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The Birmingham Wholesale Market

£1bn Southern Gateway masterplan to be unveiled at MIPIM 2015

Birmingham City Council will showcase its plans for a mixed-use development on the former site of the Wholesale Markets in Cannes this year

John Madin's NatWest Tower could finally go

NatWest Tower, which has peered over Birmingham's roof tops since the 1970s, looks set to be demolished
Vacant office block has become 'poster boy' for lack of speculative development in Birmingham, according to the company charged with its regeneration

Ramada Mailbox hotel put up for sale

The Ramada Mailbox hotel
Investment opportunity revealed a matter of weeks before the new Mailbox is unveiled to the public

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The Birmingham Wholesale Market

£1bn Southern Gateway masterplan to be unveiled at MIPIM 2015

Birmingham City Council will showcase its plans for a mixed-use development on the former site of the Wholesale Markets in Cannes this year

NatWest Tower, which has peered over Birmingham's roof tops since the 1970s, looks set to be demolished

John Madin's NatWest Tower could finally go

Vacant office block has become 'poster boy' for lack of speculative development in Birmingham, according to the company charged with its regeneration

The Ramada Mailbox hotel

Ramada Mailbox hotel put up for sale

Investment opportunity revealed a matter of weeks before the new Mailbox is unveiled to the public

Harrison Drape in Digbeth is being regenerated as an apartment complex updated

Pictures: Work starts on Harrison Drape regeneration

Former curtain factory in Digbeth is being brought back to life as an apartment complex which is due to finished by the end of 2016

Andrew Preston, industrial property manager with London & Cambridge Properties

London & Cambridge Properties signs up latest tenant

Armorduct Systems consolidates four bases into a single space on Pensnett Estate in Kingswinford

John Madin's St James's House has been awarded Grade II listed status by English Heritage

John Madin building handed listed status

Office block designed by renowned architect granted Grade II status by English Heritage as other examples of his work in the city perish

Bruntwood's Mclaren building in Birmingham city centre

Profit surge at Bruntwood as interest renews in regional cities

Commercial property group reports positive 2014 as it continues investment in projects such as 2 Cornwall Street

A dominant feature of Birmingham's skyline, the NatWest Tower looks set to be demolished updated

NatWest Tower set to be demolished for new building

Property deal in November kick-started rebirth of key city centre business address which has lain vacant for over a decade

Artist's impression of Gas Street Social at The Mailbox

Work starts on latest Mailbox bar and restaurant

Gas Street Social to launch in former Bar Room Bar unit where it will neighbour Pennyblacks, Bar Epernay and Café Rouge among others

CGI of Euro Car Parts' new distribution hub at Birch Coppice Business Park

M&G Real Estate commits £81m to fund new warehouse for Euro Car Parts

IM Properties seals deal with property investor to develop more commercial property at Tamworth logistics hub

Birmingham will taking more partners than ever before to Cannes for MIPIM in March

Birmingham's MIPIM cohort larger than ever

City's delegation heading to south of France in March will be showcasing developments including Paradise and Resorts World          

Foyles at Westfield Stratford City in London - the firm is opening its sixth outlet in Birmingham in September

Bookshop Foyles to open at Grand Central

Independent chain to launch second venture outside the capital and join growing list of retailers taking space at £150m centre

Direct Line House has been sold for £25.1m

Direct Line buys city centre base for £25m

The building in Colmore business district has been sold by German investor to insurance group

Benacre is aiming to turn 96-104 Bristol Street into 122 bedrooms for students

Benacre pushes ahead with more Birmingham student accommodation

Property group lodges second application this month to develop halls of residence in Bristol Street to target city's student population

The Radisson Blu towers over Birmingham's skyline - its leaseholder has been bought by Royal Gulf

Radisson Blu leaseholder acquired by Dubai group

Beetham Hotels Birmingham fell into administration three years ago and has now been bought out by Royal Gulf

Steve Morgan

Rich List 2015: No.7 - Steve Morgan

Steve Morgan has vowed to stand by Wolves despite its losses and development goes on at Molineux, with a £7 million full-size indoor academy arena recently opened.

Kevin Cash

Rich List 2015: No.9= - Kevin Cash & family

Kevin Cash lives in the imposing Jacobean North Aston Hall near Bicester in Oxfordshire on a £16million estate and also has a house in Regent's Park

Roy Richardson

Rich List 2015: No.9= - Roy Richardson & family

Despite expansion across the world, the Richardson twins will be best remembered for the Merry Hill Shopping Centre.

Tony Gallagher

Rich List 2015: No.11 - Tony Gallagher & family

Tony Gallagher has spent more than three decades accumulating land and property assets ranging from retail parks, housing plots and industrial sites.

Rich List 2015: No.12= - Caspar MacDonald-Hall

Sixty-four-year-old Caspar MacDonald-Hall loves fishing and game shooting and has been rated by The Field magazine as one of the best shots in the country, described as an "elegant high-hitter"

Videos & Photos

Steven Fifer; Jeffrey Knight; Councillor Shafique Shah, Lord Mayor of Birmingham; Sophie Ash, KPMG; and Paul Gerrard attend KPMG's annual event held at the firm's Birmingham office.

300 guests attend KPMG's annual event in Birmingham

Leyland Industries Belgium sign that survives outside the former British Leyland plant in Seneffe

When British Leyland drove the car industry drove into Europe

NatWest Tower, which has peered over Birmingham's roof tops since the 1970s, looks set to be demolished

John Madin's NatWest Tower could finally go

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