Dallas, Texas

Job Title

Senior Research Analyst

Job Description Summary

The Senior Analyst is responsible for all local research output. This position provides support in developing pitch and/or proposal materials, as well as local thought leadership. The Senior Analyst is accountable for proactive and routine maintenance of proprietary and third-party databases. The position will serve as quality control auditor to ensure accuracy of reports, data and adherence to corporate standards. This position may specialize by property type.

Job Description


  • Trains, supervises and mentors Analysts
  • Oversees and directs local quarterly data compilation and statistical production including forecasting and client requests
  • Coordinates and fulfils all research requests
  • Ensures research teams are meeting needs of local fee-earners
  • Contributes to Market thought leadership
    • Provides research information for use by Managing Principal and Brokers in media interviews
    • May work with marketing to publicize market trends and analysis to social media platforms and website
    • Makes recommendations for the design and development of new products and services
  • Manages the production and distribution of analytical local research materials
  • Due to increased years of experience, performs higher level, more in-depth analysis and written reports than at the Analyst level
  • Attends, participates in and presents market information and quarterly updates at branch sales meetings, client pitches and presentations
  • Share best practices within and across market or offices


  • BA/BS required
  • 3+ years of experience in real estate industry or research-related field
  • Professional acumen, understanding of commercial real estate
  • Experience in data entry/data management and time series analysis/forecasting
  • Experience in developing forward-looking insights


  • Verbal communication/ articulate/ polished: strong oral and written communication skills
  • Connection/relationship building
  • Adaptability/change/fast pace: ability to plan, organize, prioritize and manage processes in a fast-changing environment
  • Team player/collaboration
  • Accountability/ownership
  • Resourcefulness/initiative: ability to successfully resolve problems with minimal direction
  • Work ethic/grit: proactively gather data and confirm accuracy; tenacity to go above and beyond
  • Intellectual curiosity: desire to invest time and energy in CRE knowledge
  • Database operation: ability to efficiently and accurately update and audit data
  • Attention to detail
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Critical thinking/problem solving: demonstration of good judgement to make appropriate decisions
  • Leadership: ability to manage, train and mentor entry level research resources
  • Writing skills: ability to communicate and analyze market conditions for business development to support internal and external clients
  • Knowledge of the complexities and rules within the CRE industry with the ability to capture, analyze and communicate key market metrics and indicators

Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative​ Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without  regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

Dallas, Texas

Veterans at Cushman & Wakefield will find challenging and rewarding work directly related to their skills and talents. Just as importantly, they will find a camaraderie among the brothers and sisters, peers and leaders who support their distinct needs as well as a culture that honors and respects their contributions in the military and in our organization. Veterans hold positions throughout our organization, from our executive leadership to the front line. Our Veterans Initiative Program infuses leadership into our efforts to attract, engage and recognize our nation’s men and women who bear the honor of service in our Armed Forces.

We’re a world-class commercial real estate services company who puts our customers at the center of everything we do.  But to you, the veteran or transitioning service member, this means that we have amazing opportunities in project and property management, through facility engineering and skilled trades, to corporate services – and quite possibly everything in between.


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