Director of Land Acquisition

Land Phoenix, Arizona


Position at Century Communities

What You’ll Do:

Century Communities is seeking a Director of Land Acquisition or a Land Acquisition Manager. The Director of Land Acquisition or Land Acquisition Manager is responsible for identifying, researching, underwriting, investigating, qualifying, and managing the purchasing of land and lots.

Your Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Network with brokers, developers, engineers, planners, municipalities, and landowners for new acquisition opportunities.
  • Perform preliminary due diligence and underwriting to determine the viability of each deal.<
  • Maintain updated land use plans and database.
  • Use plans, aerial maps, and assessor databases to find vacant & semi-vacant parcels with the potential for residential use.
  • Contact owners and enter potentially viable projects into the Land Database.
  • Monitor Entitlement / Development application lists.
  • Review Metro Study, Smart numbers, and other Broker resources for new parcels.
  • Conduct Market Analysis to set preliminary pricing.
  • Visits, competitive market analysis worksheets, and price per square footage graphing.
  • Complete due diligence checklist and due diligence memorandum.<
  • Complete presentation to Asset Management Committee for approval on all new deals.
  • Resolve any AMC issues before EDD and Closing.
  • Manage the pipeline of deals for re-position back into the production cycle.
  • Perform other duties as needed or assigned.

What You Have:

  • Experience in Land Acquisitions, Planning, and Development.
  • In-depth knowledge of the area land market.
  • Knowledge of Fair Housing Laws.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret financial reports or legal documents.
  • Experience with publicly traded home builders preferred.

Your Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • Director of Land Acquisition candidates should have 3+ years in management and 5+ years of experience in residential Single or Multi-Family Land Acquisitions.
  • Land Acquisition Manager candidates should have 5+ years of experience in residential Single or Multi-Family Land Acquisitions.
  • A Real Estate License is a plus.

About Century Communities

Our mission of A Home For Every Dream® is only possible with the best talent in the industry. If that’s you—if you’re a self-starter, changemaker, and thoughtful collaborator ready to take your career to the next level—then apply today!

As one of the nation's largest homebuilders and an industry leader in online home sales, we strive to create thriving, enduring neighborhoods with lasting livability, with a focus on building sustainable, affordably priced homes for our customers while reducing our carbon footprint. For team members, our goal is to provide the resources, opportunities, and benefits to build successful and rewarding careers. We’re committed to fostering an environment of diversity, inclusivity, and respect, and building a culture dedicated to ethical business behavior and responsible corporate activity.