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St Modwen is leading the regeneration of Longbridge

Market factors hit St Modwen profits

Property group behind £1bn Longbridge regeneration sees pre-tax profit tumble despite solid year for revenue

Hotel must not be allowed to house asylum seekers again say planners

Paragon Hotel in Highgate to undergo multi-million pound expansion and relaunched as a luxury venue

Prince's Trust is moving to the Beorma Quarter later this year

Prince's Trust to open new Birmingham base

Prince of Wales' charity will become first tenant at new Beorma Quarter development in Digbeth

The construction sector continues to lack skilled workers says RICS

Midlands construction sector 'still lacks skilled workers'

'Easier to employ a ballet dancer than a quantity surveyor' according to RICS report

Ediston director Andy McKinlay outside St Philips Point in Birmingham city centre

Birmingham office building fully let

Latest deal with Axa Insurance means St Philips Point is now full just a few years after being bought out of administration

This is CAMRA's Birmingham Pub of the Year

The real ale organisation has named its top three Brummie pubs


Alton Towers owner launching massive skydive attraction at NEC

Merlin Attractions, the company behind Alton Towers and Legoland Resort, is planning a new adventure centre next to Genting Arena

New flats planned close to Birmingham nightclub

Developer is eyeing derelict site just 60 metres away from venue renowned for its live gigs and alternative music nights

JS Wright's managing director Marcus Aniol (second left) with the management buyout team (from left) Phil Leech, Paul Featherston, Martin Roberts and Andrew Smith

JS Wright undergoes MBO

New future and new-look board for Aston-based mechanical and electrical building services specialist

A Cher Varya holiday home in Cornwall

Center Parcs-style lodge holiday park coming to Midlands

Developer plans to build 139 cabins on land near Lichfield

Birmingham's hotels saw record occupancy during 2016

Record year for Birmingham's hotels

New report says average occupancy reached new high in 2016 while visitor spending is also up

HSBC's old branch in Moseley is becoming a Dares bar

Davenports brewery to open two new Birmingham bars later this year

Projects by renowned brewery have been hit by delays but firm is confident of launching bars during 2017

Birmingham city centre bank branch to close

Small amount of customers using branch and move to online banking is behind decision to close the facility

CGI of the new International House development

Green light for £40m student development

Unite Students plans to build almost 600 new bedrooms in Birmingham's Gun Quarter

Birmingham enjoying record levels of construction

Newly published report shows highest levels of development in Birmingham in more than a decade

Le Monde restaurant, Brindleyplace

Leading Brindleyplace restaurant closes down

Le Monde said it was having a refurbishment but has now revealed it will not reopen

REI has sold the Latitude development in Birmingham

Birmingham development sold for £2.7m

Real Estate Investors offloads mixed-use building in Chinese Quarter to L&C Investments

James Brindley pub in Brindleyplace will become The Smuggler's Cove

New canalside bar and restaurant to open in Birmingham

The company behind The Botanist has announced plans for the former James Brindley pub

Traffic on Sandpits as congestion builds with a new set of roadworks for the Paradise Circus development.

Pollution tax could stop Birmingham building says construction industry group

Builders Merchants Federation opposes city council plans for a clean air zone in the city centre by 2020.

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has unveiled a new enterprise zone in the Black Country

New Black Country enterprise zone to create 7,000 jobs

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid unveils location of West Midlands' latest zone which is targeting growth among tech firms and manufacturers

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Battered fish on a toasted bap with lettuce, tomato and tartar sauce - the FLT

Jewellery Quarter restaurant Fishylicious in shock closure

Big changes are planned at John Lewis

John Lewis places 770 jobs under threat

Major Birmingham housing plan set to be thrown out

In This Week's Paper


Graeme Brown
Editor (Agenda and Business)
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Tamlyn Jones
Business Reporter
Neil Elkes
Local Government Correspondent
Emma McKinney
Education Correspondent
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor