Tag: Birmingham



Waterways Trust to develop two Birmingham Sites

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Posted on 15 December, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

The Canal & River Trust is searching for investors and developers to help it unlock the potential of two Midlands waterside sites. The first scheme involves the £20m regeneration of an industrial site at Wharfdale Park. Birmingham City Council has... Read More

Five Ways Tower sold to Mystery Buyer

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Posted on 5 December, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Sales and Lets

A mystery buyer has snapped up a near-derelict 23-storey Birmingham commercial block that has stood empty for more than a decade. Described as a "challenging" sale by David Oprey, a partner at accountants Chantrey Vellacott acting as receiver, he said... Read More

Birmingham HS2 Master Plan wins Prestigious Award

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Posted on 2 December, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Birmingham council's own planners have snapped up a prestigious new award for a city centre master plan designed to maximise the potential of the HS2 network. Produced entirely in-house by Birmingham City Council’s planning and regeneration... Read More

Grand Central leases all Restaurant Units 10 Months ahead of Opening

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Posted on 27 November, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Top Properties

The Grand Central retail and dining scheme in Birmingham is forecast to become one of the UK’s most exciting development launches of next year, with thousands of consumers expected to flock to its opening next September. Fortunately, it seems that... Read More

Qatari Cash About To Board The HS2 Investment Train

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Posted on 26 November, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News

After weeks of speculation it now looks certain the royal family of Qatar is lining itself up to make a multi-million pound investment in the redevelopment of Birmingham's Curzon Street Station — a key project in the HS2 network. Hints of an involvement... Read More

Hotel Occupancy in Birmingham Reaches New High

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Posted on 21 November, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News, Economy

As Birmingham becomes increasingly relevant in Britain’s business economy, more and more business leaders are descending on the city to seek investment opportunities and expansion options. This, combined with a boom in tourism figures, has seen hotel... Read More

Frankfurt Christmas Market returns to Birmingham

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Posted on 17 November, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Each year, cities around the UK strive to put on the best Christmas celebrations possible as a means of attracting consumers from out of town retail parks, encouraging a higher level of spending and supporting local businesses of all sizes. This year, the... Read More

Rotherham Urged To Seize Development Opportunities

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Posted on 16 November, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News, Commercial Developments, Commercial Sales and Lets

A specialist developer — which earlier this year snapped up Birmingham's historic Assay Office — has now completed South Yorkshire's largest property investment deal in decades. TCN UK, dedicated to creating unique and innovative workspaces for small... Read More

Solihull Shopping Centre to undergo Major Expansion

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Posted on 14 November, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News, Commercial Developments, Commercial Sales and Lets

As shopping centre owners nationwide attempt to capitalise upon the gradually improving consumer mood, a wave of expansions for developments around the country are being announced. One of the most significant expansion deals agreed of late is the Touchwood... Read More

Birmingham and Black Country Enterprise Zones provide Boost for Jobs Market

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Posted on 13 November, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Enterprise zones have proven invaluable in providing support for small start-up firms, with the business rate breaks, low rental costs and good locations encouraging more entrepreneurs than ever before to take the plunge and launch their own businesses.... Read More