Real Estate Analyst, McLean, VA

Position: Real Estate Analyst

Location: McLean, VA

*Please note – Position will move to the company’s office in Bethesda, MD by the end of the year.

Job Description:

The Real Estate Analyst is responsible for supporting the company to identify and develop new locations through quantitative and qualitative analysis of financial, demographic, economic and competitive information.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop site approval packages for proposed new locations, including financial modeling, an evaluation of site and market characteristics and insight into the competitive landscape.
  • Assist in managing the pipeline of new store opportunities, including some participation in reviewing opportunities in the field.
  • Support the evaluation and drafting of letters of intent for new store opportunities.
  • Financial analysis and reporting on performance of new stores against forecast.
  • Leading the company’s use of Buxton Scout for site selection, site analytics and new market planning.
  • Develop the business case to support the company’s entry into new cities and markets.
  • Lead due diligence and financial forecasting of potential acquisition opportunities.

Company Info:

Company was founded in 1998 with the goal of changing lives for the better, every single day. They currently own/operate 40+ fitness facilities in Texas, North Carolina and Nevada and they are growing.

Key Requirements:

  • BA Degree
  • 2+ years’ experience in a Real Estate Analyst role.
  • Advanced understanding of the Microsoft Office suite of products, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  Must demonstrate strong financial modeling skills using Excel.
  • Must have a high level of professionalism, honesty, integrity and work ethic.  Must possess the ability to work and research/resolve issues independently while sharing best practices and knowledge with colleagues.
  • Ability to organize/manage multiple priorities and projects coupled with the flexibility to quickly adapt to ever changing business questions and needs.  Willingness to work extended hours when there are pending deadlines.