While the real estate is termed as one of the most lucrative business deals, it still poses a considerable risk for the players. The fact that it is also one of the most competitive industries does little to help and chasing the elusive success in this field can prove to be quite an uphill task. But with proper motivation and hard work to match it up, succeeding here is imminent. This was lee may strategy into carving out a name for himself as one of the most successful developers in the London real estate market. But what did it take to get here and how has this position influenced his life.
Getting to the top
From an early start, Lee May understand that you need to first find the base of a ladder before you start the climb. He would, therefore, start as a supporting laborer in construction sites at the age of 16. He would later join North West ken College where he graduated with a certification in bricklaying. He started out as a bricklayer but he wasn’t cut out for the labor part and had become bricklayer subcontractor by the age of 23. Five years later, Lee was running the biggest and most recognizable brickwork subcontracting company south of England with an employee base of over 600.
He would use this new exposure to experiment on his entrepreneurial talent by investing in numerous projects around the country and abroad. The new-found fame also exposed him to some of the most complex building projects in a construction industry career that would span for the next 25 years. Over the years, national and international construction companies like Beamridge have consistently turned to him for professional advice on how to go about developing some of their complex projects.
How success influenced him
Lee May is driven by the desire to of becoming one of the largest developers in south-east London. This, however, hasn’t stopped him from engaging in numerous philanthropic courses that help uplift the community and courses he holds dear to heart. Most recently he engaged in a fund drive aimed to help Nemesis Boxing Club raise £20,000 to buy a bus for the transport of its youthful boxing enthusiasts.