West Midlands Property NewsAll the latest property news from the West Midlands, including Birmingham, Coventry, Solihull, the Black Country and all of Warwickshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire and Shropshire.
Ben Sherman is set to debut in Birmingham after securing a 1,765 sq ft store at LinkStreet, the Hammerson-owned space between the Bullring and Grand Central.
Stoford Developments has been appointed to deliver the £200m redevelopment of Typhoo Wharf in Birmingham city centre unveiling plans to regenerate the 1m sq ft area.
EDG Property has submitted plans for a 140,000 sq ft office, retail and residential development in Coventry city centre.
Urban Exposure has provided a senior debt facility for the development of 170 apartments in the Digbeth regeneration area of Birmingham city centre.
Hammerson has signed up four homeware brands as the first occupiers to its extension at the Elliott’s Field Shopping Park in Rugby.
Sovereign Centros and Orion Capital Partners have signed pre-lets with New Look and Next at their new fashion mall at Telford Shopping Centre.
Hines has confirmed the sale of six buildings at Brindleyplace in Birmingham to HSBC Alternative Investments for £260m.
UK regional cities witnessed a boom in construction activity last year with Birmingham leading the way with a 50% surge in office development.
West Midlands Property Features
After three years of parliamentary debate, HS2’s first phase cleared its nal hurdle last week when the £50bn project received royal assent, quelling fears in the wake of the EU referendum it might not go ahead.
Decimated by bombing in the Second World War, Coventry was rebuilt in a spectacular celebration of post-war architecture. However, many of the city’s brutalist offices are now visibly beyond their sell-by date and plans are afoot to transform Coventry once again.
The ‘Midlands engine’ is thought of by many as a sibling to the ‘northern powerhouse’.
It was built to scrutinise Victorian Birmingham’s precious gem and metal trade. Now, more than 150 years on, the former Assay Office in the city’s Jewellery Quarter has become the hottest flexible office space in town.