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Panel Installation

WATCH the first of the 2,300 glass panels being installed at 103 Colmore Row. An average of 17 panels a day will be installed by a team of specialists from Italian company Focchi, one of the leading manufacturers and installers of external glazing systems. Each of the standard panels (3.7m x 1.5m) weigh 400kg – […]

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Mega Columns

Another major milestone in the construction of 103 Colmore Row has been achieved. Four ‘Mega Columns’, each 20 metres tall and weighing 20 tonnes, were recently installed. The steel columns will eventually form the four-storey high winter garden and support the weight of the building, hence their size! Watch the video to see the columns […]

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Core blimey!

If you work in Birmingham city centre or have visited the city recently you won’t fail to have noticed the huge concrete core rising out of the ground at 103 Colmore Row, Birmingham’s most anticipated new office development. The concrete monolith is up to level 24 and will reach its full height of 105 metres […]

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A Stunning Addition to Birmingham’s Skyline

103 Colmore Row will be Birmingham’s most visible office building. At 26 storeys, with the apex 246m above sea level, it will be the tallest office building in the city. To demonstrate the skyscraper’s prominence on the Birmingham skyline, we installed a single beam searchlight at the site and commissioned a photographer to take pictures […]

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Work begins on Birmingham’s Tallest Tower

The construction of Birmingham’s tallest office tower, 103 Colmore Row, is underway. Main contractor BAM Construction has been working with developer Sterling Property Ventures for the last six months. Following site surveys, a period of pre-construction design, and substructure works, a team of 20 from BAM is now based permanently on site, along with teams […]

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Breaking the Bank

It sounds like something from a Hollywood heist movie. A series of underground bank vaults in Birmingham city centre have been smashed into, but unlike in the movies, nothing was stolen. That’s because the vaults at the former Natwest Tower bank on Colmore Row, which once stored millions of pounds, have long been empty. Constructed […]

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Agents appointed to 103 Colmore Row

A trio of property agents have been appointed to advise on lettings at 103 Colmore Row, the major new 21-storey office scheme at the heart of Birmingham’s business district. Colliers International, DTZ and Knight Frank have been hired by developer Sterling Property Ventures and funder Rockspring to secure office and leisure occupiers for the building. […]

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