Mark takes up the role for Sequence Land following many years of experience working for both developers and other national land operators. For the last seven years, Mark has worked in the development field, most recently for Essex-based developer Moody Homes, where he spent four successful years. This role followed over eight years with another land operator in the Essex region. Mark plans to capitalise on his long and varied experience in the Essex land and development market in his new role to benefit Sequence’s existing and new clients, and ensure his name and credentials are synonymous with the Essex land Continue reading
Effective as of 1 January 2011, this appointment will see Ross’ return to leading the Group’s mortgage business. “I am delighted to be taking back the Mortgage Services business at such an exciting time,” says Ross. “Connells has invested heavily in this area of the business in 2010, and this is set to continue with the recruitment of 100 new mortgage service consultants in our estate agency branch network over the coming months.”
At a time when there is uncertainty with the future structure and make up of the intermediary sector, this appointment reinforces Connells commitment to continue to play Continue reading
Both Andrew and Tom bring a significant amount of experience to their new roles and Connells’ already extensive team of land and new homes experts. Prior to joining Connells, Andrew was the appointed consultant for Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment for Solihull Council. He has also worked as a Senior Land Manager for developer Chase Homes.
Tom joins Connells from Banner Homes so has in-depth knowledge on what developers are looking for in the current climate. He also has extensive experience on the agency side, having worked for two large land agents within the Solihull area previously.
“We are delighted to welcome Andrew Continue reading
Bryan’s previous experience includes working as a Land Manager for a number of the UK’s leading developers including Bryant, Bloor, Redrow and Persimmon. Over the last ten years, he has covered a range of projects on behalf of these organisations, from residential housing to retail and hotel sites.
“It’s clear that Sequence is taking a confident and committed approach to growing its land business and I am delighted to be joining its expanding team of land experts,” says Bryan. “I have a lot of experience with developers having worked for many of the major housebuilders, so I hope to Continue reading
Tom will be working with Sir Bryan to bring together industry to deliver greater efficiency, transparency and commitment to the home buying and selling process. His role will also include working with EHF members – who represent all relevant businesses and stakeholders including estate agents, surveyors, search firms, lenders and solicitors – to achieve consensus on how to bring market-driven improvements to the home buying and selling process. Subsequently, the EHF will liaise with Government and industry to effect these improvements.
Tom Parker said:
“It is a great honour to join a group of forward thinking businesses as we work towards transforming the Continue reading
Having spent the past 18 years building up contacts, local knowledge and buying land around East Midlands, predominantly in Leicestershire, Miles has developed an ‘eye’ for housing projects in their absolute infancy.
He said: “As a company, the majority of land we buy continues to be brownfield, and we are very much looking for areas where we can work with planners to develop stand alone sites – offering a mix of housing that suits that particular market or area.
“My role very much involves a close working relationship with the technical and design teams here at Stamford Homes, as well as the sales Continue reading
Paul joins the Connells Group from Nethouseprices, which receives around 25,000 absolute unique users per day, where he was Managing Director. Within this role, Paul launched Nethouseauctions, the first and only legally binding online property auction service for the site. He was also previously Managing Director of Property Pod, an online service providing details of all residential property sales in England and Wales.
“I am delighted to be heading up the Connells’ online initiatives, especially because there is a great opportunity for the Group in the online property space,” says Paul. “I will be using my experience of developing and implementing web Continue reading
As part of his role at Connells, John will be extending the Group’s B2B services for new and existing clients, advising on tender submissions and project managing Mortgage Services initiatives.
“I am delighted to be joining the executive team at Connells, not least because of the significant opportunity we have to build upon an already strong presence in the corporate services market,” says John. “I look forward to working with both lenders and corporate clients on behalf of the Connells Group and building our B2B operation.”
David Livesey, Group Chief Executive, Connells Group says: “I am pleased to welcome John to Connells and Continue reading