Vice President - Land Acquisition. Job in Phoenix FOX8 Jobs

  • Job Reference: 425341273-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Mill Creek Residential Trust LLC
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Executive Positions
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description



Welcome to Mill Creek! We're glad you're here! At Mill Creek Residential, we believe that every associate is imperative to the success of our organization. We believe in embracing our core values and in the power of People, Places and Relationships.

At Mill Creek, the Vice President - Land Acquisitions acquires and entitles the land necessary to meet division goals and projections.



Essential Functions/Responsibilities

  • Prospect for potential land acquisition opportunities. Provide information for, and participate in the preparation of preliminary proforma financial analysis for land opportunities.

  • Negotiate terms and specific language to be included in purchase and sale agreements.
  • Manage the preparation and approval of all entitlement documents required for new land purchases.
  • Manage land purchases through entitlement processes.
  • Regularly attend City Council and Planning Commission meetings.
  • Provide information for and participate in the coordination of land acquisition packages (proforma's) for corporate approval.
  • Knowledge of homebuilding and land development costs.
  • Knowledge of building and permit fees.
  • Understand market trends, pricing, growth and supply.
  • Actively monitor key performance dates.
  • Review escrow instructions and closing documents.
  • Review title reports, and coordinate title objection letters to sellers.
  • Review design guidelines.
  • Recommend product styles, square footages and pricing.
  • Prepare summarization of proposed acquisitions.
  • Assist with special projects as requested and perform additional duties as required.

Skills/Specialized Knowledge

  • Detailed and results oriented.
  • Observant, creative and investigative.
  • Effective at human relation skills and maintaining business relationships.
  • Must have excellent negotiation and financial skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong understanding of profit margins and return on net assets.
  • Maintain proactive contact with land owners/developers/brokers, etc.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks while keeping track of priorities so that all intended objectives are met.
  • Managing priorities and accountability on the part of others who are preparing information for you.


Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree;
  • Minimum 5 years Land Acquisition experience in progressively responsible positions or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 5 to 10 years Land Acquisition experience with residential homebuilders that should include Single Family Homes, Active Adult Communities, or Townhome Communities.



Other Requirements


  • Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected

Mill Creek is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Are you ready to contribute to the success of Mill Creek Residential? If so, apply today and become part of an organization that believes in uncompromising integrity, celebrating successes, continuous improvement, and working hard, smart and together!