Land Acquisition Manager - CA - Sacramento
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Land Acquisition Manager
CA - Sacramento

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.

Job Summary:  The Manager of Land Acquisition/Planning is responsible for finding, acquiring and prioritizing land acquisitions for the division.  The Manager will work directly with division senior leaders to scrutinize all property deals and find land in areas and price ranges consistent with market survey data, while optimizing the return on investment and minimizing risk to the company. This role will work with local government agencies to complete entitlement processes. 

Land Search & Acquisition
• Aggressively search for land deals to place under contract. Build relationships with local land owners and brokers.
• Collect and analyze market data related to new and resale housing markets to understand existing conditions and trends.
• Prepare and complete financial analysis of potential acquisitions, including developing timelines, budgets, and market analysis.
• Under the direction of senior leaders, negotiate contracts with sellers.
• To support the land acquisition process, build strong internal relationships with Sales, Purchasing, Construction, Customer Service, Marketing, and Daily Units Processing.
Land Committee
• Compile and analyze data collected by the Land Analysts for the development of Land Committee packages.
• Prepare Land Packages to completion and submit to Corporate Land Committee for review.
• Participate in Corporate Land Committee discussions when needed.


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:


Education: 
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business (Finance/Economics), Engineering, Real Estate, Planning, Government Relations or related field is required
• Masters Degree preferred.

Experience
• Minimum four (4) years proven experience in land acquisition, contract negotiation and relationship building
• Home building or related construction/real estate industry preferred



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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