Real Estate Analyst at CrowdStreet
Portland, OR, US

Founded in 2012, CrowdStreet is the premium provider of online commercial real estate (CRE) investment offerings, technology, and services in the country. Our innovative online Marketplace is giving more than 50,000 accredited investors direct access to a broad range of institutional quality properties to diversify their portfolios. CrowdStreet is a proven industry leader with more than 275 commercial real estate sponsors using CrowdStreet technology to run their own private fundraising and investment management portals to grow their business. 

 Together, we are creating an online investor community where individual investors and real estate investment managers are working together to build wealth through commercial real estate.

 

What You'll Be Doing

The position will serve as a key member of the Investments team focused on Marketplace deal flow. This is a client-facing analytical role. The Real Estate Analyst will have the opportunity to learn and grow rapidly within the Investments team. The ideal candidate will embrace the role of serving as a critical “go-to” person at CrowdStreet with Sales and Investments Managers to screen and drive Marketplace deal flow. The position will report to the Director of Investments.

The top priorities of the Real Estate Analyst are:

  1. Assist Investments Managers reviewing potential Marketplace offerings and Sponsor related documentation as well as communication with sponsors and clients

  2. Correspond with sponsors and Sales as part of the deal screening and review process.

  3. Review and analyze sponsor-provided financial models as well as produce internal CrowdStreet models

  4. Analyze and build complex real estate financial models in Microsoft Excel, including cash flow projections, valuation models, and sensitivity analysis with minimal supervision

  5. Review real estate documents, including operating agreements, private placement memorandums, and standard third-party reports

  6. Develop professional content describing real estate offerings and deal terms

  7. Collect and evaluate economic, demographic, and real estate market data

  8. Ensure offering accuracy

 

Qualifications

What We Must Have

  • Bachelor’s level degree, preferably in Real Estate, Business Administration or Finance

  • 2+ years of commercial real estate analytical experience. Acquisitions or asset management experience is a plus

  • Full knowledge of analytics and qualitative factors crucial to CRE analysis. Must be able to review models conceptually and participate in the review of partnership documents

  • Experience underwriting potential office, retail, industrial, hospitality, and multifamily investments for both income-producing assets and development opportunities

  • Ability to be self-directed and actively seek out information and resources to complete assignments effectively and efficiently

  • Experience working as part of a team to collaboratively achieve bold project objectives

  • Strong ability to express oneself verbally and with written communication

  • Strong attention to detail, organization, and process

  • A desire to work within a diverse, collaborative, and driven environment

  • Ability to work across multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment. 

Not Required, But Nice to Have

  • Experience structuring equity waterfalls

  • Experience sourcing, structuring, and closing institutional real estate transactions

  • Experience with Argus, CoStar, Real Capital Analytics, or other CRE software programs

  • Strong understanding of the real estate capital-raising process, including knowledge of Regulation D offerings, such as 506 (b) and 506 (c)

  • MBA, MRED, or other advanced degrees

 

Working at CrowdStreet

We offer the opportunity to be at the ground floor of a fast-growing startup with fun, smart, customer-driven people transforming the world of real estate investment.

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age (40+), disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status under local, state, or federal law.

 

How to Apply

Please submit your resume online with a cover letter stating:

1) Why you’re interested in working for CrowdStreet, and

2) A brief summary of how you meet each of our qualifications (including the “nice to haves”). The best way to do this is to copy/paste the requirements bullets and put a brief answer after each summarizing your relevant experience.