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Director of Land Acquisition Job Opening in Orlando, FL

Residential Construction / Home Builder Career Opportunity

A leading single-family-for-rent builder and developer with operations in Orlando and throughout the southeast is searching for a Director of Land Acquisition to support their growing division.  Land Acquisition experience leading a high-volume builder or developer is a requisite for this opportunity.  As Director of Land Acquisition, you will continually monitor, search and identify new sites in locations for our client’s thriving SFR business.  Deep knowledge and a strong network in the Orlando market with a track record of finding and entitling large parcels of land for single-family construction are critical for this role.

Only candidates with land acquisition experience supporting a leading home builder or developer will be considered for this opportunity.

Director of Land Acquisition Responsibilities:

  • Analyze markets and sub-markets and the division’s current land positions in order to identify gaps and strategic areas for concentrating future land acquisitions.
  • Oversee potential new projects for the division, including identification of parcels, negotiation with sellers, due diligence, and preparing the corporate approval package.
  • Responsible for the review/preparation of market data and competitive pricing analysis and evaluating the overall technical and financial feasibility of a potential project.
  • Prepare letters of intent and respond to requests for qualifications in a competitive bid situation.
  • Review survey/title issues and other reports to determine the liabilities of potential acquisitions.
  • Assist in the presentations before municipal decision-making bodies and other government entities as necessary.
  • Maintain knowledge of market activities, trends, and opportunities and generate prospective land deals through networking with industry and local contacts, brokers, title companies, developers, other builders, land sellers, and others.
  • Responsible for the preparation of deal summaries and land tracking reports for corporate management and Division President.
  • Create and foster relationships with landowners, land brokers, title companies, lenders, municipalities, other homebuilders, and lot developers
  • To oversee all homeowner associations (HOAs) from both a financial and operations perspective to ensure we maintain beautiful communities and positively contribute to our customers’ homeowner experience
  • To work collaboratively with all functional peers as a member of the Division Leadership Team
  • Negotiate and prepare amendments to the existing land contracts as necessary.

Director of Land Candidates Possess These Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience in land acquisition/divestiture and development required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field highly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to design and negotiate deal structures that facilitate projects’ conformance with applicable underwriting hurdles
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills while maintaining a focus on human relations
  • Experience with contract negotiation and terms agreement
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment

Homebuilding Industry Leading Benefits:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Health Care – Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Coverage
  • 401(k) with Company Matching Contributions
  • Employee & Dependent Life Insurance
  • Vacation & Company Holidays

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