Date posted: September 2018

Research Analyst

About Avison Young

Avison Young is the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Avison Young is a collaborative, global firm owned and operated by its principals. Founded in 1978, the company provides value-added, client-centric investment sales, leasing, advisory, management, financing and mortgage placement services to owners and occupiers of office, retail, industrial, multi-family and hospitality properties.

Job Summary
Based in the Fairfield/Westchester office located in Norwalk, Connecticut or in the Long Island office located in Melville, New York the Research Analyst will be responsible for working on a multitude of data collection and analysis projects, which will lead up to the production and delivery of quarterly reports for the office markets locally, and periodically at the national level.  He or she will also produce research materials, which shall serve as a business development tool primarily for the Fairfield/Westchester and Long Island offices, in support of broker pursuits at various levels.  The Research Analyst will develop a keen understanding of business cycles, real estate markets and their drivers.

Key Responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Collect real estate and fundamental market data on an ongoing basis for office assets within Fairfield/Westchester counties and Long Island
  • Create and maintain databases for comparable lease and sales activity
  • Develop and build upon industry relationships, trade information, broker and networking events
  • Analyze data collected and maintained to produce written quarterly reports and other periodic submissions
  • Leverage research created to produce collateral materials for clients and prospects to support business development initiatives, including presentations, pitches, proposals, etc.
  • Work with members of the Tri-State region Research team in support of initiatives where needed
  • Work with Tri-State region Marketing team as needed
  • Take on full ownership of assigned projects


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent relevant experience
  • 2-3+ years of experience in a related field, commercial real estate experience a plus
  • Strong analytics, organizational, creative and communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision in a team environment
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Advanced Excel, Power Point and Word)
  • Working knowledge of Co-Star and Real Capital Analytics a plus
  • Background in office leasing and sales, health care, life sciences or capital markets a plus
  • Desire to grow professionally
  • Able to work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and consistently demonstrate a high level of organizational skill and customer service
  • A self-starter – must be detail-oriented to ensure accurate deliverables with ability to take initiative to meet deadlines
  • Attitude – positive, always seeking to better our team, reaching out to bring value

Our Equal Opportunity Commitment

Avison Young practices as an equal opportunity employer in all services locations around the world.  We are committed to building and maintaining a workforce diverse in experience, skills and knowledge with uniformity in service excellence, commitment and integrity.

The firm maintains a strict policy to ensure employment opportunities are equal and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, protected veteran or military service status, or any other elements protected by law.

For those requiring assistance with disabilities, Information relating to the need for accommodation and accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

Avison Young is committed to employing the best talent with the most fair and equitable recruitment practices.

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