GIS Analyst


RKF, a Newmark company (RKF), is one of the leading commercial real estate brokerage firms in the US focused exclusively on retail leasing and investment sales. Serving a broad spectrum of domestic and global clients for more than 20 years in services ranging from national tenant and owner representation to advisory, acquisitions and dispositions, RKF has been responsible for identifying scores of real estate opportunities for leading retailers, restaurants, owners, developers and institutional clients. RKF is owned by Newmark Group, Inc. (“Newmark Group”) (NASDAQ: NMRK) which, under the Newmark Knight Frank name, offers a complete suite of services and products for both owners and occupiers. Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently-owned offices, Newmark Knight Frank’s 16,000 professionals operate from approximately 430 offices on six continents. RKF’s Market Research Department provides RKF professionals and clients with sophisticated analysis of demographics, lifestyle information, consumer expenditures and trends. Our market research team supports our brokers and consultants in the development of retail real estate strategies and decision making tools for retailers and retail property owners. Currently we are seeking a GIS Analyst to join our team. As a GIS Analyst, your primary responsibilities will include the creation of competition and suitability maps along with demographic analyses and reports, as well as maintenance of our proprietary databases, including quality assurance to make sure the data is up to date and accurate when maps and reports are created.

RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited to)
  • Create Demographic, Thematic and Competition maps.
  • Conduct suitability analyses using census and other datasets.
  • Assist in data collection and acquisition.
  • Create demographic reports using ArcGIS Business Analyst.
  • Maintain the quality of our proprietary databases to ensure accuracy
  • Identify ways to improve the products and efficiency of Market Research.
  • Work with brokers to meet the needs of their clients.
  • 2 years professional experience working with spatial data
  • Bachelor’s Degree in GIS, Geography or Related Field
  • Experience with ArcGIS, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Server, Portal for ArcGIS, ESRI Business Analyst, Access, Python, JavaScript, SQL, SPSS and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to multi-task and meet client deadlines
  • Experience working with demographic data
  • Detailed and passionate about accuracy
  • Degree in GIS, Urban Planning or Related Field
  • GIS preferably in a Retail or Commercial Real Estate environment
  • Familiar with statistics
  • Strong cartographic skills
  • Experience with SQL Server
  • Familiar with Google Earth and Google Earth Professional
  • Skills in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

Please forward resume, cover letter and salary requirements/history to Only resumes containing all these items will be reviewed. No phone calls please.

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