Land Acquisition Manager

Meritage Homes San Antonio , TX 78245

Posted 2 months ago


Meritage is looking for a Land Acquisition Manager for our San Antonio division to focus on the following:

  • Analyze markets and sub-markets and the division's current land positions in order to identify gaps and strategic areas for concentrating future land acquisitions.

  • Oversee potential new projects for the division including identification of parcels, negotiation with sellers, due diligence, and preparation of Corporate Approval Package.

  • Responsible for review/preparation of market data and competitive pricing analysis, and evaluating the overall technical and financial feasibility of a potential project.

  • Prepare letters of intent and respond to requests for qualifications in a competitive bid situation.

  • Review survey/title issues and other reports to determine liabilities of potential acquisitions.

  • Assist in the presentations before municipal decision-making bodies and other government entities as necessary.

  • Maintain knowledge of market activities, trends and opportunities and generate prospective land deals through networking with industry and local contacts, brokers, title companies, developers, other builders, land sellers, and others.

  • Responsible for the preparation of deal summaries and land tracking report for corporate management and Division President.

  • Create and foster relationships with landowners, land brokers, title companies, lenders, municipalities other homebuilders, and lot developers

  • Negotiate and prepare amendments to existing land contracts as necessary.


  • Three (3) or more years of Real Estate acquisition and negotiation experience, preferably in the homebuilding industry

  • Experience in land acquisition, preferably in homebuilding. A portion of this experience can be accumulated working with municipalities

  • Knowledge of GIS mapping applications and Google Earth

  • Two years of experience working with municipalities, homeowners, contractors, attorneys and engineers

  • 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 and articulate goals and action plan


Are you looking for an incredible career opportunity? Then Meritage Homes is the place for you! From the homes we build to the careers we offer, we believe in quality. Meritage Homes is the ENERGY STAR Partner of The Year in Sustained Excellence for being a leader in protecting the environment and advancing energy efficiency in homebuilding. We are looking for candidates who are excited about furthering their careers, as well as being a part of an organization that helps people live happier, healthier lives. With over 100,000 homes built, Meritage Homes is looking for professionals who are self-starters and want to help our organization grow by providing new and innovative ideas.

When joining Meritage Homes, you and your career can benefit in several ways, including:

  • A work environment that encourages creativity and innovative ideas from every level

  • An organization that lives by its core values everyday

  • Team atmosphere where very individual is considered a vital asset

  • State of the art technology to provide an optimal working environment

  • A competitive pay structure

  • Strong benefits

  • Flexibility in work-life integration

  • Team-oriented environment where all individuals play an integral role in the company

  • Opportunity to further your career in a growing national organization

  • Maintain a competitive drive to be the best

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