Research Coordinator
Altus Group
Vancouver, BC, CAN
35d ago

who wants to contribute to the reliability and accuracy of our database, RealNet. Reporting to the Director of Data Solutions, you will be a member of a highly motivated, multi-

disciplinary team of real estate professionals responsible for the production of RealNet while adhering to Altus Data Solutions standards of excellence.

A leader in real estate information services, RealNet Vancouver tracks all commercial real estate transactions in excess of $250,000 in the Greater Vancouver Area.

This is an opportunity to expand your knowledge and contribute directly towards increased thought-leadership and marketing efforts for the CRE industry.

The information you glean from the data you enter will be used to generate reports and surveys consulted by stakeholders in the CRE industry to make informed decisions.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Become the SME. Gather and disseminate information related to real estate leasing properties in Vancouver and the surrounding areas.
  • Track all potential developments through municipal planning announcements and news media.

  • Maintain the database. Confirm all details with respect to building information, availabilities, rental rate information, transaction details and other related data (images, files, contact etc.
  • are entered accurately in a timely fashion.

  • Conduct research and collect data. On an ongoing basis, you will use a variety of methods from email, flyers, site subscriptions, phone calls and industry networking from both internal sources and third party sources (brokers, managers, landlords, and assessment authorities) to update and maintain the RealNet database in a timely manner.
  • Trend-spot. Identify and follow current events and trends affecting real estate, specifically commercial leasing, in Vancouver and the surrounding areas.
  • Build relationships. Work with and across multiple internal and external teams.
  • Produce reports. Assist with research supporting consulting feasibility studies and site analysis.
  • Ensure accuracy. Review the database to ensure all of the details are accurate and up-to-date; that all fields are completed.
  • You will pursue information to complete files.

    Position Requirements :

  • Post-secondary education is an asset.
  • Real Estate research experience considered an asset.
  • A driven but easy going personality. This is a role for someone who wants to be part of a bigger team and can also work on their own processing data.
  • Technical skills including high proficiency in MS Office, primarily Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to conduct extensive on-line research utilizing a number of unique platforms
  • An analytical nature with strengths in collecting, organizing and disseminating significant amounts of information with a high level of detail and accuracy.
  • Outstanding communication (written and oral) and relationship building skills. This is a role that requires reaching out to property managers, owners and other external stakeholders to ascertain details and confirm information;
  • professionalism is key.

  • The drive to work autonomously and be a contributor to the team’s initiatives. By staying focused, pursuing professional development opportunities and networking, this is an exciting first or second job for someone considering a career in CRE.
  • Who we are

    Altus Group is a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry.

    Our businesses, Altus Analytics and Altus Expert Services, reflect decades of experience, a range of expertise and technology-

    enabled capabilities. Our solutions empower clients to analyze, gain market insight and recognize value on their real estate investments.

    Headquartered in Canada, we have approximately 2,500 employees around the world, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

    We are at the center of what drives the real estate industry and continue to break ground every day with innovative solutions and best practices that touch every aspect of the real estate life cycle.

    Need any more reasons to join Altus?

    In 2005, we started with 400 employees and have grown exponentially to over 2,500 around the globe today. Altus Group employees don’t see boundaries, they see opportunity.

    They deliver results for our clients and our company and are recognized and rewarded for the value they create. This is an opportunity to work on multiple projects that encompass many industries, geographic reach, and high profile design.

    At Altus, we want you to realize your potential. We value collaboration and knowledge sharing of best practices. We support professional growth and we actively seek out ideas.

    This is the place to present the newest research, to introduce the coolest tech, and see it come to fruition and be applied.

    Your work will make a difference.

    Altus Group isn’t just about the amazing work we do. We work hard to create a dynamic company culture that reflects the values of our employees and what motivates them individually and as a team :

    Altus Cares - We are always seeking ways to give back to our communities, and support causes important to our employees.

    We are actively involved in local charity work and we believe in laying the groundwork for a more prosperous future. Our personal highlight is our involvement with Ronald McDonald house in four different countries where we volunteer every September as a company.

    Education - We believe our employees represent the best this industry has to offer and we want to reflect their commitment to education and continued learning.

    At Altus Group, we are proud to say that many of our teams are comprised of members who have been here five years or longer.

    We think that speaks volumes about our atmosphere and our people.

    Opportunity awaits - come realize your potential at Altus Group.

    Please note that due to volume of resumes, only those applicants selected for further evaluation will be contacted. We appreciate your interest in career opportunities with Altus Group!

    Altus Group is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment where employees feel valued and respected, and where every employee has the opportunity to realize their potential.

    We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if required, and will work with you to meet your needs.

    If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please contact us at or 416-641-9500.

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