Director of Land Acquisition in Ocala, FL at Lennar

Date Posted: 6/24/2024

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    Ocala, FL
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Job Description

Welcome Home! Build your career with Lennar:

As one of the nation’s largest builders, Lennar has built over one million new homes for families across America.  Since 1954, our communities have catered to all lifestyles and family dynamics, whether you are a first-time or move-up buyer, multigenerational family, or active adult.

At Lennar, Everything’s Included in our homes, and Everyone’s Included on our team.  Our Everyone’s Included vision is to be as inclusive and diverse as the communities we build unleashing the power of diversity within our workforce to drive innovation & sustainable growth. 

Lennar's Core Values:

Our commitment to Quality, Value, and Integrity is the underlying foundation upon which Lennar was built, and these three fundamental principles still guide us in caring for our customers, associates, trade partners, shareholders, and community.

Director of Land Acquisition Summary:

Manage all aspects of land acquisition, due diligence, feasibility, design, and entitlements for the Division.  Manage all land development activities for the Division.


  • Identify potential land acquisition targets through detailed study of tax maps and networking with attorneys, engineers and others involved in residential land development.

  • Prepare land acquisition packages “Greenbook” for corporate investment committee approval.

  • Conduct and facilitate monthly and quarterly partner (join venture) meetings.

  • Responsible for Bond maintenance.

  • Development/Entitlement Budgeting

  • Responsible for lot takedown schedules, land pipelines schedules, and LOC updates

  • Supervise Third Party HOA Management Company and review HOA annual budget(s).

  • Ability to run a board of directors meeting when necessary and according to Robert’s Rules of Order.

  • Develop and maintain effective resident relations plan through the Division’s communities.

  • Observes all safety standards and participates in the Company’s efforts to provide a safe work environment.

  • Recruit, hire and train associates as necessary.

  • Manage the design, budgeting and construction of community infrastructure and amenities.

  • Presentations at public hearings and community meetings.

  • Obtain required permits and governmental approvals for all land development improvements for the Division.

  • Achieve starts projections and closings on new communities.

  • Maintain inventory reports, critical dates, contracts summaries and periodic market analysis.

  • Maintain Land Contract files, maps and other files in Division office.

  • Network with other builders, developers and brokers to maintain market awareness; develop key contacts and introductions to DP to become a strong competitor in Division’s market area.

  • Negotiate purchase contracts, land development contracts and design service agreements.

  • Direct the planning and coordination of civil engineering, architectural and landscape design services

  • Prepare detailed site budgets for new developments

  • Assist the Division President in developing long range planning and growth objectives for the division.


  • Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent required

  • Degree in business administration, engineering, accounting, finance or similar program required.

  • Minimum 10 years of combines experience in land development and land acquisition

  • Valid Driver’s License.

  • Valid current auto insurance coverage.

  • Computer literacy, including word-processing, spreadsheet analysis, project scheduling and data management software.

  • Knowledge of sales/negotiating principles and real estate.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both verbally and in writing.

  • Must exercise initiative and achieve objectives with minimal supervision.

  • Must be detail-oriented and a problem-solver able to deal with complex situations.

FLSA Status: Exempt

Life at Lennar:

Lennar recognizes our associates are the heart of the company’s success. Learn new skills, build your path, and become an integral part of the Lennar Family.

Lennar associates will be eligible for many benefits in accordance with Lennar’s policies and applicable plan terms, including:

  • Health Insurance - Medical, Dental & Vision

  • Vacation – up to 3 weeks of vacation per year upon hire

  • Holidays, Sick Leave, & Personal Days

  • 401(k) Savings Plan with company match

  • Paid Maternity & Bonding Leave

  • New Hire Referral Bonus Program

  • Home Purchase Discount for Associates

  • Associate Assistance Plan

  • Everyone’s Included Day

  • Student Debt Repayment Program

  • This information is intended to be a general overview and may be modified by the Company due to factors affecting the business.

Lennar is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.



Lennar is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.