Manager, Real Estate Market Research
Company: Ross Stores
Posted on: June 17, 2022
Welcome to Ross Stores, Inc., where our differences make us
stronger--- At Ross and dd's, inclusion is a way of life. We care
about our Associates and the communities we serve and we value
their differences. We are committed to building diverse teams and
an inclusive culture. We respect and celebrate the diversity of
backgrounds, identities, and ideas of those who work and shop with
us. Come join us as we continue our diversity, equality and
inclusion journey!GENERAL PURPOSE:
Prepare in-house market research studies and reports using GIS
applications and primary research methods. Perform analysis and
create presentation materials for various projects associated with
efforts to expand our store network and to analyze our existing
stores. Gain deep understanding of demographic, competitor, and
other related industry trends. Define trade areas; analyze the
influences that affect the performance of our locations. Examine
customer behavior including ownership of the customer survey.
Define and understand individual stores (or groups of stores) that
do not perform to expectations. Review and edit work product from
other Market Research team members.
- Create, compile and review site research submittals to ensure
they meet criteria and present to Sr. Director of Real Estate
Market Research, VP Real Estate Market Research, Real Estate deal
makers, SVP Market Research, SVP/GSVP Real Estate and President of
Property Development for review.
- Generate demographic data as needed for locations being
considered for new stores, new markets, existing stores and
existing markets using geographic information system software (GIS)
and other primary research methods
- Guide projects with internal and external sources to obtain
pertinent information needed to support site research and site
presentations. Be familiar with all aspects of each proposal.
- Collaborate with Finance to create proforma income statement
templates for new and existing store locations, remodels,
expansions, and other special requests.
- Support data gathering and transformation into systems
including ownership of in-store zip code surveys, competitor data,
demographic, traffic counts, and more.
- Manage the process of working with outside real estate brokers
and attorneys to gather real estate market knowledge and
information. Conduct various market research studies and special
reports. Provide strategic analysis concerning trade area creation,
overlaps and voids, business generation and cannibalization.
- Build expertise in internal site management system (pdSiteLink)
and reporting; initiate creation/modification of reports.
- Gain familiarity with standard lease form and lease summaries
used within the department.
- Travel to existing/new markets and proposed sites,
ICSC-sponsored events and various additional conferences/seminars
related to market research, geographic information systems (GIS)
and other industry related topics.
- Proactively identify and complete special projects.
- Building Effective Teams
- Ensures Accountability & Execution
- Developing Talent
- Manages Conflict
- Business Acumen
- Leading by Example
- Plans, Aligns & Prioritizes
QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
- College degree required with emphasis on Geography, Real
Estate, Marketing, Statistics or Market Research
- 5 years of experience in location strategy, spatial analytics,
statistics, GIS, retail strategy, or related field. knowledge of
retail store site selection location strategies, sales forecasting
- Retail industry experience and management experience is
required. Previous experience with retail store site selection
location strategies, sales forecasting and cannibalization
- Understanding of GIS technology (MapInfo, Trade Area Systems) &
- Ability to initiate technical problem solving process,
recommend solutions and facilitate closure with supervision.
- Advanced user of Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and
Access) or related software. Experience with statistical software &
modeling is a plus.
- Position requires extreme confidentiality in
handling/distributing reports and studies based on company's
- Periodic travel may be required.
Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on
Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the
telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with
Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or
This role requires regular in-office presence, including to engage
in in-person team interaction, meetings and collaboration, client
support, mentoring, coaching, and/or feedback. However, this role
can perform duties effectively using a combination of in-office and
Sr. Analyst, Real Estate Market Research
This job description is a summary of the primary duties and
responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be
a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and
responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's
Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider
individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills,
abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part
of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a
strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to
complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based
on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry,
physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes
pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related
to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status,
military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status,
medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics),
genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression,
sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by
federal, state or local laws.
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