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Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated

Investor Research Analyst

Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated - Chicago, IL

About JLLJLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. A Fortune 500 company, JLL helps real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. In 2016, JLL had revenue of $6.8 billion and fee revenue of $5.8 billion and, on behalf of clients, managed 4.4 billion square feet, or 409 million square meters, and completed sales acquisitions and finance transactions of approximately $145 billion. At the end of the second quarter of 2017, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 80,000. As of June 30, 2017, LaSalle Investment Management had $57.6 billion of real estate under asset management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit is focused on winning in the marketplace and being the industry leader, executing better than anyone else and innovating to create great products and services. We operate in an atmosphere of excellence, integrity, respect and trust. We bring a sense of teamwork, inclusion and diversity in everything we pursue. Our clients see the results as we address their needs, solve their problems and bring new ideas. As a distinguished market leader, we offer challenging career opportunities in an exciting environment. Our future success as a firm depends on our ability to attract, develop and retain the very best people in the business.Our values define who we are, underscore our commitment to clients and provide direction for everything we do.Our unique culture has been recognized by industry experts and our peers. We are:• A “best company to work for’ in multiple locations around the globe, including Chicago, San Francisco, London, Ireland, Shanghai and Hong Kong• World’s Most Ethical Companies from Ethisphere Institute for seven consecutive years • America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies from Forbes Magazine• #1 Top Corporate Real Estate Firm 2013 from Watkins Research Group, Inc. for six consecutive yearsThis partial list of awards demonstrates our record of achievement and our commitment to fostering an award-winning culture. For further information, visit Information Security StatementEmployees are expected, at all times, to perform their responsibilities in accordance with the JLL Code of Business Ethics and the firm’s corporate policies. Employees granted access to the firm’s information technology are expected to follow the firm’s guidance designed to promote best practices for information security, data privacy and the appropriate use of technology systems. THE ROLEThe investor research analyst position will join JLL’s growing Investor Research team, partnering with research and capital markets teams across the U.S. in driving real-time analytics, creating market- and client-specific content and contributing to broader platform objectives. This analyst will work in collaboration with a cross-functional team of investor research analysts, each specializing in different commercial real estate investment areas. The goal is to create and maintain best-in-class research and data that differentiates JLL and drives a competitive advantage in the marketplace through market expertise, analysis and insight. An aptitude for applied, consultative, client-specific research is a key factor for this position. This is an ideal opportunity for someone seeking to develop an advanced platform of real estate investments and market fundamentals as a member of the commercial real estate industry’s leading service platform.   Objectives: 
Execute the capital markets research plan that aligns with Americas research plans and overall business objectives
Collaborate at a high level with senior business leadership to execute the research plan
Understand and manage key resources, data vendors, and available technology
Ensure efficient data management processes and high data integrity
Refine and continuously improve data-oriented processes, from collection, to enhancement, to output functions that will drive JLL’s research platform
Educate and collaborate with coworkers on using data and analytic techniques
Leverage and contribute to best practices and guidelines
Provide cross-functional support across property types (office, industrial, retail, multifamily and net lease) within the investor research team
 Specific Responsibilities: Execute the statistical and analytical analysis of relevant property markets
Track, analyze and enhance proprietary datasets
Track and analyze supply and demand fundamentals, leasing comparables, sales and financing activity, and investor and lender characteristics
Articulate in a compelling way market trends and insights internally and externally in written reports and live presentations
Produce national capital markets research analyses and coordinate activities with local capital markets and research experts
Develop and share best data and research practice standards across the Americas Research Group
Develop strong relationships with internal and external clients and facilitate the use of research as a differentiator
Contribute to public relations initiatives to help build recognition for JLL’s capital markets platform
Proactively leverage local market personnel to enhance knowledge and gather critical information
Collaborate with capital markets research specialty team to provide on-going support across property types and regions.
One or more years in commercial real estate research or closely related field
Solid working knowledge of real estate dynamics including macro trends and historical perspective
Strong analytical skills and problem solving ability
An understanding of relational database concepts (i.e. SQL or Microsoft Access) is preferred
Advanced command of Microsoft Office products (particularly Excel)
Ability to efficiently multi-task, prioritize and manage work in a dynamic environment
Presentation skills and ability to work effectively with internal and external clients at all levels
Ability to effectively and professionally meet client expectations and positively represent the firm
Bachelors degree in business, economics or related field required
Motivated and self-starting with a desire to succeed and contribute to the success of a teamA desire to work within a diverse, collaborative and driven professional environment#LI JLL is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce, and strongly believes in equal opportunity extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship. Please visit for additional information on JLL’s commitment to equal opportunity.

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Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated


Investor Research Analyst Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated - Chicago, IL, United States


Location: Chicago, IL

Company Profile:
JLL is a financial and professional services firm specializing in commercial real estate services and investment management. We create value for companies and institutions that invest in and use real estate. Our 48,000 people work across 1,000 locations in 70 countries to serve the global, regional and local needs of corporates, investors and developers. Our integrated services offering is grounded in expertise in all property types, a deep understanding of real estate markets and capital markets, and is coordinated and consistent across geographies.