Muir Homes

Muir Homes, based in Inverkeithing, Fife, is one of the largest privately owned housebuilding companies of Scotland.[1]

Muir Group
IndustryHousebuilding, property, timber processing
HeadquartersInverkeithing, Fife, Scotland

It is part of the J. W. Muir Group, one of the country's leading property development companies, which specialises in timber-framed construction of houses and apartments.

Currently, the company is on site in eight locations across Fife, Aberdeenshire, Perthshire and Inverclyde.[2]


A former joiner, John Muir, set up Muir Homes in 1973[3] after leaving his position as Managing Director of Scothomes, part of Scottish Homes.[4] In 2018, Muir Homes appointed Ash Sheikh as the new sales and marketing director. Sheikh previously worked at Barratt Homes East Scotland, in the role of a senior manager. [5]


Muir Group's other business interests includes a golf course, commercial property and a timber company.[6]


  1. "Rapid increase in house builder's profits". Herald. 28 July 2011. Retrieved 12 October 2011.
  2. Now, Scottish Construction. "Muir Homes appoints new sales and marketing director". Scottish Construction Now. Retrieved 2019-12-11.
  3. "Plans unveiled for a £100m 'new village' project". The Scotsman. 23 May 2004. Retrieved 12 October 2011.
  4. "Muir Group cashes in on Scotland's housing boom". The Herald. 15 June 2004. Retrieved 12 October 2011.
  5. "Muir Homes appoints new sales and marketing director". Scottish Construction Now. 2018-06-21. Retrieved 2019-12-11.
  6. Muir Group. Retrieved 12 October 2011.

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