GIS / Research Analyst

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 11/17/2016

Jones Lang Lasalle Denver, CO

Company
Jones Lang Lasalle
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
43694BR
AJE Ref #
576132676
Location
Denver, CO
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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Position Title
GIS / Research Analyst

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43694BR

Job Description

OVERVIEW:

JLL is seeking a GIS [Geographic Information System (GIS)] / Research Analyst to support the Rocky Mountain region of JLL. The analyst will be responsible for the creation, analysis, management, and distribution of geospatial information, interactive map creation, maintenance, support, and presentation. The analyst will be primarily responsible for map creation and automation projects utilizing ESRI products and JLL s proprietary geospatial mapping tool (Blackbird). The analyst will also contribute to best in class research that differentiates JLL and builds and maintains a competitive advantage in the commercial real estate marketplace through market expertise, analysis, and insight. The analyst will have primary responsibility for tracking and analyzing all aspects of the Rocky Mountain commercial real estate market and leveraging that knowledge and expertise proactively for research products, client projects and business development efforts. Additionally, the analyst will be called upon to provide, when needed, both GIS and research-related assistance and support across all business lines. This position will work closely with professionals throughout the Rocky Mountain JLL offices as well as colleagues throughout the Americas research group.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

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Responsible for information design utilizing the company s geospatial mapping tool ( Blackbird ) in combination with other graphics tools.
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Production of maps covering commercial real estate and other relevant subjects.
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Responsible for the maintenance, storage, and retrieval of data layers used as components of Geospatial presentations relating to commercial real estate.
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Create layers and accumulate the information populating these layers as required.
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Organizes and loads research data into the geospatial tool.
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Maintains a well-organized and searchable database of layers.
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Train and support other team members in the use of the geospatial tool and review presentations for optimum use and impact.
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Maintain the database of mapping layers to contain up-to-date market information on an ongoing basis through collaboration with the research department and brokers.
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Work closely with the National geospatial team to implement new solutions, ideas and best practices.
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Compile geographic data from a variety of sources to improve industry and market knowledge.
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Conform to QA/QC processes to maintain integrity of mapping resources and geospatial data.

RESEARCH:

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Lead quarterly market statistics process, including collection, verification and final approval and analysis.
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Create, write, analyze and edit quarterly reports for the various areas that encompass the CRE market.
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Contribute effectively to all national and regional research reports with specified local market content.
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Respond to all internal and external client requests for data and information.
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Develop thought pieces on key trends and issues affecting the market, economy, region and industries.
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Track, maintain and disseminate detailed data for critical indicators including lease and sales comparables, development pipelines and active tenants in the market, among other data points.
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Analyze and report on the local and regional economy with respect to employment statistics, major company activity, and industry trends and demographic that affect the commercial real estate market and economy.
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Attend all relevant sales or business team meetings and actively contribute local or national research insights.

REQUIREMENTS:

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Strong educational background with Bachelor s degree in business, economics, or related field required.
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Understanding of real estate markets and dedication to learning local markets and business.
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Retail knowledge and economic expertise a major plus.
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Ability to multi-task and effectively manage time and workload.
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Ability to constantly exceed stakeholder and client expectations and positively represent the firm.
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Ability to both work independently and collaboratively in a team.
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Superior creative writing written and oral communication skills.
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High-level analytical and problem-solving skills and strategic-thinking capacity.
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Experienced, polished and innovative presentation skills.
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Intense passion and interest in real estate, the economy and markets overall.
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Motivated and self-starting focus.
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Organized and proactive approach.
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Innovative by nature with command of constantly-evolving technology offering.
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One to two years of professional and / or academic experience managing and analyzing GIS data.
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Proficiency with the following software programs: Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook) and Costar.
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High proficiency in ArcGIS and related software.
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Emphasis on Google Earth / Maps.
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Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks).
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Working knowledge of KML, HTML, and SQL.

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JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. A Fortune 500 company with annual fee revenue of $5.2 billion and gross revenue of $6.0 billion, JLL has more than 280 corporate offices, operates in more than 80 countries and has a global workforce of more than 60,000. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 4.0 billion square feet, or 372 million square meters, and completed $138 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2015. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $58.3 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit www.jll.com.

JLL is focused on winning in the marketplace and being the industry leader, executing better than anyone else and innovating to create great products and services. We operate in an atmosphere of excellence, integrity, respect and trust. We bring a sense of teamwork, inclusion and diversity in everything we pursue. Our clients see the results as we address their needs, solve their problems and bring new ideas.

As a distinguished market leader, we offer challenging career opportunities in an exciting environment. Our future success as a firm depends on our ability to attract, develop and retain the very best people in the business.

Our values define who we are, underscore our commitment to clients and provide direction for everything we do.

Our unique culture has been recognized by industry experts and our peers. We are:

A best company to work for in multiple locations around the globe, including Chicago, San Francisco, London, Ireland, Shanghai and Hong Kong.

World s Most Ethical Companies from Ethisphere Institute for seven consecutive years.

America s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies from Forbes Magazine.

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