GKR International

Real Estate Talent Specialists


of our clients have recruited through GKR across multiple real estate divisions.


of our business is exclusively retained, and tailored to suit our clients' needs.


of our clients and candidates have expressed a high level of satisfaction working with GKR.

Real Estate Talent Specialists

GKR International represents many of the most respected property brands globally. With a passion for property and 10 years' of specialist experience, Grant Kaveney founded GKR in 2010.

Now operating across five core sectors internationally; we recruit professionals within Residential Real Estate, Commercial Real Estate, Real Estate Finance & Investment, Property Management & Office Support, and the Built Environment including Architecture & Interior Design.

Across the globe, we offer our clients a tailored, first-class recruitment partnership saving them time, energy and money hiring the very best talent within the property sector.

We specialise in five key sectors

  • Commercial

    The commercial team provide permanent and contract services to leading property and construction consultancies in the Private & Public Sectors as well as developers, banks and funds.

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  • Residential

    With experienced consultants and ex-property professionals in one team, they are market experts working with High Street Agents, Corporate giants, Developers and Investment Agencies.

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  • Property Management & Office Support

    With first-hand experience in both roles, we represent Managing Agents, Facilities Services, High Street Agents, Student Accommodation providers, Investment Funds, Interiors & Design practices supplying property management and office support functions.

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  • Built Environment

    The team have worked hard to develop long standing relationships working with architectural & interior design consultancies, property developers and project leads, our team deliver both permanent and professional interim/contract solutions.

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  • Finance & Investment

    Our finance division is comprised of a specialist team placing individuals across development, investment, funds and advisory across the UK and Europe. Our clients span Finance & Accountancy, Private Equity, Debt, Property Companies, REIT’s and Advisory from Analyst to Director/Partner level.

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Our clients

Our Success Stories

Head to our Case Studies page to read about some of the placements we've made across the globe!

Working in partnership with real estate brands internationally, we've developed an impressive network of placements. Our team works extremely hard to deliver a faultless service, working towards agreed timescales and offering market guidance and insights that employers can use to leverage the very best talent. 

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Our Insights

Business Awards 2024: GKR has been shortlisted!

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Global Real Estate Landmarks

The Shard, London

The Shard is a 72-storey mixed use development supertall skyscraper, designed by the Italian architect Renzo Piano, in Southwark, London.

The Eiffel Tower, France

The Eiffel Tower is a wrought-iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France. It is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower from 1887 to 1889.

Taj Mahal, India

The Taj Mahal is an Islamic religious building, mosque and tomb in India. It was built in the 17th century by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal.

The Forbidden City, China

The Forbidden City was constructed from 1406 to 1420, and was the former Chinese imperial palace and winter residence of the Emperor of China. It is one of the largest and most well-preserved wooden structures in the world.

The Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur

The Petronas Towers are the world's tallest twin skyscrapers with a tube-in-tube structural system design, invented by architect Fazlur Rahman Khan.

20 Fenchurch St, London

Nicknamed "The Walkie-Talkie"; designed by architect Rafael Viñoly and costing over £200 million, 20 Fenchurch Street features a highly distinctive top-heavy form which appears to burst upward and outward.

Tower Bridge, London

Tower Bridge is a Grade I listed combined bascule and suspension bridge in London, built between 1886 and 1894, designed by Horace Jones and engineered by John Wolfe Barry.

The Gherkin, London

The Gherkin, formally 30 St Mary Axe, is a commercial skyscraper in London's primary financial district designed by Foster + Partners and the Arup Group.

World Financial Center, Shanghai

The Shanghai World Financial Center was designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by the Mori Building Company The SWFC has been lauded for its design, and in 2008 it was named by architects as the year's best-completed skyscraper.

The Oriental Pearl Tower, Shanghai

The Oriental Pearl Radio & Television Tower has fifteen observatory levels. It was completed on October 1, 1994, and put into use on May 1, 1995; the highest level (known as the Space Module) is at 351 metres (1,150 ft).

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