MIPIM 2007: Developer Dandara has unveiled its Eric Kuhne designed tower at Arena Central, Birmingham, today at MIPIM.

The 50 storey building to be called ‘The V Building’ will be on Suffolk Street Queensway at the south eastern edge of the 7.6 acre (3 ha) Arena Central mixed use scheme in Birmingham.

The tower will be adjacent to the 27 storey Alpha Tower.

The mixed-use development will include bars and restaurants, as well as an observatory located at the top of the tower.

The proposed 600 private residential apartments, comprising studios and one, two and three-bedroom designs, together with 60 serviced suites, will also be served by a amenities including a spa and library.

The V Building will be the centrepiece for Arena Central, a joint venture between Miller Developments and Bridgehouse Capital, which has outline planning consent for 2m sq ft (185,804 sq m) mixed use scheme bordered by Suffolk Street Queensway, Broad Street, Bridge Street and Holliday Street in the city centre.

A planning application is being submitted for the The V Building next month.