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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.

Mexican restaurant chain Chilango is planning to open in Birmingham

Mexican restaurant chain plans Birmingham launch

London-based group has designs on converting Colmore Row property for only its second venue outside the capital

Home of Bierkeller has been sold for £5.4m

Broad Street property sold for £5.4m

Home of Bierkeller and Velvet Music Rooms has been bought by Downing Group

CGI of plans for the Smithfield regeneration

Cushman & Wakefield to lead Smithfield masterplan

Property consultancy will work with Birmingham City Council to find a development partner and create a masterplan

Andy Coulthurst, chief executive of The Trade Centre Wales

Black Country car supermarket to open

Trade Centre UK makes its first foray into England by launching new car supermarket in the Wednesbury

CGI of the new Circle Health hospital in Edgbaston

Work starts on £32m Pebble Mill private hospital

Funding deal agreed with US investor signals the start of work on Edgbaston site which will have 18 bedrooms

The HCA is to build new housing on this Perry Barr campus

University campus to become new housing

Birmingham institute agrees £6m land sale to transform part of its outgoing campus into new housing

Two more fashion brands are coming to the Bullring

More fashion brands to launch in Bullring

Birmingham shopping centre to welcome three new stores as its fashion and clothing offer grows

Design sketch of the new Axis Square development

23-storey tower planned for new Birmingham development

More details emerge about major city centre regeneration project which could house around 10,000 people once completed

Jonathan Carmalt, director of office agency with JLL in Birmingham

Birmingham office market has 'everything to play for'

Jonathan Carmalt from JLL assess the future for the city's office market as work on HS2 gets going and the squeeze on supply starts to ease

Birmingham finance firm merges with London rival

Jasper Corporate Finance has teamed up with Assay to expand footprint and range of services

Will a casino return to Star City?

Star City casino could make a return

Operator Genting is assessing the future of its base in Aston which could include a new, smaller casino and a restaurant

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

The new life sciences campus will count the QE Hospital among its neighbours

University of Birmingham agrees life sciences campus deal

Institute will lead development of a campus in Selly Oak which will conduct research and studies to bring new medical treatments to market

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

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