Create Developments appoints Neil Holland as Development Manager

Specialist hotel developer Create Developments has appointed Neil Holland as its third Development Manager.

Having previously been Director of Projects for Hilton, Holland brings 35 years of expertise to the Blackpool-based company, which is progressing a pipeline of branded hotels across the UK, including its second Hampton by Hilton in Manchester and the extension of its Hampton by Hilton hotel in Blackpool.

Holland has also previously worked for Whitbread, Wetherspoons, IHG and a number of US Blue Chip franchise businesses. In his new role, he will be working alongside CEO Paul Mathison, Development Managers Jim Storey and Paul Rooney, and Brand Director Gill Mathison.

“I am delighted to be joining the company during its period of growth. I have previously worked closely with Create in my role with Hilton and I share the passion and enthusiasm they apply to all their developments,” says Holland. “It’s great to be joining a dynamic and forward-thinking business with a positive and friendly culture. I’m looking forward to be working with the team on some very exciting new opportunities.”

Mathison adds: “Create Developments is going from strength to strength and Neil brings a new dynamic to our team, especially his expertise with branded hotels. With several other hotel development projects now in the pipeline, Neil’s input will be crucial in bringing our team’s strategic growth plans to fruition.”