Suzie Mayes

Suzie Mayes

Reporting for House Building since 2007, House Building


Getting a buzz from building

Getting a buzz from building

Sept. 1, 2016

Suzie Mayes talks to Chris Endsor, the candid, enthusiastic ceo of Miller Homes, about Brexit, his plans for growth and the importance of sport

Urban evolution

Urban evolution

July 1, 2016

As part of Housebuilder's special on sustainability, Suzie Mayes travels to Toronto, Canada, to discover how the city is tackling the green agenda, taking in the Building Lasting Change conference and tours of two key regeneration schemes

Pitch perfect - Housebuilder Product Awards 2016

Pitch perfect - Housebuilder Product Awards 2016

July 1, 2016

The Housebuilder Product Awards were held at Edgbaston cricket stadium last month (June). Suzie Mayes reveals the winners and highly commended entrants

CALA-boration

CALA-boration

July 1, 2016

It has been two years since CALA Homes bought Banner Homes, propelling it into the housebuilder top ten. Suzie Mayes speaks to ceo Alan Brown about life at the bigger business, the next step in the growth process and his focus on keeping the CALA brand true

Phaseeology

Phaseeology

May 27, 2016

Chapel Arches is a three-phase mixed-use scheme set to contribute to the regeneration of Maidenhead. Suzie Mayes visits the embryonic development to find out more from its creator Shanly Homes, a housebuilder passionate about design and communities

"We aim to be the UK's most successful housebuilder"

"We aim to be the UK's most successful housebuilder"

May 27, 2016

Suzie Mayes talks to Spencer McCarthy, chairman and ceo of Churchill Retirement Living, about the key ingredients of a successful housebuilder, the challenges he faces in the retirement market and his customers who are living in the "halls of residence for life's post graduates"

23.6.16

23.6.16

May 1, 2016

As the date of the EU referendum looms, Suzie Mayes looks at the impact a "Brexit" could have on the industry and what may happen if the UK votes to remain in

Observations on housebuilders and Brexit

May 1, 2016

Suzie Mayes offers her thoughts on Brexit and the housebuilding industry, and what the merger of three key housing associations could mean

Quality is king

Quality is king

April 1, 2016

Colin Cole is ceo of Lioncourt Homes which was recently named one of the fastest growing businesses in the UK. Suzie Mayestalks to the boss enjoying life at a small but growing housebuilder after years at a plc

Just the ticket

Just the ticket

April 1, 2016

On May 5, Londoners will vote for a new mayor. Suzie Mayes looks at the candidates' policies, what the capital's housing players think of them and what they expect from Boris Johnson's successor