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Kingsway building in Kings Heath

Planners back new life for Kingsway building

Kings Heath landmark has fallen into disrepair since closing in 2011 and being gutted by a fire seven years ago

Mazars advises Proteus Software on sale to Sanderson Group

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

Great Charles Street Estate sells to open up regeneration opportunity

How the Great Charles Street Estate looks today
Dunedin Property Asset Management and Angelo Gordon have bought seven prominent buildings in Birmingham city centre

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Kingsway building in Kings Heath

Planners back new life for Kingsway building

Kings Heath landmark has fallen into disrepair since closing in 2011 and being gutted by a fire seven years ago

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

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

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

Indian players celebrate their win at the ICC Champions Trophy Final match against England at Edgbaston.

Edgbaston naming rights talks reignited by haul of major cricket matches

The potential for a money-spinning naming deal is back on the table with some major cricketing events are heading to Birmingham

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

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

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

Bullring

Black Friday not enough to stem fall in West Midlands shoppers

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

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'

The final panel being placed on the roof of the new Mailbox in Birmingham

Roof work completed at Mailbox Birmingham

With a matter of months until the refurbished shopping centre launches the final part of the sky-lit glass roof has been put in place

Louisa Ryland House

New future for Louisa Ryland House after sale agreed

There is much interest in the future of the attractive Grade II-listed building which was named after a major benefactor to Birmingham in the 1800s

Job Centre

West Midlands unemployment falls below 7% for first time since 2008

Latest data shows 14,000 people were taken out of joblessness in the region in the past quarter, meaning an overall unemployment rate of 6.8 per cent

Programme details revealed for Birmingham's local TV station

New channel born from the ashes of City TV will broadcast more than 80 hours of television per week

Bunzl's unit on Birch Coppice Business Park - one of two sold for £33.73m

Double deal worth £34m for IM Properties at Birch Coppice

Property group sells two industrial units to clients of Aberdeen Asset Management in 'hugely significant' deal

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

Sultan Choudhury, CEO and director of Islamic Bank of Britain

Islamic Bank of Britain shareholders endorse Al Rayan Bank name change

The change signifies a new chapter in the history of the UK’s only wholly Sharia-compliant retail bank as the European subsidiary of Masraf Al Rayan

Martin Letza, corporate partner at Shoosmiths' Birmingham office

Shoosmiths team advises ERIKS UK on Timken deal

ERIKS UK is a part of ERIKS NV, an international industrial service provider offering a range of mechanical engineering components and associated technical and logistics services

Some of the Grant Thornton trainees based in Birmingham

Grant Thornton recruits bumper crop of trainees and promotions

Finance and business advisory firm takes on 18 graduates and school leavers on training programme

7-8 Waterloo Street, to the right of the Premier Inn, could be transformed into 32 serviced apartments

New serviced apartment plans for Birmingham office building

Seven-storey site in Colmore Business District has been vacant for four years but could now be reborn as apartment complex following previous plans to open new hotel

Videos & Photos

The Masonic hall on Severn Street in Birmingham city centre

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Victorian Masonic Hall shines out of Mailbox's shadow

Screen, in the old Odeon cinema

Birmingham's Hidden Spaces: Photos reveal former Odeon cinema lost to time

Kingsway building in Kings Heath

Planners back new life for Kingsway building

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