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From left: John Hammond, investment director at IM Properties, Ben Cushway, senior project manager at Morgan Sindall and Daniel Butler, project manager IM Properties outside 55 Colmore Row

Morgan Sindall to lead 55 Colmore Row revamp

Listed construction group named lead contractor by owner IM Properties on £30m project to breather new life into landmark Birmingham business address

Bilfinger GVA's head of Midlands retail to retire

Paul Brewer will retire at the end of 2015 after almost four decades in the property industry
Paul Brewer, who worked on the Merry Hill centre development, to leave role at the end of the year after more than 36 years of service to the property industry

Vacant Nechells site to house new student flats

CGI of the new students flats in Windsor Street
Industrial area near Aston University could house the second student accommodation development in Birmingham to be run by operator Amare following project in Selly Oak

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From left: John Hammond, investment director at IM Properties, Ben Cushway, senior project manager at Morgan Sindall and Daniel Butler, project manager IM Properties outside 55 Colmore Row

Morgan Sindall to lead 55 Colmore Row revamp

Listed construction group named lead contractor by owner IM Properties on £30m project to breather new life into landmark Birmingham business address

Paul Brewer will retire at the end of 2015 after almost four decades in the property industry

Bilfinger GVA's head of Midlands retail to retire

Paul Brewer, who worked on the Merry Hill centre development, to leave role at the end of the year after more than 36 years of service to the property industry

CGI of the new students flats in Windsor Street

Vacant Nechells site to house new student flats

Industrial area near Aston University could house the second student accommodation development in Birmingham to be run by operator Amare following project in Selly Oak

CGI of plans to renovate the Assay Office in Newhall Street which is due to receive the green light this week

Assay Office revamp and apartment complex due for go ahead

But developers must complete office renovation work before apartments can be occupied says city council

CGI of Temple Court which is being renovated by Legal & General after it acquired the building last year

Legal & General plans major renovation for old Lewis's building

Property arm of finance group acquired landmark site in Bull Street last year and will add a seventh floor alongside massive internal refurbishment

New faces at Wakemans (from left) Lee Lloyd, Dave Muirhead and Samuel Russell

New faces at Wakemans and Bilfinger GVA

Latest appointments see quartet join Wakemans in Birmingham while Bilfinger GVA bolsters building consultancy team

The Mailbox shortly before it opened in December 2000

Pictures: Transforming The Mailbox from sorting office to shopping mall

The Post has delved into the archives and pulled together a fascinating gallery showing The Mailbox undergoing its transformation from former sorting office to high-end shopping complex

64 New Street could become the latest former bank building to house a café

Canadian coffee shop chain eyes former New Street bank

Plans have been lodged to turn the former Santander at 64 New Street into a Second Cup coffee shop

The project to take the Birmingham Wholesale Markets to Witton could be approved next week

New Wholesale Markets in Birmingham set for green light

City planners back relocation vision by IM Properties which would see city centre markets move to new home in Witton

CGI of the new Foyles store which will open in Grand Central next month

Cressida Cowell to open children's department at Foyles' Grand Central store

London-based bookstore chain will open its sixth venture next month and has also released a new CGI of how it will look

The new Resorts World complex

Resorts World ready to set sail

We take a tour of the new casino, hotel and leisure complex next to the NEC ahead of its opening later this year

Severn Trent chief executive Liv Garfield is among the top earners at listed companies in the West Midlands

West Midlands chief executives earn 50 times more than staff

Research by the Birmingham Post shows the gap between the top and bottom of the corporate tree is very wide but the regional figure here is dwarfed by the national average

Walsall retail park acquired by BP Pension Fund

Reedswood Retail Park, home to many national retailers, has been sold for £23.8m by the Church Commissioners for England

CGI of the proposal for the old tram depot which city planners rejected

Vow over Sparkbrook tram depot renovation despite council rejection

Made Architecture plans to push ahead with major regeneration project after city planners knock it back due to issues over parking and the loss of industrial buildings

Ibis Styles hotel at the NEC

New Ibis Styles hotel opens at the NEC

Management company Kew Green opens its second venue this month with Birmingham-themed hotel

Peter Maddox & Associates has acquired 50-52 Newhall Street, adding to its portfolio of serviced offices

Listed Birmingham building acquired by service office provider

Grade II complex in the heart of the Colmore Business District becomes the latest addition to portfolio of sites run by Peter Maddox & Associates

CGI of Birmingham City University's new plans to build on its City South campus in Edgbaston

Birmingham City University unveils £41m campus expansion

University lodges plans to build new school of life sciences at its City South campus in Edgbaston as programme of building continues

CGI of plans for a new mosque in Balsall Heath

Birmingham mosque to be extended in £7.5m redevelopment

New plans unveiled to expand KSIMC's facility in Balsall Heath which will also include funeral home, sports centre and flats

Colmore Plaza has been acquired by AshbyCapital

Colmore Plaza sold for £140m

But owner Carlyle Group takes a £10m hit on its purchase price from nine years ago as AshbyCapital seals its first deal outside London

Jane Ainsworth, head of Willoughby PR which has moved to a new home on the Calthorpe Estate

Willoughby PR makes Edgbaston move

PR and marketing agency finds new home on the Calthorpe Estate after 12 years to accommodate expanding team

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HSBC unveils new name for Birmingham-based bank

From left: John Hammond, investment director at IM Properties, Ben Cushway, senior project manager at Morgan Sindall and Daniel Butler, project manager IM Properties outside 55 Colmore Row

Morgan Sindall to lead 55 Colmore Row revamp

CGI of the new students flats in Windsor Street

Vacant Nechells site to house new student flats

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