Real Estate Analyst at Common
New York City, NY, US
Common is the nation’s leading community-driven property manager, improving city living across 6 cities and for over 600 members. Using our signature approach to perfecting the modern rental experience, Common designs and operates coliving and traditional apartments in New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.

Common’s hands-on, end-to-end property management and technology offering allows us to deliver unparalleled services that address the actual needs of today’s renter while providing significantly above-market returns for our real estate partners. This makes us the preferred choice for city-dwelling adults looking for a stress-free and all-inclusive living environment.

It’s an exciting time to be part of Common’s team. We challenge ourselves every day not just to think about ways to make city living better, but to activate on those ideas in meaningful ways. Our team is comprised of real estate professionals, designers, engineers, salespeople, marketers, client service representatives, and so much more. We work collaboratively, value self-startership, and embrace a “whatever it takes” mentality to ensure our work is done and done well.

Common was founded by General Assembly co-founder Brad Hargreaves and has raised over $65MM in venture funding.

 
About the Role
Common is looking for an Analyst to support our Director(s) of Real Estate in building and managing our real estate pipelines, in New York as well as other existing and new markets. This position offers the opportunity for growth and may involve occasional travel. This role will report to our Director of Real Estate. 
 
Responsibilities 
  • Develop in-depth understanding of city and underlying sub-markets by owning comparables analysis and broader market analysis
  • Analyze new acquisitions / development opportunities and prepare financial analysis on the viability of each transaction, incorporating a variety of capital and financing structures
  • Prepare internal and external presentation materials and documents (e.g., pitch materials, pro-formas, LOI’s)
  • Work with internal and external design and construction teams to optimize floor plans for shared housing
  • Assist in sourcing new acquisition opportunities by developing and maintaining relationships with our local developers, investors, brokers and other real estate professionals
  • Facilitate in coordination between real estate and other teams at Common (e.g., work with Marketing to get monthly lease-up velocity information)
 
Qualifications 
  • You have 1-3 years of experience in real estate, any real estate related fields and/or analyzing real estate transactions
  • You are an Excel power user and have experience with real estate financial modeling
  • You have excellent research, analytical and presentation skills
  • You have a passion for real estate, shared living and Common’s mission
  • You thrive in accomplishing detail-oriented tasks
  • You are comfortable working in a fast-paced dynamic startup environment
  • You are entrepreneurial, able to work without well-worn paths or established protocols
  • You know how to ask for help when you need it and you keep your cool in stressful situations
 
What We Offer
Common truly values our employees and wants to do everything to ensure that our employees are not only happy and professionally fulfilled, but also that they have the opportunity to be healthy. Because of this, we are committed to providing a number of affordable and valuable health and wellness benefits for our employees such as paid vacation and sick time, medical, dental and vision insurance, Company paid life insurance, Company paid STD/LTD Insurance, FSA + HSA options, commuter transit benefits, generous paid parental leave (up to 16 weeks!) and a 401K. Additional benefits such as Company equity, paid holidays, weekly team lunches + weekly happy hours, a fully stocked kitchen, flexible working hours, job training + development opportunities + a great wellness program are also available. And as always, we are regularly evaluating our offerings to ensure employees needs are being met.

We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability, military or veteran status or any other basis protected under applicable federal or state law.

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