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Stechford Cascades water slides will be lost in £36m pool overhaul

Pool is one of six new council-owned sites to be built in the city which will be run by private operators

Stechford Cascades water slides will be lost in £36m pool overhaul

Pool is one of six new council-owned sites to be built in the city which will be run by private operators

King Solomon International school finds new home at Aston University

World free school identifies site next to city university to launch business teaching from September 2015

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Former Smith & Nephew plant set for new housing estate

Housing developer Bovale submits plans to transform old manufacturing base which has been vacant for seven years

Stechford Cascades water slides will be lost in £36m pool overhaul

Pool is one of six new council-owned sites to be built in the city which will be run by private operators

King Solomon International school finds new home at Aston University

World free school identifies site next to city university to launch business teaching from September 2015

Administrators are hunting for a buyer for troubled retailer Phones4U

Phones4U administrators fight to re-open stores as discussions continue

PwC says it will 'quickly engage' with interested parties to see whether a buyer can be found for some or all of the troubled retailer

Rileys Sports Bars falls into administration as 15 sites close down

Deloitte appointed to snooker hall chain as administrators 'seek to stabilise' the business and trade the remaining outlets

Parkgate development in Shirley

Colliers International appointed to Parkgate scheme

Birmingham office of property consultancy wins brief to manage £85 million development which opened earlier this year

Retailer Phones 4U has slipped into administration placing hundreds of West Midlands jobs at risk

Phones 4U slips into administration affecting hundreds of West Midlands staff

The mobile phone retailer, which was founded in Staffordshire in the 1980s, will close all stores today with almost 5,600 staff facing redundancy

CGI of the iCentrum building which will go before city planners this week

Birmingham Science Park's iCentrum plan poised for green light

City councillors recommended to approve £7.5m development next to Aston University which will be home to 400 roles in tech sector

Chord Investments' St Paul's Place mixed-use scheme in the Jewellery Quarter

Shoosmiths advises Chord Investments on St Paul's Place deal

The Jewellery Quarter scheme combines 148 apartments and a substantial commercial office space off St Paul's Square

Swift Park, in Rugby, is one of 12 sites in the Ocean Portfolio which DTZ is marketing for £215m

DTZ brings £215m Ocean Portfolio to market

Real estate adviser selling Swift Park unit in 12-strong portfolio in addition to Fradley Park in Lichfield

Ian Cornock (red tie), Jones Lang LaSalle's Midlands region lead director, with the newly promoted team in Birmingham (from left) Dan Powers, Shirley Greenlees, Steven Jaggers, Ben Kelly, Sarra Mason, Vicky Beach and Richard Sykes

JLL promotes seven in Birmingham

National director role for capital markets team leader while six others step up at Church Street office

Green light for £36m shake-up of city's leisure facilities

Birmingham City Council rubber stamps project which will include five rebuilt or new swimming pools

Millennium Point in Birmingham, home to the Thinktank.

New plans for Millennium Point with Giant Screen cinema to close

A 30-day consultation has begun with 11 members of staff amid plans to close the Giant Screen Cinema at the Eastside venue

The steel frame of the new Assay Office in Icknield Street

That giant steel frame on Icknield Street? It's the new Assay Office building taking shape

The new Icknield Street building, due to open in 2015, is slowly changing the landscape of the Jewellery Quarter

Johnson Cars launches three new dealerships

Company's expansion includes largest Volkswagen dealership in Europe at its hub in Shirley

Mike Murray, St Modwen

ExtraCare wins green light for £35m Longbridge retirement village

Charitable trust continues expansion plans as it looks to build up to five care homes in Birmingham

Jewellery Quarter

Delph brings forward Jewellery Quarter project launch

Property group to market second phase of 'The Quarter' from the end of the month ahead of completion next spring

Chairman of the Black Country LEP Stewart Towe (right) and Jatinder Sharma, Walsall College principal and chief executive, officially open its new £300,000 Engineering and Manufacturing Workshop

Walsall College opens new £300,000 engineering workshop

Institute is hoping to address a shortage of key skills in the region in manufacturing and engineering

Ed Forrester, Lambert Smith Hampton

Aldi expands West Midlands foothold with new warehouse

Budget supermarket chain to open new distribution base in Staffordshire to complement existing site in Atherstone

Andrea Clarke, property manager with St. Modwen (second left), marks the opening of the new Stone Willy's Kitchen in Longbridge with staff (from left) Will Robinson, Gynn Mahal, Claire Mudie and Charlie Rees

Stone Willy's Kitchen opens in Longbridge town centre

Latest company to join regeneration of south Birmingham town centre by St Modwen

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The steel frame of the new Assay Office in Icknield Street

That giant steel frame on Icknield Street? It's the new Assay Office building taking shape

Portrait of Sir Benjamin Stone

Sir Benjamin Stone exhibition gives snapshot of Brazil's history

Peaky Blinders

Peaky Blinders exhibition at Library of Birmingham ahead of second series

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