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Johnson Cars launches three new dealerships

Company's expansion includes largest Volkswagen dealership in Europe at its hub in Shirley

ExtraCare wins green light for £35m Longbridge retirement village

Mike Murray, St Modwen
Charitable trust continues expansion plans as it looks to build up to five care homes in Birmingham

Delph brings forward Jewellery Quarter project launch

Jewellery Quarter
Property group to market second phase of 'The Quarter' from the end of the month ahead of completion next spring

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Johnson Cars launches three new dealerships

Company's expansion includes largest Volkswagen dealership in Europe at its hub in Shirley

Mike Murray, St Modwen

ExtraCare wins green light for £35m Longbridge retirement village

Charitable trust continues expansion plans as it looks to build up to five care homes in Birmingham

Jewellery Quarter

Delph brings forward Jewellery Quarter project launch

Property group to market second phase of 'The Quarter' from the end of the month ahead of completion next spring

Chairman of the Black Country LEP Stewart Towe (right) and Jatinder Sharma, Walsall College principal and chief executive, officially open its new £300,000 Engineering and Manufacturing Workshop

Walsall College opens new £300,000 engineering workshop

Institute is hoping to address a shortage of key skills in the region in manufacturing and engineering

Ed Forrester, Lambert Smith Hampton

Aldi expands West Midlands foothold with new warehouse

Budget supermarket chain to open new distribution base in Staffordshire to complement existing site in Atherstone

Andrea Clarke, property manager with St. Modwen (second left), marks the opening of the new Stone Willy's Kitchen in Longbridge with staff (from left) Will Robinson, Gynn Mahal, Claire Mudie and Charlie Rees

Stone Willy's Kitchen opens in Longbridge town centre

Latest company to join regeneration of south Birmingham town centre by St Modwen

Carillion wins £12m A45 South Bridge contract

Support services giant to lead design and build of wider bridge aimed at easing congestion around Birmingham Airport and NEC

Lidl plans to double Birmingham store

Budget supermarket giant submits new proposals for shop in Kitts Green which will 'inject several millions' into local economy

Legacy Falcon Hotel, in Stratford, which has been bought out of administration by St James's Hotel Group

Falcon Hotel to undergo £6m renovation after buyout

Four-star Stratford hotel acquired by St James's Hotel Group which has vowed to carry out wholesale refurbishment after 'lack of capital investment' over recent years

The three

Milestone reached as NIA sky needles are installed

The needles, standing at 52, 65 and 85ft high on the roof of the NIA, were put in place today as work draws closer to an end

Ian Whiting, founder and managing director of Titania (left), with Jon Ewings, international business banking manager at HSBC

Cyber security firm Titania acquires new premises

HSBC backs Worcestershire tech firm to buy new HQ to cope with staff expansion

Barry Henley, who is a member of Birmingham City Council's planning committee

Demand for Longbridge jobs review after industrial land lost

The call came after plans for a 260-apartment retirement village on Lickey Road was approved

Ken Whittaker and Bob Prew outside the Ritz Ballroom

Birmingham's Ritz Ballroom set for new future as community hub

The site once occupied by the legendary nightspot – where The Beatles and The Rolling Stones performed – was gutted in a fire in March last year

GVA's Barry Riley (left) and James Davies from the Wigley Group outside Aston Expressway Industrial Estate

Wigley Group buys Aston Expressway Industrial Estate

Coventry-based property and construction group keen to broaden its portfolio of properties across the Midlands

Two Snowhill, Birmingham

Two Snowhill sold to M&G Real Estate

Investment company acquires key Birmingham business address ahead of launch of new base for 1,500 HS2 staff

CGI of Concord House, in Holloway Head, which is to be turned in 19 apartments

Concord House developers Elevate reject councillor's 'irresponsible' jibe

Group behind Debenhams warehouse renovation defend £10m scheme following broadside from city councillor who branded it 'hideous'

A new screen being hoisted into the cinema at Millennium Point in 2011

Giant Screen Cinema at Millennium Point set to close

Consultation process has begun following a full review as cinema screen has not come close to breaking even

Some of the Birmingham developments which sparked a reaction from planners

Tombstones, UFOs and turds: the 10 schemes panned by Birmingham planners

A look back at 10 plans for developments in Birmingham which drew acerbic responses from the city's planning committee

CGI of Concord House, in Holloway Head, which is to be turned in 19 apartments

Green light for 'utterly monstrous' development of Concord House

Councillors claims former Debenhams warehouse project could be contender for Carbuncle Cup prize for rubbish buildings

The Martineau Centre which will now be demolished to make way new housing

Two-year battle fails to save Martineau Centre

Harborne education building to be mostly demolished to make way for 121 houses

Videos & Photos

The steel frame of the new Assay Office in Icknield Street

That giant steel frame on Icknield Street? It's the new Assay Office building taking shape

Portrait of Sir Benjamin Stone

Sir Benjamin Stone exhibition gives snapshot of Brazil's history

Peaky Blinders

Peaky Blinders exhibition at Library of Birmingham ahead of second series

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