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Work can begin on Commonwealth Games athletes village after mayor awards grant

12/03/2018 West Midlands council bosses approve grant to kick start the redevelopment of Perry Barr.... (...read more >>)

Birmingham set for house price surge over the next four years

27/02/2018 The wide variation in growth is down to local demand and economic factors, trends seen in previous housing cycles.... (...read more >>)

Top Capital Gains

15/02/2018 Birmingham continues to grow at a rate that has made it the UK’s premier investment location. BY ELIZABETH KERR ... (...read more >>)

What to Expect in Birmingham in 2018?

5/02/2018 Strong with its past successes, Birmingham will continue to see a significant transformation to its cityscape. Modern, glass-clad offices have already mushroomed at areas like the Colmore Row Central Business District, Arena Central, as well as on various segments of prime real estate within the city center.... (...read more >>)

A Retrospective on Birmingham in 2017

15/01/2018 Birmingham submitted a stellar report card in 2017 and is looking set for an outstanding 2018 ahead.

2017 started out uncertain for Birmingham and for the whole of the UK. The country ended 2016 still reeling in shock from the results of the EU referendum, and predictions for the country’s economy and general future spelt doom and gloom... (...read more >>)

Birmingham – it’s the city to get smart

07/01/2018 They say that education is important. Nowhere does it seem to ring more true than in Birmingham. Education is big in Birmingham – and we are not talking about its status in the city’s social fabric (although it is held in high standing), but in economic terms. Education, specifically, university education, is big business in Birmingham.. (...read more >>)

A City in Good Standing

30/12/2017 Blessed with strong fundamentals for growth, Birmingham is poised to become one of UK's property investment hotspot. (...read more >>)

Number of Londoners abandoning capital hits 10-year high

29/12/2017 Nearly every part of England and Wales saw an ex-Londoner move in with trend causing social tension in some areas (...read more >>)

The City in England's West Midlands that is not at all Middling

23/12/2017 As UK’s proud second city, both in population and GDP, Birmingham is an economic powerhouse that is poised for even bigger growth. (...read more >>)

Birmingham confirmed as host for Commonwealth Games 2022

21/12/2017 The games will boost the West Midlands economy by £750 MILLION (...read more >>)

Birmingham, UK's up-and-coming property investment hotspot

18/12/2017 Birmingham may be second to London in terms of physical size, but it is second to none as UK's fastest growing property investment hotspot. (...read more >>)

First Building at Paradise Tops Out

14/12/2017 The first building of the £700 million Paradise development in Birmingham has topped out, almost two years to the day from when the initial demolition of the site began. (...read more >>)

Bank of England move: Birmingham's financial credentials

11/12/2017 With plans mooted to move part of the Bank of England from London to Birmingham, could the second city's landmark bull be set to give the charging bovine of Wall Street a run for its money? (...read more >>)

Birmingham, UK's up-and-coming property investment hotspot

04/12/2017 Birmingham may be second to London in terms of physical size, but it is second to none as UK's fastest growing property investment hotspot.  (...read more >>)

Birmingham, a Connected City

2/12/2017 Perhaps the most exciting transport development is the proposed High Speed 2 (HS2), a new high-speed rail network that will link Birmingham with Manchester, Leeds and London. (...read more >>)

UK's second largest city has the biggest dreams

01/12/2017 As the UK's second largest city, Birmingham has already seen success and is well-equipped for continued success in the future. (...read more >>)

This is what Birmingham got from the Budget

22/11/2017 A second devolution deal and cash to tackle rough sleeping - but no help for struggling social care, police or education services (...read more >>)

Philip Hammond SCRAPS stamp duty in huge boost for first-time buyers

22/11/2017 The measure will also apply on the first £300,000 of a purchase in high-price areas (...read more >>)

10 reasons why Birmingham will be the most amazing city in the world

11/11/2017 If you think Birmingham has transformed in recent years, you ain’t seen nothing yet! (...read more >>)

Birmingham's hoteliers enjoy best-ever summer

07/10/2017 Occupancy up at hotels across the city after summer of sport boosts tourist economy. (...read more >>)

Birmingham, a Beacon of Growth

23/10/2017 Birmingham may be second to London in terms of physical size, but it is second to none as UK's fastest growing property hotspot and it looks like the influx of new residents into UK's second largest city is still going strong and is unlikely to stop anytime soon. (...read more >>)

The City in England’s West Midlands that is not at all Middling

10/10/2017 Birmingham is an economic powerhouse that is poised for even bigger growth. The city offers investors – whether in property, finance, or businesses – huge potential. And it’s all thanks to a far-sighted blueprint drawn up in 2011. (...read more >>)

HSBC is hiring for its new UK headquarters. Here’s how to get a job there

08/10/2017 Early next year Michelle Andrews is making what she describes as a “huge and exciting move” – and she’s already counting down the days. (...read more >>)

This is Birmingham City Council's response after Uber is axed in London

22/09/2017 Transport for London described the minicab firm as “not fit and proper” to operate in the capital due to public safety concerns and stripped its licence.  (...read more >>)

Pension funds and foreign investors set to battle it out for the right to reshape Birmingham

06/09/2017 Birmingham is set to become a commercial property hotspot as large pension funds battle it out with foreign investors for the opportunity to progress new developments.  (...read more >>)

