Overview

Explore the latest news and information to help make your decision on relocating to Birmingham. Among a variety of topics you'll find articles focused on living in Birmingham in comparison to other cities, opinions from those in the media that have visited the city and new activities including company start-ups and property development.

Key Facts

  • Birmingham welcomed the highest number of visitors on record in 2016, with tourist numbers reaching 39 million, and tourism revenue hitting an all-time high of £6.5 billion.
  • Lloyds Bank has provided a three-year development facility to investor Aprirose to help forward fund the construction and purchase of the 22-storey project off Broad Street.
  • Birmingham Airport, which currently handles 11 million passengers a year, is set for a £100m makeover.

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Is Digbeth THE hottest new place to live in the UK?

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Top tips for buying a property in Birmingham city centre

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Record number of tourists visit Birmingham

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Brum rush: Birmingham becomes tourist hotspot

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Unexpected treasures of a surprising English gem

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What’s all the buzz about Birmingham?

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Move over, Manchester – Midlands motor Birmingham is setting the pace

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Londoners in Birmingham: A survival guide

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Birmingham remains top destination for Londoners

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