Planning & Design Associate, Pre-development

Douglas Elliman Development Marketing Douglas Elliman Development Marketing Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Fri, Aug 20 '21Posted on:

Douglas Elliman Development Marketing (DEDM), a division of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, offers unrivaled expertise in sales, leasing, and marketing for new developments throughout New York City, Long Island, Westchester, New Jersey, Florida, California, Massachusetts, and Texas. The company’s new development hybrid platform matches highly experienced new development experts with skilled brokerage professionals who provide unparalleled real time market intelligence to its clients. The firm is heralded for its achievements in record breaking sales throughout each of its regions. Drawing upon decades of experience and market-specific knowledge, Douglas Elliman Development Marketing offers a multidisciplinary approach that includes comprehensive in-house research, planning and design, marketing, and sales.

The Planning & Design team is seeking a Planning & Analytics Associate in our New York City office. The role entails a combination of market research, data analysis, and design strategy with a focus on residential new development within New York City and other key U.S. markets. The ideal candidate will support the team in delivering critical insights and guidance to DEDM clients based on timely and accurate market intelligence. This role offers rare exposure to exceptional development professionals, real estate visionaries and participation in the predevelopment of residential and mixed-use new developments.


  • Liaise with Market Research team to update and expand internal Planning & Design database
  • Collect and organize property data from a variety of public and proprietary sources
  • Perform data analysis and reporting for use in client deliverables
  • Identify new opportunities for data-driven products and services
  • Monitor industry and competitive landscape to identify emerging trends
  • Assist in project programming and space planning (unit mix, residential guidelines, floorplan review)
  • Liaise with Marketing and Sales teams in multi-disciplinary, project-related tasks
  • Join team members on site visits and meetings to gain instrumental exposure to various disciplines within the development process


  • Strong interest in the New York City real estate market; familiarity with residential development preferred
  • Working knowledge of real estate and architectural design concepts and terminology
  • Ability to work in professional, team-based environment with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects
  • Demonstrated communication and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability or interest in performing quantitative analysis using Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with relational database systems preferred; familiarity with Microsoft Access and/or Tableau a plus
  • Ability or interest in space planning and performing plan markups with Adobe Acrobat/Bluebeam Revu
  • Excellent proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud products (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Experience with AutoCAD and Rhino
  • Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree in Architecture or Real Estate Development
  • Two to three years minimum design experience (Luxury residential, mixed-use, and/or hospitality experience preferred)

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