ManpowerGroup Land Acquisition Analyst in Tucson, Arizona
About KB Home
KB Home (NYSE: KBH) is one of the largest and most recognized homebuilders in the United States and has been building quality homes for over 60 years. Today, KB Home operates in 38 markets across eight states, serving a wide array of buyer groups. What sets us apart is giving our customers the ability to personalize their homes from homesites and floor plans to cabinets and countertops, at a price that fits their needs. And as the first builder ever to make every home we build ENERGY STAR® certified, KB Home is able to not only design thoughtful living spaces but ones that lower the cost of homeownership. We also work with our customers every step of the way, building strong personal relationships so they have a real partner in the homebuying process and the experience is as simple and easy as possible. Learn more about how we build homes built on relationships by visiting kbhome.com.
JOB SUMMARY: The Land Analyst position is responsible for conducting research, providing analysis, and will manage 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.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist the Land Acquisition team in the preparation of financial proformas to determine the viability of proposed land acquisitions. Create reports from Market Research Software (Marketsight, Bholke, Metrostudy) and other data sources to define competitors. Research and analyze consumer preferences for product. Post acquisition - maintain financial proformas to assess ways to enhance performance of existing communities and to report actual performance
Land Committee - Transactional Support
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 real estate transactions. Prepare forms necessary to transact wires for said acquisitions.
Utilize Land Vision software, Metrostudy software, Google Earth, and other sources to research and identify potential land acquisition opportunities that align with Market Strategy and Business Plan goals. Routinely perform residual analyses to determine appropriate offer prices for targeted land opportunities. Maintain a tracking log and land search map of viable tracts as well as a log of comparable transactions in surrounding areas.
Assist the Land Acquisition team in preparing the Market Strategy report annually.
Prepare documentation to support FTC compliance (long form and short form disclosures).
Education: Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree or higher (Business and/or Finance preferred)
Experience: 1-3 years of land acquisition transactional experience in residential or commercial real estate. Homebuilding experience preferred.
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
Market analysis experience a plus
Metrostudy software 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!
This position is being recruited by ManpowerGroup Talent Solutions RPO, on behalf of KB Home. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.
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