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Greater Birmingham welcomes thousands of prospective investors at Midlands Pavilion during MIPIM 2017
Nearly 3,000 international delegates visited the Midlands UK pavilion during global real estate show MIPIM 2017 (Cannes, France, 14-17 March) to learn about opportunities to invest in areas across the region.
Black Country LEP makes way for new West Midlands Combined Authority Mayor
On 4 May there will be a huge shift in the way the West Midlands is run. Local people across the West Midlands will have the power to vote for a brand new Combined Authority Mayor to take control of the region.
Transport for West Midlands rolls out new-look Swift smartcard to thousands of rail passengers
Thousands of rail travellers will now be able to get around in the West Midlands the smart way using a new-look Swift card.
Independent chair sought to oversee millions of pounds of West Midlands Combined Authority investments
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is seeking an independent chair for one of its most important boards.
City centre Canalside living vision goes on show at MIPIM
A new vision for canalside living in the heart of the City of Wolverhampton has been revealed at MIPIM in Cannes.
Skills Factory launch fully-funded bite sized courses for 2017
The Black Country Skills Factory has secured new funding for employer upskilling and are pleased to announce the launch of our 1st phase of new fully funded bite sized training courses for your employees
West Midlands Combined Authority gives £53m to Black Country LEP for brownfield clean-up projects
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has awarded £53m to a programme to help landowners and developers redevelop former industrial land in the Black Country.
Midland Metro passenger numbers set to top seven million on back of city centre tram extension
The number of people using the Midland Metro soared to record levels last year after the tram system was extended onto the streets of Birmingham city centre.
Black Country High Value Manufacturing City  to unlock £1bn for the local economy
The Black Country LEP will highlight investment opportunities through its ground breaking development High Value Manufacturing City (HMV City) at MIPIM 2017 which takes place in Cannes, France from 14 – 17 March.
Black Country LEP develops formal principles  and accreditation for Garden City principles
The Black Country LEP is leading the way in developing a set of principles and an accreditation system to underpin the Black Country Garden City project in order to ensure housing quality across the more than 45,000 homes planned to be built over the next 10 years.
Councillors visit cycle superhighway
Councillors and Transport for West Midlands(TfWM) officers made a fact-finding visit to West Yorkshire to see the latest designs in planning for cycling.
Stunning new view of city centre Westside development
City of Wolverhampton Council has revealed at MIPIM a stunning new artist’s impression showcasing Urban & Civic’s £55 million Westside development.
UK government unveils over £7 billion of Midlands Engine opportunities for international investors
The UK government has today (15 March) launched a portfolio of 19 projects showcasing some of the most exciting investment opportunities across the Midlands region to international investors.
WMCA makes investment towards £5.5m development of former Birmingham factory site
A West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) investment fund is backing the £5.5 million rebirth of a landmark former Birmingham factory site.
Eye-catching i9 designs unveiled at MIPIM as part of Masterplan
Exciting new images of plans to dramatically change the face of the City of Wolverhampton have today been unveiled at international property show, MIPIM.

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