Land Acquisition Manager in Columbus, OH at Lennar Homes

Date Posted: 1/16/2022

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Columbus, OH
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    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description


As a Land Acquisition Manager, you will be responsible for complete land acquisition management from sourcing of potential new acquisitions through property settlement.


  • Source potential land acquisition opportunities through detailed study of tax maps and networking with attorneys, engineers, brokers and others involved in residential land development.
  • Perform a lead role in land acquisition negotiations and administer purchase documentation, financial analysis and due diligence processes, title report/insurance matters and monitors pre-closing compliance issues for properties under consideration for purchase.
  • Prepare market analysis, assess values and prepare narrative reports for properties under consideration for purchase.
  • Manage feasibility studies and the preparation of land acquisition approval submissions.
  • Management of land contracts and acquisitions.
  • Prepare/update annual objectives, budgets and schedules for assigned programs
  • Responsible for lot takedown schedules, land pipeline schedules, and LOC updates.
  • Schedule and achieve starts projections and closings on new communities.
  • Maintain inventory reports, critical dates, contract summaries and periodic market analysis.
  • Monitor market activity for pricing, value and absorption.
  • Maintain Land Contract files, maps and other files in Division office.
  • Network with other builders and developers to maintain market awareness; develop key contacts introductions to DP to become a strong competitor in Division’s market area.
  • Assist with property rezoning and community planning.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, engineering, accounting, finance, real estate or similar program preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in land acquisition or residential real estate
  • Strong analytical skills and computer literacy, including word-processing, spreadsheet preparation and analysis, project scheduling and data management software
  • Experience in the use of market research tools
  • Knowledge of sales/negotiating principles and real estate
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and produce in a fast-paced environment
  • Must exercise initiative and achieve objectives with minimal supervision
  • Must be highly motivated, self-managed, detail-oriented and a problem-solver able to deal with complex situations
  • Valid Driver’s License and good driving record
  • Valid auto insurance coverage required
  • Local experience is recommended and preferred


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