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CGI of Paradise development, looking across Chamberlain Square towards Town Hall Birmingham

Road to 'Paradise' mapped out as 11 years of building begins

Arguably Birmingham's biggest redevelopment project in a generation will begin in January as city braces itself for road closures and diversions and the final curtain call for Central Library

Seven Capital to plough £100m into Birmingham

Seven Capital, which is behind the Park Regis hotel development in Five Ways, says it has £100m to spend
Company behind several city schemes unveils war chest to continue investment in city where it is only 'scratching the surface'

Black Friday not enough to stem fall in West Midlands shoppers

Bullring
Birmingham boosted by imported American retail phenomenon but region as a whole suffered a drop in footfall over the past three months

LDC sells majority stake in Angel Springs to Castik Capital

LDC chief investment officer Martin Draper
The transaction provides a healthy return for LDC, which has tripled its original investment in three years

Trio of partner promotions at Harrison Clark Rickerbys

Robert Capper, Claire Thompson, Rob Cobley, David Bayliss and Jonathan Brew from Harrison Clark Rickerbys
It brings the total number of partners at the firm to 59 across its six offices in Birmingham, Cheltenham, Hereford, Ross-on-Wye, Thames Valley and Worceste

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Seven Capital, which is behind the Park Regis hotel development in Five Ways, says it has £100m to spend

Seven Capital to invest £100m-plus warchest

Company behind several city schemes unveils war chest to continue investment in city where it is only 'scratching the surface'

Pre-Christmas exit as IMI winds down Witton base

Historic manufacturing group brings to a close more than 150 years of industrial heritage at Birmingham base

Orbis advises on sale of TMAT to Blachford Incorporated

Chris Gregory, partner at Orbis
TMAT, based in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, designs, engineers and manufactures acoustic components for industrial and agricultural vehicles
David Bailey

Another blow for Rolls-Royce workers at Ansty

It's correct to say that Rolls-Royce faces a number of major headwinds in terms of military defence expenditure cuts, a perceived global slowdown, appreciating currency, and sanctions on Russia which will impact on its business there.

Peru Climate Change conference - limited actions but acronyms aplenty

General business
This latest climate change get-together in Peru has been criticized for its carbon intensity; countless air miles and hotels, fleets of buses to drive everyone around and diesel generators to power the conference venue.

Pre-Christmas exit as IMI winds down Witton base

Historic manufacturing group brings to a close more than 150 years of industrial heritage at Birmingham base

Robert Capper, Claire Thompson, Rob Cobley, David Bayliss and Jonathan Brew from Harrison Clark Rickerbys

Trio of partner promotions at Harrison Clark Rickerbys

It brings the total number of partners at the firm to 59 across its six offices in Birmingham, Cheltenham, Hereford, Ross-on-Wye, Thames Valley and Worceste

Ballroom at the Grand Hotel

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces back for 2014

Architecture project has grown and now returns for a second trip around the insides of Birmingham's most interesting buildings

LDC chief investment officer Martin Draper

LDC sells majority stake in Angel Springs to Castik Capital

The transaction provides a healthy return for LDC, which has tripled its original investment in three years

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CGI of Paradise development, looking across Chamberlain Square towards Town Hall Birmingham

Road to 'Paradise' mapped out as 11 years of building begins

Bullring

Black Friday not enough to stem fall in West Midlands shoppers

Seven Capital, which is behind the Park Regis hotel development in Five Ways, says it has £100m to spend

Seven Capital to invest £100m-plus warchest

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Graeme Brown
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