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More than 25 years of expertise in the real estate industry

Our consultants provide a thorough knowledge of businesses, organizations and major players across the real estate and constructions markets.

Real estate
Real estate
Commercial & Retail
Public and semi-public sector
Construction & Sustainable development
Digital & IT

Real estate

Our team has been a leading player of the real estate industry for more than 25 years. We are helping our clients identify the best talents to tackle the major challenges of our time in a fast-moving environment: renovating the existing housing stock and expanding residential areas while preventing land artificialization, shaping the future of commercial real estate post WFH revolution, adressing the ever-increasing demand for logistic space, embracing the residential-workspace multipolarity including the Grand Paris project, anticipating the groundswell of net-0 emission...

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Commercial & Retail

We support our clients in identifying, developing and retaining talents who are best-placed to work on the key leitmotivs and challenges of commercial real estate: meeting the targeted demand for commercial centres, retail-parks and outlets, optimizing data analytics to understand visitors' needs and successfully transform existing malls, offering more space to service-oriented shops...

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Commercial & Retail

Public and semi-public sector

We identify versatile professionals to meet the great challenges of private, public players as well as social and intermediate housing providers: innovation, transformation of the city, dynamic evolution of policy-making, ecodistricts, urban campus, developing smart cities in new areas, mixed-use development projects - housing, urban renewal, university campuses, incorporation of natural spaces...

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Public and semi-public sector

©Bechu + Associés

Construction & Sustainable development

We are working with our clients to identify transversal professionals for each phase of the construction life cycle, from design and technical consultancy to an effective delivery on construction sites. Having the right people and set of skills is key to successfully face the great challenges and leitmotivs of ecoconstruction: net-0 emission, use of renewable energy, research and development, use of natural and locally-sourced materials, circular economy, BIM integration at the earliest stage and across the cycle, project management, architecture, PMA/DPM...

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Construction & Sustainable development

Digital & IT

We identify and introduce digital expert profiles to accommodate the ever-increasing demand for technology specialists within the real estate and construction industry: explosion of demand for digital content and services since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, development of remote working applications to preserve business activities, acceleration of the digital transformation and stramlining of processes, strategic importance of online user experience, advent of Cloud/SaaS/Cyber-security services, emerging Blockchain technologies...

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Digital & IT

Real estate

Our team has been a leading player of the real estate industry for more than 25 years. We are helping our clients identify the best talents to tackle the major challenges of our time in a fast-moving environment: renovating the existing housing stock and expanding residential areas while preventing land artificialization, shaping the future of commercial real estate post WFH revolution, adressing the ever-increasing demand for logistic space, embracing the residential-workspace multipolarity including the Grand Paris project, anticipating the groundswell of net-0 emission...

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©Bechu + Associés

Commerce & Retail

We support our clients in identifying, developing and retaining talents who are best-placed to work on the key leitmotivs and challenges of commercial real estate: meeting the targeted demand for commercial centres, retail-parks and outlets, optimizing data analytics to understand visitors' needs and successfully transform existing malls, offering more space to service-oriented shops...

Read more

Public & semi-public

We identify versatile professionals to meet the great challenges of private, public players as well as social and intermediate housing providers: innovation, transformation of the city, dynamic evolution of policy-making, ecodistricts, urban campus, developing smart cities in new areas, mixed-use development projects - housing, urban renewal, university campuses, incorporation of natural spaces...

Read more

©Bechu + Associés

Construction & Sustainable development

We are working with our clients to identify transversal professionals for each phase of the construction life cycle, from design and technical consultancy to an effective delivery on construction sites. Having the right people and set of skills is key to successfully face the great challenges and leitmotivs of ecoconstruction: net-0 emission, use of renewable energy, research and development, use of natural and locally-sourced materials, circular economy, BIM integration at the earliest stage and across the cycle, project management, architecture, PMA/DPM...

Read more

Digital & IT

We identify and introduce digital expert profiles to accommodate the ever-increasing demand for technology specialists within the real estate and construction industry: explosion of demand for digital content and services since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, development of remote working applications to preserve business activities, acceleration of the digital transformation and stramlining of processes, strategic importance of online user experience, advent of Cloud/SaaS/Cyber-security services, emerging Blockchain technologies...

