HBD announces second major Birmingham city centre redevelopment

Sheffield-based developers HBD today unveiled plans for a £100m mixed-use development on the site of a car dealership in Birmingham. Formerly Henry Boot, the company has acquired the 2.6-acre Sytner BMW dealership in the city’s Jewellery Quarter with the intention of creating a residential-led PRS redevelopment that could accommodate around 450 units.

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MAYORAL ELECTION IN FOCUS: West Midlands CA

On May 6 a number of Combined Authority mayoral elections will be taking place and, as part of a special series of events, we invited all candidates to explain what their ambitions are in terms of regeneration moving forward? Below are the responses for the candidates in the West Midlands CA who took part Mayor […]

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Midlands LEP reaches £500m match-funding milestone

A funding project aimed at boosting the Greater Birmingham and Solihull area is on track to unlock £500m of match funding from an investment of £207.9m made over the last six years. The Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) Local Growth Fund programme, which launched in 2015, has now committed all of its […]

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Government to send Transport jobs to Leeds and Birmingham

Hot on the heels of the Treasury’s announcement to create a Northern headquarters in the North East, the Department for Transport this morning revealed plans to put a second HQ in Birmingham and a northern hub in Leeds. Earlier this month Chancellor Rishi Sunak committed to moving hundreds of civil service jobs to Darlington and […]

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Highways Infrastructure Opens Unlocking £200m Redditch Gateway

Work has completed on a £5.5m highways infrastructure project that will enable the game-changing business park development at Redditch Gateway. The scheme, being brought forward by Stoford Developments, opens up 35 acres of development land on the northern side of the site within the Bromsgrove district, and a further 27 acres to the south which […]

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The Midlands: Rising to the Challenge of Net Zero

Waterman’s Regional Director for the Midlands, Ruth Jeffs (also an ACE Board Director and the ACE Midlands Chair), explains how the Midlands can deliver a net zero built environment, discusses her role with the ACE and looks ahead to the future trends in the sector as we address the climate emergency together… Once the industrial […]

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