Housebuilder

One-on-one interview: Claire Jarvis of Redrow Homes (Lancashire)

Marc Da Silva continues his series of interviews with key figures in the housebuilding industry by speaking to Claire Jarvis, sales director of Redrow Homes (Lancashire).

Where in Lancashire is your firm developing new homes?

Redrow's Lancashire division is based near Chorley, and as well as building homes throughout Lancashire, it is also active in parts of Greater Manchester and Merseyside.

What are housing market conditions currently like in those areas?

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One-on-one interview: Toby Ballard of Strongvox

Marc Da Silva continues his series of interviews with prominent figures from the housebuilding industry by speaking to Toby Ballard, managing director of Strongvox.

Where in the West Country is your firm developing new homes?

At the moment we have developments in Dawlish, Bideford,Portishead, Bishops Lydeard, Trull and Minehead.

What are housing market conditions currently like in those areas?

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One-on-one interview: Jason Colmer of Barratt Homes Eastern Counties

Marc Da Silva continues his series of interviews with prominent housebuilders by speaking to Jason Colmer, sales & marketing director of Barratt Homes Eastern Counties.

Where in the Eastern Counties do you cover?

We are a dual branded division with ownership of both the Barratt and David Wilson Homes brands. We develop new homes across Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire.

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Win free theatre tickets with Larkfleet Homes

Housebuilder Larkfleet Homes is giving away free tickets for the summer season at Stamford Shakespeare Company.

Larkfleet is supporting the theatre group by taking adverts in the programmes for all three productions in the open-air theatre at Tolethorpe Hall near Stamford - the Bard's ‘As You Like It' and ‘Taming of the Shrew' as well as an adaptation of Lewis Carroll's ‘Alice in Wonderland'.

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One-on-one interview: Mark Mainwaring of Taylor Wimpey Manchester

Marc Da Silva continues his series of interviews with leading housebuilding figures by speaking to Mark Mainwaring, managing director of Taylor Wimpey Manchester.

Where in Greater Manchester is your firm developing new homes?

Taylor Wimpey Manchester is currently undertaking schemes across Greater Manchester, Cheshire and the Lancashire region; with some exciting new developments commencing shortly in Rochdale, Bolton, Salford and Wigan.

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One-on-one interview: Marie Morris of Elan Homes

Marc Da Silva continues his series of interviews with some of the biggest names in housebuilding by speaking to Marie Morris, sales director of Elan Homes North. 

Where in the region is your firm developing new homes?

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One-on-one interview: Mani Khiroya of Fruition Properties

Mark Da Silva continues his series of interviews with some of the biggest names in housebuilding by speaking to Mani Khiroya, managing director of Fruition Properties. 

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Show home unveiled at new Barratt development in Whitchurch village, North Somerset

Barratt Homes is showcasing the very latest in home design following the launch of its brand new development in Whitchurch, near Bristol.

The housebuilder described the launch weekend as "a tremendous success" with potential buyers impressed with the selection of two-, three-, four-, and five-bedroom homes on offer.

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One-on-one interview: Neil Jones of Lusso Homes

In the next part of his ongoing series of interviews with senior figures in the new homes industry, Marc Da Silva speaks to Neil Jones, director of luxury housebuilder Lusso Homes.

What regions do you cover?

South West London and the Home Counties with a specific focus on the A3 corridor.

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Hands on the till and the tiller - by Rupert Bates

A new breed of housebuilding chief is emerging. The credit crunch has hatched a hybrid that is leading a revolution in how the industry is run.

The bean counter is becoming a housebuilder. For hairy-arsed builders who relied on gut instinct and had lime under their nails from apprenticeships on the tools, the idea of an accountant running the business used to be anathema. For a start the financial director would get all uppity and pedantic, questioning board expenses and no sense of humour.