26-09-2019

Durkan appoints new Group Sales and Marketing Director

Durkan has appointed Michelle Harris as it's new Group Sales and Marketing Director.

With over 30 years' experience in the new homes industry, Michelle will provide strategic leadership to the sales team, supporting Durkan in its ambition to become a 5 Star Housebuilder.

Michelle will also work closely with Managing Director, Bill Beyzade , to support Durkan's continued growth and the delivery of 400 new homes in the next five years and is already involved in promoting several key Durkan developments to market including:

  • The last remaining apartments at the Royal Military Academy in Woolwich, one of London's most prestigious and landmark addresses, which has been beautifully restored to offer stunning contemporary style combined with 18th century features
  • A small development of 47 brand new 1 and 2 bedroom apartments at The Exchange, Aylesbury, that is proving popular with young professionals, first time buyers and investors due to its high spec, modern living, direct access to central London and the range of amenities on the doorstep
  • A family-orientated development of 3 and 4 bedroom homes at the Bramble Tye development in Kent that is situated on the edge of the picturesque village of Stone, with easy access to London and excellent in-catchment schools.

Michelle said: “Durkan’s aspiration is to be the natural first choice for buyers. To achieve this, we need to not only stay one step ahead of consumer buying habits but also ensure that, as the business expands its geographical reach, we maintain a consistent, high standard of service, providing a positive and enjoyable experience for our customers from start to finish”.

She added: “What is so exciting about the Durkan brand is the variety it offers. From the restoration of stunning Listed buildings into modern-day homes, to properties ideally suited to first-time buyers, families or retirees, the Durkan brand is there for every stage of life, offering a guarantee of exceptional and affordable quality and first-class service.”

Michelle’s previous roles include those with Bellway, Clarity Land and New Homes, Dandara and St. James’.

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