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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

Models wearing fashion from Jaeger's former store at The Mailbox in Birmingham

Fashion retailer Jaeger goes into administration with 700 jobs at risk

Latest collapse follows Brantano and Jones Bootmaker as retail world faces new struggle

CGI of the new Circle Health hospital in Edgbaston

Work starts on £32m Pebble Mill private hospital

Funding deal agreed with US investor signals the start of work on Edgbaston site which will have 18 bedrooms

Westfield Merry Hill, Brierley Hill

Plans for giant restaurant quarter extension to Merry Hill centre revealed

Plans are in the pipeline to boost the dining out offer available at the Black Country retail hub as part of wider a £100 renovation project

Bournville to be home of Dairy Milk following £75m investment

Cadbury's confirms production of certain bars which shifted temporarily to Poland will come home to Birmingham after four new lines are opened

From left: Warwickshire CCC commercial director Gareth Roberts, Drayton Manor Theme Park chief executive Colin Bryan and Warwickshire CCC sport director Ashley Giles

Warwickshire CCC extends Drayton Manor deal

Staffordshire theme park will continue its support of the family stand at Edgbaston stadium

PP Control & Automation's chairman David Fox (left) and managing director Tony Hague in the new factory extension

Engineering firm opens £1m factory extension

PP Control & Automation targets £40m in sales over the next four years after investing in Staffordshire plant

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Sumitra Oliver, Ben Hunt, CDI Group; Nickey Parmar, Andrew Knight, Service Birmingham.

CDI Group marks 30th anniversary with celebration

Darron's Fancy at Original Patty Men

Iconic burger place Original Patty Men to open bar and bakery

Speakers - Tom Francis, JLL; David Smith, Strata Real Estae/IPF; Nick Riley, Whittam Cox Architecs; Phillip Hillman, JLL; Allan Wilson, JLL.

IPF seminar puts spotlight on accommodation for students

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