High-speed Birmingham

By: Boilerhouse Web Video Team
Published: Monday, October 13, 2014 - 14:07 GMT Jump to Comments

Developers, building contractors and other commercial property specialists meeting in Birmingham last month were bullish about the city’s immediate growth prospects.

The impact of HS2, which will start to bring high paid jobs to the city from January well ahead of any passengers, is certainly a factor. But the city has much more going for it than that, said speakers and delegates. With London overheating, large corporates are starting to see the attractions of a competitively priced location that is close to London, but thanks to its airport, is equally close to other global centres of business.

The Information Daily sent its cameras to the event, capturing interviews with Mark Barrow, partner for government & municipals at EC Harris, Paul Kehoe, Chief Executive, of Birmingham Airport, Rob Groves, Senior Project Director at Argent, and Waheed Nazir, Director of Regeneration at Birmingham City Council.

The event, on 12 September 2014, was organised by Movers & Shakers, the UK Property and Construction Networking Forum.

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of The Information Daily, its parent company or any associated businesses.

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