Rapid expansion for Renaissance Retirement as company hit recruitment milestone

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Ringwood based property developer Renaissance Retirement has further strengthened its team with 20 key appointments in the last few months. That brings the total number of employees to 40. 

The company has more than trebled its operations in the last 12 months making it one of the fastest growing companies in the region.

It is currently selling apartments at Christchurch, Hartley Wintney, Wareham, Paignton, Romsey, and Haywards Heath.

Renaissance now has plans for over 600 units in the next few years on the back of a further 11 new sites in the south of England.

This year the company’s planning department has been boosted by the recruitment of Peter Tanner who joined as planning director and Simon McFarlane as associate director planning. 

Peter is one of the UK’s leading planning experts in the field of retirement housing. Formerly managing director of local town planning consultants Tanner & Tilley, Peter’s knowledge and experience in both housing for the elderly and general planning issues spans more than 30 years. 

Other recruits include Paddy Wanless as IT Director, Matt Smith as Sales Manager, Harry Hepple as Land Manager, as well as over 10 new sales consultants. Rob Franklin, Senior Architectural Technician, Louis Penny, Sales & Marketing Executive, Louise Upson, Front of House, Angelo Sturt, Graphic Designer, and Darren Stacey, Sales Administration Manger make up the latest recruits.

On his appointment at Renaissance Retirement, Darren Stacey said: “I am particularly pleased to become part of the dynamic team at Renaissance Retirement. Together we are looking to drive the business forward and to continue to push the boundaries to provide high quality innovative design solutions and to provide for the lifestyle aspiration of the elderly of tomorrow.”

Sales Manager, Matt Smith, added: “The importance of broadening the variety of housing choice for our increasing elderly population whilst positively responding to and enabling changes in lifestyle aspirations cannot be underestimated. It is the very essence of what Renaissance Retirement is about and I’m enjoying the challenge.”

Managing Director of Renaissance Retirement, Robert Taylor added: “We have significantly strengthened our team in recent months as we gear up for a particularly exciting period of growth.

“We are building an enviable development team and are set for Renaissance Retirement to become the key player in the delivery of retirement housing at the higher end of the market.”

For more information on the retirement housing lifestyle Renaissance Retirement has to offer visit our website at or Freephone 0800 625 0026 

Caption: Chairman Chris Goddard centre left and Managing Director Robert Taylor centre right, with some of the Renaissance Retirement team.

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