Land Acquisition Manager

Meritage Homes Morrisville, NC
Responsibilities

Meritage is looking for a Land Acquisition Manager for our Raleigh 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

From the homes we build to the careers we offer, we're about doing things that actually make a difference in your life and the way you live. Meritage Homes is a thriving company that believes in building beautiful, incredibly innovative and energy-efficient homes people adore.

We were the first national top 10 homebuilder to have every home we build be 100% ENERGY STARĀ® certified. And with more than 100,000 homes built, our focus, since day one, has been to build incredible new homes and communities in prime locations for fantastic prices. But more than anything, we build energy-efficient homes and communities for people who appreciate a home being built the way it can, and should, be built. And for the staff at Meritage Homes that make this all possible, we believe in having the same standards of quality and reward that make for an enjoyable career.

When joining Meritage Homes, you and your career can benefit in a number of ways, including:

* An entrepreneurial work environment that encourages creativity and innovative ideas from every level

* A competitive drive to be the best

* Pride in delivering a quality product that benefits people and the environment, superior service, and exceptional value

* Top-notch benefits

* The opportunity to further your career in a growing national organization

* Team atmosphere where every individual is considered a vital asset

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