Overview

We are looking for a highly motivated research analyst to join our fast-paced, collaborative team. The ideal candidate will have strong data analysis, writing, communication, and project management skills and a track record of working successfully independently and as part of a team.

As part of Cushman & Wakefield’s Research team, you will be responsible for tracking and analyzing local market data and deriving insights for colleagues and clients. You will develop a deep understanding of the trends, activities, and major players within the Commercial Real Estate (CRE) industry.

This position will primarily cover the local market working closely with brokerage professionals in a variety of CRE property types including office, industrial, multifamily, and retail.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manages research database(s)
    • Proactively and routinely updates and maintains property databases
    • Compiles quarterly statistics and runs database audits
  • Writes key takeaways around research data to summarize, interpret and translate findings into actionable insights and business opportunities
  • Works cross-functionally across business units to support business development and ad hoc requests for research information including market stats and analysis for prospecting, pitch and/or proposal materials, and thought leadership
  • Trains and orients core business units and administrative assistants on research products, databases and services
  • Analyzes data, compiles and writes (or assists in writing) quarterly reports
  • Assists in forecasting and economic outlook information for clients

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a corporate setting (doesn’t have to be real estate)
  • Professional acumen, demonstrated interest in commercial real estate
  • Passion for telling stories with data
  • Experience analyzing large datasets
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with data visualization tools (Tableau, PowerBI, etc.) a plus
  • Experience with programming (R, Python) a plus
  • Experience in data entry/data management
  • Experience with time series analysis/forecasting a plus
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Connection/relationship-building: ability to foster relationships with team and stakeholders
  • Adaptability/change/fast pace: ability to plan, organize, prioritize and manage deadlines in a fast-changing environment
  • Team player/collaboration
  • Accountability/ownership
  • Resourcefulness/initiative: ability to successfully resolve problems with minimal direction
  • Work ethic/grit: proactively gather data and confirm accuracy; tenacity to go above and beyond
  • Intellectual curiosity: desire to invest time and energy in CRE knowledge
  • Database operation: ability to efficiently and accurately update and audit data
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Ideal candidate would possess both analytical skill and creativity (PowerPoint design, storytelling, resourcefulness)

Source: Cushman & Wakefield Career Page

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About Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield is a global leader in commercial real estate services, helping clients transform the way people work, shop, and live. The firm’s 43,000 employees in more than 60 countries provide deep local and global insights that create significant value for occupiers and investors around the world. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest commercial real estate services firms with revenues of $5 billion across core services of agency leasing, asset services, capital markets, facility services (branded C&W Services), global occupier services, investment management (branded DTZ Investors), project & development services, tenant representation and valuation & advisory. To learn more, visit www.cushmanwakefield.com or follow @CushWake on Twitter.
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Cushman & Wakefield is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer, and as such, we hire the most talented professionals and invest in superior resources and technologies. The talent of our extraordinary people and the culture and business approach we foster, coupled with the exceptional, creative services we provide and the results we deliver worldwide for owners, occupiers, and investors are what distinguishes Cushman & Wakefield