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Meet our team of dedicated experts who support the development and transformation of the real estate market players

Caroline Schütz-Ferreira

Partner Consultant

Pascale Ben Baruch

Senior Research Officer, Partner

Christophe Blas

Partner Consultant

Caroline Merkin

Senior Research Officer

Joris Garnier

Research Officer

Marie-Laure Douglas

Partner Consultant

Matthieu Fradon

Head of Finance & Administration

Laetitia Lettier

Office Manager

Cécile Meunier

Office Assistant

Alexandra Apostolescu

Talent Development Director

Consulting & Talent Management

DVA Executive Search works with high-performing employees in order to support their development and promote talent retention: building on existing strengths, maximizing their potential and increasing their commitment. We strongly believe that talent management is one of the key levers to improve business efficiency.

More specifically, our consulting & talent management services cover individual and team appraisals, introduction of partners and consultants specialized in project management, search for equity partners, compensation benchmarking, auditing and building human organizations.

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Our transparent and straightforward approach

Applying our proven methodology, we involve you at each and every step of the recruitment process

cabinet de recrutement et conseil

Understanding and defining
client needs

Leading detailed interviews, formalizing the job specification, advising and establishing an exclusive partnership with our client, methodology meetings, mapping and sourcing, reporting.

cabinet de recrutement de cadres par approche directe

Direct approach methodology

Definition of a search strategy by our subject matter experts, direct approach of identified professionals.

Entretien professionnel et évaluation par le cabinet de recrutement

Interviews, information sharing and assessment

Interviews, discussing the candidate’s experience and track record, self-assessment questionnaire, assessing motivation and suitability of the professionals identified.

dossier de candidature

Finalizing application files
and preparing the shortlist

Presenting the shortlist along with confidential application files of selected candidates.

conseil et cabinet de recrutement

Advising and assisting our client
until the deal is sealed

Following up with candidates, advising our client during the final stages of the hiring process, reference checks.

négociation et proposition d'embauche

A smooth transition from candidate to employee

Providing assistance and advice during the negotiation and at the final offer stage, regular follow-ups with the candidate during the on-boarding process.

Talent – Entreprise, comment ça matche ?

Au-delà du jeu de mots, une question de fond se pose : c’est quoi un Talent ? Et pour l’entreprise : Comment attirer le Talent ? Et surtout comment le retenir ?
Autant de réflexions indispensables pour que « ça Matche » et qui doivent donner lieu à une stratégie claire, une planification souple et la mise en œuvre de moyens adaptés notamment RH. Ces enjeux sont au cœur de notre métier de conseil en recrutement.

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Our network of experts cover all parts of France and beyond

We cover all major regional real estate hubs in France and we know those markets particularly well: Paris and Ile-de-France, Lyon-Annecy-Grenoble-Pays de Gex, Bordeaux, Rennes, Nantes-Saint-Nazaire, Marseille-Aix-en-Provence, Toulouse, Montpellier, Nice et Côte d’Azur, but also Tours and Orléans, Lille and Strasbourg.

We have also built a strong international footprint thanks to our fruitful partnerships in Germany, Eastern Europe and the UK as well as networks in Spain and Italy.

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Our values

Confidentiality

Empathy & openness

Listening

Accountability

Respect

Commitment and involvement

Teamwork

Ethics

Integrity

Non-discrimination

Force Hemato

People at the heart of our commitment with Force Hémato

We believe that it all starts with the people. Nothing could possibly be accomplished today without the men and women who make up your business. People are at the heart of our concerns, which is why we support Force Hémato, the endowment fund dedicated to clinical research in Hematology. Find out more about their work and how to support them!

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Contact us

+33 (0) 1 80 05 95 21
9, rue de Sontay
75116 Paris
contact@dva-executive.com

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Métro Victor Hugo (ligne 2)
Parking Indigo Place Victor Hugo
Face au 100 Avenue Victor Hugo, 75016 Paris

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