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Land Acquisition Manager

Residential Construction / Home Builder Career Opportunity

We are teaming with a fast-growing homebuilder in search of a Land Acquisition Manager in the Tampa, FL market.  The position will report to the Division President at this division.  A land acquisition background with a leading home builder is required for this opportunity.

A college degree is a requirement, along with a demonstrated track record of successfully managing budgets and broker/seller relationships. Candidates with documented Land Acquisition experience in the Tampa market is preferred.

Are you an excellent networker, skilled negotiator, and savvy analyst with a passion for dirt?  If so, our client offers the chance to utilize your skills and exercise your passion while building a career with a growing industry leader.  As Land Acquisition Manager, you will continually monitor, search, and identify new sites in locations designated by senior management.

Land Acquisition Manager Responsibilities:

  • Analyze markets and sub-markets and the division’s current land positions 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 preparation of 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 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
  • Negotiate and prepare amendments to the existing land contracts as necessary.

Homebuilding Land Acquisition Manager Qualifications:

  • Four-year degree with business emphasis preferred
  • Three to five years of documented experience in successful land acquisition
  • Demonstrated leadership & problem-solving abilities
  • 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

Industry Leading Benefits:

  • Excellent salary package
  • Outstanding growth potential as our client promotes 80% of their managers from within
  • Lucrative profit sharing/employee stock ownership plan
  • 401(k)
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid vacations and holidays

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