Research Associate

Atlanta, Georgia
Posted 2 weeks ago

The Lee & Associates Atlanta Research Associate Program is an established training process that immerses new agents in all aspects of commercial real estate, including: research, market studies, legal agreements, property tours, cold calling, space planning and property management. Our 12-month program gives top performing RA’s all of the necessary tools to become a successful commercial real estate agent.

REPORTS TO: Chief Information Officer

• Find links to city and county land use plans throughout Atlanta metro (city contacts)
• Write weekly sold and lease e-mail updates for brokerage team
• Write weekly LinkedIn updates as needed
• Give social media input updates as needed
• Meet with every agent in the office for lunch to learn about their business
• Participate in a ride along with each Principal throughout term
• Shadow agents on property tours and presentations
• Attend all broker open houses
• Develop and maintain the tenant, comp, and pipeline database/spreadsheets for each specialty
• Run CoStar/LoopNet searches as needed
• Run ownership searches as needed
• Pull demographics, traffic counts as needed
• Perform ownership and property information research for all agents
• Assist in preparation of timely, quarterly market research reports/market summaries
• Compile real estate new articles
• Assist with custom broker projects as needed

• Participate in research resource training (ReApps, CoStar, Business Wise, STDB, Procalc, etc.)
• Learn the art of sale presentation and cold calling techniques
• Participate in online or in-person training weekly (up to 2 hours per day)
• Attend planning commission and city council meetings if required
• Improve upon personal interaction skills weekly
• Understand terms and concepts (financial and otherwise) of product types
• Improve upon cold calling skills daily during months 6-9
• Attend all training classes as required
• Attend all agent and specialty meetings and deal making sessions

• Real estate license required

• Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Possess strong people skills and ability to work in a group environment
• Possess diligence and ability to collaborate with teammates in a positive/professional manner
• Ability to work independently and produce quality work with little to no direction
• Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
• Possess strong communication and listening skills
• Possess time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize assigned tasks
• Possess administrative and organizational skills
• Demonstrate attention to detail
• Demonstrate a strong work ethic
• Possess the desire to learn the commercial real estate industry
• Punctuality required

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