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CBRE Head of Hotels Research and Data Analytics - Research Director in Boston, Massachusetts

Head of Hotels Research and Data Analytics - Research Director

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

8 additional locations

Houston, Texas, United StatesUnited StatesWashington, District of Columbia, United StatesNew York, New York, United StatesChicago, Illinois, United StatesBoston, Massachusetts, United StatesMiami, Florida, United StatesDallas, Texas, United States


Requisition # 20026877

Post Date Nov 25, 2020

The Head of Hotels Research and Data Analytics is a role that focuses on three distinct components of our research platform, all at the service of our Hotels real estate business.

The first priority area is to ensure that CBRE is the preeminent thought leader in hotels real estate, including forecasting hotel industry performance and trends as well as deeply covering the current market state.

A second is to ensure that the Research department provides support to hotels brokerage teams at the point of sale. This means being proactive and responsive to broker request for data and assistance in the pursuit and execution of fee generating activity

The third is related to data collection and sales. This role oversees the development of and improvements in CBRE’s hotels data collection and helps to drive revenue generated from the sales of data products and forecasts.

The role will suit someone with the ability and ambition to move from an established internal authority to a client-facing profile, while still maintaining a data science mindset.

Key Responsibilities

  • Partner with hotels business leaders within CBRE to ensure brokers have the support they need to drive revenue and the business has the publicity it needs in the marketplace

  • Drive revenue from data sales and forecast within the CBRE Econometric Advisers platform and work collaboratively with the EA team

  • Develop innovative points of view for the business and incorporate findings into presentations and white papers

  • Develop deep relationships with key hotel clients about market conditions and present at conferences about the state of the hotel market

  • Become a key point of differentiation in CBRE digital strategy by developing analytical approaches that are information/data-based


  • Excellent presentation skills

  • Strong leadership and influencing skills

  • Solid understanding of commercial real estate, particularly hotels

  • Prior experience in a Research related function is highly preferred

  • Knowledge of data management and analytics with some familiarity with data science techniques

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About CBRE Group, Inc.

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2019 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliates) and serves real estate investors and occupiers through more than 530 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at

CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)