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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.


Economics expert guest speaker at Barclays event

Barclays hosted an evening for its clients

Senior business people sign up to Ambassador role

The Ambassadors scheme is aimed at promoting the benefits of working and living in the region

Deloitte hosts healthcare dinner

Deloitte held a healthcare-themed dinner and discussion as part of its ongoing thought leadership programme

New Birmingham base for recruitment agency with £4m funding

Yorkshire-based firm secures new funding package from HSBC to support the opening its a new operation in Digbeth

Birmingham enjoying record levels of construction

Newly published report shows highest levels of development in Birmingham in more than a decade

Leading lights attend retail and consumer business event

The evening was attended by over 80 leading industry figures

Awards honour the achievements of young people

The Prince's Trust and TK Maxx & Homesense Celebrate Success Awards honoured the achievements of young people

The IoD hosts annual dinner at Warwick Castle

Sir John Peace and Paul Kehoe were guest speakers

Rich List 2017: No.9 - Lord Edmiston

Christian property and automotive entrepreneur Lord Edmiston wants to spend more time on charity work as his fortunes continue to grow

Rich List 2017: No.29 - Peter Horton and family

Deputy Chairman of Hortons' Estate has seen his fortune increase by £0 million while dropping three places on the Rich List

Glitzy night celebrates town centre achievement

Outstanding employees and creative companies honoured at Solihull BID Excellence Awards

SDL Bigwood holds annual Charity Golf Day

Hayburn Rock were the winners of the 2016 SDL Bigwood Annual Charity Golf Day

MP's praise for Sandwell Valley School at opening

Deputy Leader of the Labour Party officially opened Sandwell Valley School

Harborne restaurant raises funds for injured soldiers' centre

Harborne-based restaurant hosted an evening of wine and port tasting in support of QEHB Charity's Fisher House

Birmingham Report launched by Knight Frank

The Midlands commercial property community joined Knight Frank for the launch of the firm’s inaugural ‘Birmingham Report’

Record number attend LGBT networking event

Over 90 professionals turned out for Out of Office, the professional networking organisation for LGBT people in the city

Final phase of Park Central scheme begins

Representatives gather at Park Central to mark the first brick being laid in the final phase of Park Central

Estate agents Fine & Country find new home at The Mailbox

Fine & Country Land and New Homes celebrate the launch of its new office at The Mailbox

Sparkling night of networking at SimkissGuy's cocktail club

SimkissGuy Recruitment hosted its quarterly Colmore Cocktail Club

Leamington law firm hosts Oktoberfest bash

Wright Hassall brought Oktoberfest to Leamington

iHub to launch new hot-desk base in Birmingham

Serviced office company is expanding out of Manchester to provide to new office space in Birmingham city centre

Review of 2016 - October: Hamleys toy stores, Michelin stars and local TV

Legendary toy retailer Hamleys announced in October it was planning to open a concession stand in House of Fraser while Solihull was awarded its first Michelin star

Review of 2016 - September: More skyscrapers, Chinese eyes city housing and new restaurant outside Snow Hill

The city council admitted in September that it would need to look again at its tall building policy after approving a new hotel while Chinese investors took a keen interest in Birmingham's housing market

Panto favourite provides laughs at Press Club lunch

Panto favourites provided the laughter at a festive lunch organised by Birmingham Press Club

Review of 2016 - February: 'Unacceptable' development, Lib Dem leader and tributes to Cube architect

February saw tributes flood in following the death of the man who designed The Cube and Arena Central while the city's Lib Dems unveiled a new leader

Birmingham's oldest wine merchant celebrates 40 years

Connolly's wine merchant celebrated its 40th anniversary

Birmingham Cathedral was the setting for the Santa Lucia Service

The Santa Lucia Service took place at Birmingham Cathedral

Luxury apartments coming to Birmingham's business district

Hong Kong investors acquire vacant office building which used to house Vodafone to create 77 new pads in central business district

Mailbox to welcome bike brand Ribble

Manufacturer to launch a new shop at boutique shopping mall early in 2017

150 guests attend Millennium Point's anniversary bash

Millennium Point was joined by more than 150 guests to celebrate its 15th anniversary

Wolfs celebrated 20 years in business with party for staff

Wolfs celebrated 20 years in business with a party for staff and clients at The Plough in Harborne

Investment Property Forum hosts annual regional property dinner

More than 600 of the region's property professionals attended the Investment Property Forum's annual Midlands dinner

TSB launches new style of branch in Birmingham

City is home to first purpose-built branch which TSB has opened in England since launching back onto Britain's high streets in September 2013

Annual Trustees' Ball raises funds for glasshouses

Supporters of Birmingham Botanical Gardens attended the annual Trustees' Ball

Swan Publishing held its 10th birthday party at mac Birmingham

Swan Publishing celebrated 10 years in business with a glittering party held at mac Birmingham

Edmunds restaurant re-launch a roaring success

New Bistro de Luxe concept unveiled ar VIP event

New name for Birmingham offices in £13m revamp

City centre office block has been rebranded as fresh set of images show how renovated building will look

Innovative online careers platform for young launched

More than 60 guests from business, education and the public sector attended the launch of PLANit Global

Charity 'Bake Off' at Eleven Brindleyplace

Eleven Brindleyplace organised a World Coffee Morning event in aid of cancer charity Macmillan

Selfridges' Live + Loud reception treated guests to Shakespeare-inspired performances

Guests were treated to Shakespeare-inspired performances, including an exclusive presentation from Birmingham Royal Ballet and the Birmingham Conservatoire

In This Week's Paper


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