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Another former bank to become city centre café

Independent Medicine to open new coffee shop, gallery and bakery in former Santander branch

The university's new sports complex and pool will open next month

Opening date revealed for Birmingham's new 50m swimming pool

University of Birmingham unveils long-delayed launch date of new £55m sports complex

St Alphege Place in Solihull

Tech company finds new home in Solihull

SOTI takes space at new St Alphege Place above the Carluccio's restaurant

Fitness First closure paves way for controversial new Lidl

Budget supermarket group handed a boost after landlord serves notice on gym in Stirchley as it strives to sell building

Staff from Oakland International celebrate winning two Queen's Awards

West Midlands businesses recognised in Queen's Awards for Enterprise

Companies from across Birmingham and the wider region recognised in the annual list of business excellence

Mexican restaurant chain Chilango is planning to open in Birmingham

Mexican restaurant chain plans Birmingham launch

London-based group has designs on converting Colmore Row property for only its second venue outside the capital

Debenhams has a strong West Midlands presence including in the Bullring

Debenhams places ten stores at risk in major review

Company also plans to shut 11 warehouses but stops short of naming specific shops which are threatened

Home of Bierkeller has been sold for £5.4m

Broad Street property sold for £5.4m

Home of Bierkeller and Velvet Music Rooms has been bought by Downing Group

JS Wright will work on Dandara's new apartments blocks in Birmingham

JS Wrights wins £3.5m Dandara contract

Aston-based building services provider will install mechanical and electrical services at new city centre apartment blocks

CGI of plans for the Smithfield regeneration

Cushman & Wakefield to lead Smithfield masterplan

Property consultancy will work with Birmingham City Council to find a development partner and create a masterplan

Bouygues UK will lead the revamp of Centenary Square

Bouygues UK to lead £10m Centenary Square revamp

Construction group appointed to trio of projects in the city including revamp of public square outside library

Sutton Coldfield restaurant Fleet Street Kitchen closes after £20 million redevelopment opens next door

Venue in Belwell Lane, Mere Green, was formerly Après and Flints

Ban 'rabbit hutch' apartments says city planning chief

Councillor slams developments which see former office buildings turned into flats with rooms 'barely the size of a single bed'

Official launch of the campaign to form a Halesowen BID

Black Country town launches BID campaign

Three-month campaign kicks off to form a new business improvement district which is pledging to invest £120,000 in new initiatives

St Luke's Church in Birmingham

Campaigners battle to save historic Birmingham church

Conservation campaigners are calling for Barratt Homes to halt plans to demolish the church and former orphanage as part of major new housing estate

This Birmingham pub has been named the best in the West Midlands

National Pub and Bar Awards 2017 has named the best pubs in the West Midlands

Longbridge housing developer won't take no for an answer

After a series of rejections Bloor Homes returns with updated plans for the North Worcestershire Golf Club site

The opening of Grand Central in 2015 continues to be a draw for shoppers

Birmingham weathering high street storm

City is faring well as retail sector continues to battle flight to online shopping according to new research

CBRE director Tony Haran (left) with Adrian Willet, head of the firm's development team in Birmingham

New director at CBRE

Tony Haran joins the development and residential capital markets team

Land deal paves way for new Birmingham apartments

Car park in city's Southside district to house new development of almost 400 apartments

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