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Sam Courtley takes the helm as Head of Land at Arbora Homes with a vision for strategic growth

Arbora Homes is excited to introduce Sam Courtley, a seasoned professional in the construction and house-building industry, to the crucial role of Head of Land. With a background spanning Taylor Wimpey, Bellway Homes, Countryside Properties, and Vistry Group, Sam’s expertise lies in the acquisition and management of various residential developments, encompassing all deal structures.

Sam said: “My career to date, from Graduate to Head of Land, has given me a comprehensive understanding of the industry’s diverse challenges and the importance of every role in its ecosystem. Overseeing the ongoing management of Arbora’s land acquisition pipeline, I will be dedicated to promoting key stakeholder relationships and fostering collaboration with development partners.”

Arbora’s commitment to providing high-quality homes in sustainable locations that instil pride within local communities aligns with Sam’s strategic vision. In addressing the future growth plans for Arbora Homes, Sam acknowledges the dynamic nature of the development world.

Sam explains: “I can’t emphasise enough the real need for adaptability across the house-building industry  in the face of changing climates and construction industry challenges, including enhanced building regulations, ESG and sustainability targets, not to mention the new legislations we’re seeing, such as Biodiversity Net Gain.”

Keenly aware that successful partnerships and strategic land development are crucial elements in achieving higher industry levels, Sam is poised to ensure Arbora Homes embraces these dynamics with a flexible approach and an expert in-house team.

Sam’s ambition for Arbora Homes is clear – to grow the business into a potential national developer. With a focus on strategic land development, flexible deal structures, and a commitment to excellence, Sam Courtley is set to lead Arbora Homes towards a future marked by sustainable growth, industry leadership, and the creation of communities that stand the test of time.

Arbora Homes was formed in 2015 and currently builds stunning, aspirational homes in sought after locations in North and East London, Essex, Suffolk, Kent, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire.

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