Associate Director, North America Real Estate Economics


Oxford Economics is a leading global provider of economic forecasts, research, and consulting solutions.

We are currently looking to hire an Associate Director, North America Real Estate Economics to join our growing team.

You will be a leading member of the team responsible for producing economic research for the North American real estate market, a fast-growing product in the company.

As a senior member of the team, you will independently develop research ideas, oversee the US and Canada real estate forecasts as part of our market leading macroeconomic forecast and take lead responsibility for authoring reports and presenting research themes to clients.

You will be looking primarily at US markets, from a top-down macro perspective, and you should have the ability to provide real estate views in the context of Oxford Economics’ macroeconomic forecasts and investment strategy house views. Collaborating with our global and regional macro teams will be a central part of your role as well as the ability and willingness to perform deeper dives into individual real estate markets.

You have a flair for good writing and are a confident presenter who enjoys presenting innovative research and can build strong client relationships over time.

The key responsibilities for this role are:
  • Producing global real estate research in conjunction with the rest of the real estate economics team
  • Overseeing the US and Canada real estate forecast
  • Overseeing the evolution of Oxford Economics’ top down real estate products
  • Writing analytical research and presenting real estate research themes
  • Interacting with clients/prospects, presenting at client events
  • Burden sharing in the team’s routine tasks associated with the publishing process.
The profile, orientation and skills that you will bring to the team include:
  • Several years’ experience as an economist with an emphasis on real estate research
  • Strong track record in developing client relationships and excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent academic training with a degree in real estate and/or economics – a top Master’s in Economics or a PhD will help you stand out.

About Oxford Economics

Oxford Economics was founded in 1981 as a commercial venture with Oxford University’s business college to provide economic forecasting and modelling to UK companies and financial institutions expanding abroad. Since then, we have become one of the world’s foremost independent global advisory firms, providing reports, forecasts and analytical tools on more than 200 countries, 250 industrial sectors, and 7,000 cities and regions. Our best-of-class global economic and industry models and analytical tools give us an unparalleled ability to forecast external market trends and assess their economic, social and business impact.

Headquartered in Oxford, England, with regional centres in London, New York, and Singapore, Oxford Economics has offices across the globe in Belfast, Boston, Cape Town, Chicago, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, Johannesburg, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Mexico City, Milan, Paris, Philadelphia, Sydney, Tokyo, and Toronto. We employ 500 full-time staff, including more than 300 professional economists, industry experts and business editors—one of the largest teams of macroeconomists and thought leadership specialists. Our global team is highly skilled in a full range of research techniques and thought leadership capabilities, from econometric modelling, scenario framing, and economic impact analysis to market surveys, case studies, expert panels, and web analytics.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Oxford Economics family.

Oxford Economics is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by governmental or local laws.

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