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Land Acquisition Manager

at Meritage Homes Corporation

Posted: 6/27/2020
Job Reference #: 7616

Job Description

Job ID
2020-7616
Location
US-TX-Austin

Responsibilities

Meritage is looking for a Land Acquisition Manager for our Austin division to focus on the following:

  • Analyze markets and sub-markets and the division’s current land positions in order 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 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 report 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 existing land contracts as necessary.

Qualifications

  • Three or more years of Real Estate acquisition and negotiation experience, preferably in the homebuilding industry
  • Experience in land acquisition, preferably in homebuilding. A portion of this experience can be accumulated working with municipalities
  • Knowledge of GIS mapping applications and Google Earth
  • Two years of experience working with municipalities, homeowners, contractors, attorneys and engineers
  • Working knowledge of zoning and land use practices, development standards, and utility solutions
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications with advanced skills in Excel Ability to read and interpret lot plans, plat plans
  • Ability to create/implement work plans, prepare written materials and articulate goals and action plan

Overview

Are you looking for an amazing career opportunity? Well, look no further! At Meritage Homes, we offer a variety of different careers and are dedicated to building beautiful, environmentally friendly homes, that give our customers the most memorable moments with their loved ones. Meritage Homes is a national top 10 homebuilder and a 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year in Sustained Excellence for being a leader in protecting the environment and advancing energy efficiency in homebuilding. If you have a self-starter mindset and want to be a part of something great, come join a company that helps people live happier, healthier lives.


When joining Meritage Homes, you and your career can benefit in several ways, including:

  • A work environment that encourages creativity and innovative ideas from every level
  • An organization that lives by its core values everyday
  • Maintaining a consistent competitive drive to be the best
  • A competitive pay structure
  • Strong benefits
  • State of the art technology to provide an optimal working environment
  • Flexibility in work-life integration
  • Having pride in delivering a quality product that benefits people and the environment
  • The opportunity to further your career in a growing national organization
  • Team atmosphere where every individual is considered a vital part of the team
Looking for an amazing career opportunity but just not seeing exactly what you want? We are always looking for top talent and we are interested in connecting with you in the future!