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Project Analyst

Brailsford & Dunlavey
Atlanta, GA
United States
Professional Areas: 
Budgeting and Operations
Community Development
Community Engagement
Development Finance
Economic Development
Infrastructure Planning
Land-Use Management
Parks and Recreation
Real Estate Development
Regional Planning
Urban Design
Zoning Administration
Experience Level: 
Entry Level
AICP Certification: 
Not required

Brailsford & Dunlavey is seeking a dynamic project analyst who will be based out of our Atlanta office.

Ambitious, diverse, multidisciplinary, entrepreneurial: these are all words that describe our team. But what ties B&D employees together is our excitement and passion for advising our clients throughout the facility development process. Whether interviewing students on a college campus, touring classrooms in an elementary school, or sitting with fans on a stadium’s opening day, we are driven by our purpose to advance communities. It starts with our own B&D community; it starts with you.

The Project Analyst position fulfills one of the primary roles on a project team. Reporting to a Director, the Project Analyst will perform real estate advisory activities for one or more of the following client types: mixed-use campus edge developments, campus housing, intercollegiate athletics, campus recreation, student unions, arenas, stadiums, independent and charter schools, or community recreation. Planning/advisory services include strategic consulting, master planning, site and market analyses, demand-based needs assessments, detailed financial modeling, and project funding structuring.

The Project Analyst is responsible for conducting data collection and analysis, financial modeling, demand forecasting, market assessments, and other research activities that will support the team's recommendation. The Project Analyst will take a leadership role in the documentation of the findings and the creation of other client deliverables.

The Project Analyst will work closely with other members of the project team and will play an active role in schedule management and client interfacing. 

 Essential Responsibilities

  1. Performs data collection and analysis to include focus group leading and reporting, in-person and telephone interviews, survey design and analysis, site analysis, space planning, and print and Internet research. Integrates analysis into the company's established methodologies.
  2. Writes reports that concisely analyze and distill data in order to meet client's desired outcomes.
  3. Coordinates scope activities including corresponding with clients, scheduling or participating in meetings, or tracking project action items.
  4. Meets regularly with and provides support for the project executive and project manager.
  5. Attends meetings and training sessions as required.
  6. Performs quality control activities that ensure error-free reporting to clients.
  7. Participates in business development activities to include article writing, conference attendance, and prospective client tracking or follow-up.
  8. Performs additional duties as assigned with the effort and skills required to contribute to our continued growth.

 Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in real estate management, finance, economics, planning, or related field. 
  • 1 - 2 years' directly related work or internship experience is highly desirable.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.


Technical Competencies

  • Comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Previous financial modelling experience in Excel is highly desirable. 

Core Competencies

  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking abilities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent group facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Strong understanding of real estate, finance and accounting principles.
  • Articulated support for the firm's mission, values and operating paradigm.
  • Demonstrated commitment to client satisfaction.
  • Strong commitment to ethical business practices.
  • Proven adaptability, flexibility, and creativity.
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive within a team structure.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge and understanding of individuals from diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, cultural, disability and ethical backgrounds and sensitivity to/knowledge and understanding of groups historically underrepresented.

Human Relations:

Internal contacts include staff at all levels. External contacts include external customers and vendors.

Brailsford & Dunlavey is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Brailsford & Dunlavey participates in E-Verify. 

 Work Environment

  • Office environment; moderate noise.
  • Occasional evening or weekend work.
  • Air and overnight travel is required.
  • Office equipment/computers 8 hours per day.
Published on:
November 5, 2019 - 10:46am
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