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Senior Real Estate Analyst 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Req Number TGS20-0078  
Category Business Analysis and Project Management  
Division Tuknik Government Services  
Location TGS Arlington, VA  

Tuknik Government Services is seeking a Senior Real Estate Analyst to work with our client in Arlington, VA. This position requires a SECRET CLEARANCE.

We offer competitive compensation and an extraordinary benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K with company matching, flexible spending accounts, 11 paid holidays, 3 weeks paid time off, and more.

As a Senior Real Estate Analyst, the contractor performs a wide range of consultative and operational realty-related responsibilities in support of the acquisition and disposal of properties at specified overseas diplomatic posts throughout the world. 


  • Plan, manage, and administer real property acquisitions (including purchases, leases, disposals, exchanges, gifts, and interagency transfers) regarding diplomatic properties overseas; provide assistance with negotiating and technical international realty guidance and instructions to other professionals within or outside of the Bureau, including U. S. Embassy and Consulate personnel and officials within the Department and in other foreign affairs agencies; assists with major property negotiations; and explores and investigates a wide range of property proposals
  • Assist with negotiations with foreign government representatives and private property owners of overseas real property for the acquisition and disposal by lease, purchase, exchange, or gift, in support of U. S. diplomatic missions; assist with negotiating price and terms favorable to the United States Government (USG) and within funding limitations established for each acquisition; drafts appropriate contract documents and contacts local attorneys in order to ensure that all transactions conform to local and U. S. legal requirements and practices; contacts local and municipal officials through Post to ensure the appropriate zoning is achieved or that waivers and variances are obtained where needed; recommends appropriate actions and follows up to ensure that authorized proposals are properly implemented
  • Support the official USG representative regarding real property transactions in meetings with foreign government and municipal officials, local attorneys, other real estate-related professionals, and Post officials including the Ambassador or Consul General, the Deputy Chief of Mission, the Management Counselor or Officer, and the General Services Officer
  • Maintain a working relationship with the Office of Area Management to review the utilization of current property holdings and assess the capacity of Posts and secure their support regarding real property transactions
  • Prepare, collect, and analyze market data, property details, valuations, inspections, legal opinions, and information on local real estate and business practices in advance of all proposed transactions; and prepare action and information memoranda for the ultimate approval of the Director, Under Secretary for Management, and other key Departmental officials discussing or recommending specific courses of action for the acquisition of real property
  • Maintain support from and guides U. S. Embassy or Consulate personnel in securing local real estate and legal services; and interview attorneys, brokers, agents, inspectors, surveyors, and other professional private sector service providers in foreign countries to support real property transactions
  • Draft language for official USG diplomatic notes to foreign governments dealing with property issues, property rights, reciprocity issues, and the payment of property taxes and government service fees
  • Conceptualize, structure, and assist with negotiating agreements for complex international real estate acquisitions and disposals involving multiple U. S. agency occupants, unique diplomatic physical, and technical security issues, and government-to-government reciprocity agreements and issues, often in unsophisticated or underdeveloped real estate markets
  • Participate as a key player on project teams, and support teams of professionals from other disciplines on projects involving real property searches, survey and evaluations, and contract negotiations; conduct briefings for Post management while on travel, and represent the team’s interests and requirements; and translate the concerns and requirements of multi-disciplinary technical teams into contract conditions or contingencies during contract negotiations, resulting in effective acquisition and disposal agreements that protect USG interests
  • Assist with preparing comprehensive documentation, reports, and position papers on complex or controversial international real property issues for use by other agencies and senior Departmental officials, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), the Government Accountability Office (GAO), and in response to Congressional and other Executive Branch inquiries
  • Support closing on transactions after all due diligence items are completed, including Congressional approval, host government approvals, and municipal approvals; arrange closing conference at Post and guide Post with local counsel through final steps to close on acquisitions or disposals, transfer funds, take or title, and proceed with registration of title in the name of the United States; and obtain all original transaction documents and title deeds from the Post and delivers them to the Office of Real Property Leasing for permanent archiving
  • Consider established priorities, program goals, and performance indicators in performing duties, and report on transaction status and results in support of all reporting requirements
Position Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
  • 7-10 years of applicable experience
  • Ability to analyze complex international real estate problems, articulate problems and proposals, and conceptualize innovative solutions, both orally and in writing, in a concise, accurate, and persuasive manner
  • Expert judgment in determining the effects of social, ecological, economic, political, and financial trends on international realty markets around the world
  • Mastery of the principles, practices, and methodologies of real estate transactions as applied to the acquisition and disposal of real property (preferably overseas).
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance


  • Specific knowledge of legislation and procedures of the Secure Embassy Construction and Counterterrorism Act of 1999 (SECCA) as well as other applicable Federal statutes and regulations that apply to the acquisition and disposal of real property in foreign countries
  • Comprehensive knowledge of local laws and regulations concerning real estate transactions in various foreign countries and in the United States in order to protect the interests of the United States in such transactions
  • Demonstrated expertise in negotiating fair and equitable terms for real property acquisition and disposal and in employing innovative approaches to the acquisition and disposal of real property holdings that preserve the interests of and are most advantageous to the United States


Working Environment & Conditions

This position is primarily indoors, consistent with a standard office position and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate. The incumbent is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The work load may require the incumbent to sit for extended periods of time. The incumbent must be able to read, perform simple math calculations and withstand moderate amounts of stress. The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move items that weigh up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required for the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The company is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.

The company is dedicated to seeking all qualified applicants. If you require an accommodation to navigate or to apply to a position on our website, please contact Heaven Wood via e-mail at or by calling 703-488-9377 to request accommodations.

Travel Requirements Occasional travel  
Security Clearance US Citizen with SECRET clearance  
About our Company

Offering innovative and cutting-edge IT, Environmental Resource Management and Professional Services solutions, Tuknik Government Services is uniquely positioned in the federal marketplace. An ANC 8(a)-certified program combined with the full corporate support of Koniag Inc.'s Government Services Sector, TGS is backed by a full range of industry partners. Innovative technology, highly qualified professionals and proven processes are the hallmarks of TGS. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service to our clients and maintaining a supportive environment for team members and partners


Our Equal Opportunity Policy EOE Minorities/Female/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Shareholder Preference in accordance with Public Law 88-352  

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