Suzie Mayes

Suzie Mayes

Reporting for House Building since 2007, House Building

Future Homes question

The Future Homes question

May 1, 2019

Suzie Mayes looks at the little we know about the Future Homes Standard, announced in the government’s Spring Statement, and what the industry thinks

Ben and Jonathan

The Interview - Jonathan Cranley & Ben Leather, Spitfire Bespoke Homes

May 1, 2019

Ben Leather and Jonathan Cranley are regional managing directors of the rapidly growing Spitfire Bespoke Homes. They talk to Suzie Mayes


Grand design

March 6, 2019

The government has called upon housebuilders to build more beautiful homes. But what does this mean? Suzie Mayes finds out

Nick Stonley

The Interview - Nick Stonley, Millwood Designer Homes

March 6, 2019

Nick Stonley is the new md of Millwood Designer Homes, taking over from the well-known John Elliott. He talks to Suzie Mayes about his vision for the company


The Year Ahead - what's in store for 2019?

Feb. 11, 2019

In 2018, the industry endured another year of political and economic uncertainty. Suzie Mayes quizzes the industry on its hopes for this year

Joanne Casey

Heading down south

Feb. 11, 2019

Joanne Casey has started the new year on a very good note, becoming the first managing director of Mactaggart & Mickel’s Homes England division. She talks to Suzie Mayes

Bovis women

Everyone included

Dec. 7, 2018

With the industry’s need to attract a wider pool of talent, Suzie Mayes looks at the housebuilders that are promoting diversity and inclusion in their workplaces

David Smith

The Interview - Dave Smith, St Modwen Homes

Nov. 5, 2018

Suzie Mayes talks to Dave Smith, md of St Modwen Homes, a housebuilder which has performed well at this year’s Housebuilder Awards.

Build Show 2

UK Construction Week preview

Sept. 5, 2018

UK Construction Week returns for a fourth turn at the Birmingham NEC in October. Suzie Mayes reports

Suzie Mayes

A united front against the challenges ahead

July 4, 2018

Suzie Mayes looks at the importance of moving ahead as a united front during a time of relative calm