FLSA Status: Exempt, Full-Time
Reports to: Vice President, Land
Direct Reports: None
The Jones Company of Tennessee, one of Nashville’s top homebuilder/developers is seeking a Land Acquisition Manager to join our team at our corporate office located in Franklin, TN. The ideal candidate will be deal-oriented and understand the dynamics and challenges of the local land market in the current real estate climate. The successful candidate will have a solid background in land planning, zoning, law, and /or real estate. The candidate will also be able to demonstrate an understanding of strategies to take advantage of current trends and adjust acquisition efforts accordingly.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Identification of properties for purchase, including finished lots and unimproved land.
Maintain database information of current land prices, zoning, terms and competition.
Perform research to analyze value and marketability of land for development.
Prepare deal summaries and land tracking report for Vice President of Land
Complete due diligence checklist for each potential project
Prepare life of community budgets and proformas.
Use GIS Mapping to identify potential opportunities within targeted submarkets
Prepare Letters of Intent, intermediate contract negotiation and preparation, working with V.P. of Land.
Manages entitlement and rezoning process.
Develop positive business relationships with strategic partners.
Coordinate preparation of covenants, conditions, and restrictions
Work with in-house development, construction, and sales team to underwrite all opportunities to include accurate assumptions, projections, and budgets.
Represent company at public meetings before governmental agencies such as municipalities, zoning boards, county commissioners and similar organizations.
Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Bachelor’s degree in Land Management, Marketing, Economics, or similar field preferred
2-5 years of land acquisition experience in local market
Responsible and professional with strong work ethic, integrity, and reliability
Strong analytical and research skills, exceptional communicator…written and oral
Knowledge of land development and entitlement is a plus.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to [email protected], Attn: Land Acquisition Manager