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Research Analyst - Located in Sacramento

Country: United States
Location: US - CA - Los Angeles - Figueroa St 3500, US - CA - Sacramento - University Avenue 100, US - CA - San Francisco - 685 Market St., US - CA - San Francisco - California st 1900
Department: Brokerage/Sales


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Colliers International is a global leader in commercial real estate services, with over 15,800 professionals operating out of more than 485 offices in 63 countries. A subsidiary of FirstService Corporation, Colliers International delivers a full range of services to real estate users, owners and investors worldwide, including global corporate solutions, brokerage, property and asset management, hotel investment sales and consulting, valuation, consulting and appraisal services, mortgage banking and insightful research. The latest annual survey by the Lipsey Company ranked Colliers International as the second-most recognized commercial real estate firm in the world.

We’re completely focused on helping our employees fulfill their career dreams – in their native countries or abroad. At Colliers, you can pursue global career opportunities. We push each other to be better than we thought we could be. We go the extra step for our clients and partners, creating memorable experiences that enhance and grow our relationships. And we have a lot of fun along the way.

Our firm is seeking a Research Analyst for our Sacramento, CA office. The employee in this position prepares and writes quarterly market reports, actively participates in client meeting and presentations with brokers and marketing staff in support of ongoing and ad hoc research projects.

Ad hoc research projects include the synthesis and analysis of data concerning local and regional, commercial real estate trends. Occasionally national and global economic databases may be accessed to complete projects.

Location: Sacramento, CA

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate core competencies in the following areas:

  • Responsible for collection, maintenance and preparation of property data required for writing quarterly statistical reports as well as other ad hoc reports.
  • Compiles and writes quarterly market reports statistics, graphs, and charts. Uses industry experience to synthesize an insightful analysis.
  • Tracks market activity using internal and external resources. Provide company and industry research using Internet, on-line, and in-house resources.
  • Proactively conducts research with the focus on revenue, leasing/sales opportunities, and/or community involvement.
  • Additional report, article and forecast writing on an as-needed basis.
  • Supports national research projects on an as-needed basis.
  • Generate space surveys, building profiles, and property comps as requested by brokers.
  • Provide market forecasting and trend analysis as appropriate.
  • Interface and provide market data to local media, banks, real estate institutions, appraisers, and other organizations as requested.
  • Maintain library of real estate publications.
  • Assist brokers with listing presentations by providing market analysis, statistics and direct research support.
  • Read and collect relevant articles from newspapers, business magazines and on-line resources and forward to interested parties.
  • Internally communicate and promote Colliers research resources and capabilities to the brokers.
  • Work closely with the marketing team to gain press coverage for Colliers. Be available to answer reporter’s questions.
  • Train brokers in use of desktops data applications such as Real Quest, Costar, LoopNet, etc.
  • Provides secondary support for marketing, communications, and database related projects as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


The successful candidate will possess the following required degrees, certificates or competencies:

  • BA/BS or equivalent required.
  • Proficient technical writing experience.
  • Research experience, preferred.
  • Computer proficiency in MS Word, familiar with MS Excel, MS PowerPoint.
  • Proficient in working, building, and developing databases, familiarity Co-Star, Loop Net and/or other Real Estate related property databases, preferred.
  • Ability to use internet search engines for research.
  • Ability to use email and other forms of electronic communication.
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to multi-task and prioritize efficiently.

Personal Characteristics

The successful candidate will embody key attributes or characteristics in the following areas:

  • Ability to multi-task, managing several projects at once.
  • Uncompromised ethics and integrity.
  • Additional computer proficiency is required with an ability to research multiple subjects on the internet and manipulate graphics.
  • Candidate must be self-starter who is well-organized, self-motivated, efficient, responsible, and dependable. The candidate must also be able to take directions and have adequate interpersonal skills.

Compensation and Benefits

Competitive salary including a full range of health benefits, vacation plan, 401K and other benefits are available.

Colliers International provides equal employment opportunity to all persons. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against because of race, creed, origin, marital status, sexual orientation, age, otherwise qualified disabled or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.







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