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New electric vehicle battery centre could create 10,000 jobs

Ambitious plans outlined to house national centre to support development of batteries for electric vehicles of the future

Sophie Drake has joined the Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP board

Greater Birmingham LEP appoints board member for young people

PR consultants joins board of LEP to help forge links between city's young population and business community

Aston Martin chief executive Andy Palmer (left) and Solihull Council head Nick Page launch the WMCA's Productivity and Skills Commission

Aston Martin chief to lead new skills push

Andy Palmer will head commission to advise the West Midlands Combined Authority on how to increase the region's skills and productivity

MIPIM 2017: How the Midlands sent a powerful message to global investors about its exciting future

Nearly 3,000 international delegates visited the Midlands UK pavilion during global real estate show MIPIM 2017

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

Birmingham's medical research, low energy technology and house building industries benefit from £54 million funding boost

Communities Secretary Sajid Javed unveiled details of the latest Greater Birmingham and Solihull Growth Deal following the budget

MIPIM 2017: How Birmingham, Solihull and the Black Country plan to impress at the international property show

MIPIM 2017 could see millions of pounds of investment flood into Birmingham, Solihull and the Black Country

The Arden Cross development at UK Central

MIPIM 2017: How Arden Cross will be a bustling urban quarter

Arden Cross plans feature 2,000 new homes, complementary retail and leisure amenities and new public realm

UK Central Solihull

MIPIM 2017: How the UK Central Hub in Solihull contributes £5.1 billion to UK GDP

Huw Lewis, Managing Director of UK Central Urban Growth Company, is attending MIPIM to showcase the very best of the UK Central Hub to thousands of potential investors from across the world

Arcadian, in China Town, Birmingham

Rich List 2017: No.=11 - Caspar MacDonald-Hall

Property developer Caspar MacDonald Hall, chair of London & Cambridge which owns The Arcadian, has jumped up two places in the Rich List from 2016

It was the end of the road for Hall Green Greyhound Stadium in July

Review of 2016 - July: West Mids mayor, test cricket and more trampoline parks

An inquiry slams the devolution deal which means the West Midlands must have an elected mayor while Edgbaston Stadium unveils a new diary of international cricket

Aston Villa welcomed a new chairman in January....for a little while at least

Review of 2016 - January: UCB expansion, new Villa chairman and Cadbury tax

Our Review of the Year kicks off with the news that University College Birmingham was planning a major expansion of its campus in the Jewellery Quarter and a prominent businessman joined the Villa board

Malcolm Davidson, WSP; Krystal Knights, Stace; Tim Pugh, Laing ORourke; Jonathan Lipscombe, Stace.

Summer drinks celebration at Hotel Du Vin

WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff hosted their annual summer drinks party at Hotel Du Vin

Aerial view of JLR's head office and the new Whitley South project

£35m backing to create 2,700 new West Midlands jobs

Government confirms new cash injection to help 'Whitney South' development get started and support automotive supply chain the region

Liz Peace, Richard Parker, Katie Trout, Andrew Carter, Damian LLoyd, all guest speakers.

IPF and ULI join forces for devolution debate

Investment Property Forum teamed up with the Urban Land Institute to host a presentation on regional devolution

How will Birmingham and the region's economy look in 2030?

Time to speak up on Greater Birmingham's economic future

Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership wants to hear the views of public and businesses to shape the economic future of the West Midlands over the next 14 years

Baskerville House will be the home of a new foreign investment hub

Birmingham to house new Midlands foreign investment hub

Body takes with creating 1,400 new jobs and bringing in millions of pounds of international investment will be based in the city centre

Anne Marie Simpson (Homes and Communities Agency), Cllr John Clancy (Leader of Birmingham City Council), Charlie Spicer (Savills), Bob Tattrie (Trebor Developments)

Work starts on £8.5m Advanced Manufacturing Hub in Birmingham

City leaders say investment shows Birmingham's confidence amid post-Brexit uncertainty

Life sciences minister George Freeman

Birmingham will be a global force in life sciences, minister predicts

Life sciences minister George Freeman predicted the sector would double in size in the region – creating thousands of skilled jobs

CGI of a more pedestian-friendly Colmore Row

Colmore Row makeover to put people before cars

New vision unveiled for £10m transformation of major thoroughfare and Snow Hill station to create a more pedestrian-friendly environment

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