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Michael Kennedy

Managing Director - Hillcrest Homes

Michael brings over 30 years of experience in the residential property sector to his role as Managing Director of Hillcrest Homes, the luxury homebuilding arm of the Nikal Group.

He commenced his career as an estate agent covering the Manchester and Cheshire area and worked his way through the ranks to Regional Land & New Homes Director at Bridgfords.

In 2002, he was approached by the Cruden Group to join its expanding residential development business as Sales Director; he was promoted to MD just one year later.

Michael is proof that in the property industry its not just ‘what you know’ but also ‘who you know’ that matters.  His experience, enthusiasm, good humour and integrity have earned him an impressive network of influential property contacts who help Hillcrest stay ahead of the game when it comes to new opportunities, industry innovation and progressive development.

With a thorough understanding of the construction and development process and a true passion for architecture and design, Michael leads the strategic development of the Hillcrest business. He is responsible for all land, joint venture and partner developer opportunities as well as planning and architect liaison.