Market Analyst I

Employer
CoStar Group
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Dec 07, 2018
Closes
Dec 14, 2018
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Market Analyst IJob DescriptionThe Commercial Real Estate Market Analyst is responsible for producing meaningful, relevant, and insightful analysis of real estate market conditions for inclusion in CoStar's product offerings. This content will take various forms, including 1) written narratives in CoStar's market and sub-market reports; 2) visual content included in presentations about the market; 3) verbal discussions about the market with CoStar customers; and 4) written and visual content sent to the media.Roles and ResponsibilitiesAnalyze market data and draw insightful conclusions.The Commercial Real Estate Market Analyst is responsible for utilizing all the data available at CoStar and to manipulate, aggregate and organize this data to uncover trends, patterns and other insights of interest to the commercial real estate industry.Maintain well-written, timely CRE market and sub-market reports.One of the primary work products of the Commercial Real Estate Market Analyst is written analysis and commentary on sub-markets and markets covered by CoStar. This commentary should be relevant, insightful, interesting and thought provoking to CoStar clients.Regularly review CoStar data for accuracy, timeliness and quality.The Commercial Real Estate Market Analyst is responsible for monitoring CoStar data for the metro, reviewing for accuracy, and ensuring errors and outliers are corrected in a timely manner.Translate analysis and insights into meaningful presentations and deliver them to the market.Working with the Market Economist in the metro, the Commercial Real Estate Market Analyst will participate in in-person market updates to CoStar clients and industry groups, focusing on economic and CRE trends in the market.Qualifications2+ years of experience working in real estate or market research; familiarity with data and market analysis preferred.College degree, preferably in economics, finance, or real estate; graduate degree preferred.Firm understanding of economic theory and principles and their application to the real estate industry.Demonstrated writing skills; ability to write effectively and in large volumes.Strong data and analysis skills, in particular using Excel, SQL knowledge a plus.Oral communication skills and experience giving group presentations or public speaking.Strong work ethic and ability to work in a team environment, but self-motivated learning also critical.Client orientation, a desire to help clients succeed.#LI-SB1CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing