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Gagan Manak


Manak Homes

London, UK

Gagan Manak
Susan Magrino Dunning
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Gagan Manak’s Biography

Gagan Manak is Director of Manak Homes, a family-run house builder that creates design-led, characterful residential communities fit for the needs of today’s customer.

Recognising the significance of buying a new home, Gagan takes a customer-centric approach to developing and seeks to drive up standards of customer service within the industry.

Gagan launched Manak Homes in 2019 after seeing space in the market for a small, family-owned developer that puts the needs of customers at the heart of the house building process. He has set a customer-centric culture within the company and puts a strong emphasis on building positive relationships with landowners, communities and customers.

Manak Homes’ developments are distinctive, bespoke, and practical. By investing resource into creating purpose-built designs that maximise space, Manak Homes are able to create homes that are bright, spacious, and that promote wellbeing.

Gagan is a firm believer and practitioner in responsible developing. Manak Homes acquires land where it believes its homes can have a positive and long-lasting impact on the local community.

His astuteness for delivering exceptional levels of customer service became embedded after spending three years working for a large London property developer. Working in the customer services team, he became sensitive to the needs of home buyers and the importance of delivering high-quality homes to create a faultless experience for customers.

Gagan is also a Director of Stanmore, providing Manak Homes with in-house expertise in dry lining, facades, electrical and mechanical services.

An advocate of enterprise, he is passionate about creating long-term job opportunities, providing employees with a happy workplace, and adding value to the local economy. He is an Adviser to The Entrepreneurs Network.

He holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Warwick and a Masters in International Real Estate & Planning from UCL.

Gagan’s Background

Manak Homes
Jul 2019 - Present
London, UK
Founded in 2019, Manak Homes is a family-run, award-winning house builder that creates high-quality, modern homes that blend both premium design and practicality. Operating in London and the South East, Manak Homes’ developments are distinctive, bespoke and practical, and meet the needs of today's customer.
Jan 2018 - Present
London, UK
Founded in 1958, Stanmore is a leading, well-known specialist contractor in the UK with expertise in dry lining, façades, metal work and glazing with four offices nationwide.
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Other Business Interests

The Entrepreneurs Network
Jul 2020 - Present
London, UK
The Entrepreneurs Network is a Westminster-based think-tank that produces research into the best policies to support entrepreneurship. It supports the UK's entrepreneur's community by campaigning for policy changes that will help entrepreneurship flourish and updating entrepreneurs on how policy changes will impact their business.

Awards & Endorsements

Evening Standard New Homes Awards
Winner | Highly Commended
Sep 2020
London, UK
The Evening Standard magazine holds an annual awards ceremony to celebrate new and innovative contemporary architecture and design. In September 2020, Manak Homes won the Highly Commended for Best Family Home award for its Woodside Place development.
WhatHouse? Awards
Bronze Winner | Best Luxury Home
London, UK
The WhatHouse? Awards is the United Kingdom’s most prestigious award in the construction and housebuilding industry. Manak Homes' first new development in Chelsfield, Kent was awarded the Bronze award for the Best Luxury Home for 2019.

Charitable Interests

Universify Education
Oxford, UK
In 2020, Gagan and his family donated to the University of Oxford and Universify Education, a UK-based charity that provides further educational experiences to high school students from non-selective state schools. The donation will enable over 100 GCSE-level students across London & Kent to spend time learning about life as a student at the University of Oxford.

Gagan’s Education

University College London
International Real Estate & Planning (Msc)
2014 - 2015
University of Warwick
Civil Engineering BEng (Hons)
2011 - 2014

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