Cruden Homes appoints senior land & development manager

Rory Stephens

CRUDEN Homes has appointed Rory Stephens as senior land & development manager in the east of Scotland.

He will be responsible for focusing on sourcing new opportunities across the group’s core areas of private residential development, mixed tenure regeneration and affordable housing.

Rory has previously held roles in acquisition and development at the Chris Stewart Group and in corporate real estate at Lloyds Banking Group. He will join Barry Woods, who was recently appointed to the role of land & development manager at Cruden Homes, having previously been project management surveyor.

Cruden said the appointment is the latest in a series of new roles within the business. The operational team has also welcomed a number of new recruits including: Kyle Rowley (contracts manager), Richard Low (contracts manager), John McDonald (project manager), Andrew Graham (site manager), Neil McGhie (assistant site manager) and Andrew Black (assistant site manager).

Rory Stephens said, “It’s exciting to join Cruden Homes at a time when they have ambitious growth plans. I’m enjoying the sheer scale and diversity that the role offers, and I look forward to working on a variety of interesting projects.”

Steven Simpson, MD of Cruden Homes (East) added, “These new appointments demonstrate our commitment to continued growth and reflect the evolving strength and breadth of our business. Rory will play a vital role in identifying new opportunities to drive forward the Group’s expansion plans, and I am delighted to welcome him aboard. Similarly, the new additions to our growing operational team will add significant value to our business and I am thrilled to welcome them at this exciting time.”