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Tasleem Tasab, managing director of Serene Furnishings

Serene Furnishings expands Black Country base

Supplier takes extra space on Pensnett Estate to accommodate new range of beds it is adding to collection

Centenary Square design competition attracts nearly 200 architects

Centenary Square as seen from the new library - 185 architects are bidding to win the contract to redesign it
Entries received from all over the world to Royal Institute of British Architects' project to reshape public space outside library

Eight reasons to love the controversial new Birmingham Conservatoire

After a raft of criticism for new plans, the dean overseeing the new Birmingham Conservatoire spells out why it is a step forward

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Tasleem Tasab, managing director of Serene Furnishings

Serene Furnishings expands Black Country base

Supplier takes extra space on Pensnett Estate to accommodate new range of beds it is adding to collection

Centenary Square as seen from the new library - 185 architects are bidding to win the contract to redesign it

Centenary Square design competition attracts nearly 200 architects

Entries received from all over the world to Royal Institute of British Architects' project to reshape public space outside library

Eight reasons to love the controversial new Birmingham Conservatoire

After a raft of criticism for new plans, the dean overseeing the new Birmingham Conservatoire spells out why it is a step forward

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Kettleworks which is set to be transformed into more than 300 apartments

Seven Capital lodges Kettleworks plans to deliver new apartment complex

Property investor is aiming to build a range of flats and gym on derelict site to bring former factory back into usage

An updated artist's impression of the Paradise Circus development, viewed from Ratcliffe Passage, shows new indicative landscaping in Chamberlain Square

New name for £500m Paradise Circus project as start date confirmed

City centre regeneration scheme to be called 'Paradise' as demolition and infrastructure work set to start on Central Library site next month

Swift Park in Rugby has been sold as part of a wider £226.5m deal

Legal & General acquires Fradley Park

Staffordshire industrial site sold as part of wider £226.5m property deal which also includes a unit on Swift Park in Rugby

The redevelopment of the Kingsway building is due to receive the green light this week

Kingsway cinema regeneration set for go ahead

Plans are afoot to bring derelict Kings Heath building back to life as an apartment and retail complex

Walsall town centre

Poundland signs up to St Matthew's Quarter in Walsall

St Modwen agrees latest letting following recent deal to secure budget retailer B&M to the regeneration project in Walsall town centre

The shopping area at Resorts World Birmingham

Nike and Gap sign up as Resorts World starts to take shape

Nike and Gap Outlet have signed deals to become anchor tenants within the 50 unit outlet centre that forms part of the Resorts World Birmingham offer

Victorian author Jerome K Jerome

Walsall author's old home is given fresh role in training

The former home of Walsall-born humorist Jerome K Jerome is set for a new lease of life after it was bought by a training firm.

Neil Pountney, a leading construction strategist and procurement advisor

'Retirement' will be hard work for construction boss

Construction sector troubleshooter Neil Pountney announced his retirement - only to be swamped with requests for new jobs

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Mario Flanagan, General Manager, Hyatt Regency Birmingham; Michael Gray, Area Director, Hyatt UK and Ireland, at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham following the completion of its multi-million pound refurbishment.

Celebrating the completion of refurbishment at the Hyatt Regency

Centenary Square as seen from the new library - 185 architects are bidding to win the contract to redesign it

Centenary Square design competition attracts nearly 200 architects

Eight reasons to love the controversial new Birmingham Conservatoire

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