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Hyre was created by PropTech professionals to help match fast-growing PropTech companies with the best talent.
We are here to help you find that perfect career move or the elusive perfect candidate for that important vacancy.
With a founding team steeped in the growth of the PropTech and specialist recruitment worlds, you can rest assured that our team has an intimate knowledge of the sector and enviable networks.
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Marty Sim     Managing Director & Co Founder   Marty with an already established profile in the specialist recruitment sector teamed up with Eddie Holmes to join Hyre; a dedicated PropTech recruitment company delivering talent to the PropTech community on a global basis. Marty has come on board as a Co-Founder and sits as the Managing Director.  With a background working in an economic development agency, Marty provided investment initiatives to companies seeking to grow their operations through employment and innovation projects to drive high value exports to new markets worldwide.   Combining these skillsets, Marty is putting his business knowledge and acute recruitment acumen into Hyre to spearhead talent acquisition within PropTech.

Marty Sim

Managing Director & Co Founder

Marty with an already established profile in the specialist recruitment sector teamed up with Eddie Holmes to join Hyre; a dedicated PropTech recruitment company delivering talent to the PropTech community on a global basis. Marty has come on board as a Co-Founder and sits as the Managing Director.

With a background working in an economic development agency, Marty provided investment initiatives to companies seeking to grow their operations through employment and innovation projects to drive high value exports to new markets worldwide. 

Combining these skillsets, Marty is putting his business knowledge and acute recruitment acumen into Hyre to spearhead talent acquisition within PropTech.

P    atrick McIlveen     Director & Co Founder   Coming directly from recruitment in the Construction and Property industry, Patrick teamed up with Hyre as a Director and Co-Founder to focus his efforts on delivering recruitment solutions to a sector he can see undergoing significant digital transformation.  With a prior background that includes heading up Business Development for a design consultancy focused on both the construction and property industries, Patrick was involved in promoting services that included 3D visualisations, Web Development and Bid/Tender Support. Acting as a consultant Patrick worked in direct partnership with local companies to assist in delivering materials for multi-million pound infrastructure bids throughout the UK.  With a firm industry grounding and a finely tuned aptitude for recruitment, Patrick is focusing his attention on delivering results for Hyre’s PropTech clients at a global level.

Patrick McIlveen

Director & Co Founder

Coming directly from recruitment in the Construction and Property industry, Patrick teamed up with Hyre as a Director and Co-Founder to focus his efforts on delivering recruitment solutions to a sector he can see undergoing significant digital transformation.

With a prior background that includes heading up Business Development for a design consultancy focused on both the construction and property industries, Patrick was involved in promoting services that included 3D visualisations, Web Development and Bid/Tender Support. Acting as a consultant Patrick worked in direct partnership with local companies to assist in delivering materials for multi-million pound infrastructure bids throughout the UK.

With a firm industry grounding and a finely tuned aptitude for recruitment, Patrick is focusing his attention on delivering results for Hyre’s PropTech clients at a global level.

Eddie Holmes     Non-Executive Director & Founder   Eddie is one of the founding figures of the PropTech ecosystem. As an entrepreneur in tech-enabled property services, Eddie saw first-hand how technology could revolutionise the customer experience of dealing in and using property.  After a year at Spire Ventures (during which he led the investment in Hubble, sat at board level with Emoov, and inspired Pi Labs), Eddie went on to act for clients including Countrywide, Connells and Zoopla on M&A. Most recently, this led to a significant investment in PropTech specialists Fixflo, a company which Eddie continues to advise. Eddie has returned to his roots, bringing the years of experience gained in his first recruitment business to the world of PropTech.  Eddie is also the Founder of   Launch22  , a charity which helps entrepreneurs start businesses.

Eddie Holmes

Non-Executive Director & Founder

Eddie is one of the founding figures of the PropTech ecosystem. As an entrepreneur in tech-enabled property services, Eddie saw first-hand how technology could revolutionise the customer experience of dealing in and using property.

After a year at Spire Ventures (during which he led the investment in Hubble, sat at board level with Emoov, and inspired Pi Labs), Eddie went on to act for clients including Countrywide, Connells and Zoopla on M&A. Most recently, this led to a significant investment in PropTech specialists Fixflo, a company which Eddie continues to advise. Eddie has returned to his roots, bringing the years of experience gained in his first recruitment business to the world of PropTech.

Eddie is also the Founder of Launch22, a charity which helps entrepreneurs start businesses.

You can find out more about our Founders on LinkedIn.