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There has never been a better time to invest in Birmingham. The city centre has been transformed by the £600m regeneration of New Street station, HS2 is coming and major developments continue across the region. Keep up to date with opportunities in association with global property experts JLL.

PHS has opened its new recycling plant in West Bromwich

This new Black Country factory turns sanitary towels into fuel

Patented process is aiming to prevent millions of hygiene products such as tampons and nappies ending up in landfill where they take up to 500 years to decompose

Already a busy area for bars, Bennetts Hill is soon to have another new opening

Another city centre bar coming to Birmingham

Independent operator lined up to take on unit formerly occupied by recruitment agency in area already busy with night spots

Jewellery Quarter factory site to house 220 new apartments

Next phase of regeneration of old electroplating plant will see a new square, commercial space and residential complex

Birmingham apartments plan back again

Firm behind city's most expensive apartment is leading new residential development off Broad Street

From left: Coun Izzi Seccombe from WMCA, Jon Robinson and Henry Bellfield, both from Barberry, and Nick Oakley from Finance Birmingham at the old Tucker Fasteners site in Perry Barr

£3m backing for old Tucker Fasteners regeneration

West Midlands Combined Authority throws support behind redevelopment of old factory site in Perry Barr

Graphic shows location of UK Central and some of its key neighbours

New UK Central 'Hub' to create 77,500 jobs

New 20-year masterplan outlines grand vision for area surrounding new HS2 station in Solihull including homes and commercial space

Video: New drone footage of Paradise development

Footage also shows how phase two of £500 million project will fit into the wider masterplan

10,000 jobs to be created at Peddimore industrial site

The city's next major development site to be marketed at MIPIM property conference in Cannes this week

Jon Neale of JLL looks at Birmingham of old and today

Opinion: Birmingham today is a nod to its wonderful past

JLL'S head of research, Jon Neale, a Birmingham native turned southerner, revisits the city's history to chart the rise and fall and now rise again of one of the UK's great centre's for business and innovation

Maypole Grove care facility in Kings Heath

100 new jobs created at Kings Heath care facility

Exemplar will launch 'Maypole Grove' in April to provide a residential care service for younger adults with acute physical and mental disabilities

CGI of the new Maker Wharf building

Innovation Birmingham reveals latest development plans

Maker Wharf will be a home to fabrication and prototyping facility and will sit next to iCentrum complex

Revealed: How new £1m Alpha Works project will look

Developers showcase new designs for co-working space aimed at Birmingham's growing start-up and small business community

Plans lodged for new Birmingham office tower

New plans have been submitted to build a 15-storey office block on the site of the old Birmingham Post & Mail newspaper offices

Concept sketch of new apartment complex called Kent Street Baths

£100m Birmingham city centre apartment scheme unveiled

Camborne Land Investments secures site off the A38 to develop a new build-to-rent project

NatWest Tower demolition breaks the bank

New images show old basement vaults which served NatWest through years of occupany in now-demolished office block

30 St Paul's Square

Jewellery Quarter office block sold for £9.3m

Private investor snaps up building in historic St Paul's Square

Qatari investors have acquired One Eleven Edmund Street

Middle East investors snap up Birmingham office block

Alduwaliya Asset Management acquires home of law firm in Colmore Business District for £22.5m

Innovation Birmingham Campus is set to almost double by 2020

Innovation Birmingham on hunt for backers to continue expansion

Investment-for-equity bid from campus as it seeks new financial support to almost double the size of technology park

Up & Running on track for new Birmingham store

National chain is relocating its city centre shop to new home in Colmore Business District

A national restaurant chain is eyeing the former Ted Baker store in New Street

Former Ted Baker store to become new restaurant

Unnamed national restaurant chain is eyeing New Street unit which has attracted 'no serious interest' from retailers since fashion chain moved out

In This Week's Paper

Journalists

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