Land Analyst - FL - Jacksonville Area
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Land Analyst
FL - Jacksonville Area

KB Home, a Fortune 1000 NYSE company and one of America's premier homebuilders, has an immediate employment opportunity available. The Company operates in 10 states across the nation from California to Florida.

KB Home is one of the largest and most recognized homebuilding companies in the United States. Since its founding in 1957, the company has built more than half a million quality homes. KB Home's unique homebuilding approach lets each buyer customize their new home from lot location to floor plan and design features. As a leader in utilizing state-of-the-art sustainable building practices, all KB homes are highly energy efficient and meet strict ENERGY STAR® guidelines. This helps to lower monthly utility costs for homeowners, which the company demonstrates with its proprietary KB Home Energy Performance Guide® (EPG®). KB Home has been named an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award winner for five straight years and a WaterSense© Partner of the Year for four consecutive years.

The Land Analyst position is responsible for supporting the Land Acquisition team by conducting research, providing analysis, and managing land data for the purposes of maximizing the profit of existing and proposed land assets and identifying new land acquisition opportunities that align with Market Strategy and Business Plan goals.

Assist the Land Acquisition team in the preparation of financial proformas to determine the viability of proposed land acquisitions.  
Work with the development team to determine budgets and schedules to be used in proformas.
Coordinate with multiple departments to  understand home construction costs and buyer preferences to be used in proformas.
Review and analyze due diligence information for potential investments 
Extract & analyze data from a variety of sources including the MLS,  company databases, Metrostudy, LandVision, Census Bureau, and other external websites.
Prepare pre-acquisition investment briefs and related support material. 
Post-acquisition – maintain financial proformas to assess ways to enhance performance of existing communities and to report actual performance.
With the guidance of Land Acquisition leadership, prepare detailed Land Packages with relevant support data for submittal to Corporate Land Committee to seek approval of new real estate transactions. 
Prepare follow-up analysis and forms necessary to transact wires for said acquisitions.  
With the market priorities defined by Land Acquisition leadership, actively research, analyze, and identify potential land acquisition targets by extensively utilizing mapping and market data software.
Maintain a database that identifies each target and tracks the current status of each. 
Perform preliminary feasibility/financial analysis on each identified target and present weekly updates and recommendations to Land Acquisition leadership.
Assist the Land Acquisition team in preparing the Market Strategy report annually.  

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  

Strong technical and analytical skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Must be proficient in Microsoft Suite (at least intermediate level)
Strong organizational skills with ability to multi-task and prioritize
Timeline driven, with proven track record for meeting deadlines 
Market analysis experience a plus
Mapping software (ArcGIS, Google Earth, LandVision) experience a plus

Find out why KB Home is attracting and retaining the best employees! If you are interested and qualified, please apply now. KB Home provides above average compensation packages and earnings potential, full benefits, an outstanding 401K matching program, bonus plans and amazing promotional opportunities. KB Home is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse work team. Diversity is important to KB Home!

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