Tag: Birmingham

HSBC relocation underlines Birmingham’s business credentials

Posted on 25 March, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Birmingham’s growing status as an international business destination has been further underlined by HSBC’s decision to relocate its headquarters to the West Midlands city. Around 1,000 jobs are expected to be transferred from London to Birmingham... Read More

Finland’s oldest company makes Birmingham move

Posted on 19 March, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News

Fiskars — Finland’s oldest company and one of Europe’s longest surviving businesses — has confirmed it is moving its UK headquarters in Birmingham. Established in 1649 as an ironworks in a small Finnish village, Fiskars is today better known as... Read More

Plans for Landmark Colmore Row Tower unveiled

Posted on 17 March, 2015 by Neil Bird under Commercial Developments

Sterling Property Ventures and Rockspring have unveiled their proposals for a landmark tower at the heart of Birmingham’s business district. The joint venture partnership plans to replace the 1970s Natwest Tower, at 103 Colmore Row, with a 26-storey... Read More

Ballymore commits to Three Snowhill

Posted on 16 March, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Almost three years after it was granted outline planning consent, Ballymore has announced it is pressing ahead with its third and final Snowhill development — helping to give Birmingham city centre more than two-million square feet of premium office... Read More

Investment in Birmingham City Centre hits £670 million

Posted on 10 March, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Sales and Lets

The fourth annual “Who Owns Central Birmingham” report, from property consultants GVA, reveals that around £670 million worth of investment was pumped into the city’s office and retail markets during 2014. The analysis, which focuses on over 1.5... Read More

Midlands Property Seminar hears Birmingham Investment Market is “Back in the Ascendancy”

Posted on 5 March, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Industry News

Birmingham is becoming one of the most desirable locations in the UK for international businesses, causing a spike in demand for Grade A office, retail and industrial space. As a result, the Midlands branch of the Investment Property Forum (IPF) has revealed... Read More

Ardstone Capital reveals Birmingham Phoenix House Renovation Plans

Posted on 4 March, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Developments

As developers begin to address the need for Grade A office space in Birmingham, property investment firm Ardstone Capital has revealed plans to renovate 1-3 Newhall Street in the city centre. The plans involve extending the rear of the 12-storey building,... Read More

Resorts World Birmingham 80 per cent let following Trio of Signings

Posted on 25 February, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Top Properties

Resorts World Birmingham, which is scheduled to open later this year, has announced that it is now almost 80 per cent let following a trio of new signings. Restaurant chains TGI Fridays and Pizza Express and fashion brand Next have all pre-let... Read More

Birmingham’s Six Eight Kafé heads to Millennium Point

Posted on 24 February, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

A recent study found that coffee shops and cafés are two of the fastest growing occupiers of high street property. Independent coffee shop Six Eight Kafé is looking to capitalise on this consumer demand by opening a new outlet at Birmingham’s Millennium... Read More

Hotel Planned for Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter

Posted on 23 February, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Developments

In another positive indicator for Birmingham's leisure sector, plans are currently in place for a 31 bedroom hotel in the Jewellery Quarter, which could see up to 40 new full and part time jobs created. Husband and wife team, and founders of Suburban... Read More