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How the Great Charles Street Estate looks today

Great Charles Street Estate sells to open up regeneration opportunity

Dunedin Property Asset Management and Angelo Gordon have bought seven prominent buildings in Birmingham city centre

Defence secretary: Birmingham law firm's claims of Iraqi torture are 'baseless"

Michael Fallon
Public Interest Lawyers is representing some “extremely serious” claims made about the British military

Edgbaston naming rights talks reignited by haul of major cricket matches

Indian players celebrate their win at the ICC Champions Trophy Final match against England at Edgbaston.
The potential for a money-spinning naming deal is back on the table with some major cricketing events are heading to Birmingham

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

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

Business In Pictures

Planners liken new Birmingham Conservatoire to a cheese-grater and Oxo cube

Despite some criticism of the design the council’s planning committee gave their full backing to the £40 million relocation of the music school to Eastside

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

Michael Fallon

Defence secretary: Birmingham law firm's claims of Iraqi torture are 'baseless"

Public Interest Lawyers is representing some “extremely serious” claims made about the British military

Ballroom at the Grand Hotel

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Inside reborn Grand Hotel

Vision to breathe new life into hotel and civic centrepiece in Colmore Row is slowly taking shape

Mazars' Nick Johnson

Mazars advises Proteus Software on sale to Sanderson Group

Proteus, which is based on Solihull Parkway at Birmingham Business Park, was acquired by the Coventry-based software and IT services business

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Library of Birmingham

Library of Birmingham cuts are an embarrassment, writers claim

How the Great Charles Street Estate looks today

Great Charles Street Estate sells to open up regeneration opportunity

Ballroom at the Grand Hotel

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Inside reborn Grand Hotel

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