To kick off the 2024 year, we’re joined by Matthew Horncastle, Managing Director At Williams Corporation.
Matthew Horncastle has come from a strong property family where everybody was in real estate, including his father Bill Horncastle. Bill owned one of the largest housing companies in New Zealand. Matthew manages, on a daily basis, land acquisition, development design, resource consents, development sales, marketing and finance. Matthew is a qualified builder and has been in the construction industry for over 9 years. Matthew is extremely high energy and passionate about Williams Corporation’s purpose to build Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch into the most liveable cities.
In this episode Matthew discusses his:
- Childhood and upbringing
- The journey of creating Williams Corporation
- Other successful (and unsuccessful) business ventures
- Creating his own finance company
- His thoughts about the property market in NZ
- How to deal with criticism
- Life and business lessons
Williams Corporation have a vision to build better cities, and a more liveable country. They produce high-quality homes in existing suburbs, close to environments where people can live, work and play, perfect for homeowners and investors alike.