Housebuilder strengthens senior team in Scotland with new land and planning role

Michaela Sullivan

Avant Homes Scotland has appointed a strategic land and planning director to support the firm’s regional expansion plans.

Michaela Sullivan, who joins from East Lothian Council, has director-level experience in the construction and housebuilding sectors as well as local government.

In this new role, she will have responsibility for for the identification and acquisition of medium and longer-term potential sites in Scotland.

Michaela said, “It’s an exciting time to be joining Avant Homes as the company continues its expansion plan across Scotland with a team dedicated to delivering high-quality new homes in great locations. Our land teams are focused on continually finding sites which will provide the most desirable living locations for our customers, so I am looking forward to helping drive the business forward with them.”

Avant Homes Scotland currently has 11 live developments ranging from Dundee to Stewarton with several more due to start this year.

Scott Varley, Avant Homes regional chairman, added, “As we continue to expand into new areas of the country, it’s a great time to welcome Michaela to the land team as she will play a pivotal role in identifying new locations for our future developments. She is an excellent addition to our senior management team and brings a vast amount of experience in the housebuilding and construction sectors. I look forward to working with her as we continue to drive our growth ambitions.”