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Delegates take a tour of Guhring's new UK HQ at the Advanced Manufacturing Hub

Guhring unveils £12m investment in new Aston hub

German-owned manufacturing group has opened its new base in Birmingham which will create 50 new jobs and help it double in size

From left: Ralph Minott from Calthorpe Estates, Sarah McDonald and Lucy Stockton from Neptune, and Matt Long from Calthorpe Estates outside the new Neptune store in Edgbaston

Furniture brand Neptune coming to Edgbaston

Group confirms it will be opening its first West Midlands outlet on historic city estate this autumn

Gun Quarter plot to house city's latest apartment project

Developer eyes car park site to build 250 flats in latest scheme to be aimed at Birmingham's rental market

CGI of the new MACC Care home in Erdington

Eighty jobs to be created at new £8m care home

MACC Care is planning to build home on the site of the old Hare and Hounds pub in Erdington

CGI of plans for 418 student bedrooms in Selly Oak which have been bought by Unite

Unite snaps up Selly Oak flats

Student accommodation group expands its footprint in Birmingham with buyout of halls of residence on Battery Park site

Indigo Planning has opened a new office in Colmore Row

National planning consultancy opens in Birmingham

Indigo adds a fifth office to its stable with new base in Colmore Row

The Grand in Colmore Row, Birmingham

Revealed: This is the hotel group which will open at The Grand

Owner Hortons' Estate unveils it has agreed a deal with a company which specialises in opening in city centre landmark buildings

Birmingham and the West Midlands continue to attract foreign investment

West Midlands still a major draw for foreign investment

New report says region attracted a record amount of overseas investment with 26 different countries committing to West Midlands during past year

CGI of the new Casino 36 in Dudley

New £12m casino to open in the Black Country

Casino 36 plans to launch new casino and bingo hall next year

Staff from the Canal & River Trust and National Trust are joined by heritage working boat volunteers and canoeists from B-Row to celebrate the £2.5 million Heritage Lottery Fund grant

Roundhouse receives £2.5m lottery cash for major regeneration

Confirmation of funding means 1870s former stables can be fully reborn as a visitor and commercial hub

Birmingham Airport considering terminal building for new HS2 station

Airport is proposing to build a new terminal at the Birmingham Interchange station to improve passenger experience

4 Temple Row in Birmingham

Birmingham office block undergoes £2.7m revamp

4 Temple Row has been renovated after being acquired by Nurton Developments in 2015

Highgate Centre could make way for new housing

Birmingham's history has an economic future

Architect Joe Holyoak makes a final plea to retain two historic city buildings tabled for demolition as part of massive new housing development

Ian Cornock, lead director for the Birmingham office of JLL

Comment: New mayor will replicate LEP leadership

Ian Cornock from property consultancy JLL says he is positive about the future after Andy Street's election as West Midlands mayor

Mangobean is relaunching in Birmingham city centre

Mangobean relaunches Birmingham café

Coffee shop is under new franchisee after being used by national chain as a test bed site to develop new ideas and products

CGI of the new Connexion building in Solihull

New £26m industrial development for Solihull

IM Properties is planning to build five industrial units on business park

Staff from Birmingham City University and BAM mark the 'topping out' of BCU's new life sciences building in Edgbaston

Birmingham developments reach key milestones

Topping out ceremonies held at new HSBC UK head office and BCU's campus expansion in Edgbaston

New escape game coming to Birmingham

Escape Hunt says it will launch in the city during 2017 to join a growing fraternity in Birmingham

Developers are eyeing this plot in Legge Lane where the old St Paul's School house (left) has now been demolished

Fourth apartment block planned in Jewellery Quarter street

Developer eyes run-down plot to build 136 apartments in a street already busy with residential schemes

Goodyear Dunlop's office on Birmingham Business Park

Goodyear Dunlop opens new HQ

Tyre manufacturer launches new office and research centre in Solhull

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