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Business Research Analyst
CBRE    Phoenix, AZ 85067

Business Research Analyst

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Phoenix - Arizona - United States of America


A diverse organization is one of the foundations of our success. We support a diverse and inclusive environment which extends through our entire employee base, and clients. We take great pride in our reputation for upholding the highest standards in the way we do business. Our employees don’t just work and live by these standards, they are the cornerstone of our corporate **_RISE_** values focused on _Respect, Integrity, Service_ and _Excellence._

At CBRE, we enjoy tackling challenges together to achieve great outcomes and inspiring each other to aim for world class. We make it a priority to create an environment where the various backgrounds and perspectives of our employees are welcomed and valued. Our support for Diversity and Inclusion is not only driven by our leaders and but very much championed by CBRE’s employee base through eight diverse networking groups, offering employees expanded opportunities for collaboration and professional growth.

We are seeking a highly qualified and exceptionally motivated candidate for a Business Research Analyst role. This position offers the opportunity to work under the direction of a successful Multifamily Investment Sales team. The role encompasses a range of responsibilities and skills that are focused on the analysis of commercial real estate strategies. The candidate must be proactive, ambitious, and perform at a high-level in a client-focused, highly time-sensitive, and collegial atmosphere. A strong grasp of commercial real estate and financial principles are essential to the success of this role.

**YOU WILL** **:**

+ Research and analyze market statistics, trends and building ownership and tenant profiles

+ Support team in the acquisition of new properties for the clients

+ Create a large variety of analyses and relevant documents; to present to clients to enable them to make informed decisions

+ Creates and produces property information materials such as Offering Memorandums or market overviews in collaboration with other team members for clients

+ Leverage CoStar and Excel daily to provide the team with data and expertise

+ Influence, motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired actions

+ Proactively develop strategic solutions that directly impact the client, leveraging analytics and experience of other team members that align with their strategic real estate plans and goals

+ Be client-centric in everything you do, understanding the client’s technology-focused culture, real estate needs, and future company goals to be a true partner with them

+ Understand comprehensive financial models to help clients understand the economic implications of various real estate occupancy and ownership strategies

+ Prepares reports analyzing specific aspects of department structures, functions and operational procedures and recommends ways to improve efficiency and/or effectiveness


+ Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university. Prior work/internship experience in real estate is a plus

+ Understand financial terms and reporting, including calculating complex figures,

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills required. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable, and thoughtful work-product in a customer-centric manner. Ability to effectively analyze, synthesize, and present information to clients, colleagues, and management.

+ Requires ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret information, as well as the ability to accurately explain/report data in both verbal and written communications.

+ Computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.) required. Expeirence with CoStar is a plus.

+ Exceptionally strong work ethic, team player, and adaptable in a fast-paced environment

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)

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