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Shops, restaurants, gym and rooftop garden part of giant new scheme in Birmingham

Plans outlined to transform one of Birmingham's most run-down eyesores into a new apartment and housing estate

New electric vehicle battery centre could create 10,000 jobs

Ambitious plans outlined to house national centre to support development of batteries for electric vehicles of the future

CGI of the new MACC Care home in Erdington

Eighty jobs to be created at new £8m care home

MACC Care is planning to build home on the site of the old Hare and Hounds pub in Erdington

The Grand in Colmore Row

Grand's rebirth is trip down memory lane for director

David Taylor reminisces about time with historic city centre hotel in 1990s as his company Principal signs deal to relaunch the venue

CGI of the New Monaco development

£275m garden village plan to transform corner of Birmingham city centre

Developer reveals plans to replace run-down Monaco House complex with new apartments, townhouses and shops

A see-through hospital and three other things we learned from Birmingham's planning committee this week

Glass blocks and hundreds of new flats were all looked at by the city council's planning committee

CGI of plans for 418 student bedrooms in Selly Oak which have been bought by Unite

Unite snaps up Selly Oak flats

Student accommodation group expands its footprint in Birmingham with buyout of halls of residence on Battery Park site

BAM is leading the renovation of Studley Castle in Warwickshire

BAM to lead £35m Studley Castle regeneration

Construction group wins brief to build extension and renovate country house following buyout by Bourne Leisure

Indigo Planning has opened a new office in Colmore Row

National planning consultancy opens in Birmingham

Indigo adds a fifth office to its stable with new base in Colmore Row

The Grand in Colmore Row, Birmingham

Revealed: This is the hotel group which will open at The Grand

Owner Hortons' Estate unveils it has agreed a deal with a company which specialises in opening in city centre landmark buildings

John Shepherd lands another deal

Letting agency expands footprint into Harborne with Lomond-back buyout of Wolf's

CGI of the new Casino 36 in Dudley

New £12m casino to open in the Black Country

Casino 36 plans to launch new casino and bingo hall next year

Staff from the Canal & River Trust and National Trust are joined by heritage working boat volunteers and canoeists from B-Row to celebrate the £2.5 million Heritage Lottery Fund grant

Roundhouse receives £2.5m lottery cash for major regeneration

Confirmation of funding means 1870s former stables can be fully reborn as a visitor and commercial hub

Birmingham Airport considering terminal building for new HS2 station

Airport is proposing to build a new terminal at the Birmingham Interchange station to improve passenger experience

Liam Gallagher of Oasis, who played at Birmingham's Jug of Ale

Labour offers lifeline to struggling live music pubs

Birmingham's Jug of Ale pub helped start the careers of bands like Oasis, Ocean Colour Scene and Blur

From left: Broadcaster and BYPY 2017 host Colin Murray, BYPY 2017 winner Michael Parker and Steve Hollis chairman of Birmingham Metropolitan College and BYPY sponsor

Property consultant named Birmingham Young Professional of the Year

Michael Parker took home top prize at the 17th annual running of awards dedicated to the city's professional services sector

Birmingham Institute of Forest Research has been crowned RICS 2017 West Midlands project of the year

University of Birmingham sweeps board at RICS Awards

Institute scores quartet of wins at annual awards including project of the year for its research into the effects of CO2 on woodland

Perry Barr flood risk management system has won a 2017 ICE Award

Perry Barr flood management project wins ICE Award

Scheme to protect homes in north Birmingham among the winners at last night's 2017 West Midlands Awards

4 Temple Row in Birmingham

Birmingham office block undergoes £2.7m revamp

4 Temple Row has been renovated after being acquired by Nurton Developments in 2015

Mystery over sudden closure of £1million restaurant in city centre

The swanky restaurant and bar has closed down within months of opening

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How Birmingham's economy has slowed down faster than almost anywhere in Europe

A driverless car during testing at the headquarters of motor industry research organisation MIRA at Nuneaton.

Focus investment on science and innovation says new report

Digbeth's new public space will be as big as Victoria Square and packed with festivals, markets and events

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