The Interview - Dave Smith, St Modwen Homes
Dave Smith is md of St Modwen Homes, a rapidly growing housebuilder that performed strongly at this year's Housebuilder Awards. He talks to Suzie Mayes about the secret to excellent customer service, turning contaminated sites into thriving communities and the St Modwen purpose.
Challenges and chances to shine at HMI
The annual Housing Market intelligence conference and report launch featured high calibre speakers discussing the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead for the housebuilding sector. Housebuilder report
Homes for multigenerational living
Multigenerational living is on the rise across the UK, according to Sarah White, British Gypsum's residential sector manager. This creates an opportunity for housebuilders to design houses that offer more flexibility for changing lifestyles.
Local homes for local people
Paul Turton, head of sales-development finance at United Trust Bank, looks at the advantages of using local smaller builders on sites and calls for barriers to SME building to be removed.