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Market Research Analyst in Washington, DC at Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc

Date Posted: 2/22/2018

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Job Description

Urban Pace, now a part of The Long & Foster Companies, Inc., provides Development Services - marketing, sales, leasing, and advisory services to real estate developers.  Urban Pace is seeking a Research Analyst to provide market data, strategic analytical tools, and insightful interpretation to assist the Urban Pace Executive Team with executing client services and new business pursuits.


  • Gather, analyze, interpret, and present real estate trends and information for business development opportunities, client support, and internal analysis
  • Compile and distribute research in the form of narratives, graphics, data summaries, etc. for internal (Brokers, Sales Managers, Marketing) and external (Clients, Press) clients
  • Analyze market statistics, generate market reports and/or collateral material based on statistical analysis conducted
  • Interface with regional research resources to produce standardized market reports and customized client research
  • Educate internal clients on available research tools and resources
  • Develop and maintain a proprietary real estate database ensuring consistently accurate and current data
  • Create and analyze spreadsheets utilizing data needed to generate graphs, tables, and written analysis and make recommendations to the Executive Team
  • Generate statistics, tables, and graphs used in quarterly market and statistical reports
  • Create quarterly market reports to include written analysis  explaining statistics and market activity, which may include drafting quarterly write-up
  • Compile statistical data specific to client or service line by translating and converting data to graphs/tables/charts
  • Contribute to the development of specialized real estate market research in other geographic markets on the East Coast.


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree; Industry related field of study preferred
  • 3+ years of real estate research, related business experience or any similar combination of education and experience
  • General knowledge of the Washington, DC market and surrounding submarkets is required
  • Experience in data management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with MRIS and/or other regional real estate listing services preferred
  • Strong data software applications skills
  • Must possess strong collaboration skills, be able to work under direct supervision as a team member, as well as be able to work independently.
  • Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective listening and critical thinking skills
  • Some travel will be expected between Philadelphia, Pa and Charleston, SC