Real estate, engineering & construction


Our real estate, construction and engineering sector clients include commercial and residential developers, EPCM firms, consulting and environmental engineers, and construction companies.

In the real estate development sector we have worked extensively with international leaders such as Intrawest, Emaar Properties, and Grosvenor, as well as many national, regional and local companies. Our construction and engineering clients include private and publicly-traded companies as well as public sector and first nations organizations.
For these clients, WMC has provided strategic advice and implementation assistance as well as a number of specific services, including executive search, compensation, and information technology.

In the real estate executive search function we have a very large database of potential candidates at executive, senior and middle management levels, built up over the more than twenty years we have specialized in this sector.

Emaar Properties

This Dubai-based company became the largest developer in the world before the recent downturn. Our assistance has included conducting executive searches for senior positions in Dubai, Saudi Arabia and several other Middle East countries. We also helped to establish Emaar Canada including senior level executive searches as well as advising on compensation structure and other HR policies....

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Engineering Firm - General HR and Executive Search

Acted as the firm's human resources and search resource to ensure processes were in place and operating effectively (re: employee performance planning and coaching, recruitment and related human resources)....

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First Nations - Business Plan

Developed a business plan for the construction industry to leverage external partners in joint venture projects....

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First Nations - Housing Strategy

Developed the housing strategy in support of the overall strategic plan....

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Information Systems Strategic Plan - Major Home Builders

Re-aligned all basic operational functions related to the construction life cycle (sales, estimating, procurement, construction, warranty and finance) through a clear and commonly understood flow of information and decision points. Focused an increasing IT spend to ensure efficient and effective processes (i.e., reduced sales to possession time lag) in a period of escalating costs....

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Major Homebuilder - Information & Technology Vision

Development of the Strategic Information Systems Plan to define a vision for the use of information and technology as an active part of the market positioning strategy. Follow on work to refine the WEB/Marketing strategy, the Service Management operational business processes and the selection and contracting for solution vendors....

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