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Godwin Developments appoint Senior Director to support drive into BTR sector

Godwin Developments has appointed a Senior Development Director to support its drive into the Build to Rent sector.

National multi-sector property developer – Godwin Developments – has announced it has appointed a highly experienced property lead – Lindsay McCombe – to the position of Senior Development Director. Based at the company’s Birmingham office, Lindsay will strengthen the delivery and pipeline growth of Godwin’s Build to Rent schemes nationwide.

“Lindsay’s considerable track record with prestigious large-scale projects in UK and overseas is second to none. 

“The board and I are truly delighted with his appointment and the exceptional abilities he will bring to our team. Lindsay will play a strategic role in our vision for growth in the Build to Rent sector and will strengthen our capacity to deliver more exciting new developments for investors, Build to Rent asset managers and residents across the country.”

Stuart Pratt, Group Development Director, Godwin Developments

Lindsay – who is a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors – has 36 years’ experience in the property and construction industry, having previously led large scale projects in the UK, continental Europe and the USA, across sectors such as residential, commercial, education, retail, hospitality and education. 

Lindsay McCombe, Senior Development Director, Godwin Developments
Lindsay McCombe, Senior Development Director, Godwin Developments

Lindsay’s impressive career record includes a range of senior and board level roles with internationally renowned property and construction consultants Gleeds, asset management firm Currie & Brown, and Locus Consultants – his own successful firm. 

During his time with these businesses, Lindsay led large teams and was responsible for strategic growth – as well as cost and project management for a range of blue-chip clients including Deutsche Bank, Avenues The World School, Marks & Spencer plc, Prosperous Global China, Jaguar Land Rover, Ballymore & Hines, the University of Warwick, Coventry University and University College Birmingham. In his last role as Vice President of Gleeds’ New York office, he also oversaw work worth $1bn on the iconic One Wall Street development. 

“I am thrilled to be joining the Godwin Developments team at this exciting time for the business and the UK Build to Rent sector. Godwin’s board has an ambitious plan for expansion which aligns with the strong fundamentals of the residential sector and the proven resilience of the Build to Rent market. I am looking forward to using my knowledge and experience to advance the business and exceed client expectations.”

Lindsay McCombe, Senior Development Director, Godwin Developments 

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