Category Archives: West Midlands

Former Raleigh head office becomes England’s 400,000th listed building

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THE FORMER head office of the Raleigh Bicycle Company has been recognigsed with a Grade II listing and become the 400,000th property on the National Heritage List for England. The purpose-built head office for Raleigh in Nottingham is one of … Continue reading

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Nurton Developments acquires two West Midlands office buildings

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BIRMINGHAM-based developer Nurton has completed the purchase of two office buildings in the West Midlands for £9million. In a joint venture with a private investor, Nurton has acquired 24,000 sq ft Aspect Court in Temple Row in the heart of … Continue reading

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Paradise Birmingham office planning applications submitted

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PLANNING application for two major new office buildings have been submitted to the city council. The proposals for One and Two Chamberlain Square form part of the huge £500 million mixed use redevelopment of the old central library site. The … Continue reading

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Birmingham planners approve new HSBC offices

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LOCAL planners in Birmingham have approved plans for a new 210,000 sq ft office development in the city. Construction work on 2 Arena Central in Broad Street is expected to begin next month following the planning decision by Birmingham City Council. … Continue reading

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Birmingham planners approve offices at Longbridge

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PLANS for a major new office building has been approved as part of the continued regeneration of Longbridge. Councillors on the Planning Committee at Birmingham City Council have given the green light to the outline planning application for One Park Square, … Continue reading

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New autonomous security robot patrols G4S offices

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A NEW autonomous robot called Bob has started work at the offices of security firm G4S. Bob is able to map and navigate the offices he has been employed to patrol. His tasks include monitoring the environment, checking doors are … Continue reading

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Birmingham office space demand set to surge, says report

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DEMAND for office space in Birmingham could exceed 800,000 sq ft per year over the next decade, a new report says. Independent property consultants GVA have produced the Birmingham Future Office Demand report which examines the perceived requirement of occupiers … Continue reading

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UBC opens new Birmingham Business Centre

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SERVICED office provider United Business Centres have opened a new business centre in Birmingham. The fit out has recently been completed on 65 Church Street which is now able to offer 33 offices and 148 workstations. The period building in … Continue reading

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Birmingham councillors back new 13-storey office building

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COUNCILLORS in Birmingham have today backed plans for a brand new thirteen-storey office building in the city. The new office block at 2 Cornwall Street will sit on the corner of Livery Street, close to the city’s Snow Hill railway … Continue reading

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Hammerson to sell office portfolio

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A LARGE property developer has announced it will sell its entire office portfolio. The news from Hammerson came as it published its full year results for 2011. Like for like rental income was up by 2.5% but it would dispose … Continue reading

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