The recent announcement of the contractors responsible for designing the two new High-Speed Two stations in the West Midlands, signals the start of the explosion of local economic opportunities, says the West Midlands Combined Authority.
Olympic and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Denise Lewis OBE and leading figures from across the Midlands came together yesterday (Wednesday 14th March) to celebrate Birmingham’s recent Commonwealth Games win – with the track and field star hailing the Games as an opportunity to create a legacy for the future.
The Black Country LEP will join more than 70 public and private sector partners, 10 Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) areas, and the Department for International Trade (DIT) to form the largest delegation Midlands UK has ever taken to MIPIM 2018, the global property and real estate show that runs from 13 – 16 March, Cannes, France.
Plans to create a new, high-quality and sustainable urban quarter around the HS2 Interchange Station in Solihull have taken a major step forward today (13 March) after funding was secured, and the principles of designing new infrastructure and transport connections at the site were agreed, with a final deal to be signed this month.
The world’s property market was this afternoon (Wednesday March 14) presented with a prospectus offering up to £10 billion of opportunities to invest in the West Midlands – the UK’s new growth capital.
More than 50 presentations, panel events and receptions taking place over three days. Region to present investment opportunities worth almost £10 billion to thousands of international investors. Events to follow seven themes on a journey through the real estate lifecycle.
Y International invests £15million in city’s Advanced Manufacturing Hub, creating 80 new jobs. New processing and exporting headquarters will ship to 160 hypermarkets globally. Group Director arrives in Birmingham to endorse deal.