West Midlands Property News

All the latest property news from the West Midlands, including Birmingham, Coventry, Solihull, the Black Country and all of Warwickshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire and Shropshire.

HSBC Brindleyplace

HSBC buys at Brindleyplace

14 February 2017

Hines has confirmed the sale of six buildings at Brindleyplace in Birmingham to HSBC Alternative Investments for £260m.

three snowhill

Construction up in regional cities - Deloitte Crane Survey

31 January 2017

UK regional cities witnessed a boom in construction activity last year with Birmingham leading the way with a 50% surge in office development.

Amazon, Bardon, Leicestershire

Midlands big-box take-up 70% higher than in 2015

26 January 2017

Take-up in the Midlands grade-A big-box industrial market topped 13.26m sq ft last year - a 70% increase on 2015, according to research by Avison Young.

Coventry South

Shearer nets £150m Coventry regeneration

24 January 2017

Developer Shearer Property Group has been picked to carry out a major retail and leisure-led regeneration of Coventry City Centre.

London Hilton Metropole

London & Regional close in on £600m hotels portfolio

19 January 2017

London & Regional Properties is set to splash out £600m on two of the largest hotels in the UK - the Hilton Metropoles in London and Birmingham.

101 Embankment, Manchester

Manchester office take-up on the up versus Birmingham

19 January 2017

Office take-up in Manchester last year was almost double the estimated take-up in Birmingham, according to the latest figures.

Tamworth St Modwen

St Modwen gets green light for Tamworth industrial scheme

16 January 2017

St Modwen has been given the go-ahead for 800,000 sq ft of development on a 35 acre site in Tamworth, east of junction 10 of the M42.

John Lewis, Worcester Woods

Land Securities raises white flag in Worcester retail battle

13 January 2017

Land Securities is considering an alternative scheme in Worcester after conceding defeat in its efforts to develop a £150m retail park anchored by John Lewis on the outskirts of the town.

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Enlightened planning approach brings back motor city’s mojo

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.

Jaguar Land Rover, Whitley

Revving the Midlands engine – a successful journey ahead?

The ‘Midlands engine’ is thought of by many as a sibling to the ‘northern powerhouse’.

Assay Studios

Bijou offices bring the bling back to Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter

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.

Simpsons Restaurant, Edgbaston

Birmingham transforms itself into an international foodie hotspot

Anyone looking for a meal out in Birmingham will find themselves a lot more spoilt for choice these days. And that’s just picking which Michelin-starred establishment they fancy (there are five at the moment, if you’re counting).

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