Research Associate

  • CoStar Group
  • San Diego, CA 92122, United States
  • Mar 09, 2017
Full time Customer Service Sales

Job Description


Do you want to play a key role in one of commercial real estate’s fastest growing companies? Do

you love building relationships and digging for information? Do you thrive

in dynamic, performance-based environments?

As a Research Associate, you’ll be at the heart of the commercial real estate industry, collecting

market-critical information that enables our clients to make informed high impact business

decisions. Our database is the largest centralized, real-time database of commercial real estate

information available today. CoStar researchers compile and personally verify data from across

the country to actively track ownership, availability, sale, and lease of over half a million

commercial properties. 

Join CoStar and get your career in this dynamic industry started off on the right foot!

Core Responsibilities:

 Grow an accurate and complete database of commercial real estate inventory, conducting

up to 40+ daily phone interviews to brokers, developers, investors, and other real estate

professionals to obtain real-time property and transaction data

 Effectively maintain and build mutually beneficial relationships with clients

 Investigate new property leads to be verified from field researchers, SEC filings, news

articles, and tax records

 Dissect trends and collaborate with regional-based teams to verify quarterly data that will

help tell the story of an entire market

Successful Research Associate applicants will:

 Demonstrate an interest in the commercial real estate industry

 Have experience researching and processing large amounts of detailed information

 Have experience providing a high level of customer service over the phone

 Manage multiple responsibilities, change priorities and excel in a fast-paced environment

 Be goal-oriented, competitive and motivated by success

 Handle a high volume of calls and metrics for tracking

Applicant Requirements:

 Bachelors' degree required

 Permanent US work authorization

Position Benefits:

 Four-week training program emphasizing commercial real estate principles, branding

techniques, and client service phone skills

 Opportunities to gain subject matter expertise or explore other opportunities within

CoStar Group

 Generous medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage

 401k plan with company match and an employee stock purchase plan

The CoStar Group is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do

not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation,

age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.