The Lee & Associates San Francisco Research Associate Program immerses candidate in all aspects of commercial real estate, including research, market studies, legal agreements, property tours and data collection. Our program gives top-performing RA’s all the necessary tools to become a successful commercial researcher.
REPORTS TO: Managing Principal
JOB DESCRIPTION: Assist in preparation of timely, quarterly market research reports/market summaries Search media sites for articles of interest Develop and maintain the tenant, comparable, development and pipeline database/spreadsheets for internal specialty groups Researching economic databases and forecasts (market trends, metro employment stats, economic indicators relevant to presentation) Run CoStar/LoopNet/Comparable/Ownership searches as needed Participate in a ride-along with Principals throughout the training program Shadow agents on property tours and presentations Attend all broker open houses Pull demographics, traffic counts as needed Assist with custom broker projects as needed Marketing presentations, tour packages, due diligence material, BOVs, etc. Learning about Real Estate, Legal Agreements Developing role play and presentation skills
EDUCATIONAL TASKS: Participate in database training Learn the art of sale presentation and cold calling techniques Participate in online or in-person training Attend planning commission and city council meetings if required Improve upon personal interaction skills weekly Understand terms and concepts of product types Attend all training classes as required Attend all agent and specialty meetings and deal-making sessions
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s Degree preferably in real estate, business, marketing or related field (Required) Real Estate License (Required)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES: Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) Possess strong people skills and the ability to work in a group environment Ability to collaborate with the team in a positive/professional manner Capability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment Possess strong communication and listening skills Strong time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize assigned tasks Ability to work independently and produce quality work with little direction Demonstrate attention to detail Exhibit a strong work ethic Administrative and organizational skills required Possess the desire to learn the commercial real estate industry