Land Acquisition Manager in Chantilly, VA at Lennar Homes

Date Posted: 10/11/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chantilly, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    10/11/2019

Job Description

Overview

The Land Acquistion Manager will assist in the development of opportunities that fit company’s land acquisition strategies and understanding of current market trends in land development and homebuilding.  This person will be responsible for sourcing new deals along the I-81 corridor west and south to Richmond.



Responsibilities

  • Source potential land acquisition opportunities through detailed study of tax maps and networking with attorneys, engineers, brokers and others involved in residential land development.
  • Complete land acquisition management from sourcing of potential new acquisitions through property settlement.
  • 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.


Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, engineering, accounting, finance, real estate or similar program required.
  • 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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