Tag: Birmingham



Bruntwood seeks to bring Colmore Business District asset back into Commercial Use

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Posted on 19 February, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Developments

After recently acquiring the building, family owned property company Bruntwood has submitted a planning application to Birmingham City Council for the £14 million redevelopment of Two Cornwall Street in the Colmore Business District. The plans, designed... Read More

REI adds to Birmingham Portfolio with Great Charles Street acquisition

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Posted on 17 February, 2015 by Neil Bird under Commercial Sales and Lets

Birmingham based property group, Real Estate Investors Plc (REI) has unconditionally exchanged contracts to complete the acquisition of 35-37 Great Charles Street in a £1.85 million deal. The 24,500 sq ft office building is close to the new Paradise... Read More

Growing Supply of Grade A Stock boosts Birmingham Office Market

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Posted on 13 February, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Industry News

Competition for space in the UK’s major cities is becoming intense, with companies keen to expand yet often unable to find suitable premises due to a lack in supply. Fortunately, developers are continuing to channel investment into new builds – something... Read More

ACD submits Plans for Two Arena Central

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Posted on 12 February, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Developments

As part of the Arena Central scheme, a proposal has been submitted for new offices and apartments on Broad Street in Birmingham's City Centre Enterprise Zone. Two Arena Central will consist of 212,821 sq ft Grade A office space, designed by architect Ken... Read More

GBR Phoenix Beard Secures Property Management Contract For Calthorpe Estates

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Posted on 10 February, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News

A West Midlands' property consultancy has won the contract to manage and oversea several urban transformation projects on an historic 1,500-acre estate. GBR Phoenix Beard — an independent agency with offices in Birmingham, London and Leeds — has now... Read More

The Botanist joins Birmingham’s eclectic Leisure and Hospitality line-up

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Posted on 6 February, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Upmarket bar-restaurant concept The Botanist will soon be opening its doors in Birmingham city centre, having taken-up space on the ground floor of Cheltenham House on Temple Street. The property has recently undergone a £1.2 million refurbishment... Read More

Business Events contribute to Record Occupancy Levels in Birmingham Hotel Sector

Posted on 4 February, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

As Birmingham continues to grow in popularity as both a business and tourist destination, city centre hotels are seeing a huge rise in demand with occupancy levels skyrocketing over the past few years. In fact, November last year proved to be a record breaker... Read More

Mystery Firm in Search for 350,000 sq ft of Birmingham Office Space

Posted on 2 February, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News

It has been reported that JLL have been appointed to begin a search for 350,000 sq ft of office space in Birmingham on behalf of an unknown client. If completed, the deal will be one of the largest single transactions the city has ever seen and would be... Read More

New Owners seek to fast track 103 Colmore Row Scheme

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Posted on 30 January, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

As rents continue to rise in prime business locations, developers are increasingly keen to modernise or redevelop properties in order to create a greater supply of Grade A office space. This has been the case at 103 Colmore Row in Birmingham, where new... Read More

Student Accommodation planned for Birmingham Industrial Estate

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Posted on 29 January, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Developments

It has been reported that a former industrial estate in Selly Oak is to undergo a £10.75 million redevelopment, which will deliver brand new student accommodation. The project, which is scheduled to be opened by September 2015, was negotiated by North... Read More