Audley hires senior land manager

Luxury retirement village provider Audley Group has hired Martin Gorman as a senior land manager for its mid-market brand, Mayfield Villages. Gorman has more than 15 years’ experience in land acquisition and development, and has previously worked for B&Q and Waitrose. He will be responsible for acquiring sites for Mayfield Villages on a national basis. Audley said Gorman’s experience in retail ties in well with Mayfield’s strategy, since it will likely be a “potential beneficiary of [a] change in availability of urban sites” resulting from more empty shops in the UK, as “target customers seek town centre locations for their