The CalAtlantic Group

Land Acquisition Analyst

Job ID
2017-3170
Category
Land Acquisition
Location
Eden Prairie, MN

Overview

Be a part of CalAtlantic Group, Inc. where building the dream of home from coast to coast is our mission. Our culture is established from great leadership and dynamic teams across the country, driven to become the preferred builder of choice for customers, employees and shareholders. As the nation’s fourth largest residential homebuilder, CalAtlantic Homes proudly operates in 19 states serving 43 major markets. As a talented organization with a long proven history of success, CalAtlantic provides you the opportunity to join this outstanding team in the new homebuilding industry.

 

The Land Acquisition Analyst facilitates and assists in the land acquisition function including research, financial and pricing analysis.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Coordinates and assists with feasibility and due diligence of new land projects and maintains market analysis database.
  • Conducts research to assist in determining project timelines and schedules
  • Conducts general research in selected jurisdictions to facilitate the identification of land opportunities
  • Prepares time-to-market underwriting proformas
  • Provides administrative support in land searches, market research, graphs and mapping.
  • Assists with entitlement/zoning documents
  • Assists in preparation of land books and updates LOI (Letters of Intent) tracker and schedules.
  • Maintains and updates database on area land closings, and maps land closings and opportunities
  • Collaborates with department heads/subject matter experts and recommends profit participation structures, pricing, option payment schedules, interest rates, etc.
  • Creates and updates financial models for actual and projected project performance
  • In close cooperation with management, simulates business planning scenarios leading to a recommended “optimum” plan
  • Performs asset sales pricing analysis (e.g., residual value analysis) and formulates/analyzes financial deal points for potential disposition opportunities.

Qualifications

Candidates Will Need to Meet the Following Qualifications:

  • Highly analytical with strong financial acumen
  • Expertise in spreadsheet creation and analysis, project scheduling and data management software
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications including Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate/Finance or equivalent, or 1-3 years of experience in homebuilding or related field.

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