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Malcolm Smith, senior director with GVA, who has died aged 62

GVA director Malcom Smith dies aged 62

Mr Smith was a senior director who moved to the Midlands from London in the early 1990s but more recently had battled cancer

Bassi's Real Estate Investors spends £7m on Warwick town centre property

Westgate House, Warwick, which has been acquired by Real Estate Investors
Birmingham property group shows no signs of slowing down in deals market after completing latest acquisition

Labour councillors push through controversial Conservative club scheme

Barry Henley
Watford-based Gracewell care homes plans to demolish a building in Jockey Road for a new home

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Malcolm Smith, senior director with GVA, who has died aged 62

GVA director Malcom Smith dies aged 62

Mr Smith was a senior director who moved to the Midlands from London in the early 1990s but more recently had battled cancer

Westgate House, Warwick, which has been acquired by Real Estate Investors

Bassi's Real Estate Investors spends £7m on Warwick town centre property

Birmingham property group shows no signs of slowing down in deals market after completing latest acquisition

Barry Henley

Labour councillors push through controversial Conservative club scheme

Watford-based Gracewell care homes plans to demolish a building in Jockey Road for a new home

David Allen, director of Shortland Penn + Moore

St Modwen agrees Great Western Business Park sale to Wulstan Capital

The Birmingham regeneration sold the investment on the Great Western Business Park to Wulstan Capital for £365,000

The historic School Yard frontage has been treated with respect

Dozens of jobs created as new Boston Tea Party bar opens

Trading has begun at the new Boston Tea Party (BTP) at The School Yard in Harborne following a 10 week build

Carillion headquarters at Birch Street, Wolverhampton

Carillion plots merger with Balfour Beatty

Wolverhampton-based Carillion is in talks with Balfour Beatty, which is struggling after sacking its chief executive more than two months ago, about a deal

Birmingham City Council

Planners back Sutton Conservative Club demolition

Gracewell Healthcare to build its second care home in Birmingham with 65-bedroom unit and pavilion

Little Aston Golf Club

Huge bill as storm floods bunkers at Little Aston Golf Club

Six-figure clean-up cost as downpour ruins sand at one of city's best clubs

Fore Business Park, Solihull

BAM sells Fore Business Park for £21m

IM Properties grows West Midlands portfolio and vows to target occupies seeking larger floorplates

Vax's headquarters at Two Colmore Square

Vax invests £1m in R&D centre in Birmingham's Colmore Square

Midland floorcare manufacturer is investing £1 million into building laboratories and product development workshops at its central Birmingham offices located at Two Colmore Square

Birmingham City Centre Enterprise Zone

Extra £147m from enterprise zone to boost Birmingham regeneration

An agreement has been struck to expand the City Centre Enterprise Zone Investment Plan from £128 million to £275 million on the back of rising demand and confidence in the city

CBRE's head of planning in the Midlands Gary Cardin (left) with new recruit Richard Brown

New director bolsters CBRE planning team

Richard Brown reunites with Gary Cardin after 12 years with rival agency Deloitte Real Estate

Artist's impression of the new High Street in Longbridge town centre

St. Modwen to lead Longbridge tour

BPS Birmingham Future event will update how regeneration of south Birmingham town is progressing

Scaffolding around the new Adagio Hotel in the Beorma Quarter, Digbeth

Stalled Beorma Quarter starts to take shape

Work well underway on delayed hotel and office scheme with historic storage building to be revitalised as commercial complex

Two Snow Hill, Birmingham

M&G Investments linked to Two Snowhill deal

Property group rumoured to be eyeing 14-storey office building after HS2 letting secured

Christian Bull, real estate partner at Mills & Reeve

Mills & Reeve advise on BCU property deal

The 28,000 sq ft purchase is the city's largest office transaction of the year and will be the location for the university’s administrative function and official head office

Sutton Coldfield town centre

Planners poised to back Sutton Conservative Club demolition

Gracewell Healthcare hopes to build second care home in Birmingham as Conservative club looks to downsize

Marco Pierre White restaurant to open in Stratford-upon-Avon, creating 30 jobs

Restaurant, which is situated on Chapel Street, is creating 30 new positions

Jan Thompson, Midlands chairman of Jones Lang LaSalle

HS2 Birmingham move 'will put welcome pressure on city's office market'

The first phase of the 100,000 sq ft offices will come on stream in 2015, meaning only two Grade A options were available – Colmore Plaza and Two Snow Hill - experts warn

Two Snowhill

Two Snowhill will house new HS2 team in Birmingham

Colmore business address to accommodate 1,500 staff moving to city to lead construction of high-speed rail link between London and the city

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John Dyson, John Harris, Peter Stienlet, John Stewart.

Stewart & Harris celebrate joining Patrick Parsons

Simon Lloyd, DTZ; Louise Brooke-Smith, Brooke Smith Planning; Simon Farrant, GBR Phoenix Beard.

Brooke Smith Planning marks 20th anniversary

Eric Parry Architects' sketch of the Paradise Circus development - it will design the building with white roof in the top of the sketch

Eric Parry Architects appointed to design Paradise Circus building

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