Land Analyst in Dallas, TX at Lennar Homes

Date Posted: 5/1/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Dallas, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/1/2021
  • Job ID:
    2021-17019

Job Description

Overview

The Land Acquisition Analyst serves in a support role to the Vice President of Land and any Acquisition Managers within the Land Department. The position requires an ability to think critically and to demonstrate a desire to form a strong acquisition skillset foundation. Analysts are also responsible for effectively providing in-depth and accurate market data that enables management to make informed land acquisition decisions. The Land Acquisition Analyst serves a large role underwriting potential deals during the land acquisition due diligence period, assisting in the financial analysis of projects, and managing acquisition spreadsheets within the Land Department.  #CB 



Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the preparation of feasibility analysis and acquisition packages (business plans) for target projects (I.e.: Full Green Folder, etc.)
  • Develop proficiency in running financial models to produce acceptable IRR and GM results
  • Assist in creating and modifying financial spreadsheets for use in cash flow projections and new community budgeting
  • Work with the V.P. of Land and Acquisition Managers to compile target community’s competitive analysis, including SWOT analysis, AQL’s, and other prospective land due diligence
  • Prepare market studies that track activity and forecast market trends, including going into the field and analyzing competing communities
  • Create and submit LOI’s on target communities per the direction of the V.P. of Land and Acquisition Managers
  • Coordinate with outside consultants when necessary (legal, title, engineering, brokers, etc.) and capable of conducting meetings
  • Assist the Land Department (primarily acquisitions) in day-to-day activities and scheduling / preparing for Department meetings
  • Schedule and prepare for / make copies of all necessary documents and presentations for land acquisition meetings and conference calls
  • Assist in the preparation of full land drives for V.P. of Land, Division President, Regional President, etc.
  • Assist the V.P. of Land and Acquisition Managers in the mentoring and growth of new incoming analysts and land coordinators
  • Capable of legal review and analysis and interpreting / understanding legal documents and report to the V.P. of Land and Acquisition Managers
  • Capable of reviewing reports related to the due diligence process (I.e.: ESA’s, etc.)
  • Assist in preparing presentations for all P&Z, city council, and other presentations required for project approval
  • Proficiency in MetroStudy, MLS, and other data analyzing programs
  • Deal List and other Department template management
  • Some development assistance when needed


Qualifications

Land Acquisition Analyst candidates should be interested in learning land acquisition and development processes and procedures in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Key qualifications include:

  • Undergraduate degree in finance or related field is required
  • Advanced PC skills including use of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Efficient time management and prioritization capabilities
  • Superior communication and organizational skills
  • Motivation to learn

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