The successful candidate will join Cushman & Wakefield’s Equity, Debt, & Structured Finance Group, an exciting new platform that has placed $1.4 billion dollars of capital over the past 18 months in Canada. The candidate will gain experience with some of the country’s most complex and sophisticated real estate capital modelling, as well as benefit from broad real estate asset class exposure, inclusive of office, retail, industrial, multi-family, hotel, self-storage, and senior’s care. Responsibilities will revolve around sound underwriting for income producing and development assets. The Equity, Debt, & Structured Finance Group is a small, high performance team, and offers significant opportunities for personal and professional growth and development.
Utilize proforma financial models inclusive of cashflow modelling, equity and debt structuring, and development modelling to assess the viability of projects
Analyze income producing assets to determine projected yields, debt metrics, and levered returns
Assist with business development activities including creation of advisory and capital planning proposals as well as responding to requests for services, project analyses, etc.
Collection and analysis of market data to support capital raises
Due diligence reviews including detailed lease analysis, physical, financial, environmental and title documents
Research of the relevant land use planning context to assist with the analysis of development opportunities
Liaise with Cushman & Wakefield employees in other service lines and geographies
Liaise with clients throughout all stages of the listing/funding process
What we are looking for:
1-2 years of work experience, ideally within real estate
An undergraduate degree (preferably with a focus on finance, real estate or urban planning)
Strong written communication skills (sample to be provided) as this role will involve extensive summarization of data into salient points
Experience in Argus Software is a definite asset.
Understanding of key real estate value drivers, risks and opportunities
Strong technology skills with solid knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Intermediate analytical and financial modeling skills
Ability to systematically manage a heavy work load and meet stringent deadlines
Strong project management skills
Ability to work in a team environment
Knowledge and interest in real estate processes, capital markets, and construction required
Flexibility to work irregular or extended hours
Self-starter with the ability to take direction
Ability to distill large amounts of data into key success factors
Cushman & Wakefield is committed to equity in employment and our goal is to have a diverse, inclusive, and barrier-free workplace. If you are a person with a disability and need the job posting in an alternative format or any other accessible accommodations during the hiring process, please email your request to HR@ca.cushwake.com or call 416-359-2596. Please refer to the job title and job location when you contact us.