Industrial War Ends

A new plan to build 101 houses on the former Arvin Meritor site, in Stirchley has been proposed, bringing an end to a prolonged dispute that has spanned over a decade to open a supermarket in the city outskirts. In...

Value Of UK Property Will Increase Tremendously By 2030

The typical value of a home in England will be more than £450,000 in 2030. New research is mapping out what house prices could possibly look like throughout the UK. However, in London you may be looking at an astounding...

Birmingham Hospital To be Sold for £1.2m

A former Birmingham hospital is set to be repurposed after going on sale for up to £1.2m. The Old skin hospital could see itself transformed into a pub, restaurant or other business and after being acquired by new hands. First...

BCU announces £58m plans to transform the University

University will Move all Teaching and Learning to Edgbaston and City Centre Having already committed over £180m in developing its estate and learning facilities, Birmingham City University has unveiled plans for a further £58m improvements to consolidate to two campus...

NEC Group to be Sold

Birmingham City Council Will Seek Offers   Following the conclusion of a strategic review, Birmingham City Council has resolved to seek offers for the NEC Group. Principal objectives of the proposed sale are to secure an investor who shares the...

Shortlist for Channel 4 Cities Revealed

The shortlist for Channel 4 relocation has been revealed with West Midlands listed for the national headquarters or creative hub, alongside Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, Greater Manchester, Leeds and Liverpool. The region put forward Birmingham and Coventry as potential homes...

Construction Jobs and Skills Scheme Launched

Building Jobs in Greater Birmingham has been launched by Birmingham City Council Building Jobs in Greater Birmingham has been launched by Birmingham City Council in partnership with the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB). The £1 million strategy includes a range of...

Home Owners Can Extend Their Homes Without Planning Application

A change in the law will allow home owners  across England to extend their properties without the need for a full planning application. Families can put a single-storey rear extension on their property of up to six metres for terraced...

Mortgage Burden on Retirees

Over 70s Saddled With Extraordinary Total Mortgage Debt of £35.2 billion, Four in 10 over 50s in the UK are paying off a mortgage worth on average of £49,000 and a fifth in their 70s are still paying off...

New App ‘Urbanco’ Makes Renting Quick and Painless

  Brand new PropTech The Urban Collective is on a mission to revolutionise the rental market and finally put tenants’ needs first. Today it launches a brand-new property search appUrbanCo that promises to be the most convenient and enjoyable way for tenants to...