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  • 25 May 2017
    HORTONS’ ESTATE ANNOUNCES INVESTMENT PLANS FOR THE GRAND HOTEL IN BIRMINGHAM
    The award-winning redevelopment of The Grand, one of Birmingham’s most iconic buildings, will be completed with the opening of a 180-bedroom hotel. Hortons’ Estate, owner of the Grade II* listed building on Colmore Row, has signed a conditional partnership agreement with the Principal Hotel Company, which owns and operates 39 hotels across the UK. The […]
  • 28 February 2017
    2017 RICS Awards – Shortlisted
    The Grand Hotel, Shops and Offices – Phase 1 has been shortlisted for the RICS awards 2017 in three categories; Building Conservation, Commercial Property and Regeneration. The awards take place on 18th May at Warwickshire County Cricket Club. It is an honour for the project to be shortlisted in three categories and our fingers are […]
  • 2 November 2016
    Inside Out West Midlands
    The Grand Birmingham featured on Inside Out West Midlands on 31st October 2016. Click on the link below to watch more. https://youtu.be/qLhOittTUFI
  • 31 October 2016
    MEDIACOM BIRMINGHAM COMPLETES MOVE TO THE GRAND
    MediaCom Birmingham has moved into new Birmingham city centre offices at The Grand, on Colmore Row. The global content and connection agency’s Birmingham team has agreed a five-year lease on three office suites, totaling 3,729 sq ft, on the first floor at Imperial & Whitehall, the office element of The Grand, the iconic Grade II* […]
  • 15 July 2016
    FIRST TENANTS SIGN UP AT IMPERIAL & WHITEHALL
    Hortons’ has secured a trio of lettings at Imperial & Whitehall, the newly refurbished offices at The Grand, on Colmore Row.   Commercial insurance firm CNA Hardy (UK) Limited has agreed a ten-year lease on Suite 2.01 (1,161 sq ft), while Node Urban Design has taken 1,123 sq ft on Suite 1.01 on a five-year […]
  • 15 June 2016
    LE GRAND ARRIVE FOR CYCLE REPUBLIC
      Cycle Republic, which sells premium brand bikes, parts, accessories and clothing, is to open its first outlet in Birmingham at The Grand, on Colmore Row. The specialist bike shop has agreed a ten-year lease with Hortons’ Estate, owner of The Grand, on the ground and lower ground floor of Unit 7 (2,713 sq ft). […]
  • 24 May 2016
    JOHN SHEPHERD SETS UP SHOP AT THE GRAND
      Residential estate agents John Shepherd is opening its first office in Birmingham city centre at Hortons’ Estate’s The Grand on Colmore Row. The firm has agreed a ten-year lease on Unit 6 (2,120 sq ft) at an annual rent of £60,000. Established in 1991, John Shepherd has grown to be one of the leading […]
  • 23 May 2016
    VICTORIANS HONOUR THE GRAND
    Picture caption (L-R): Tony Green, Peter Horton, Cllr Raymond Hassall, The Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Henry Horton and Stephen Hartland with guests at the award ceremony. The Victorian Society’s Birmingham & West Midlands Group has presented Hortons’ Estate with its inaugural Conservation Award. The family owned property company received the recognition for its work restoring […]
  • 21 April 2016
    Update – Shops and Offices
    The video of the completed Imperial and Whitehall offices can be viewed by following this link. The shop fronts are now in place with the finishing touches being carried out. We have secured a number of exciting tenants for the retail units and are in discussions with several more.  We will start handing the units over to […]
  • 21 April 2016
    Update – New Core and Terrace
    The drainage works are complete.  The first section of the steel frame has now been created.  The lift base is in the process of being cast.