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre set to open in Birmingham

06/09/2017 The first blocks have been laid down as work on a new Legoland gets underway.  (...read more >>)

Region’s brewing industry recognised in important new guide

22/09/2017 The importance of the brewing industry to the economy of the West Midlands has been recognised in the latest edition of beer drinkers’ bible, The Good Beer Guide. (...read more >>)

Birmingham arts festival celebrates city’s diversity

22/09/2017 One of the biggest events in Birmingham’s artistic and cultural year takes place over the course of this weekend. Birmingham Weekender 2017 features more than 160 scheduled performances, 600+ artists and 26 new commissions. (...read more >>)

Live and Loud festival set to celebrate Birmingham’s music scene

22/09/2017 Soweto Kinch, Birmingham’s award-winning alto-saxophonist and MC, is among the host of artists coming together as part of this year’s Selfridges Birmingham Live + Loud festival.  (...read more >>)

3,600 Government staff to move into Birmingham city centre

21/09/2017 The Government has today confirmed its badly-kept secret that its HMRC regional hub will be housed at Birmingham's Arena Central development.  (...read more >>)

New festival comes to city’s canals

08/09/2017 Birmingham’s city centre canals are set to host a brand-new festival aimed at celebrating their history and encouraging people living nearby to explore the waterways on their doorstep. (...read more >>)

Government picks Birmingham ahead of Liverpool in race for Commonwealth Games

07/09/2017 Birmingham has been congratulated by the mayor of Liverpool after being named England's candidate to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

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Five new Midlands Metro stops revealed in £149m extension

01/09/2017 Department for Transport backs Edgbaston extension of city's tram network as exact locations are revealed for five more stops (...read more >>)

UK Central chiefs move to revamp HS2 station plans

09/08/2017 Next step in plans to create major mixed-use development have been taken as growth company submits proposals to change planned infrastructure around Solihull HS2 station site (...read more >>)

This is how new Birmingham apartments will look

03/08/2017 Developer Court Collaboration unveils project to develop more than 200 apartments off Broad Street (...read more >>)

Birmingham’s Axis Square gets green light

25/07/2017 Birmingham City Council has given the go-ahead for the exciting Axis Square development, promoted by LCR.   (...read more >>)

HS2 contracts worth £6.6bn awarded by UK government

17/07/2017 Contracts announced as transport secretary prepares to unveil changes to final Manchester and Leeds routes (...read more >>)

This is what the Birmingham city centre of the future looks like

07/06/2017 Regeneration, trams, new buildings - you can expect to see them all by 2027 in Birmingham city centre (...read more >>)

Living in Birmingham is more popular than (almost) anywhere else in the country

06/06/2017 Birmingham has come sixth in a list of the most desirable places to live in the UK by Zoopla  (...read more >>)

Birmingham Airport considering terminal building for new HS2 station

23/05/2017 Airport is proposing to build a new terminal at the Birmingham Interchange station to improve passenger experience (...read more >>)

Why foreign investors are investing in regional property over London

18/03/2017 Strolling along Cannes’s famous Croisette last week, you could have been forgiven for wondering whether you had stumbled into the annual holiday for the UK tourist board. (...read more >>)

Brum rush: Birmingham becomes tourist hotspot

01/02/2017 City’s hotels enjoy most successful year to date as visitors are drawn by revamped Bullring, culture and sport (...read more >>)

Move over, Manchester – Midlands motor Birmingham is setting the pace

10/11/2016 UK’s second city has been quietly casting off stereotypes from the recent past to become a hotspot for business, says estate agent (...read more >>)

Top Capital unveils latest Birmingham project

28/11/2017 Hong Kong-based, private luxury residential developer Top Capital Group launched its third and latest Birmingham project in Hong Kong and Singapore concurrently on Nov 4 and 5. The project, called The Axium, was also launched in Japan on the weekend of Nov 18 and 19.  (...read more >>)

Giant £55m apartment block off Broad Street funded by Chinese

Derelict council building off Broad Street to be demolished to make way for 214 apartments (...read more >>)

The Axium, Birmingham - Immersive Experience in Hong Kong

17/12/2017 We hosted an immersive experience on The Axium, our latest luxury residential development in Birmingham city centre, at the Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong, (...read more >>)

Birmingham luxury residential development by Top Capital Group: The Axium - the Heart of the City

07/12/2017 Discover Birmingham city centre latest luxury residential development by Top Capital Group: The Axium - the Heart of the City (...read more >>)

Launch of The Axium at PropertyAccess.co International Property & Investment Conference in Tokyo

26/11/2017 Top Capital Group is excited to bring Birmingham as a new investment destination to Japan and to present its latest luxury residential project, The Axium at PropertyAccess.co inaugural International Property & Investment Conference in Tokyo.. (...read more >>)

Property Investment in Birmingham, UK, (The Axium Animated Walk Through)

26/10/2017 Experience the Heart of UK’s Most Investable City. 304 Luxury Apartments in Birmingham City Centre. (...read more >>)

Virgin Trains teams up with French operator for HS2 bid

SNCF has thrown hat into the ring as battle hots up to run InterCity West Coast franchise and high-speed services (...read more >>)