November 2018

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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.

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The Housebuilder Awards 2018

The industry's finest came together to celebrate the best of the best at the Housebuilder Awards 2018 last month. Housebuilder reports

The Interview - Oliver Hookway, Go Homes

Oliver Hookway is an engaging entrepreneur who heads Hertfordshire-based Go Homes. He talks to Suzie Mayes about the company's family-friendly philosophy, doing things differently and how Blockchain could help housebuilding

Embracing diversity and inclusion

With the industry's need to attract a wider talent pool, Suzie Mayes reports on the housebuilders and other industry members that are embracing diversity and inclusion in their businesses

Changing standards

The new NHBC Standards 2019 will come into effect on January 1 2019. Paul Cribbens details the key changes housebuilders should know about