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Land Acquisition Manager

Company: Drees Homes
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Drees Homes is a family-owned home building company with a passion for making custom homes easy. For 90 years, we have taken care of our employees and our customers. It’s why we rank as the thirteenth largest privately-owned builder in the country and have a track record of long-tenured employees. Enrich your career at a company that values integrity, excellence, opportunity, stability and success. Headquartered in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, Drees has operations in ten metropolitan areas: Greater Cincinnati and Cleveland, Ohio; Austin, Dallas and Houston, Texas; Indianapolis, Indiana; Jacksonville, Florida; Nashville, Tennessee; Raleigh, North Carolina; and Washington, DC. National homebuilder with a superb reputation as a leader and innovator in the industry is seeking a Land AcquisitionManager in the Raleigh, NC area. This position is responsible for acquisition, preparation of site analysis surveys, design, project plans and specifications, land development cost estimates, the development of lots and overall profit and loss responsibilities for the Raleigh Division. Duties andResponsibilities: Stay abreast of market demographics, market sales data, and other available market information in order to identify area sub-markets that will sustain growth and provide opportunity for future home salesConduct detailed land/lot searches in sub-markets, consistent with the findings of market researchMeet with landowner(s)/developers and negotiate favorable purchase terms that satisfy the financial requirements of a successful developmentPrepare a detailed project financial pro forma. Monitor all zoning, engineering, permitting, and miscellaneous approval costs to assure that they fall within budgeted amountsProfessionally represent the company before zoning boards, planning commissions, town meetings, inspection agencies, and engineering consultants and assume responsibility for obtaining all necessary project approvalsOversee the design of all amenities, entrances, etc. and work with Operations Manager to assure they are estimated in accordance with project budget and pro formaOversee the competitive bidding of all phases to be developedOversee finished lot balances and secured lot inventory to assure that sufficient inventory exists to achieve annual profit plan and to accommodate future growthKnowledge and Skills:Excellent math and computer skills, particularly proficient in MS Excel.Proven success in negotiations.High results orientation; good personal and professional judgment; excellent problem solving skills.Very high sense of urgency and the ability to successfully multi-task.Familiarity with the Raleigh and Triangle area market preferred.Understanding of land acquisition contract language preferred.Networking and negotiation skills required. Prior proforma and budgeting skills in Excel required. Requirements:Bachelor's Degree required; in related field preferred. 2+ years experience in contract negotiation required.Residential and/orCommercial acquisition experience preferredExperience in residential homebuilding/land idealEqual Opportunity Employer / Drug-Free Work PlaceTo learn more about Drees Homes, please visit our website - www.dreeshomes.com.

Keywords: Drees Homes, Raleigh , Land Acquisition Manager, Other , Raleigh, North Carolina

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