Research Coordinator at BGC Partners in Columbus, Ohio

Posted in General Business 27 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms. We provide a fully integrated platform of services to prominent multinational corporations and institutional investors across the globe, as well as to occupiers, owners and developers of real estate on a local, regional and national level.

Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently-owned offices, NKF's 14,100 professionals operate from more than 400 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents.

Job Summary:

Maintains an efficient system that provides accurate, timely market data and analysis of commercial real estate trends impacting the market for the assigned specialty division.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Maintain and update existing real estate databases. Compile information from secondary sources (brochures, press, broker input) and verify information by calling competitive brokerage firms.

  • Monitor assigned databases for data integrity and erroneous entries. Strive for data completeness and accuracy. Upgrade and maintain database to meet new guidelines set by company or management.

  • Responsible for all areas of database information for the assigned specialty including inventory, classification, and ownership; lease/sale properties; lease/sale comparables.

  • Solicit input from specialty groups on how to enhance data quality and completeness.

  • Responsible for understanding all company research-related database programs.

  • Coordinate timely data compilation for maintaining quick turnaround to ensure maximum efficiency to clients.

  • Serve as secondary point of contact for demographics and mapping systems.

  • Contribute to quarterly analysis and interpretation of market trends for the assigned specialty.

  • Understand and interpret purchased data sources and provide training if necessary.

  • Maintain library of market information and periodicals that have previously been used for research purposes.

Other Job Functions:

  • May develop market research graphics for assigned specialty groups and gathers statistics and data from outside sources.

  • If necessary, coordinates requests and responses between the local office and Company resources.

  • May perform other duties as assigned

Skills, Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree preferably in geography, urban planning, marketing, or business administration

  • Minimum of 1-2 year's experience working in an office environment preferred.

  • Familiarity with basic concepts of demographics and cartography.

  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.

  • Strong PC skills in working with spreadsheets, database management and/or graphics packages.

  • Strong initiative and self-reliance, ability to work independently.

  • Ability to work various individuals at various levels of management.

Working Conditions: Normal working conditions with the absence of disagreeable elements

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Newmark Knight Frank is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.