pre-employment assessments for

Commercial Real Estate Companies

Our Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Solution is the perfect fit for HR teams and hiring managers at CRE firms looking for actionable insights into prospective candidates.

While pandemic-related macro trends have significantly impacted the commercial real estate industry, demand in specific sectors, from data centers to industrial real estate, is increasing. 

HR teams at real estate services companies need to move quickly to staff up in these hot sectors, while maintaining quality control and ensuring cultural fit.

We have 15+ years of experience partnering with HR teams at commercial real estate companies of all sizes.  Over that time, we have developed an understanding of the qualities that influence success in each role, and can filter your candidate pipeline to ensure only qualified candidates move forward.

Some of our commercial real estate clients include:

We have experience identifying high quality candidates to fill popular roles such as:

  • Appraiser
  • Asset Manager
  • Investor Relations
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Real Estate Analyst

Looking to fill a unique role on your team, or simply want to find candidates who will be successful at your company?

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HighMatch Commercial
Real Estate Assessment

HighMatch Talent Insights Platform includes a highly configurable commercial real estate assessment that’s fast, easy to implement and measures both personality and aptitude right out-of-the-box, as well as a fully custom solution that measures individual qualities that matter most to your company.

Both solutions can be combined with skills assessments, either from our strategic partnership with one of the largest skills testing providers, or our native skills offerings

Combining skills testing with soft skills assessments can provide a holistic view of a candidate’s ability to be successful on the job, leading to better hiring decisions.

Commercial Real Estate
Personality Traits

There are a number of personality traits that often align with success in property settings, and are frequently requested by our clients.

Don’t see a trait you want to measure?
Connect with a Product Specialist today to learn how we can measure and report on any singular trait or ability you believe equate to success.


  • Analytical Thinking: analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
  • Attention to Detail: being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Dependability: being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Independence: developing one’s own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself
  • Integrity: being honest and ethical.
  • Stress Tolerance: accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.

“The service and support in developing the assessments is outstanding. The tools provided on the assessment completion are easy to understand, interpret and put into action.”

VP of Talent Acquisition, Property Management Company

Commercial Real Estate
Cognitive Abilities

While not as exhaustive a list as personality traits, there are also several cognitive abilities that often align with success in property management.

Don’t see a trait you want to measure?
Connect with a Product Specialist today to learn how we can measure and report on any singular trait or ability you believe equate to success.


  • Spatial Visualization: is the ability to hold, manipulate, and think about three dimensions. ​This ability has direct bearing on someone’s ability to work with systems (both physical and digital) that have multiple parts and components that contribute to the overall system
  • Vocabulary: is the measure of the richness of someone’s vocabulary.  It has direct bearing on their ability to process and understand written documents and spoken instructions – as well as the ability to write and speak clearly and concisely. 
  • Rapid Problem Solving: is the ability to deal with many problems, one after another quickly. ​ It has direct bearing on an individual’s ability to diagnose problems quickly and recognize when unique solutions are needed.
  • Logical Problem Solving: measures the ability to think through large, complex problems in a linear, step-by-step way.  It has direct bearing on an individual’s ability to weigh pros and cons of potential decisions and choose the option that is most sensible.


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Commercial Real Estate Skills

In addition to those traits and abilities mentioned above, there are several hard skills that candidates often have to demonstrate knowledge and experience in to be considered viable candidates.

Don’t see a skill you want to measure?  Have an existing custom skills test that you need help with? Request a skills consult from our in-house team of psychologists.


  • Bookkeeping: this test will assess a test taker’s knowledge of day-to-day transactions, covering a range of topics such as debits and credits, business transactions, and basic accounting knowledge
  • Computer Literacy: this assessment is designed to measure the skills of a person familiar with some of the technical aspects of computer knowledge as well as terminology and practices
  • General Maintenance: this test is based on four different areas of knowledge; plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and general maintenance problems (for example, changing light fixtures)
  • Property Management: this test is appropriate to administer to those that have basic knowledge of real estate maintenance, accounting and, of course, local, state, and federal laws
  • Sales Concepts: this assessment was created to assess the skill level of a sales representative. It can be used in any sales industry as it covers the basic skills needed to be successful in sales

HighMatch offers the ability to test candidates for all of these skills and many more real estate skills through our strategic partnership with a leading skills provider.  Find out more by connecting with our Services team today.

Have Better Interviews

Interviews are an opportunity to take insights from the Candidate Report and dive deeper, ensuring alignment between the role, the individual and the organization.

This guide provides actionable tips on how to have more meaningful interviews, from asking relevant questions, making the interview conversational and avoiding conversation threads that can lead to unconscious bias.


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HighMatch Commercial Real Estate Assessment

Ready to learn how a commercial real estate assessment from HighMatch can help your real estate company find better quality candidates, increase recruiter efficiency, improve diversity and reduce turnover?

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