Property & Construction

psd continues to lead the way in executive recruitment for the property and construction sectors, both across the UK and internationally.

The Property & Construction sector has undergone significant change in recent years, as strict lines between specialisations disappear and organisations operate with greater flexibility.

Affordable housing now influences every residential development scheme, while investors and developers discover the potential offered by the private rented sector (PRS). Meanwhile, traditional developers are using data analytics and market research to inform new leasehold propositions and improve tenant management – all the while increasing their technological capability. New areas such as later living are coming to the fore and build-to-rent is receiving much investment from institutions as well as private equity. The prop-tech market is quickly becoming better defined.

Private equity investors and financial institutions look not only at traditional UK and European property investments, but across the world for opportunities. Financing for these is increasingly complex. There remains demand for office, industrial, logistics, leisure and retail property. Property services and FM providers have widened their expertise significantly and operate across the entire sector in ways that would have been inconceivable just a few years ago. Construction companies are truly international, too.

Against this fast-growing, dynamic, increasingly globalised market, psd continues to evolve and optimise its own offering – to remain a leading provider of management recruitment services across the Property & Construction sector.

Management Recruitment in Property & Construction

psd works with clients to identify and appoint candidates for board-level, mid- to senior-executive, and management roles across the full range of property & construction activity. These include:

  • privately owned and PLC commercial & mixed use developers
  • private equity investors & institutional fund managers
  • property services companies
  • privately owned and PLC residential developers
  • affordable housing entities (registered social landlords, local authorities & private sector operators)
  • privately owned and PLC retailers & leisure businesses (where psd supplies real estate specialists)
  • PRS and later living operators
  • FM providers and construction companies
  • Prop-tech providers

Property & Construction Recruitment

This hugely varied sector encompasses a correspondingly diverse spectrum of roles and opportunities. Examples include:

  • Development Director / Manager
  • Construction Director / Manager
  • Asset Management Director
  • CEO / Managing Director
  • CFO / Finance Director
  • Business Development Director
  • Commercial Director
  • Operations Director
  • CFO / Finance Director
  • CPO / Director of Procurement
  • Asset Manager
  • Investment Director
  • Analyst
  • CFO / Finance Director
  • Head of Debt
  • General Practice Surveyor
  • Head of Rating
  • Head of Valuation
  • Head of Agency
  • Head of Property Management
  • Head of Investment
  • Development Director / Manager
  • Construction Director / Manager
  • Acquisitions Director / Manager
  • Land Director / Manager
  • Sales & Marketing Director / Manager
  • CFO / Finance Director
  • Development Director / Manager
  • Construction Director / Manager
  • Acquisitions Director / Manager
  • Land Director / Manager
  • Sales & Marketing Director / Manager
  • CFO / Finance Director
  • Managing Director
  • Estates Manager
  • Acquisitions Manager
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Director / Head of Property

Our clients say

Peter Hardy did an excellent job in recruiting a Finance Director for the new Plc as well as a Head of Legal.

HR Director, Life Sciences REIT

psd perfectly understood the type of positions and companies I was looking for, every offer sent was perfectly targeted which eventually enabled me to find a job that reunited all the criteria of what I consider a “perfect job”. psd gave me valuable advice at every step of the process. On my first day I received an email to wish me good luck, this really differs from other consultant companies I talked to. I had already found my previous job through psd and will definitely recommend it to anyone I know who is looking for a new position.

Investment Associate, Omnam Group

We have found the services received from psd to have gone above our expectations. We are a demanding client and psd has identified two strong candidates for our Commercial Director and most recently a Buyer.

COO, Henley Homes

I was impressed with the way psd handled this search. They struck a good balance between being attentive but not too pushy, and were always measured in the advice they gave.

CEO, Addington Capital

psd clearly understood the brief; kept open channels of communication with the recruiting manager and myself and liaised between the candidate and ourselves to make the deal happen. Responded well to changing goal posts and influences during the search and kept up the momentum.

Head of HR, Durkan Group

As always psd understood the brief, quickly actioned a search and as usual came up with superb candidates. It was a pleasure to work with psd on this appointment.

Managing Director, Storey Homes

psd gave a very good short list with good candidates and kept me fully informed on how the search was progressing and sorted out the interviews very efficiently.  It was a pleasure working with you as always. You also provide really helpful advice and thoughts on recruitment, pay scales and the market generally. I have used a number of recruitment agents over time, but find psd the most helpful and professional.

Finance Director, Stanhope

It was so nice working together with psd again. Peter Hardy did a first class job and I look forward to more projects in the future.

HR Director, TC Services

This search has definitely been one of the most challenging we have had, we knew it would be difficult as very few candidates exist but Peter Hardy persisted and delivered an outstanding candidate and we are looking forward to working with him. Many thanks and we are looking forward to working with Peter on future roles.

Managing Director, Apache Capital Partners

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