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From Victorian nib maker to an engineering powerhouse

Family firm proves moving with the times is key to survival in the face of competition

Martin Hoare of H&S Legal, Jason Nash, relationship manager professional practices at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking in Birmingham, Adrian Shaw manager at H&S Legal and Nan Anima-Marfoh of H&S Legal

H&S Legal secures Lloyds Bank's backing for St Paul's Square office purchase

H&S Legal had been based at its rented premises on Spencer Street in the Jewellery Quarter since it was established in 2005

Bloc starts hotel expansion as owners eye second Birmingham site

More than 30 apart-hotel rooms are being added to Jewellery Quarter hotel as team is on the cusp of signing deal for new base

Staycity's new apart-hotel in Newhall Square this week looking some way from completion

Staycity opening delayed following GB Group collapse

New £17m apart-hotel complex in the Jewellery Quarter set to launch later this year after missing planned opening in May

CGI of the converted Assay Office in Newhall Street

Birmingham's Assay Office to be converted into offices and flats

Plans lodged by Glenn Howells Architects to breathe new life into 1870s building as staff and archives finalise move to new home

The Assay Office in Birmingham

Assay Office Birmingham launches digital archive

Lottery grant enables historic jewellery verification centre in Newhall Street to showcase its extensive archive online

Old RoSPA safety posters found Hockley warehouse

New book published to mark society's centenary shows scores of vintage posters dating back to the 1930s

Offices on Frederick Street were among those transacted by Vail Williams

Hat-trick of property deals totalling 40,000 sq ft in Birmingham

Vail Williams has secured three deals in quick succession including a 35,000 sq ft industrial premises

Sealed-off section of railway tunnel beneath Old Square

Hidden Spaces: Subterranean Birmingham - exploring the world beneath our feet

We've carved beneath the city an invisible network of service tunnels, subways, crypts, catacombs, bomb shelters, cellars, mine shafts, railway lines and roads, writes Ben Waddington

3D impressions of new Garden of Memory at Warstone Lane Cemetery Birmingham

New garden of memory plan for historic Warstone Lane Cemetery in Jewellery Quarter

Plans have been submitted to transform Warstone Lane and Key Hill cemeteries

The old ABC cinema in New Street and Ethel Street in Birmingham city centre.

Hidden Spaces: The old ABC on New Street and Birmingham's lost traces of cinema heritage

The origins of the Odeon chain, one of the largest cinema chains in Europe, trace back to Birmingham

Regeneration of Longbridge has been named project of the year by RICS West Midlands

Longbridge regeneration named region's best by RICS

First phase of town centre revamp beats 30 other projects to take home the top prize while Newman Brothers Coffin Works wins a brace

Dusk CGI looking towards Colmore business district shows new building in situ with One and Two Snowhill and Colmore Gate in the background

Landmark Three Snowhill scheme set for go-ahead

The scheme, which will complete the Snowhill development triumvirate, will go before Birmingham City Council’s planning department

Clevercherry's new client services director James Brazier

Former Birmingham Bulls player joins Clevercherry

Creative agency hire ex-professional American footballer to boost senior team and win new clients after spells with WAA and NEC

Robert Neil, President of the RBSA

Historic RBSA launches first ever photography competition for autumn exhibition

Taking the theme of urban life the exhibition explores the diverse applications of photographic technology

Golden Square in the Jewellery Quarter

A golden development in the Jewellery Quarter

A welcome piece of public realm has been built in the Jewellery Quarter, something the city needs more of, argues Joe Holyoak

Museums at Night events you can visit in Birmingham and beyond

Coffin Works, Black Country Museum and Herbert Art Gallery are among the venues taking part in this annual event until May 16, 2015

The Newman Brothers Coffin Works Factory in Fleet Street, Birmingham

Art exhibition to die for at Newman Brothers Coffin Works in Jewellery Quarter

Evening display as part of national Museums at Night programme

Roadworks around Summer Row have led to a loss of trade, say bosses of Town and Country Inns

£500m Paradise development could send bars into administration

Bosses as Town and Country Inns say they are weeks away from calling in administrators after losing £400,000 of trade in four months

One of the final designs shortlisted in the Birmingham Flag project

Final designs revealed for Birmingham Flag

Shortlist of six creations will now go before judging panel with winner to be announced in July and registered as official flag for the city

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