SECOND CITY: Business is on the up in Birmingham


by ANDY MARINO MIDLANDS MAN IS MAKING AN IMPACT THEY used to say there were two topics of conver­sation in Birmingham: cars, and the price of cars. Now there’s three. Bobby Singh is an estate agent who set up shop in the small West Midlands town of Oldbury. He wears a turban and speaks with a slight Black Country ac­cent that a great education (BA, MBA, FCCA) has not completely detuned. Oldbury is hardly a name to conjure with on the international property market. Even being really, re­ally close to Smethwick, and despite easy access to the M5 motorway and the…