Senior appointment for County Durham modular housebuilder


Steel-framed modular housebuilder CoreHaus has appointed a new commercial manager as it presses ahead with its ambitious growth plans.

CoreHaus, based from a state-of-art manufacturing facility on Jade Business Park, Murton, near Seaham in County Durham, has appointed Shane Murray to spearhead its commercial team as it continues to expand.

With over 25 years of experience in the construction sector, Shane has extensive practice and knowledge in leading large scale projects, from public buildings and commercial complexes to residential and social housing developments. He has specialist skills in leadership and change management and has delivered a wide range of projects on time and to budget.

At CoreHaus, his main role will be focused on driving the company’s business development pipeline, identifying new business opportunities, negotiating new contracts and onboarding new clients. Shane will also be involved in the development of marketing and growth strategy campaigns.

Scott Bibby, managing director of CoreHaus, said: “We’re about to face a period of rapid growth and now is the right time to create a specific role and bring in a senior manager with the experience and expertise we need to push on with our growth plan.

“Shane is a perfect fit for us, his values align perfectly to the business and he is extremely driven and talented. I am confident that he will quickly become an asset to CoreHaus.”


Shane Murray said: “Working across a varied range of housing development projects has enabled me to acquire a diverse set of skills in leadership, commercial contract management and client excellence. These skills complement the CoreHaus team perfectly and strengthens our position as a fast-growing, innovative modular housebuilder.

“Our ambitious five-year strategy and company values were the driving force behind me joining the team and I am excited and privileged to be part of the journey.”

CoreHaus is a modular housebuilder which differs from traditional construction. By adopting modern methods of construction (MMC), CoreHaus homes are built faster, to high quality and are more sustainable and energy-efficient. As part of a five-year plan, the business will focus on building 1,000 modular homes per year, resulting in a 300 + strong workforce across the UK.

CoreHaus is a joint-venture company between Carlton & Co Group, the parent company behind North East based Homes by Carlton, and national social enterprise Fusion21, specialists in public procurement for the built environment.


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