Senior Research Analyst - Industrial

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POST DATE 9/7/2016
END DATE 1/5/2017

Jones Lang Lasalle Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA
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Bachelors Degree


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Senior Research Analyst - Industrial

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Job Description
The Senior Research Analyst position is a unique role that allows an experienced candidate to immediately contribute to best-in-class local and national industrial market research and to be a critical component of the market-leading Los Angeles industrial practice. The Senior Research Analyst will predominantly track and analyze all aspects of the real estate industrial market, including trends in pricing, vacancies, new construction and economic conditions, and will be counted on as a key support resource for the local industrial practice.

This is a Los Angeles/Inland Empire based position and the Senior Research Analyst will report directly to the Director of Research for Southern California for research deliverables and members of the Los Angeles/Inland Empire industrial brokerage and leadership team for other deliverables.


* Continually develop, enhance and leverage detailed knowledge of the local economy and real estate markets to become a subject matter expert in this territory

* Proactively find & develop insights & trends; compile, format and deliver information and knowledge on market and economic activity, conditions, trends, and forecasts to internal & external clients in an engaging manner

* Become an invaluable research & knowledge resource on the local industrial property sector; developing strong relationships with internal and external clients and facilitate the use of research as a differentiator

* Expand the research platform including processes and products

* Lead the adoption of MarketSphere for the LA area industrial research team, including establishment of LA industrial property inventory and loading of market comps into MarketSphere

* Work with business leaders, communications and marketing team to position research to contribute to business development efforts

* Create annual research plan for the local market that aligns with Americas research plans and local business objectives

* Seek out, develop and share best practice standards for the region and the Americas Research Group

* Develop and leverage relationships with research counterparts at other local commercial real estate firms

* Understand and manage key resources, local data vendors, and development of effective infrastructure and technology


* Continually develop, enhance, and leverage detailed knowledge of the local economy and real estate markets

* Contribute effectively to all national and regional research reports with specified local market content

* Take on an active project management role to become the lead on client presentations and a variety of other ad hoc projects as needed

* Contribute to quarterly and monthly market statistics process, including collection, verification, and final analysis specific to the market

* Implement improved quarterly reporting methodology to the LA metro industrial market quarterly process

* Proactively deliver information and insights on market and economic activity, conditions, trends, and forecasts

* Support Blackbird presentations for the Inland Empire Industrial team and rest of LA area industrial brokerage

* Respond to all internal and external requests for insight, data, and information

* Partner with LA-based industrial service line professionals, namely Supply Chain & Logistics, Business & Economic Incentives, and Project Development Services, to support those lines of the business

* Support the brokerage team by providing financial analysis spreadsheets, namely comparative lease, purchase, and sale analytics utilizing Excel and/or Argus software

* Track, maintain and disseminate detailed data for critical indicators including lease comparables, sale comparables, land comparables, construction development pipelines and active tenants in the market

* Contribute to special research reports and white papers relating to the Port of Long Beach and LAX International Airport


* Bachelor s degree in business, economics, real estate, or related field required

* Related work experience of at least five years


* Advanced proficiency with the following software programs: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, and Costar

* Experience with Argus, preferred

* Basic understanding of real estate markets and dedication to learning local markets and business

* Strong analytical skills, problem solving skills, and ability to process and analyze data

* Ability to effectively and professionally meet client expectations and positively represent the firm

* Ability to multi-task, succeed under pressure, and effectively manage time and workload

* Exceptional written and oral communication skills and ability to work independently and collaboratively

* A desire to work within a diverse, collaborative, and driven professional environment

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