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Lotus saved by Chinese firm Geely

Professor David Bailey on Chinese firm Geely taking over Lotus

Service Birmingham

Comment: Time right to end Service Birmingham JV

Professor David Bailey welcomes Birmingham City Council and Capita's decision to scrap the Service Birmingham Joint Venture

Tariq Shaikh has taken over the reins of Gensler's Birmingham operation

Architecture practice appoints new Birmingham head

Tariq Shaikh takes over the running of Gensler's base in the city which opened last year

Highgate Centre could make way for new housing

Birmingham's history has an economic future

Architect Joe Holyoak makes a final plea to retain two historic city buildings tabled for demolition as part of massive new housing development

New car sales not quite on the right road

Professor David Bailey examines the impact of new vehicle excise duty and the rise in the cost of imported cars

Birmingham City Council has issued 'Brummie Bond' to build homes

Professor David Bailey welcomes Birmingham City Council's decision to issue a 'Brummie Bond' to build homes.

JS Wright will work on Dandara's new apartments blocks in Birmingham

JS Wrights wins £3.5m Dandara contract

Aston-based building services provider will install mechanical and electrical services at new city centre apartment blocks

Why the north cannot be the answer for Channel 4

Cities up and down the country are bidding to be the new home of the broadcaster - but very few really could

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Comment: Head to Holloway for some interesting nods to the past

Mary Keating, from campaign group Brutiful Birmingham, takes a closer look at Holloway Head, home to a rather expensive apartment

Driverless technology needed more funding from the Budget says David Bailey

'Small beer' Budget for disruptive technologies

Professor David Bailey welcomes funding for new technologies buts says the UK still lags behind other countries in these fields

Philip Hammond delivered small relief for businesses according to the chamber

Budget provides only small relief for Midlands' businesses

Taxing on bricks and mortar is no longer tenable and there needs to be fundamental reform of business rates according to chamber chief Paul Faulkner

Budget plans reflect Greater Birmingham's ambitions

LEP chairman Steve Hollis says city region's residents need to be inspired but also skilled

New Range Rover Velar needs to be a winner, says David Bailey

New Range Rover needs to be a winner

Prof David Bailey says latest car from Jaguar Land Rover is entering a sector dominated by big German marques

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Peugeot Citroen looks to take over GM Europe?

Professor David Bailey on PSA Group holding advanced talks with General Motors about buying its European division

Jim Ratcliffe, the founder and chairman of Ineos

Ineos goes off road with 'Defender-inspired' 4x4?

Professor David Bailey on chemicals group Ineos stating that it will enter automotive production, aiming to launch an off-road vehicle inspired by the Land Rover Defender

Central Library is now gone and more buildings of its era are to follow

Some things will never change as our history turns to dust

Architect and columnist Joe Holyoak laments the lack of love for Birmingham's mid-20th century architecture

John Madin's Chamber of Commerce House in Edgbaston

Comment: Madin's Chamber of Commerce House still makes a statement

Built environment campaigner Mary Keating says John Madin's Chamber of Commerce House is worth preserving

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Latest Trump Tweets leave automakers scratching heads again

The new president-elect's tweets show something of a lack of understanding of the modern auto industry

Jaguar Land Rover's promising future but more is needed

This was the firm's seventh successive year of sales growth

The Birmingham Mail being printed in the city

Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Journalism is under threat - and you have a matter of hours to play your part in ensuring it has a future

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Sumitra Oliver, Ben Hunt, CDI Group; Nickey Parmar, Andrew Knight, Service Birmingham.

CDI Group marks 30th anniversary with celebration

Darron's Fancy at Original Patty Men

Iconic burger place Original Patty Men to open bar and bakery

Speakers - Tom Francis, JLL; David Smith, Strata Real Estae/IPF; Nick Riley, Whittam Cox Architecs; Phillip Hillman, JLL; Allan Wilson, JLL.

IPF seminar puts spotlight on accommodation for students

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