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The CalAtlantic Group Land Acquisition Manager in Carmel, Indiana

As a Land Acquisition Manager, you will be responsible for complete land acquisition management from sourcing of potential new acquisitions through property settlement.

  • Source potential land acquisition opportunities through detailed study of tax maps and networking with attorneys, engineers, brokers and others involved in residential land development.

  • Perform a lead role in land acquisition negotiations and administer purchase documentation, financial analysis and due diligence processes, title report/insurance matters and monitors pre-closing compliance issues for properties under consideration for purchase.

  • Prepare market analysis, assess values and prepare narrative reports for properties under consideration for purchase.

  • Manage feasibility studies and the preparation of land acquisition approval submissions.

  • Management of land contracts and acquisitions.

  • Prepare/update annual objectives, budgets and schedules for assigned programs

  • Responsible for lot takedown schedules, land pipeline schedules, and LOC updates.

  • Schedule and achieve starts projections and closings on new communities.

  • Maintain inventory reports, critical dates, contract summaries and periodic market analysis.

  • Monitor market activity for pricing, value and absorption.

  • Maintain Land Contract files, maps and other files in Division office.

  • Network with other builders and developers to maintain market awareness; develop key contacts introductions to DP to become a strong competitor in Division’s market area.

  • Assist with property rezoning and community planning.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, engineering, accounting, finance, real estate or similar program required

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in land acquisition or residential real estate

  • Strong analytical skills and computer literacy, including word-processing, spreadsheet preparation and analysis, project scheduling and data management software

  • Experience in the use of market research tools

  • Knowledge of sales/negotiating principles and real estate

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task and produce in a fast-paced environment

  • Must exercise initiative and achieve objectives with minimal supervision

  • Must be highly motivated, self-managed, detail-oriented and a problem-solver able to deal with complex situations

  • Valid Driver’s License and good driving record

  • Valid auto insurance coverage required

  • Local experience is recommended and preferred

ID: 2021-17665

Posting Location: Columbus, Ohio

External Company Name: Lennar Homes

External Company URL:

Telecommute: No

Region/Company: Parker Region