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Birmingham and the West Midlands continue to enjoy large volumes of foreign investment

West Midlands booming for international investment

Region records best foreign direct investment performance in over a decade as nearly 100 new projects were launched during 2015

Nurton has reportedly placed Two Colmore Square and Cannon House on the market

Birmingham city centre office blocks 'on sale for £105m'

Reports suggest Nurton Developments has appointed consultants to finder a buyer for Two Colmore Square and Cannon House in the Colmore Business District

BYPY 2016: See all the winners from the annual awards

Find out who took home the category prizes and was named overall Birmingham Young Professional of the Year 2016 at last night's ceremony - in partnership with BYPY

The closing ceremony for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

Why are we so scared of aiming high? A Commonwealth Games bid would show ambition

This week we look at Commonwealth Games, election foul play and the new IKEA store

Richard Beverley, Freeths; Lord Digby Jones; Lee Clifford, Freeths.

Lord Digby Jones tackles issues at law firm's event

Lord Digby Jones tackled a range of Birmingham business issues at an event staged by leading law firm Freeths in Birmingham.

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.

ICC awaits the guests for BYPY 2015

BYPY 2016: Spotlight on HR, Recruitment and Training category finalists

Focus on the three young professionals who have been shortlisted for a BPS Birmingham flagship award- in partnership with BYPY

Guests enjoy dinner during Birmingham Young Professional of the Year 2015

BYPY 2016: The 18 category finalists and Aspiring Talent Award shortlists have been revealed

Find out who the top 18 young professionals in Birmingham are now - in partnership with BYPY

Sketch of plans for a new clubhouse at Whittington Heath Golf Club

HS2 causes golf club to plan major overhaul

Construction of high-speed rail line will cut a swathe through 18-hole Staffordshire course prompting new plans for redevelopment

Paul Kehoe, chief executive of Birmingham Airport

Birmingham Post Power 250: Transport

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of transport

Birmingham City Council's new chief executive Mark Rogers

Birmingham Post Power 250: Public Sector

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the Public Sector

MPs have voted overwhelmingly in favour of HS2

Major step forward for HS2 as almost 400 MPs back new line

Bill to create high-speed railway line between Birmingham and the capital will now pass to the House of Lords with construction set to begin next year

Relations have become strained over the future of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Birmingham 'committed' to Museum and Art Gallery

City council insists relations have not become strained between itself and the Museums Trust after plea for long-term lease was rejected

Giant Arden Cross scheme for 2,000 homes, shops and leisure revealed

Arden Cross, a landmark development site near the key UK Central investment area has gone on show at MIPIM 2016

Mark Lee, the chief executive of Calthorpe Estates

Push to promote Edgbaston's life science prowess at MIPIM 2016

Calthorpe Estates chief executive Mark Lee said he hoped to raise the profile of the cluster of advanced science bases in the city

£14bn funding bid as Midlands Engine clicks into gear

For the first time ever, the Midlands has come together to showcase investment opportunities to key markets such as China and the US at the MIPIM property conference in Cannes

An aerial view of the M42 Junction 6 which serves the M42 and airport

M42 'needs new junction' to cope with HS2 station

Airport calls for major infrastructure boost on back of high speed rail

Chinese Minister of Commerce Gao Hucheng with Birmingham City Council leader John Clancy

China's commerce minister shown Birmingham regeneration sites in investment-boosting visit

Gao Hucheng will lead a delegation to the city, with ministers hoping to stimulate investment in the region

More details have emerged about the future of the former LDV site in Washwood Heath

Birmingham wins tug of war over former LDV land

Ruling means site will be shared between HS2 and manufacturers in major jobs boost for the city

A familiar sight - tailbacks on the M6

Don't think Birmingham is solving traffic problems? Look again

Anne Shaw, from Birmingham City Council's transportation team, gives a robust defence of all the work going on in a bid to get the city moving better

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