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Tech 'will be fastest-growing sector' in Greater Birmingham

New report says more companies are looking at Birmingham as an alternative to London

New future revealed for Curzon Street landmark

Famous entrance to old station will be visitor centre and education hub under new plans unveiled by HS2

Antony Greaves, BIMM Birmingham college principal

New Digbeth music school appoints first principal

Industry veteran who has worked with artists such as Coldplay and Amy Winehouse will lead new £4m school when it opens later this year

Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Steven Spielberg and 9 other reasons Birmingham is the secret weapon of the British Film Industry

Birmingham is the leading UK film location outside London. Andy Parker, from the Custard Factory in the city's Creative Quarter explains why

BIMM Birmingham is due to open in Digbeth in October

Designs unveiled for new £4m Digbeth music school

CGIs give a glimpse into new education institute which counts James Bay and George Ezra among its alumni

MIPIM 2017: A step forward for Peddimore and Typhoo Wharf developments

Two major multi million pound Birmigham developments showcased at global real estate show

MIPIM 2017: How HS2 will make Greater Birmingham THE place to lead UK growth

With Royal Assent for HS2 Phase One now granted, the region is gearing up to maximise the benefits, according to Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP Board Member Simon Marks

The team at TSA (from left) associate director Dan Hick and joint managing directors Michael Warburton and Richard Dobson

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

Woon Wing Yip

Rich List 2017: No.40 - Woon Wing Yip

Woon Wing Yip's fortune made from his oriental food business has increased by £10 million while his Rich List ranking has dropped two places

Aston Martin unveiled its new DB11 during March

Review of 2016 - March: £13m office facelift, new Aston Martin and major Eastside regeneration

A major masterplan to bring new commercial and civic space to Birmingham's Eastside was unveiled this month while sports car brand Aston Martin showcased its latest new DB model

Aston Villa welcomed a new chairman in January....for a little while at least

Review of 2016 - January: UCB expansion, new Villa chairman and Cadbury tax

Our Review of the Year kicks off with the news that University College Birmingham was planning a major expansion of its campus in the Jewellery Quarter and a prominent businessman joined the Villa board

Hawker Yard pop-up idea is long-term winner

Architect Joe Holyoak assesses whether so-called 'pop-up architecture' is a great answer to the problem of unused space

Ideal Village in Bordesley Green

Birmingham's conservation areas only work if residents are on side

Architect Joe Holyoak assess if and how the city's historic conservation areas can be protected and preserved for future generations

Birmingham City University on Curzon Street

A tutorial on the best student digs in Birmingham

Where are the best places for students in the city? We take a look at the key areas for those who are heading to Brum this September.

Adaptable co-founders Dan Cooper (left) and Olly Sorsby

Adaptable wins online revamp brief for Stone Group

Education technology firm brings in Digbeth studio to transform its brand identity and web presence

Guitarist Chris Ketley, on stage with Ellie Goulding at Wireless in 2014, is working with Digbeth firm LessonWith

Digbeth tech firm signs up Michael Jackson's guitarist for online lessons

New start-up company launches websites offering online music tutorials with artists who boast tours with Michael Jackson and Ellie Goulding on their CVs

The old Typhoo Tea factory in Digbeth could finally have a bright future

New future for Typhoo Wharf is my cup of tea

Architect Joe Holyoak gives a firm thumbs up to plans to inject new life into former tea factory in Digbeth

Co-founders of Shopify Builder Jason Stokes (left) and Richard Emanuel

Birmingham digital agency has US ambitions with New York office

Shopify Builder goes transatlantic by opening new base less than three years after being launched on co-founder's kitchen table

Former IoD chief John Phillips has received an MBE

Former IoD chief receives MBE in Queen's Birthday Honours

John Phillips awarded recognition for services to business while clothing entrepreneur and Custard Factory owner also recognised

Digbeth Dining Club

What is it like to live in the up-and-coming area of Digbeth?

Once the industrial heart of Birmingham, Digbeth is now considered to be one of the main creative centres in the city.


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