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Birmingham Crane Survey

Redeveloping the city’s skyline

Birmingham is undoubtedly in a new era of re-development and re-purposing. Record-levels of construction activity has continued across the city centre with developer confidence high in wake of HS2, the forthcoming 2022 Commonwealth Games and the promise of Devo 2. The question is, which sectors thrived during 2017?

A new era is developing for Birmingham

The key findings show:

  • Over 4,000 new residential units under construction
  • Office development surpasses 1.4 million sq ft for a second consecutive year
  • 1365 student bed spaces under construction up a third on the previous year
  • 334 hotel beds completed, highest volume since 2013 
  • 17 completed schemes since our last survey

Explore our findings

City Centre
Jewellery Quarter
Southside
Eastside
Digbeth
Edgbaston
Aston

Scheme number:

Scheme name:

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Developer:

Tenant:

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Size:

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Development pipeline

Office

Volume of new starts

Office volume under construction

About Deloitte Regional Crane Surveys

The Deloitte Regional Crane Survey reports on development activity, examining the key sectors and external market factors influencing city centre construction.

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