Research Associate

Employer
CoStar Group
Location
Columbia, MD
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 22, 2017
Function
Analyst, Research
Hours
Full Time
Research Associate - Columbia, MDJob DescriptionDo 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 dataEffectively maintain and build mutually beneficial relationships with clientsInvestigate new property leads to be verified from field researchers, SEC filings, news articles, and tax recordsDissect trends and collaborate with regional-based teams to verify quarterly data that will help tell the story of an entire marketSuccessful Research Associate candidates will:Demonstrate a strong interest in the commercial real estate industryHave experience researching and processing large amounts of detailed informationHave experience providing a high level of customer service Manage multiple responsibilities, change priorities and excel in a fast-paced environmentBe goal-oriented, competitive and motivated by successApplicant Requirements:Bachelors' degreePermanent US work authorizationPosition Benefits:A base salary of $50,000.00Four-week training program emphasizing commercial real estate principles, branding techniques, and client service phone skillsOpportunities to gain subject matter expertise, advance to management quickly, or explore other opportunities within CoStarGenerous medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage401k plan with company match and an employee stock purchase plan#LI-AL1CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing