Senior Market Analyst

CoStar Group
Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, Ontario
Date Posted:  October 7, 2021

CoStar delivers real-time, verified commercial real estate data that helps clients confidently spot great opportunities and make smart choices ahead of competitors. By combining the power of CoStar’s independent research organization – the industry’s largest – with global data delivery, software, and application solutions, clients can act on opportunities with confidence.

The Marketing Research team is the heart of CoStar, capturing market-critical information that enables our commercial real estate clients to make informed, high impact business decisions daily. CoStar Group’s research contributes to the most important segment of our economy, helping businesses open offices, retail stores, warehouses, and manufacturing facilities. CoStar Group is seeking a Senior Market Analyst to join our growing research organization.

As CoStar SENIOR MARKET ANALYST, you will compile comprehensive information and data about specific markets. Responsible for the creation of graphics utilizing both Excel and PowerPoint to showcase market trends and analysis for internal and external presentations and reports. Communicate findings regarding the state of their markets. Work side by side with the Researchers, Pipeline Analysts and Research Managers within their markets to share influential market analysis and trends.


  • Responsible for producing meaningful, relevant, and insightful analysis of real estate market conditions for inclusion in CoStar’s product offerings.

  • Content will take various forms, including 1) written narratives in CoStar’s market and sub-market reports; 2) visual content included in presentations about the market; 3) verbal discussions about the market with CoStar customers; and 4) written and visual content sent to the media.

  • Works to compile comprehensive information and data about specific markets utilizing that information and personal market knowledge to develop an informed opinion of overall market conditions and peculiarities.

  • Prepares edited market reports that identify trends and data inconsistencies.

  • Uses multiple software platforms to develop/create graphics to showcase market trends and analysis for internal and external presentations and reports.

  • Responsible for analyzing market data and draw insightful conclusions.

  • Responsible for utilizing all the data available at CoStar and to manipulate, aggregate and organize this data to uncover trends, patterns and other insights of interest to the commercial real estate industry.

  • Maintain well-written, timely CRE market and sub-market reports for analysis and commentary on sub-markets and markets covered by CoStar.

  • Commentary should be relevant, insightful, interesting and thought provoking to CoStar clients.

  • Regularly review CoStar data for accuracy, timeliness and quality and ensuring errors and outliers are corrected in a timely manner.

  • Translate analysis and insights into meaningful presentations and deliver them to the market.

  • Deliver in person and video market updates to CoStar clients and industry groups, focusing on economic and CRE trends in the market.

  • Other products containing commentary and analysis may be added as the MA team develops strategies to inform Costar clients and disseminate expert market knowledge.

  • Manages multiple projects simultaneously.


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in economics, finance, urban planning or real estate; graduate degree preferred.

  • 5+ years of work experience in commercial real estate with familiarity of the local market.


  • Firm understanding of economic theory and principles and their application to the real estate industry.

  • Demonstrated writing skills; ability to write effectively and in large volumes.

  • Strong data and analysis skills, in particular using MS Office.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Polished presentation skills.

  • Strong work ethic and ability to work in a team environment.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US.

To apply:

Boston, MA

 Chicago, IL–Chicago_R24753

Los Angeles, CA–Los-Angeles_R24868

 Miami, FL–Miami–FL_R24289

 Nashville, TN–Nashville_R25717

 Ontario, CA–Ontario–CA_R25239