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CoStar seeks a reporter in New York

September 25, 2020

Posted by Chris Roush

As a CoStar News Staff Writer you will be responsible for reporting and writing about the one of the most dynamic real estate markets in the world — New York. We are seeking a sure-footed self-starter who can regularly deliver scoops and enterprise about the big names and bigger buildings that animate the nation’s largest commercial real estate community. This is a high-profile, lively beat, with lots of competition, so we have a strong preference for a journalist experienced in the property markets or business topics who can help readers understand how the city is changing and where the future lies.


  • Demonstrate an ability to break news and produce engaging features and trend stories for an audience of commercial real estate professionals

  • Cultivate and manage a bench of knowledgeable sources and expert contributors

  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of current affairs and commercial real estate news by reading key publications, looking for opportunities to help CoStar stand apart

  • Follow generally accepted journalism ethics and standards to report the facts, including a commitment to truth, accuracy, fairness and impartiality

  • Use readership and social media data to gain a better understanding of the news our readers are most interested in to help shape future coverage


  • Bachelor’s degree required in journalism, communications, or a related discipline

  • 5+ years of experience reporting and writing for a daily business journal or publication

  • 1+ year of experience reporting and writing within the commercial real estate or property markets

  • Candidates are required to submit portfolio of work supporting above listed experience


  • Results oriented with a proven ability to prioritize, drive and achieve results while working to deadlines under pressure

  • Comfort with digital media, with a creative flair for images and other visual content to accompany reports

  • Proven ability to uncover breaking news

  • Solid web headline and story writing skills, with a command of AP Style and a knowledge of SEO and social media best practices

  • Ability to work within a collaborative environment

  • Demonstrated interest in the commercial real estate industry

To apply, go here.

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