fDi Markets Newswire:

Birmingham: let the journey begin

Birmingham

Originally published with the April/May 2017 issue of fDi Magazine

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brindley place
From Locations

Birmingham’s development journey begins

The West Midlands is gearing up for a new industrial revolution as the labour market picks up and the HS2 rail project gathers steam. Jacopo Dettoni reports.

 

 

john peace

Midlands Engine revs up for trade opportunities

The Midlands Engine is a partnership between government entities and local enterprises in the Midlands region of the UK, created in 2015 to drive economic growth across the region. Courtney Fingar visited the group’s pavilion at the Mipim property fair in March and spoke to chairman Sir John Peace. 

May in Birmingham
From Locations

Birmingham builds for HS2 bonanza

A number of office developments have popped up around Birmingham and the West Midlands in recent years as companies become increasingly tempted by the area’s young, skilled workforce and lower costs. Now, with the launch of HS2 fixed firmly on the horizon, the region’s offering looks set to become even more enticing. Jacopo Dettoni reports.

Waheed Nazir
From Locations

Birmingham economy director targets investors looking beyond London

Birmingham City Council’s strategic director for the economy, Waheed Nazir, tells Jacopo Dettoni how the city is meeting housing challenges, why it is looking to complement – rather than compete with – London, and what impact Brexit and HS2 are expected to have.

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