Data Analyst

  • Company:
    Avison Young
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    12 hours ago
  • Category:
    Business / Mgmt

Our small Canadian-born business was founded in 1978 and has become a global organisation that now spans 120 locations across 20 countries. Our expansion has been rapid, but what matters most is the common belief that drives all 5,000 of our people to be a different type of real estate organisation. We believe that the places in which we live, work and play have the power to make us happier and healthier, and we are united by a shared sense of purpose, to have a positive impact on people’s lives. In short, we are a global commercial real estate advisory firm with a simple aim: for real estate to play a leading role in creating vibrant buildings, cities and places that deliver long-lasting social value and economic impact.Why Work for Us:We believe that our industry is changing, and we want our business to be a melting pot of curious minds, passionate hearts and strategic intelligence. Your gender, religion and race are all highly respected, but are less important to us than your ability to step up and change the game. We provide you with a place where you can do just that, with like-minded people. Collaboration is embedded in the way we work – our people have the autonomy to collaborate on client relationships, engage teams across the business, lead operations, work collectively on projects, participate in strategy and are ultimately responsible for our growth. Our distinctive Principal-led, privately-owned model puts us in the enviable position of being able to offer every employee the opportunity to own a share of our business, and inspires and allows anyone to become a Principal. This role carries voting rights so our people have a very real say in the future direction and operation of our business. This means that we are able to attract, engage and retain the best talent from the industry. As a Data Analyst you will report into the company’s Innovation team and will work closely with stakeholders in local markets across all business lines. Leveraging your passion for cities, real estate and data we will optimize data processes utilizing automation to capture, review and enhance micro data resulting from daily real estate and real estate adjacent market activities. The focus on and enhancement of micro data will facilitate a more digitally based engagement around our people and clients utilizing the powerful intersection of data, analytics, visualization, automation and technology. This approach will allow Avison Young’s external clients to be more productive and push internal stakeholders to be more efficient, with both being more successful in their common ventures.You’ll be part of a team of innovators tasked with disrupting the world of CRE and setting a new industry standard. A typical day will be split between Testing data-based technology products that change the interaction between Avison Young, our clients and the cities we are shapingReviewing products daily and ensuring that core real estate data recently added to platform including properties, images, documents, companies, leases, sales, scoop and availabilities appear complete, consistent, high quality and are displaying correctlyReviewing functionality of products daily to ensure processes and interactions involving data work seamlesslyCollaborating, growing and optimizing best-in-class daily data collection processes to consolidate data sources, utilize automated workflows and engage with local resources to capture and enhance micro real estate data on properties, companies, availabilities, leases, sales and scoop, among other data verticalsAdding data to platform through news and conversationsReading news on local city, business, economic, company, infrastructure, demographic and real estate market activity each morningMeeting and talking with internal stakeholders around market activities dailyHelping organize weekly internal scoop meetings with local city you are responsible for and if no meeting is setup, work with MD and brokers to set one upMeeting and talking with external data analysts, brokers, tenants, owners, architects and economic development organizations around market activity dailyWalking the market to capture missing photos, update status of properties under construction and enhance data on property, tenants and ownershipAdding buildings on the market for sale and tenants in the market and options they are touringAdding and enhancing data on platform through short and medium-term data sprints utilizing publications, public filings, public records and third-party data providersReading, abstracting and adding data from industry specific websites, newsletters and publications and company and investor websites, newsletters, public filings and investor presentations.Searching and pulling data from public records around ownership, sale, debt, permits, zoning and tax assessmentsReview and enhancing data from users and data feeds fueling platformReviewing, enhancing and structuring data added by users to scoop feed related to property attributes such as ceiling heights, column spacing and amenities, leases such as rents, concessions, headcounts and expirations, availabilities such as asking rent, concessions and touring activity, sales such as cap rate and biddersReviewing and enhancing data in data feeds from internal systems and processesInternal leases added to system and reaching out to brokers to track down missing data points and additional informationExternal leases added to system and utilizing technology and algorithms as well as talking with internal and external relationships to populate missing data pointsCompanies added to platform and tagging industry, ensuring no duplicates, adding website, HQ and other info and/or ensuring company is recognized by third-party data provider used to enhanceReviewing and enhancing data from data feedsProperty data such as status, built and renovated dates, leasing company, architect, developerCompany data such as industry, headcount, revenue, website and locationsAvailability data such as status, size, timing, rent, concessions and buildoutLease data such as size and date based on availabilities being removed from system; following up by utilizing technology and algorithms and reaching out to populate full detailsSale data such as transaction type, cap rate, buyers and sellers and ensuring sale links to correct propertyReviewing and enhancing data from documents added and ensuring documents are fully abstractedEnsuring flyers, brochures, OMs, BOVs, rent rolls and stacking plans are added to properties or companies and utilizing technology to abstract and enhance data into databaseEngaging with users and stakeholders to optimally understand their challenges from a data, analytics and technology perspectiveHelping train users and answering questionsFocusing on short-term and medium-term data sprints for client pursuitsThis full-time position will have the flexibility to work from any major city of your choice.Desired Skills and Experience:Bachelor’s Degree required1+ year experience in commercial real estatePassionate about cities and real estateDedicated to data as an art and scienceInterested how micro data can help better tell stories around cities and real estate marketsStrong Microsoft excel skills preferredStrong project management skillsHighly strategic, organized and detail orientedAbility to communicate clearly and concisely with both teammates and stakeholdersTeam player and adaptable to fast-paced and quickly changing environments and work prioritiesHighly creative with ability to identify and solve problems efficientlyHighly motivated, energetic individual with the ability to be self-directed and work with minimal supervisionWe offer a competitive salary and benefits package. If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter.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.Apply with us TODAY!