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CGI of reception area serving the new offices inside The Mailbox

GBR Phoenix Beard wins brief to find Mailbox tenants

Office team will jointly market new grade A space which is being developed as part of wider £50m revamp for mixed-use complex

Environmental consultancy CertiNergy takes space at Longbridge

CertiNergy has taken space at Longbridge Technology Park
Company which aims to help people save money on their energy bills has secured new office accommodation at Two Devon Way

Great Charles Square secures funding for new £55m apartment development

Car Park in Ludgate Hill where a new mixed-use scheme could be built
London-based Long Harbour makes first investment into Birmingham to support construction of 350-unit block

Pictures: Stirchley Baths to re-open as community hub

Work on regeneration of the Grade II former swimming pool will see it welcome community groups, activities and live music

Loansathome4u sold in £82.5m deal

Solihull home credit provider acquired by Non-Standard Finance which specialises in serving customers shunned by mainstream banks

Business In Pictures

Pictures: Stirchley Baths to re-open as community hub

Work on regeneration of the Grade II former swimming pool will see it welcome community groups, activities and live music

CGI of The Franklin as seen from Franklin Way

Knight Frank appointed to former Cadbury HQ

Property consultancy will act as lead agency to sell apartments in Franklin House which is undergoing £16m conversion

WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff to work on Three Snowhill

CGI of Three Snowhill
Engineering consultancy to provide structural service on sloping façade of new grade A office tower in Birmingham city centre
Climate change

Finally we see wood for the trees in action on climate change

According to UN scientists, deforestation accounts for 10% of global GHG emissions, and is a particular issue in developing countries where land degradation for development, and so-called "slash and burn agriculture", is on the rise.

Business in the Community is good for business

General business
The approach adopted by BitC takes corporate social responsibility to the next level, with a simple desire to tackle a range of issues by mobilising businesses to help leverage their skills to deliver real results for others.
A rare 1969 Aston Martin DB6 Mk 1 Volante Vantage, which is to go under the hammer at Barons at Sandown Park on July 28

Rare 1960s Aston Martin expected to fetch more than £500,000

One of just 29 ever made, it is believed to be the final such Volante Vantage built

Joanne Green of SLC Solicitors

SLC Solicitors recruits head of business development

Joanne Green will be tasked with building long-term relationships with existing and new clients

Loansathome4u sold in £82.5m deal

Solihull home credit provider acquired by Non-Standard Finance which specialises in serving customers shunned by mainstream banks

Videos & Photos

A CGI of how the extended Touchwood centre in Solihull would look with St Alphege Church in the background

Plans submitted to expand Solihull's Touchwood shopping centre

CGI of reception area serving the new offices inside The Mailbox

GBR Phoenix Beard wins brief to find Mailbox tenants

Car Park in Ludgate Hill where a new mixed-use scheme could be built

Great Charles Square secures funding for new £55m apartment development

In This Week's Paper

Journalists

Graeme Brown
Regional Head of Business
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Cillian O’ Brien
Business Reporter
Jon Griffin
Business Reporter
Alison Jones
Features writer
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor