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Acquisitions Analyst

Salary
Competitive
Employment
Full Time
Real Estate Field
  • Acquisitions
Location
Boston
Location
 MA
Postal Code
02109
Country
United States

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Description


DivcoWest is a vertically-integrated operator, owner, developer and real estate partner to the innovation economy. DivcoWest has corporate offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boston, Washington, DC and New York as well as numerous property management locations across the United States. Since its inception, DivcoWest and its predecessor have acquired approximately 43 million square feet of commercial space - primarily throughout the United States and currently has approximately $5.8 billion of assets under management. DivcoWest has a longstanding history of investing primarily in properties that serve the innovation markets of the economy, seeking to capitalize on DivcoWest s extensive network of relationships within the markets for which the company has served over the last 25+ years. DivcoWest s real estate portfolio currently includes existing and development properties consisting of office, R&D, lab, industrial, retail and multifamily.   Available Position: Analyst, Acquisitions; Boston, MA; East Coast Acquisitions Team The Acquisitions Analyst will reside in Boston and support the East Coast Acquisitions team across the Boston, New York and DC offices. Duties will encompass all aspects of the transaction process from underwriting, due diligence, closing and transition. Responsibilities and requirements will include, but not be limited to:   Responsibilities:
  • Underwriting
    • Underwrite and evaluate potential equity and debt investment opportunities across many product types (Office, Multifamily, Retail & Industrial) and business plan profiles (Development, Value-add and Core)
    • Work with and build financial models in Argus DCF, Argus Enterprise and Excel
    • Research and track real estate market performance and metrics generate reports based on findings
  • Transactions & Due Diligence
    • Track and update the deal pipeline
    • Support in the review, organization and analysis of due diligence materials, not limited to: contracts, leases, financials, tenant recoveries and third-party reports
    • Prepare internal memos and Investment Committee briefings using Microsoft Word and Power Point
    • Interface with local brokers, partners, third party consultants, attorneys and transaction counterparties
  • Closing & Transition
    • Assist in acquisition closings - reconciliation of closing prorations, review of estoppels, preparing internal transition memos and asset management, accounting and property management transition support
Requirements:
  • A bachelor s degree with a track record of strong academic performance
  • 1 to 3 years of prior corporate finance, investment banking or real estate experience
  • Strategic thinking with proactive problem-solving skills and the ability to absorb and analyze complex material
  • High level of initiative, strong work ethic, organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self-managed, good communication skills, able to work well independently and within a small team on many tasks
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Argus DCF, Argus Enterprise and financial modeling; exceptional quantitative, analytical and business writing skills
A strong interest in real estate and a desire to learn

Job Functions


  • Acquisitions
  • Transaction
  • Underwriting
 

Job Sectors


  • Residential
  • Industrial
  • Office
  • Retail
 

Experience


1+ to 2 years


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