver

New Midlands director at ArchOver

Experienced finance broker Julian Straker joins crowdlending specialist having worked in the region for many years

From left: Charles Warrack of Johnson Fellows, Andy Partington of Markel and Cameron Thomson of Cushman & Wakefield

Global insurance firm Markel takes new city centre office

Firm moves to Cathedral Place in Waterloo Street in deal brokered by Cushman & Wakefield

Alex Chance, Hana Smiddy, Sebb Stratta, Chris Edkins, Sharlene Benn and Mike Roberts of Take Flight Aviation.

Birmingham Press Club makes flying visit to Wellesbourne

​Birmingham Press Club visited Take Flight Aviation at Wellesbourne Airfield, near Stratford-upon-Avon, for an evening social event

Laura Bignall, James Bowker, Luke Pearson and Alison Hammond at the​ first ever Birmingham Food, Drink and Hospitality Awards.

Birmingham Food Drink and Hospitality Awards

The hospitality industry were out in force to celebrate the​ first ever Birmingham Food, Drink and Hospitality Awards

Danielle Boyce, Rachelle Tuft, Kalvinder Kaur, Charlotte Buckell, Joanna Rocks, Laura Wainwright, Temp of the Year Winners, at Katie Bard's 12th annual Temp of the Year awards.

Temp of the Year Awards 2016 were held at Bar Opus

Charlotte Buckell was named Temp of the Year 2016 at recruitment firm Katie Bard’s 12th annual awards

John Wright Operations Director; Odu Bamgbose, General Manager; and Andy Aldrich, Owner, at the launch of Viva Brazil in Bennetts Hill.

Brazilian steak house opens in Birmingham

Viva Brazil opened in the grade II listed building, 7 Bennetts Hill, following a dramatic transformation into an authentic Brazilian steak house

BPS Birmingham Future's new chairman Tara Tomes (left) with outgoing chairman Rebecca Simkiss

BPS Birmingham Future unveils new top team

Chairman and deputy chairman appointed as new partnership launched in conjunction with Aston Business School

Propitas has taken space in 75-77 Colmore Row

New Birmingham base for London property consultancy

Propitas adds third base to network after taking space in the heart of Colmore Business District

Eversheds joins combined authority panel

Law firm appointed to legal panel of newly formed combined authority to advise on three areas of law

Adrian Walsh (left) and Ian Pitt, of Bruton Knowles

Partner promotion at Bruton Knowles

Adrian Walsh steps up in Birmingham office of property consultancy

David Fennell, chief executive of Gowling WLG (UK)

Revenue rise after 'momentous years' for Gowling WLG

Law firm born out of historic practice Wragge & Co welcomes boost in turnover and pre-tax profit

Rob Day, Jon Wilbourne, Jan Thompson, Kerwoods; Ian Parker, Richard Caley, Stephen Priest, Kerwoods.

Kerwood Solicitors welcomed clients to their annual barbecue

Redditch law firm Kerwood Solicitors held their annual barbecue at Redditch Golf Club

Richard Lane, Sarah Perry, Robert Lee, Wright Hassall.

Wright Hassall's quiz night boosts charities

Nearly £5,000 was raised for charities and good causes at Wright Hassall's quiz night

From left: GBR Phoenix Beard's managing director Simon Farrant with chief executive of Savills UK and Europe Mark Ridley and head of Savills Birmingham Barry Allen

GBR Phoenix Beard bought by global property agency

Birmingham-based consultancy which formed 50 years ago joins Savills

Ed Gamble, CBRE; Mark Johnson, MK2; Lucy Hansell, Estilo; Simon Marks, Arcadis; Jilly Cosgrove, Barques.

University Challenge spoof raises £35,000

West Midlands property experts raised £35,000 for disadvantaged children by taking part in a spoof of University Challenge

Adam Ellis-Morgan is the new managing partner of Rider Levett Bucknall

New managing partner at Rider Levett Bucknall

Head of the project management team in Birmingham steps up to lead the city's office of property consultancy

SimkissGuy Recruitment (from left): Beth Owens, Emily Rose, Alex Foyle, Rebecca Simkiss, Amelia Ladbrook and Richard Guy

SimkissGuy Recruitment opens new Solihull office

Birmingham recruitment agency expands by opening a second base

Ryan James, Jim Hancox, Sofia Voutianitis, Andy Pearson, James Hodson and Karen Baker at the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity's corporate ​​networking event.

Business leaders gather at Air Ambulance networking lunch

Leaders from over 120 businesses attended Midlands Air Ambulance Charity’s corporate ​​networking event held recently at Edgbaston Stadium

Richard Stockland, Richard Heggie, Paul Hussey, all Barclays, at Barclays' launch of the new Eagle Lab at iCentrum.

Barclays unveils its space for new and growing businesses

Barclays hosted the official launch of its West Midlands Eagle Lab at iCentrum in Birmingham

In This Week's Paper

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Graeme Brown
Editor (Agenda and Business)
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Tamlyn Jones
Business Reporter
Neil Elkes
Local Government Correspondent
Emma McKinney
Education Correspondent
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor