Research Associate

CoStar Group
Columbia, MD
Jun 13, 2017
Jun 21, 2017
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Research Associate- Columbia, MD Job Description Do you want to play a key role in one of commercial real estate's fastest growing companies? Do you enjoy building relationships and digging for information? Do you thrive in fast-paced, performance-based environments? As a Research Associate with CoStar, you'll be at the heart of the commercial real estate industry, capturing market-critical information that enables our clients to make informed high impact business decisions. Our database is the largest centralized, real-time database of commercial real estate information available today. CoStar researchers compile and personally verify data from across the country to proactively track ownership, availability, sale, and lease of over half a million commercial properties. Join CoStar and get your career in this dynamic industry started off on the right foot! Core Responsibilities: Grow an accurate and complete database of commercial real estate inventory, conducting up to 20+ daily interviews to brokers, developers, investors, and other real estate professionals to obtain real-time property and transaction data Effectively maintain and build mutually beneficial relationships with clients Investigate new property leads to be verified from field researchers, SEC filings, news articles, and tax records Dissect trends and collaborate with regional-based teams to verify quarterly data that will help tell the story of an entire market Successful Research Associate candidates will: Demonstrate a strong interest in the commercial real estate industry Have experience researching and processing large amounts of detailed information Have experience providing a high level of customer service Manage multiple responsibilities, change priorities and excel in a fast-paced environment Be goal-oriented, competitive and motivated by success Applicant Requirements: Bachelors' degree Permanent US work authorization Position Benefits: Four-week training program emphasizing commercial real estate principles, branding techniques, and client service phone skills Opportunities to gain subject matter expertise, advance to management quickly, or explore other opportunities within CoStar Generous medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage 401k plan with company match and an employee stock purchase plan CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

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