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Louise Brooke-Smith

RICS president Louise Brooke-Smith named Outstanding Woman in Construction

Ms Brooke-Smith is currently the global president of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) – the first person from the West Midlands to hold the post in its 147-year history

Pictures: 16th century Worcestershire farmhouse with space-age potential

Moat Farm, Tibberton, Worcestershire
Extension could be in dramatic contrast to the black and white timber-framed house, both in look and shape

BPN brief for conversion of Cadbury's Franklin House

BPN Architects is working on the redesign of Franklin House to create an apartment block
Jewellery Quarter architecture firm working with city developer Court Collaboration on renovation for former chocolate maker's HQ

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Louise Brooke-Smith

RICS president Louise Brooke-Smith named Outstanding Woman in Construction

Ms Brooke-Smith is currently the global president of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) – the first person from the West Midlands to hold the post in its 147-year history

Moat Farm, Tibberton, Worcestershire

Pictures: 16th century Worcestershire farmhouse with space-age potential

Extension could be in dramatic contrast to the black and white timber-framed house, both in look and shape

BPN Architects is working on the redesign of Franklin House to create an apartment block

BPN brief for conversion of Cadbury's Franklin House

Jewellery Quarter architecture firm working with city developer Court Collaboration on renovation for former chocolate maker's HQ

CGI of Lumina, work on which could start within next 12 to 18 months

Sterling confident on Lumina and Great Charles Square

Head of property firm behind key regeneration sites is bullish over their futures but keen to pin down pre-let on Lumina

CGI of Two Arena Central where HSBC is set to base 1,000 staff in a new UK headquarters

HSBC move expected to boost city by £121m a year

Research suggests incoming staff will spend £30m a year in local stores as knock-on effects of major office move become clearer

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne and shadow chancellor Ed Balls attend the State Opening of Parliament

HSBC's Birmingham move welcomed by George Osborne and Ed Balls

Both George Osborne and Ed Balls were agreed it was a strong move for HSBC to set up an operation at Arena Central

HSBC moves its UK bank headquarters to Birmingham

In Birmingham's biggest inward investment deal for a generation, Britain's biggest bank is relocating its UK operation to Arena Central

6 Derwent Works in Henrietta Street could be turned into apartments and a new boxing gym for Fighting Fit

Boxing gym plans at former Jewellery Quarter metal press

Old Victorian factory could be the new home of white collar boxing gym Fighting Fit and four apartments as Javelin Block unveils latest renovation project

Stoford has been appointed to lead the Redditch Gateway redevelopment

Stoford to lead £70m regeneration project

Birmingham property group wins contract to spearhead major redevelopment of 70 acres of vacant land near Redditch

CGI of Three Snowhill

Landmark vision for Three Snowhill unveiled

Long-awaited office scheme will offer 360,000 sq ft of grade A offices over 16 storeys, along with 40,000 sq ft of leisure and retail space and parking spaces

Gravelly Industrial Park which is being marketed by Colliers International

Colliers International wins Gravelly Industrial Park brief

Brindleyplace consultancy to work on behalf of Standard Life to find tenants to join city's largest multi-let industrial estate

CGI of St Modwen's One Park Square office development in Longbridge

Green light for One Park Square office scheme in Longbridge

Latest phase of the £70 million town centre regeneration could see hundreds of new job created with developer eyeing major corporate occupier

A computer-generated image from the Snow Hill Masterplan showing major changes to Great Charles Street

There are pitfalls in copying the capital

Joe Holyoak warns that following London's lead is not always the best path for Birmingham to follow

Giant Lidl distribution hub to create 500 West Midlands jobs

The growing discount supermarket chain is opening a new Sandwell operation the equivalent of six football pitches

Demolition work on the NatWest Tower will be delayed after the city council refused planning permission

NatWest Tower developers hit out at council after plans refused

A Sterling Property Ventures director said he was "extremely disappointed" after proposals to demolish the tower were turned down by councilors

Demolition of the NatWest Tower has been blocked by city councillors

NatWest Tower demolition blocked

City councillors concerned that plot could lie vacant if plan to construct new building falls through

The King Edward Inn could be brought back into use as a restaurant and student accommodation

Renovation plans for former King Edward Inn

Historic city pub, also known as The Ben Johnson, could be turned into a restaurant and student flats as new plans are lodged to bring 110-year-old building back to life

DTZ has been appointed to find a developer for the former IMI James Bridge Copper Works site at Darlaston

DTZ joins hunt for Phoenix 10 developer

Property consultancy appointed by HCA and Walsall Council to help bring about long-planned regeneration of former industrial site

Fiskars' office on the 17th floor of the Mclaren building

Historic firm Fiskars makes Birmingham move

Finland’s oldest company Fiskars has moved its UK head office from Nottingham to the Masshouse McLaren building

CGI of the entrance to the new 103 Colmore Row at its corner with Newhall Street updated

New vision for NatWest Tower with demolition set to start

New computer-generated images show major changes are afoot for the well-known John Madin building

Videos & Photos

Business secretary Vince Cable in a driverless car at the Nuneaton base of motor industry research body MIRA last year.

Driverless cars an 'opportunity to be grasped' by Midlands automotive sector

The Mailbox in Birmingham city centre, home of the BBC in Birmingham

Redeveloped Mailbox to open in phases over summer period

The new Jaguar XF crossing the River Thames by Canary Wharf in London by high-wire to promote the launch of the car

Revealed: How Jaguar Land Rover now supports more than 250,000 UK workers

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