Transwestern Real Estate Services adds value for investors, owners, and occupiers of all commercial property types through comprehensive solutions grounded in sound market intelligence. Part of the Transwestern companies, the firm applies a consultative approach to Agency Leasing, Asset Services, Occupier Solutions, Capital Markets, and Research & Investment Analytics.
Our firm’s award-winning culture and reputation for exceptional service are built on a common purpose – Empowering Good People to do Extraordinary Things Together. This unique approach, reinforced by the hiring of smart, passionate, hard-working people who understand the benefits of both collaboration and independence, create value for our team members and clients every day.
The Research Analyst collects, analyzes, and interprets internal and external information regarding the commercial real estate market. The Research Analyst gathers data on newly available properties, transactions, tenants, tenants in the market, and new developments and inputs data into appropriate databases. The position tracks and analyzes all aspects of the real estate office and industrial markets, including trends in pricing, vacancies, new construction, and economic conditions.
POSITION ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
§ Research target properties, including gathering and evaluating economic, demographic, and market data.
§ Research commercial real estate market transactions (sales and rentals) to understand market participants’ motivations and investment criteria.
§ Prepare income and expense projections based on research and industry benchmarks.
§ Interpret data from a variety of sources to convey information clearly and accurately to assess the economic environment and evaluate commercial real estate trends.
§ Collect, organize, review, and summarize property due diligence reports, leases, legal documents, financial and operating information, property condition reports, and other due diligence materials.
§ Adhere to research processes to assure data quality is in accordance with corporate standards.
§ Respond to ad hoc internal and external client requests for data, graphs, commentary, etc.
§ Maintain accurate property and availability information relating to all properties managed by Transwestern.
§ Identify market trends and patterns.
§ Interpret relevant information by searching, validating and recording accurate data into appropriate database(s).
§ Perform fieldwork, interviews, experiments, concept-test, etc. to gather data as required.
§ Organize and maintain research databases.
§ Frequently self-audit work and check data for errors and inconsistencies.
§ Compile and organize findings in graphs, charts, mock-ups, and diagrams.
§ Data gathering and analysis of internal operations through various reporting tools.
§ Provide financial/analytical support to management and complete “ad-hoc” analysis as needed.
§ Perform or assume additional department duties as assigned.
§ A bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in real estate, economics, finance, or accounting-related field is preferred but not required.
§ A minimum of 1-3 years of commercial real estate research experience preferred.
§ Familiarity with CoStar, Loopnet, PowerBI and other CRE Industry applications.
§ Working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 Suite including Access.
§ Demonstrate an interest in the commercial real estate industry.
§ Be curious by nature and demonstrate the ability through investigative research.
§ Be persistent in the pursuit of information.
§ Have experience providing a high level of customer service.
§ Manage multiple responsibilities, changing priorities, and excel in a fast-paced environment.
§ Be goal-oriented, competitive, and motivated by success.
§ Demonstrate strong analytical capabilities with high attention to detail.
§ Ability to keep information and internal communications confidential.
§ Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% or more of the time/constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery (ex. a calculator, copy machine, computer printer) or, by request, be provided reasonable accommodations to perform the essential functions of the position.
A detailed list of position responsibilities has been developed so that expectations are clearly communicated. However, it is rarely possible to provide a list that will capture all possible projects and assignments. Team members are expected to assist with additional assignments that may be requested by direct supervisors, and to lend assistance to other members of the team, when appropriate.