Specialist Mick George moves into housebuilding

Grant Prior 12 months ago
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Civils and demolition specialist Mick George is moving into the housebuilding market.

The firm has formed Mick George Homes and teamed- up with house builder Campbell Buchanan to launch Markham & George Property Limited.

Campbell Buchanan has been using Mick George for preparatory groundworks on its sites for a number of years.

The new venture has now begun work on a number of new sites to build bespoke design, traditional houses that will contain a mixture of homes from both brands in well located towns and villages.

Markham & George plan to sell in excess of 100 units in the first 12 months, with the first completions expected in early March 2018.

Toby Markham, Chief Executive of Campbell Buchanan said: ‘’We are delighted that we have brought together two companies with such deeply embedded cultures of quality, responsibility and integrity, after years of trading successfully together delivering developments throughout our region.

“The combined forces will allow us to pursue solid organic growth in the housing sector throughout our trading territories, as always, focusing upon the regeneration and development of previously used land.

“The unique and market leading expertise that Mick George Ltd has in demolition, remediation and ground works will provide a greater surety of cost which will allow us to focus even more aggressively on brown field sites; sites that although provide challenges, also provide opportunities for high quality schemes within mature and well located positions.”

Michael George, Contracts Director at Mick George Ltd added: ‘’Having worked closely alongside Campbell Buchanan for many years, not only have we built a strong relationship, but we’ve become particularly well versed in the requirements needed to suitably deliver high-standard homes.’

‘’Throughout our business, we possess a wealth of experience in many aspects associated with property building, from Earthworks, Civil Engineering, and Trade disciplines to mention just a few.

“For that reason, a collaboration between ourselves and Campbell Buchanan seemed the logical route for both parties to take, especially with us entering what is technically a new market for us.‘’

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