Meritage Homes Corporation

Sr. Market Research Analyst

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Meritage Homes is looking for a Market Research Analyst to support our South Region.  The Market Research Analyst will use and analyze data and then apply it to make recommendations for land acquisition deals, including providing direction on where land acquisition should be focused and providing market research to underwrite specific land transactions.  In addition to influencing the land acquisition process, the Analyst will have significant exposure to other facets of the company, including: 

  • Operations:  Providing actionable insight to optimize homebuilding execution and profit
  • Product Development: Analyzing the success of existing floor plans and conducting research to improve designs
  • Marketing: Identifying the buyer segments upon which to focus marketing efforts and conducting consumer research to better understand buyers
  • Strategy: Modeling growth strategies for the company, which could include expansion into new markets, M&A, and different product strategies. 

The Market Research Analyst will support the Division by:

  • Proactively manage and deliver economic & market research on residential housing markets
  • Provide market research in support of Division land acquisitions and existing and future communities
  • Identify and mitigate the risks of specific land positions
  • Understand the competitive landscape of either an existing or future community
  • Provide research in support of product strategies
  • Prepare selected reports to keep Meritage on top of market conditions and anticipate what lies ahead
  • Understand why communities may be underperforming and make recommendations to improve performance


Position will be located in Atlanta,GA.


  • Bachelor’s degree with a preferred concentration in economics, finance, real estate, urban planning or science
  • 1-3 years’ experience with data analysis and market research 
  • Analytical skills and the ability to draw actionable conclusions from often complex and voluminous data
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Real estate industry a plus
  • High functionality in Excel, including writing formulas, linking worksheets, using pivot tables, and charting data and formatting


Our application process is simple – no long electronic forms that require more information than you’re comfortable providing.  All we ask for is your contact information and a resume.  So if you’re interested in learning more, or simply want to find out if your background is a match, take a minute and apply today!  


From the homes we build to the careers we offer, we’re about doing things that actually make a difference in your life and the way you live. Meritage Homes is a thriving company that believes in building beautiful, incredibly innovative and energy-efficient homes people adore.


We were the first national top 10 homebuilder to have every home we build be 100% ENERGY STAR® certified. And with more than 100,000 homes built, our focus, since day one, has been to build incredible new homes and communities in prime locations for fantastic prices. But more than anything, we build energy-efficient homes and communities for people who appreciate a home being built the way it can, and should, be built. And for the staff at Meritage Homes that make this all possible, we believe in having the same standards of quality and reward that make for an enjoyable career. 


When joining Meritage Homes, you and your career can benefit in a number of ways, including:

  • An entrepreneurial work environment that encourages creativity and innovative ideas from every level
  • A competitive drive to be the best
  • Pride in delivering a quality product that benefits people and the environment, superior service, and exceptional value
  • Top-notch benefits
  • The opportunity to further your career in a growing national organization
  • Team atmosphere where every individual is considered a vital asset




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