FEBRUARY 2021

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In this issue

The Interview – Keith Carnegie, Vistry Housebuilding

Keith Carnegie became ceo of the new Vistry Housebuilding division last summer. He speaks to Suzie Mayes about different company cultures, what he has learned from the pandemic and why a bit of understanding goes a long way

Looking back on a tough year

NHBC commercial director David Campbell reflects on an extraordinary year – his first at the organisation – and what 2021 may have in store

Finance and mortgage market

With the pandemic continuing and certain initiatives changing, Steve Menary reports on the development finance and mortgage markets

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The Interview Sue Scholfield, Vistry Western

Sue Scholfield, Vistry Western’s sales and marketing director, was crowned winner of 2021’s Housebuilder Star Award for calmly stepping up to regional acting md at the time of a merger followed by a pandemic. She talks to Suzie Mayes

Sustainable supply

In a sustainability and green agenda special, Suzie Mayes looks at how the supply industry is helping housebuilders meet upcoming regulatory changes and the demands of the Future Homes Standard and biodiversity

Healthy new homes design

Barbara Akinkunmi, assistant design manager at Lovell London, explains how good housing design can aid the health and wellbeing of young people

In neutral

The requirements for water and nutrient neutrality are stalling planning permissions for thousands of homes. Mark Smulian looks at the issues and the possible solutions