Creating Homes; Building Communities - North West
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Group Board Director
Nathan has been with Urban Splash since 2002.
Nathan has been responsible for the delivery of some of Urban Splash’s iconic regeneration schemes at Fort Dunlop, Rotunda and its ‘upside down’ houses in Salford.
Whilst still retaining responsibility for high profile developments at the Royal William Yard in Plymouth, and New Islington, Manchester his role now also includes overseeing the groups £100m Investment portfolio. He also oversees the majority of the Groups Investment and land acquisitions / disposals.
In 2016, Nathan led the bid team that won a developer competition to develop Icknield Port Loop in Birmingham, a 43 acre mixed use site. The company’s largest land acquisition to date.
Now based in Manchester, Nathan is from Nottingham and keen follower of Nottingham Forest and Sale Rugby Club.
Homes England - North West
Danielle has over 10 years’ experience in the housing sector. An economics graduate, Danielle has previously worked for a market renewal pathfinder, in private consultancy and for a major housing association. She currently heads up Homes England's operations in the North West which include around £300m of interventions supporting over 60% of all new homes built in the region. Danielle has supported the development and delivery of a number of Homes England activities including the 2011-15 Affordable Homes Programme and initiatives to tackle empty homes.
Rick de Blaby
Rick is focused on growing Get Living’s platform and creating new neighbourhoods across the UK that capture Get Living’s vision to change the way we live and rent in cities.
Rick has over 38 years’ experience in development and investment in both the residential and commercial sectors, with a particular interest in regeneration and design. Prior to Get Living, Rick was CEO of United House Group and prior to that, CEO of MEPC.
Rick is Non-Executive Chairman of Miller Developments, Non-Executive Director of Altitude Real Estate, Non-Executive Director of Curo Housing Association and Chairman of the Kinetic Foundation Charity.
Rise Homes Ltd (formerly Housing Capital Trust)
Nigel has considerable property, construction and plc experience. His previous board roles include Assura plc, a listed property development and investment company operating in the healthcare sector and The Westbury Property Fund (now Stobart Group). He is currently on the Boards of Pochin’s Ltd and Rowlinson Holdings Ltd.
Since 2012 Nigel has run his own residential development business, Housing Capital Trust, which has delivered several large-scale and very successful residential Build to Rent projects such as Tribe apartments (192 units in Ancoats completed in 2015 and sold to Grainger in late 2017) and Maritime Apartments (318 units in Barrow-in-Furness completed in 2016). Rise Homes is currently on site at the former Stagecoach site on Princess Parkway (92 low rise apartments bespoke for rent) and the former Sorting Office on the station approach in Stockport (117 spacious apartments bespoke for rent plus 12,500 sq ft of flexible workspace).
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