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2019 Analyst - Real Estate Asset Management

­­Job Title: 2019 Analyst – Real Estate Asset Management
Employer:
Blackstone
Firm Profile:
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our asset management businesses, with $450 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Further information is available at www.blackstone.com. Follow Blackstone on Twitter @Blackstone.
Business Unit:
Real Estate
Blackstone Real Estate Overview:
Blackstone is a global leader in real estate investing. Blackstone’s real estate business was founded in 1991 and has approximately $120 billion in investor capital under management.  Blackstone’s real estate portfolio includes hotel, office, retail, industrial and residential properties in the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America.   Blackstone real estate also operates one of the leading real estate finance platforms, including management of the publicly traded Blackstone Mortgage Trust.
Job Title:
Analyst
Job Description:
Blackstone’s Real Estate Asset Management Group offers Analysts the experience on a professional team whose focus is maximizing the value of real estate-related companies, portfolios of real estate assets and individual properties worldwide.  Analysts have the opportunity to participate in all aspects of real estate asset management, make significant contributions to investment performance, and can expect to be staffed on a number of transactions at once. Due to the relatively small size of the professional staff, analysts are expected to assume integral roles on their teams.
Responsibilities:
Blackstone’s Real Estate Asset Management Group expects analysts to be engaged in all aspects of real estate asset management, including assistance with acquisition underwriting and asset visits, post-acquisition transition, strategy and execution of value enhancement strategies, asset valuation, budgeting and on-going underwriting, and analysis related to restructurings/recapitalizations, refinancing and disposition strategies.  In this role, the analyst will work closely with Blackstone’s acquisition teams and portfolio company senior management.
Analyst work may include:

  • Financial modeling and analysis
  • Refinancing and disposition transactions
  • Investment valuations and return projections
  • Conducting strategic asset reviews
  • Market research and data mining
  • Comparable sale / company analysis
  • Leasing analysis
  • Development of presentations
  • Drafting of memoranda for internal and external use
Qualifications:
Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who are highly motivated, mature and intelligent and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors. Prior analytical experience and a basic knowledge of accounting, finance, and real estate are desirable. The successful candidate should have:

  • Strong communication skills
  • A demonstrated ability to write effectively
  • A desire to work in a team environment, often under pressure
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Good judgment
  • A desire to contribute to a positive culture
To be considered for the 2019 Analyst Program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student
  • Anticipated graduation date: Fall 2018 – Spring 2019
  • Resume must include expected graduation month/year and GPA
  • Resume must be in PDF format