Land Acquisitions Associate

Land Acquisitions Associate

Ocala, FL

 

Bring your expertise in Real Estate acquisition, Land Brokering, community development, etc and join our client, a Fortune 500 Residential Development Company that is #1 in their industry!

 

Highlights:

  • Industry and Local Leader: Top company in their industry and #2 in the Florida market
  • Stability / Capital Commitment: Recent mammoth reinvestment in division land position looking to secure 1000s of new lots across Marion and Alachua counties.
  • Local Focus: Work on deals in your backyard, not halfway across the country
  • Growth Potential: Gain experience in a highly visible role in a high-growth division and fast track into future leadership roles.

 

What you’ll do: 

  • Primary responsibility is to find, place under contract, receive governmental approval and close on new land that meets the division’s needs – both raw land and finished lots – across Marion and Alachua counties.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, Secure and Organize Land Acquisition Leads:
  • Receive and provide initial response plan for all new leads from outside sources.
  • Title and municipal research and initial “cold call” inquiry for potential land leads.
  • Provide an initial meeting with the seller and/or seller’s representative.
  • Provide all pertinent property description information, seller demands, terms, conditions and contact information to management.
  • Prepare letters of intent.
  • Create and foster relationships with landowners, land brokers, title companies, lenders, municipalities other homebuilders, and lot developers.
  • Analyze the financial aspects of each development opportunity.
  • Prepare complete financial analysis and Pro-forma for properties under consideration for purchase.
  • Preparation of Corporate Approval Package.
  • Communicate regularly with city officials.
  • Negotiate the acquisition of properties with sellers, landowners, attorneys or brokers.

 

What you’ll need:

  • 3+ years of real estate/land acquisition and negotiation/brokering experience, preferably related to residential development.
  • Experience working with landowners, land brokers, title companies, lenders, municipalities, engineers, other homebuilders, and lot developers.
  • Knowledge of market research tools and of GIS mapping applications and Google Earth would be a plus.
  • 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, articulate goals and action plans for corporate review.

 

For more information, please email Mike Sachs

at msachs@riogrp.com and include your resume

To apply for this job email your details to msachs@riogrp.com

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