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Sketch of how the Left Bank project could look with a 31-storey apartment block

Broad Street hotel plan scrapped for 31-storey apartment block

Left Bank project takes a new direction as developers plan to build one of Birmingham's tallest residential towers

A new photography gallery has opened in St Paul's Square

New gallery to open in the Jewellery Quarter

Contemporary photography gallery will showcase work by both UK and international artists

Merry Hill centre is to undergo a £85m revamp

Merry Hill owner plans £85m revamp

Intu is hoping to raise £350m through a new bond offer which will be partly used to remodel and reposition the popular Black Country retail hub

Viva Brazil is among many new openings during the first half of 2016

This is how your high street is transforming in 2016

New report says American diners and jewellers are thriving while charity shops and recruitment agencies continue to suffer on region's high streets

Jaguar's Castle Bromwich plant is undergoing more expansion

Jaguar Land Rover appoints BAM for Castle Bromwich expansion

Luxury car manufacturer recruits group behind Three Snowhill and Barclaycard Arena projects to build new car park in north Birmingham

11 Farquhar Road in Edgbaston

Birmingham's most expensive house ever sold at auction

Edgbaston property sells for above guide price as auctioneer hails 'another feather in the cap for Birmingham'

Avanti's marketing manager Jonathan Pearce (left) and managing director Lee Capewell

Manufacturer completes biggest investment in 25-year history

Kitchen, bathroom and bedroom specialist Avanti says the cash injection will support its drive to hit £11m in sales

White Swan pub, part of Connaught Square development

Brummies demand family homes at giant scheme near Bullring

Apartments planned as part of a major Birmingham city centre development should be large and within the price range of Brummie families say readers


New powers to stop more pubs opening in Digbeth and Erdington

New powers to control and limit pubs and off-licences in Erdington town centre and Digbeth adopted following complaints from residents, police and public health officials.

JLT - Gary Hawkins, Jon Miller, Rick Tooley, Adrian Lamasz, Gavin Lyons, Winning Team.

Hortons' Estate quiz raises thousands for Heartlands Hospital

Hortons' Estate raised £7,000 for Ward 19 at Heartlands Hospital at its annual quiz

Inside Birmingham Oratory in Edgbaston which is now on the 'At Risk' register

JRR Tolkien's childhood church added to 'At Risk' register

Historic England lists Birmingham Oratory in Edgbaston among those sites deemed to be in danger

Enormous housing scheme unveiled a stone's throw from Bullring

The long-awaited development of Connaught Square in Digbeth will see River Rea revealed for all to see again after it was hidden away in culverts for decades

Terrace outside £875,000 penthouse apartment in Galbraith House

Birmingham's 'most expensive' penthouse on sale hits market

Redeveloped 1970s city centre office block brought to market with £875,000 penthouse overlooking Birmingham's rooftops

Wildwood plans restaurant in Birmingham city centre

The chain has put forward plans for New Street eatery

The flat roof site (centre) of a potential new sky bar in Birmingham in between Grand Central and the Radisson Hotel

Birmingham is getting a THIRD sky bar

The 200-cover sky bar restaurant is planned close to Grand Central

CGI of plans for more than 200 new apartments in the Jewellery Quarter

£45m Jewellery Quarter deal paves way for 230 apartments

Spitfire and IM team up to develop vacant land in Newhall Street to create new flats and public space

CGI of plans to build 323 studios for students on the corner of Pershore Street and Upper Dean Street

Deal paves way for Birmingham student block

Bricks Birmingham Capital takes on development of more than 300 student bedrooms on site near Bullring and Wholesale Markets

600 jobs to go at Travis Perkins

Builders' merchant behind Toolstation and Wickes brands says future trading is difficult to predict as it eyes more than 30 branches for closure

Blueprint to deliver 5,000 new inner-city homes launched

The Greater Icknield and Smethwick Housing Growth Prospectus will drive £400 million development over five key brownfield sites in Birmingham and Smethwick

Millennium Point is celebrating its 15th anniversary

12 things you might not know about Millennium Point

Landmark Birmingham attraction is celebrating its 15th birthday this year after being built for £114m in 2001

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Alex Mansfield, Ellen Moody, Becky O'Brien, Georgina Dalton, Nathan Falcus.

Mazars welcomes new recruits with a barbecue

Nick Cross, SDL Bigwood; Rory Daly, Chief Executive, Bigwood; Rob Clifford, Century 21 Bigwood.

Century 21 Bigwood launch flagship offices

Kathryn Small, Nicola Fleet-Milne, Rebecca Simkiss, Suzie Branch-Haddow, Michael Shepherd, Tara Tomes.

Tara Tomes takes helm of networking group

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