The WMCA is also asking local authorities, public bodies, business organisations and charities to get involved by posting their support online help to reach more local audiences.
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The new members are part of a longer-term succession strategy as the Pioneer Group launches its 2020-25 corporate plan.
The deal between the WMCA and property developer St. Modwen, means the land can now be cleaned up, essential infrastructure provided.
The government is also announcing today that half of senior civil service roles will be located outside of London by 2030.
The taskforce brings together leading property experts across the public and private sectors to explore how public land could be used to provide greater benefit to local communities and the wider region.
Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, and Coventry experienced a near-12% decline in economic activity last year.
'In choosing the city of Wolverhampton we are also backing our great smaller cities, some of which have been neglected for too long.'
The development will take around four years to complete.
‘This coalition is central to our mission to utilise our stock of brownfield land to deliver inclusive growth and affordable homes.'
The WMCA has agreed a £780,000 funding deal for the 2 Park Square development, which will see 60,000sq ft of office space built on a derelict site.