Intern, Investment Management (Collingwood)

QuadReal - Collingwood, ON (30+ days ago)

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About QuadReal

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, QuadReal Property Group is a global real estate investment, operating and development company. QuadReal manages the real estate and mortgage programs of British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI), one of Canada’s largest asset managers with a $153.4 billion portfolio.

QuadReal manages a $37.6 billion portfolio spanning 23 Global Cities across 17 countries. The company seeks to deliver strong investment returns while creating sustainable environments that bring value to the people and communities it serves. Now and for generations to come.

QuadReal: Excellence lives here.

Intern, Real Estate Analyst (Collingwood/Toronto)

At Parkbridge, we are committed to investing in the future of students who are seeking a great opportunity to start and accelerate their careers. You have a number of unique accomplishments and experiences, which reflect in what we are looking for in future talent. We are happy to provide opportunities to give you a chance to leverage your skill sets in a supportive atmosphere.

Job Description

The analyst will support the Investment Management (Development, Asset Management and Acquisitions teams) for Parkbridge. These teams are responsible for evaluating development opportunities, reporting the performance of the portfolio, asset business plans, conducting acquisition and disposition underwriting, managing transactions, and producing investment memorandums, research reports and studies to drive decision making.

Work with the investment teams to prepare return calculations and analysis for potential transactions, including the creation of cashflow models to anticipate future performance and the presentation of financial modelling outputs and conclusions.
Preparation of financial analysis, proforma modelling, market reports and investment memoranda for a variety of purposes, including: property level hold-sell analysis; major capital and investments decisions; and as required, acquisition/disposition analysis.
Active role in the creation and updating of annual business plans; operating budgets; and quarterly reports and presentations
Assist the investment team with due diligence and other tasks required in the acquisitions/dispositions processes.
Support the development team in analyzing new opportunities and provide analytical support in creating development models, scenario analysis and presentation material
Gather and interpret market and economic research and co-ordinate integration with analysis and preparation of investment memos.
Computing NAV, investment performance, real estate operating metrics, and other KPIs by maintaining Excel-based fund models
Assist in the preparation of monthly/quarterly and ad hoc management reports for senior management

Qualifications and Experience

Education – Enrolled in an accredited University program and able to demonstrate an early understanding of corporate finance concepts and best practices; preferably working towards a Real Estate or Finance specialization.
CFA or CAIA, and or AACI enrolment is considered an asset.

Ability to demonstrate acumen in financial modelling.

Analytical – Strong quantitative and analytical skills; detail-oriented and proficient in building and handling complicated data sets

Communication – Excellent communication and presentation skills; demonstrate an ability to effectively communicate and present results that articulate key themes and messages.

Organization – Must be able to allocate time effectively and work under pressure to meet tight deadlines, handle multiple demands and competing priorities, and adapt to new ideas and change. Comfortable following direction but also contributing to the direction.

Software – Must have advanced knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Word; Proficiency working with large structured datasets and databases (MS Access & SQL)

Relationship – Must be extremely proactive and work well in a collaborative environment, with the ability to take guidance but then move projects forward independently.

Experience – Previous experience working with a real estate company (asset manager or developer), real estate brokerage or advisory firm, appraisal firm, or real estate lender is desirable. A strong interest in developing a career within real estate is essential.

About Parkbridge

Community is at the heart of who we are at Parkbridge. Together with our homeowners, resort guests, and municipal partners, we share a passionate belief in the value of building vibrant communities.
As a global housing award-winner and Canada’s leading developer and owner-operator of residential land lease communities and RV camping & cottage resorts, Parkbridge has expertise unparalleled in Canada. Our affordable approach to homeownership is unique because it allows people to own a home, without buying the land – known as ‘land lease.’

Since 1998 we have expanded from just two properties with a few dedicated employees to close to 100 residential and RV camping and cottage resort properties and 1,100 passionate employees across Canada – and counting! Parkbridge is growing with active, healthy and happy homeowners and guests – because Parkbridge is where community lives.

QuadReal will provide reasonable accommodation at any time throughout the hiring process for applicants with disabilities or for those needing job postings in an alternate format. If you require accommodation, please advise the Talent Acquisition team member you are working with and include the following: Job posting #, your name and your preferred method of contact.

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